International Expert Panel - Megacities, Vulnerability, and Global Climate Change (20-22/8/2009)

PROGRAM:

Monday, July 20 First Day: Opening, Setting the Stage and Group Discussions
8:30 - 9:00 Arrival and Welcome
9:00 - 9:20

Opening Session - Welcome and Meeting Goals
Celso Lafer and Carlos Henrique de Brito Cruz (FAPESP)
Carlos Nobre (INPE), Daniel Hogan (UNICAMP), and Magda
Lombardo (UNESP) Vídeo

9:20 - 10:20

Three Perspectives on Global Climate Change and Cities
Paulo Saldiva, USP, Brazil - Climate Change and Vulnerability in São Paulo Vídeo
Radley Horton, NASA, USA - Climate Change Adaptation Efforts in New York City and David Dodman, IIED, UK - Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation in Cities: Global Experiences Vídeo

10:20 - 10:40

Results from the Megacities and Vulnerability Meeting in Rio
Climate Change in São Paulo
São Paulo Database and Major Themes

Carlos Nobre and Research Team Members Vídeo Vídeo Vídeo

11:00 - 12:30

General Plenary: Information and Discussion
General Approach and Methodology
Meeting Modus Operandi
Detailed Agenda

Meeting Committee Members

14:00 - 16:00

Separate Group Meeting – 2 Groups
Meeting Participants

16:30 - 18:00

Separate Group Meeting – 2 Groups
Meeting Participants

 

Tuesday, July 21 Second Day: Views of Policy Makers and Local Experts
8:30 – 9:00

Arrival

9:00 – 11:00

General Plenary:
Views and Perspectives of Policy Makers I

Initial Remarks and Introductions
Short presentations (15 min) and guided group discussions
Fernando Rei – CETESB, State of São Paulo
Fábio Feldmann – São Paulo Forum for Global Climate Change
Michael Batty - University College London
Vicente Barros - IPCC

11:30 – 12:30

Separate Group Meeting – 2 Groups
Meeting Participants

14:00 – 16:00

General Plenary:
Views and Perspectives of Policy Makers II

Initial Remarks and Introductions

Short presentations (15 min) and guided group discussions

Eduardo Jorge Martins Alves Sobrinho – Secretary of Environment, City of São Paulo
Gilberto Nataline – Municipal City Council, City of São Paulo 

16:30 – 18:00

General Plenary
Accomplishments, Issues, and Agenda for Wednesday

Rapporteurs and Meeting Committee Members

 

Wed, July 22 Third Day: Group Discussions and Conclusion Plenary
8:30 – 9:00

Arrival and Welcome

9:00 – 11:00

Separate Group Meeting – 2 Groups
Meeting Participants

11:30 –12:30

Separate Group Meeting – 2 Groups
Meeting Participants

14:00 – 16:00

Separate Group Meeting – 2 Groups,Conclusion
Meeting Participants

16:30 – 18:00

General Plenary – Conclusion
Group Presentations and General Discussion
Accomplishments of the Expert Panel Meeting and Next Steps

Rapporteurs and Meeting Committee Members