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ROTTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS / 24 – 26 SEPTEMBER 2014 Call for scientific abstracts, November 2013
CALL FOR SCIENTIFIC ABSTRACTS
From 24 - 26 September 2014 the second Deltas in Times of Climate Change will be held in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. 
The conference offers three types of sessions:   
Science sessions Deltas in Depth: sharing the latest scientific findings
Deltas in Practice workshops
: offering experiences, best practices and case studies
Delta sessions: focussing on challenges in specific deltas
 
Invitation to submit a scientific abstract
In this call we invite you to submit an abstract of scientific findings you wish to present in one of the science sessions. 

Authors who wish to present a paper or poster related to the scientific programme are invited to submit an abstract for a presentation or a poster before 15 March 2014 for one of the eleven scientific themes. Those whose abstracts or posters are selected by the Convenors and the Scientific Committee will be notified as soon as possible. In all sessions the practical significance of the research will also be discussed. Abstracts therefore are required to answer the question: what is the significance or relevance for society at large?
 
Scientific themes
1. Climate projections and extremes        7. Port development and infrastructure 
2. Flood risk management    8. Disaster reduction and emergencies
3. Fresh water management    9. Governance of adaptation
4. Coastal systems and wetlands   10. Economics and finance of adaptation
5. Urban adaptation to climate change   11. Decision support tools and risk assessment
 6. Rural development and food security      

Young scientist best presentation and best poster award
During the plenary closure on Friday 26 September the Young scientist best presentation and best poster award will be announced:
> The Scientific Committee will act as the jury of these awards
> The maximum age for Young scientist is 30 years

Read more
Download the Deltas in Depth flyer >>> 
Submission of Deltas in Depth abstracts >>>
Submission of abstracts, criteria and conditions Deltas in Depth criteria and conditions >>>  
 
Important dates 2014
January 30 Registration open
March 15 Deadline submission of abstracts
April/May Notification of abstract/poster selection
June 15 Publication of final programme
September 24-26      Conference

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Call for workshops Deltas in Practice

The call for workshops Deltas in Practice has been sent out in October, deadline 15 Jauary 2014.   

Sincerely yours,
Organising Comittee Deltas in Times of Climate Change II 

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