Programme

Tuesday 19th June: Indian participants arrive, informal dinner at Madisons Hotel

 

Day 1: Wednesday 20th June, Room 02/017 Peter Froggatt Centre

0900

Registration and Coffee

 

0915

Welcome and introduction

Prof Tom Millar,

Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences

Theme: Overview of UK-India climate change challenges

Chair: Robin Curry, Institute for a Sustainable World, QUB

0930

Climate Change in India: Key Research Challenges

Dr. Suresh Kumar Rohilla, Centre for Science and the Environment, Delhi

1000

Climate Change in the UK: Key Research Challenges 

Geraint Ellis, School of Planning, Architecture and Civil Engineering, QUB.

1030

Discussion

 

1100 Coffee/Tea

Theme: Climate change, governance and society

Chair: Dr. Suresh Rohilla, CSE Delhi

1130

Shifting gears from ‘bouncing-back’ to transformational climate response in India

Aromar Revi (by video link) Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS)

1200

Peak oil and climate change: from low carbon to low energy futures

Dr John Barry, School of Politics, QUB

1230

Discussion

1245: Lunch

Theme: Climate Change and Built-Environment

Chair: Dr. Geraint Ellis, School of Planning, Architecture and Civil Engineering, QUB.

1330

Developing Low Carbon Vision for Indian Cities: A case of Bhopal, India

 

Prof Manmohan Kapshe, School of Planning and Architecture, Bhopal

1350

Impact of climate variations on the service performance of concrete structures

Prof Mohammed Basheer/ Sree Nanukuttan, School of Planning, Architecture and Civil Engineering, QUB

1405

Role of built environment in mitigation and adaptation to Climate change: Experience from India

Mili Majumdar, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)

1430

Co-benefit approach in waste management:

 A case of Surat, India

Sanjeev Singh, Manmohan Kapshe  Garima Srivastava , Paulose NK,

School of Planning and Architecture, Bhopal

1450

Discussion

Theme:  Climate Change:  Evidence and decision-making tools

Chair: Prof. Manmohan Kapshe, SPA, Bhopal

1505

An Integrated Framework for Effective

Adaptation to Climate Change Impacts on Water Resources

Prof A.K. Gosain, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi Department of Civil Engineering

1530

Climate Policy in Northern Ireland

Minister Alex Attwood, Minister of the Environment on the Northern Ireland Executive

1600

The governance of climate change in the UK and its Devolved Administrations

Prof Sharon Turner, School of Law, QUB

1620

Increasing urbanisation: understanding the implications for climate change

Dr Amit Dhorde,  Department of Geography, University of Pune

1640

The use of Ecological and Carbon Footprint Analysis in regional policy making

Robin Curry, Institute for a Sustainable World, QUB

1700 Closing discussion

1720

Close 

 

Evening programme:

7.00pm: Drinks reception and dinner in the Canada Room in the Lanyon Building, Queen’s University Belfast.

 

Day 2: Thursday 21st June, Harty Room, School of Music

 

0900

Registration and Coffee

 

0930

Update on Initiatives on Human Settlements and Climate change, School of Planning and Architecture, Delhi

Dr. Mahavir, School of Planning and Architecture

1000

Presentation on research funding opportunities for India-UK collaboration on climate change research

QUB Research office

1020

Breakout session 1: Exploring potential partnerships

Facilitated by Lisa Copeland

1100

Coffee/tea

 

1130

Breakout session 2: Developing a mutual beneficial research agenda

Facilitated by Lisa Copeland

1215

Close and future actions

Chair: Robin Curry, Institute for a Sustainable World, QUB

 

1245

Lunch

 

 

Close

 

 

Afternoon:

Workshop followed by visit to Titanic Belfast for Indian guests

 

Evening:

Informal dinner for Indian participants at Cayenne restaurant, Belfast.

Queen's Lanyon Building
Giant's Causeway
Stormont
Queen's University Quad
City Hall
Carrickarede Rope Bridge