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Programme and Presentations

24.9.2012 – Day 1

Registration and welcome coffee


Bernhard Müller, Director of the Leibniz-Institute of Ecological and Regional Development


 CENTRAL EUROPE Programme – Cooperating to prevent environmental hazards and reducing the negative effects of climate change (PDF 923 kB)

Opening Statement - EUROPARC

Karl Friedrich Sinner, EUROPARC Germany


Opening Statement - HABIT-CHANGE

Marco Neubert, HABIT-CHANGE Project
10:30Coffee Break
Keynote: Global Sustainability Policy and the Science-Policy Interface: Is There a Role for Ecosystem Models? (PDF 5 MB)
Wolfgang Cramer, Institut Méditerranéen de Biodiversité et d'Ecologie marine et continentale (IMBE), Contributor to the IPCC and the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment
11:30Keynote: Climate Change and NATURA 2000: the need for vision and action (PDF 5 MB)
Rob Jongman, Alterra, Wageningen UR, Senior Scientist, Landscape Ecology, Biodiversity and Environmental monitoring
13:30Sessions 1
15:00Coffee break
15:30Sessions 1 – continued
16:30Wrap up of day 1 (Forum)
17:30End of day 1
19:00Social event/Ice Breaker

25.9.2012 – Day 2

 9:00Keynote: Is biodiversity law adapted to climate change adaptation? (PDF 255 kB)
Prof. Dr. An Cliquet, Department of Public International Law, Ghent University
 9:30Sessions 2
10:30Coffee break
11:00Sessions 2 – continued
12:00Wrap up of sessions day 2

Panel discussion – The future need for support of adaptation in protected areas - with

Dr. Nicholas Macgregor (Natural England/ENCA, United Kingdom)
Karl Friedrich Sinner (EUROPARC, Germany)
Prof. Dr. Maciej Sadowski (Environmental Protection Institute, Poland)
Dr. Lutz Möller (Head Division of Science, Human Rights, German Commission for UNESCO)
15:30Poster session & discussion with coffee served
16:30Keynote: Science and society: the context for developing conservation adaptation strategies (PDF 3 MB)
Dr. Mike Morecroft, Head of Profession for Climate Change, Natural England
17:00End of Day 2
19:00Social event 

26.9.2012 – Day 3 (Study Tours)


Study Tours
- Bohemian Switzerland National Park or
- Biosphere Reserve Upper Lusatian Heath and Pond Landscape (Oberlausitzer Heide- und Teichlandschaft)