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European Climate Champions - Online Conference, 14-15 December 2011


Solutions for integrating climate change into local strategies

ONLINE CONFERENCE 14. - 15.12.2011


We have the pleasure to announce the UBC´s first online conference “European Climate Champions – Solutions for integrating climate change into local strategies”!

The conference will take place on December 14th-15th and will be completely online, which means that you can take part comfortably from your desk whenever it suits your timetable.

The conference invites local and regional authorities, together with other actors, to discuss the role of municipalities in responding to the challenge of climate change.

The conference will present the results of CHAMP project, focusing on three themes:

-          Concrete solutions from pilot cities to work in an integrated way with climate change

-          Online capacity development and training package and training opportunities

-          New cooperation possibilities on EU level

Just visit www.climatechampions.eu and all information, discussions, videos and the live stream is just at your fingertips.

Besides the material available on the conference website, during both days there will be a live stream, broadcasting presentations and discussions, the whole programme you can find here.

Wednesday, 14th Dec:

Listen to cities’ experiences with implementing an integrated management system for climate change and Alan AtKisson’s views on how to motivate local administration officials to work with climate change issues as well as a panel discussion.

Together with CHAMP project partners the speakers will have a panel discussion.

Thursday, 15th Dec:

Get insight to the newly established European Partnership for Integrated Sustainability Management and the importance of cooperation on European level.

How to take part:

-          You can follow the conference also on Twitter and you are most welcome to share your thoughts by using #champfc.

-          Join the event already now at LinkedIn at http://linkd.in/ttkTUN !

-          On the main website you have the chance to comment and take part in discussions in the conference blog.

-          During the Live Stream, pose your questions to the speakers in the live chat.

In case You have any question regarding the Online Conference, please don’t hesitate to contact:

Anna Stenberg, Project officer CHAMP project

E-mail: anna.stenberg@turku.fi

Skype: ubc.anna.stenberg

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