Conference: Impacts World 2017 in Potsdam

11.10.2017The conference (11-13 October 2017 at Kongress Hotel in Potsdam) will be dedicated to counting the true costs of climate change. The conference will focus on four key challenges for aggregating and quantifying climate-change risks and impacts: economic costs, human migration, human health, and climate change and the Sustainable Development Goals.

Impacts World is the leading international conference covering the diversity and depth of climate-impacts research today. IW2017 follows on from the inaugural Impacts World 2013, held in Potsdam, Germany, which brought together impacts researchers and stakeholders from across the spectrum of impacted sectors, initiating an era of truly integrated cross-sectoral climate-impacts research. Impacts World showcases not only the very latest in our scientific understanding impacts of climate change, placing a particular focus on the most pertinent and pressing political questions of the day, but shines a spotlight on the challenges that lie ahead for this research community, and offers ample time for in-depth discussions and dedicated working groups.

 

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