Abstract submissions are now open for the Climate Adaptation Conference 2018.  
Delegates will have until the 11th of December to submit an abstract that you wish to be considered for a full paper or the 2nd of February for all other abstracts. 

Delegates have the option to propose a speed talk with an accompanying poster, an oral presentation or a poster.

Conference themes for abstract submissions include: 

- Emerging issues in adaptation 
- International aspects of adaptation
- Sustainable Development Goals and pathways to adaptation
- Cities and infrastructure: planning for liveability under climate change
- Financing adaptation
- Liability and risk in climate change adaptation
- Living better with extremes: prediction and preparedness
- Climate ready natural resource management and the resilience of ecosystems
- Agriculture: adapting for increased climate variability and change
- Climate-inspired innovation and entrepreneurship: from challenge to opportunity
- Tools, knowledge and communication: building support for action
- Responding to sea-level rise and adapting coastal management
- Water management and governance under increased climate variability and change
- Building resilience of communities and community services
- Climate change and human health: implications and initiatives
- Adaptation options for sustainability
- Decision-making options for managing risk: pathways, frameworks and tools
- Engineering and architectural responses to changing and extreme climates
- Adaptation policy and governance
- The Pacific region: adaptation and practical responses to climate change
- Other

 For further information on the abstract submissions please view the Abstract Guidelines below.  


View Abstract Guidelines       Submit Abstract

Full Registration

Early Bird Registration closes 1st March 2018

Earlybird Regular
Delegate $900 $1050
Engineers Australia Member $810 $945
Student $475 $575

Do you have a video to share at the conference?


Have you made a video or animation as part of your adaptation research or communication and engagement work? Well we are giving you the chance to screen it at Climate Adaptation 2018.

We are looking for short videos that illustrate some aspect of climate change and adaptation. It might document a decision or action undertaken by you, your community, or your organisation; it maybe a video made to communicate or illustrate an aspect of adaptation; or it may provide a synopsis of your research.

The conference committee will select a number of videos to be screened in a special Adaptation Film Festival, session at Climate Adaptation 2018.

Please send you expression of interest to NCCARF@griffith.edu.au by 28th February 2018. Include the following information in your email (no more than 500 words):

  • Title of the video
  • Short description of the video (your intended audience, how the video was made etc.)
  • Sector (government, community, industry, research, business, etc.)
  • A link to where we can view your video

You must be prepared to register for the conference and make a short 5 min presentation about your video if selected for showing.