IGS Universiteit Twente
2011 Conference: Resilient Societies

Programme

PROGRAMME IGS – SENSE Conference Resilient Societies

 

WEDNESDAY 19 OCTOBER 2011

 

 

 

From 12:00

Vrijhof, Foyer

Start Registration

13:00-13:10

Vrijhof, Amphitheater

Opening of the conference

Prof Ed Brinksma, Rector Magnificus University of Twente

13:10-13:50

Vrijhof, Amphitheater

Keynote presentation

Prof Rik Leemans, Wageningen University

Resilient societies: governing risk and vulnerability for water, energy and climate change

13:50-14:10

Vrijhof, Amphitheater

Bridging the science and practice gap in the Middle East

14:10-14:30

Vrijhof, Amphitheater

Role of diplomacy in the Middle East

Palestine Ambassador in the Netherlands

14:00-14:30

Vrijhof, Audiozaal

Coffee and tea break

14:30-16:00

Drienerburght

Parallel sessions 1

 

Room B

Room A

Room D

Room G

1.1 Sharing experiences in water management across borders?

1.2 Water diplomacy in the Middle East

1.3 Climate change vulnerability in developing countries

1.4 Panel Energy of Africa

16:00-16:30

Drienerburght

Coffee and tea break

16:30-18:00

Drienerburght

Parallel sessions 2

 

Room B

Room A

Room D

Room G

2.1 Water Management Solutions for Increasing Resilience

2.2 Information Technology for Resilient Societies

2.3 Climate change policy-making and its impacts on gender relations

2.4 African Natural Resources

19:00-21:00

FC Twente Stadium

Conference dinner

 

 

 

THURSDAY 20 OCTOBER 2011

 

 

 

09:00-09:20

Vrijhof, Amphitheater

Summary of conclusions from Day 1

09:20-10:00

Vrijhof, Amphitheater

Keynote presentation by Dr Dabo Guan, University of Leeds, introduced by Denie Augustijn

Miracle or Magic – An assessment of physical and virtual water transfer in China

10:00-11:00

Vrijhof, Audiozaal

Coffee, tea break with posters and exhibits

11:00-12:30

Drienerburght

Parallel sessions 3

 

Room A

Room G

Room C

Room H

Room D

3.1 Water diplomacy in the Middle East II

3.2 Modes of governance and their impact on renewable energy production in regions

3.3 Understanding adaptation to climate change in a multilevel setting

3.4 Open space

3.5 Integrated coastal development: Towards Building with Nature?

12:30-13:30

Vrijhof, Audiozaal

Lunch

13:30-13:45

Vrijhof, Amphitheather

Presentation of the SENSE PhD Award

13:45-14:00

Vrijhof, Amphitheater

Keynote presentation by Prof. Arjen Hoekstra, University of Twente, introduced by Prof Hans Bressers

The International Character of Water Governance

14:00-14:30

Vrijhof, Amphitheater

Plenary Discussion on Governing Risk and Vulnerability for Water, Energy and Climate Change in the Middle East

14:30-15:00

Vrijhof, Audiozaal

Coffee and tea break

15:00-16:30

Drienerburght

Parallel Sessions 4

 

Room A

Room G

Room C

Room H

4.1 Blue River Restoration Game - until 17:00

4.2 Ethics of renewable energy production

4.3 Implementing adaptation to climate change in a multilevel setting

4.4 Human Sensor Webs special session

17.30

18:00-19:30

Departure bus to City Hall

Enschede City Hall

Departure from Drienerburght

Conference reception

 

 

 

FRIDAY 21 OCTOBER 2011

 

 

 

09:00-09:20

Vrijhof, Amphitheater

Summary of conclusions from Day 2

09:20-10:00

Vrijhof, Amphitheater

Keynote presentation by Prof James Clark, University of York, introduced by Prof Jon Lovett

Green Chemistry and Sustainability

10:00-11:00

Vrijhof, Audiozaal

Coffee and tea break

11:00-12:30

Drienerburght

Parallel sessions 5

 

Room C

Room H

Room D

Room G

Horst

5.1 Analysing sectoral adaptation approaches in practice

5.2 Greening of Industry Network (GIN) presentations meeting

5.3 African Resources special session

5.4 Open space

5.5 Reconceptualising models & modelling as boundary objects in water governance (in Virtual Reality Lab)

12:30-14:00

Vrijhof, Audiozaal

Lunch and closing of the conference