ICE Coastal Management 2019

Страна: Франция

Город: La Rochelle

Тезисы до: 12.10.2018

Даты: 24.09.19 — 26.09.19

Область наук: Географические;

Е-мейл Оргкомитета: coastal@ice.org.uk

Организаторы: Institution of Civil Engineers

 

As climate change leads to changing storms and rising sea levels, Coastal Management is an increasingly salient issue. With half of the world’s population living in a coastal zone, it is vital that engineers, scientists, coastal managers, government and communities work together to find bold solutions to a changing coastline.

As climate change leads to changing storms and rising sea levels, Coastal Management is an increasingly salient issue. With half of the world’s population living in a coastal zone, it is vital that engineers, scientists, coastal managers, government and communities work together to find bold solutions to a changing coastline.

ICE’s ninth Coastal Management conference will take place in La Rochelle, France.

In 2015 the focus was on ‘changing coast, changing climate, changing minds’, how the impacts of climate change affect the challenges we face and how we must innovate in our response.

Coastal Management 2019, opens this conversation wider, looking at how new approaches to coastal engineering can integrate with local planning and ‘place-shaping’ to encourage bold and visionary adaptation to coastal change. France has a long, varied coastline that is integral to its economy and identity but which is also exposed to a range of flood and erosion risks that have demanded difficult decisions and bold responses.

The conference will focus on:

The multiple benefits of coastal engineering: the great examples of engineering responses to coastal change being packaged with environmental improvement, sense of place and community, and economic growth.

Planning for uncertainty with confidence: how decision-making, planning, funding and engagement can help make these examples the norm, and the skills needed to do so – especially among new engineers in the workforce.

Moving infrastructure from ‘grey’ to ‘green’: how transport, energy and other infrastructure providers can best integrate with the broader coastal management picture – including the need to adapt to coastal change and improve the coastal environment.

Coastal Management 2019 will offer a flexible two-day programme of presentations, debates, site visits and panel discussions developed by an international organising committee of government and industry specialists.

Hosted at a modern conference space that will maximise your ability to share and learn, it will provide business benefits to suppliers wishing to engage with potential clients, and a space to think, talk and observe first hand cross-cutting coastal issues.

The conference will take place at La Rochelle, an area at the forefront of coastal management. La Rochelle was itself in the ‘eye’ of Storm Xynthia in 2010, which led to the largest property demolition project in Europe of recent times up and down the coast of Poitou-Charentes. Sensitive natural areas in the Bay of Aiguillon and beyond are combined with an international tourist interest demanding high quality infrastructure as well as close and easy coastal access.

Веб-сайт конференции: https://www.ice.org.uk/coastal2019

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