Responding to Climate Change: UK-Indian Perspectives





2nd International Conference

Responding to Climate Change. UK-Indian Perspectives

Supported by Queen’s University Belfast’s Institute for a Sustainable World

Peter Froggatt Centre, Queens University Belfast

20-21 June 2012


A second International Conference on UK-India Perspectives of Climate Change will take place at Queen’s University, Belfast to bring together academics from Queen’s University Belfast (QUB), with a range of Indian partners to explore areas of mutual understanding and cooperation in the field of climate change responses.  The aims of the conference are to:

  • Discuss  and  exchange  knowledge on developments since the first conference that took place in Delhi in August 2010,  around  the  themes  of  climate,  energy  and the built environment;
  • Continue  to build research collaboration between QUB and leading Indian researchers; and
  • Identify funding streams, themes and timetables  and  build research consortia for proposals.

Day 1 will focus on a range of presentations and discussions themes around three key issues: Climate change and Evidence-based Policy; Climate Change and Built-Environment; and Climate change, governance and society. Room 02/017 Peter Froggatt Centre, 9.15am – 5.15pm.

Day 2 will provide an opportunity for delegates to explore specific opportunities to forge UK-India partnerships around upcoming research opportunities. Harty Room, School of Music, 9.30am – 12.45pm.

Places are free, but please register in advance with Geraint Ellis,
Queen's Lanyon Building
Giant's Causeway
Queen's University Quad
City Hall
Carrickarede Rope Bridge