Knowledge for better food systems

Call for proposals: March 2018 Cities and Climate Change Science Conference, Edmonton, Canada

Deadline: 
6 Oct 2017

The primary goal of the conference is to assess the state of academic and practice-based knowledge related to cities and climate change, and to establish a global research agenda involving the academic, practitioner and urban policy-making communities based on the joint identification of key knowledge gaps. Contributions need to relate to the conference themes below and can take several forms including scientific presentations, oral elaboration of lessons learned from case studies/best practices or posters. Posters may be shown through interactive electronic displays.

  1. Cities & climate change (Imperatives for action)
  2. Urban emissions, impacts and vulnerabilities (Science and practice of cities)
  3. Solutions for the transition to low carbon and climate resilient cities (Science and practice for cities)
  4. Enabling transformative climate action in cities (Advancing science and advancing cities)

The conference will be held 5 - 7 March 2018. The deadline for submissions is 6 October 2017. Full information can be found here.