Oxford Adaptation Academy

Comprehensive Course for Leaders and Practitioners

In partnership with GCAP and the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment, explore your role, make new and binding friendships with future leaders, raise the bar on your own thinking and potential by rubbing shoulders with an internationally renowned academic community, learn first-hand from expert practitioners and be inspired by leading intellectuals pioneering revolutionary interventions.

Themes

The Oxford Adaptation Academy integrates learning themes on:

  • Participants’ role as change makers, in their own careers and organisations
  • Adaptation as a process linking climate science, vulnerability and decision making
  • Technical skills in analysing adaptation options and project development

Each year includes special topics such as including enterprise finance, risk rating, corporate sustainability and urban resilience. The Oxford Adaptation Academy 2014 program can be downloaded from here.

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2015 Oxford Adaptation Academy for Leaders & Practitioners

Jointly organised by the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment at Oxford University and the Global Climate Adaptation Partnership (GCAP), the Academy brings climate practitioners together to discuss the links between climate science, vulnerability and decision making. Now in its 6th year, previous participants include representatives from the UNFCCC, Asian/African/Inter-American Development Banks, NGOs and national governments.

date 9 – 28 August 2015  venue University of Oxford  location Oxford, UK  contact ldowning@climateadaptation.cc

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Global Climate Change
Environment Ethics
Environment Justice

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