ESRC Seminar Series CASCADE-NET: Civil Agency, Society and Climate Adaptation to Weather Extremes
Civil Society, risk and climate change: science, creative communication & exchange
16th May 2018
Co-hosted by Climate Outreach, the Science Communication Unit and Centre for Water, Communities and Resilience, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK
Room 5X101 Bristol Business School, UWE Bristol, Frenchay Campus, Coldharbour Lane, Stoke Gifford, BS16 1QY.
For further information about the aims of CASCADE-NET see:
The day will include a mix of provocative presentations followed by facilitated discussion exploring questions including:
1. What are the challenges and constraints of communicating about climate change and extreme weather (e.g. challenges of communicating complexity)
2. How might creative arts approaches be employed to open discussions about climate change and extreme weather?
3. How could arts, science and community work together to build resilience?
|10.00||Registration and coffee|
|10.30||Welcome and Introductions|
|10:40||Key Note –Don’t Leave it to the Poet:7 Creative Climate Trends
Alison Tickell, Julie’s Bicycle
|11:30||Challenges of extremes: Communicating complexity and risk in a changing climate
|12.30||Engaging with extremes: creative provocations (Part 1)
|13.45||Engaging with extremes: creative provocations (Part 2)
|15.00||Key note 2 -Stuart Capstick, Cardiff University (Psychology and climate change: from one extreme to another)|
|15.50||Closing remarks -Emma Weitkamp, UWE Bristol Science Communication Unit|
Who should come and how to register?
The organisers welcome diverse contributors to the lively engagement and debate: including civil society/ NGOs, academic researchers of different disciplines, government, and practitioners from different agencies and business.
The event is free but registration is required by Tuesday 8thMay 2018. Note that places are limited and you are encouraged to register early.
Register here: Workshop Registration Link
For details about location:
If you require parking or have any dietary requirements please contact email@example.com
For Early Career Researchers (e.g. PhD student; postdoctoral researcher) and Civic Society organisations: Please note there are a number of travel bursaries which are being sharedout across the nine CASCADE-NET seminars. If you would like to apply for up to £80 towards your travel costs, please email firstname.lastname@example.org