The impacts of climate change will sooner or later affect many business sectors. Even if your company may not yet be affected directly, your suppliers may already be. The essence of good business management is to be future oriented and transform challenges into opportunities. As such, strategic concepts to adapt business to changing operating conditions have always been the basis for a long term success.
At the occasion of the launch of a large 72M€ call for projects dedicated to user-oriented climate services ERA4CS, JPIClimate (http://www.jpi-climate.eu/home), an intergovernmental initiative of major European research funding bodies cordially invites you to a workshop on the potential contribution of climate science to risk management strategies in the private sector.
The aim of this event is to strengthen the dialogue of business leaders with scientists and other stakeholders in the view of identifying needs for better risk management to which science can contribute. Following introductory presentations by company leaders on the importance of resilience in businesses (including a perspective on ccess to finance) a series of questions will be elaborated in interactive discussion groups. These include:
Date: 9 May 2016 from 12:30 to 17:00
Venue: World Trade Center, Beursplein 37 - PENN Room 1, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
With public transport (from Rotterdam Central Station):
WTC Rotterdam is easily to reach by public transport. In front of the building you can find subway and tram station Beurs.
Contact: Petra Manderscheid firstname.lastname@example.org