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Friday, November 26 • 10:30am - 12:00pm
637: Equitable partnerships for climate change adaptation in a changing world

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Organized by UK Research and Innovation 

This dynamic panel brings together a mix of experts and perspectives from Canada, UK and Africa to highlight and discuss approaches and solutions to climate change adaptation in a changing world which is key to building back better from the pandemic. The panel will cover issues such as the importance of international collaboration to address climate change adaptation; opportunities and challenges to finding solutions and consideration of cross-cutting policy areas and the role of different sectors in this space including research funders. There will be an opportunity to ask the panel questions and stimulate further discussion.

Moderators
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Éliane Ubalijoro

Executive Director of Sustainability in the Digital Age and the Global Hub Director in Canada, Future Earth
Éliane Ubalijoro, PhD, is the Executive Director of Sustainability in the Digital Age and the Global Hub Director in Canada for Future Earth. Her decades of experience span academia, science-policy and the non-profit and international development sectors. She is a Professor of Practice... Read More →

Speakers
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Mark Pelling

Professor of Geography, King's College London
Mark Pelling is Professor of Geography at King's College London with research specialisms on the social and institutional aspects of climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction in urban contexts. He works regularly with humanitarian NGOs and government agencies, including... Read More →
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Katharine Vincent

Director, Kulima Integrated Development Solutions
Dr Katharine Vincent is director of Kulima Integrated Development Solutions in South Africa and holds visiting researcher positions at the Universities of KwaZulu Natal and Leeds. She works on adaptation to climate change and disaster risk reduction in the global South, particularly... Read More →
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Lancelot Soumelong Ehode

Regional Communication and Media Advisor, International Development Research Centre
Lancelot Soumelong Ehode is a Communication Specialist with a broad experience in West and Central  Africa, who has worked in the international Development sector with one goal: making knowledge  accessible and enhancing the use of research in order to contribute to the achievement... Read More →
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Susan Waldron

Director of Research and Skills, NSERC
Susan Waldron is Director of Research and Skills at NERC, a post she has held since January 2020. She is responsible for research programme generation, policy, funding, and delivery in the domains of Discovery Science, Talent and Skills, and International Partnerships.Susan joins... Read More →


Friday November 26, 2021 10:30am - 12:00pm EST
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