17-18 October 2022, Venice, Italy
The Sea Level Rise Conference will bring together researchers, stakeholders and policy professionals to exchange on regional to local sea level change in Europe. This first edition will take place on 17 and 18 October 2022 at the Scuola Grande San Giovanni Evangelista of Venice, a centuries-old institution at the heart of one of Europe's foremost coastal cities challenged by sea level rise. The conference is organized by the Knowledge Hub on Sea Level Rise, a joint effort between JPI Climate and JPI Oceans, in collaboration with its Italian partners and with endorsement by the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development.
Registration to attend the Conference in person is now open!
The Sea Level Rise Conference will mainly be an in-person event hosting up to 300 participants. A registration fee of EUR 90 includes participation in all Conference sessions, networking and social events. Please note your registration will be approved only once your registration fee payment is received by the organizers. The deadline for in-person registrations is 7 October 2022.
Cannot join in person?
All presentations and discussions made during the conference will be live streamed for free for those wishing to watch remotely. Some sessions will also feature online elements to allow virtual interaction. If you wish to join the Conference online, please register HERE.
About this conference
The conference has been endorsed as an Ocean Decade activity under the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development. As an Ocean Decade activity, we contribute to the Ocean Decade Challenges and help further the science we need for the ocean we want.
The Conference is organized by the Knowledge Hub on Sea Level Rise, a joint effort by JPI Climate and JPI Oceans. This event is made possible through the support of our partners and the Department of Environmental Sciences, Informatics and Statistics of the University Ca' Foscari Venice, and sponsored by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research.
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Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change
The Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change (CMCC) is a non-profit research institution established in 2005, with the financial support of the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research. CMCC manages and promotes scientific and applied activities in the field of international climate change research.
CORILA is a non-profit association between the Ca‘ Foscari University of Venice, the IUAV University of Venice, the University of Padua, the National Research Council and the National Institute of Oceanography and Experimental Geophysics. It is supervised by the Ministry of University and Research, whose Minister is part of the Venice Safeguard Committee, led by the Prime Minister and composed of Ministers and local authorities.
CORILA promotes and coordinates research on the Venice lagoon, also internationally; facilitates interaction with the scientific community; studies the physical system, the environmental, architectural and landscape, economic and social aspects of the lagoon and of the settlements, strongly interconnected components of a complex system; processes and manages this information in an integrated framework; carries out interdisciplinary scientific research projects relevant to the problems of the Lagoon and organizes a wide dissemination of research and its results. The operational structure is composed of researchers who carry out scientific coordination, interdisciplinary integration as well as administrative and management functions.
CORILA also participates in projects and activities financed by the European Union, often offering Venice and its lagoon as a “study site”, and is in close contact with several United Nations offices (UNESCO, UNDRR, UNEP, etc.).
National Institute of Oceanography and Applied Geophysics
The National Institute of Oceanography and Applied Geophysics – OGS is a public research institution, monitored by the Ministry of University and Research – MUR, which operates internationally in the field of physical, chemical, biological and geological oceanography, experimental and exploration geophysics, seismology and engineering seismology.
Its expertise is applied in the field of earth, sea and polar sciences to contribute to the dissemination of scientific knowledge and to solve environmental, economic and social problems.
The main activities undertaken are research, development and technology transfer projects for the benefit of the territory, with particular focus towards issues related to major global challenges. The strategy pursued by the institute aims at a close integration between research, innovation/technology transfer and training/dissemination activities, as well as a synergy between the different research funding instruments.