Event description

The fifth conference in the adaptation series showcased the growing body of climate change adaptation knowledge in Australia and internationally.

With a program of more than 250 presentations – together with side meetings and social functions – Climate Adaptation 2016 provided an opportunity for participants to come together to discuss the latest developments in adaptation research and practice.


View the list of presenters, and download their presentation. View list…

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Session sponsors



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Robert Nicholls

  • University of Southampton, UK
  • Faculty of Engineering and the Environment and Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, University of Southampton, UK.
Chris Barrie

Admiral Chris Barrie

  • Australian National University
  • Adjunct Professor, Strategic and Defence Studies Centre, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia.

Xianfu Lu

  • UNFCCC secretariat
  • Team Lead of the Impacts, Vulnerability and Risks (IVR) sub-Programme of the Adaptation Programme, UNFCCC secretariat
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Sean Kidney

  • Climate Bonds Initiative, UK
  • CEO and co-founder of Climate Bonds Initiative, UK.

Tim Jarvis

  • Adventurer, environmental scientist, author and promoter of action on climate change.
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Jean Palutikof

  • National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility (NCCARF)
  • Director

Kris Ebi

  • University of Washington, Department of Global Health