Find out more about the Resilience2014 conference.

Resilience and Development: mobilising for transformation

Eleven scientists from Geography and the Environment and Sustainability Institute at the University of Exeter, will be attending the Resilience2014 Conference.

Attending the conference will be Katrina Brown who is on the Scientific Committee for the conference, Neil Adger who is giving a plenary talk on Tuesday 6th May, and others: Kirsten Abernethy, Helen Adams, Stewart Barr, Catherine Butler, Tom Chaigneau, Louisa Evans, Tom James, Tara Quinn, Lucy Falkner and Ewan Woodley.

Here is where the Exeter scientists can be found throughout the week:

Monday 5th May 2014 Off-site events:

11.00 – 18.00 Marine tipping points and small scale fisheries
Session 2:
Achieving Resilience in Small-Scale Fisheries: Applying Emerging Frontiers in Social-Ecological Systems Research.

Kirsten Abernethy is presenting on Two steps forward, two steps back: Navigating the transitions towards community-based marine resource management in Solomon Islands.

11.00 – 18.00 Coastal vulnerability and resilience to extreme events and climate change
Session 3
: How does social change in a coastal community influence social learning? Katrina Brown is co-convenor with Anne Leitch, CSIRO Australia.

11.00-18.00 Flood management and water governance
Session 5
: Community Flood Resilience and Development : From Theory to Practice.

Catherine Butler is presenting on Resilience and Transformation: Analysis at the Boundaries of Adaptation and Mitigation

11.00 – 18.00 Territoire, sense of place and socio-ecological dynamics
Session 22
: Sense of place in socio-ecological dynamics.

Helen Adams is presenting on Sense of place and resilience in marginal populations of the highlands of Peru

Tuesday 6th May 2014

8.30 – 10.00 What is Progress in Resilience Science?

Neil Adger is giving the plenary talk

11.30 – 12.30 Collaborative Resilience 2 (convened by Bruce Goldstein in Antigone 3)

Tom James and Katrina Brown are presenting on Recognising social-ecological feedbacks: Co-creating a learning history of the dynamics of social-ecological innovations

11.30 – 12.30 Resilience at the margin (convened by Garry Kofinas in Joffre 1-2)

Helen Adams is presenting on Sense of place and resilience in marginal populations of the highlands of Peru 

Neil Adger is presenting on Transformations in marginal social-ecological systems in the southwest coastal zone of Bangladesh

11.30 – 12.30 Principles for Building Resilience in Social-Ecological Systems: Sustaining ecosystem services in a turbulent world (convened by Oonsie Biggs in Joffre 1-4)

Louisa Evans is a co-author on presentations on Complex Adaptive Systems Thinking (led and presented by Erin Bohensky) and Learning (led and presented by Georgina Cundill)

15:40-16:40 The Social-ecological systems meta-analysis database (SESMAD) project (convened by Michael Cox in TBC)

Louisa Evans is co-author on a presentation on Diagnosing large-scale marine protected areas: a comparative analysis of the social, ecological and institutional drivers of successful governance (led and presented by Natalie Ban).

17.10-18.10 Deconstructing leadership & social capital (convened by Samantha Stone Jovicich in Joffre 5)

Louisa Evans is presenting on Deconstructing leadership: the people and processes driving change

Louisa Evans is co-author on The role of leadership in navigating change and driving transformation in environmental governance – a case study from Solomon Islands (presented by Philippa Cohen)

Thursday 8th May 2014

10.20 – 11.20 Community Resilience (convened by Helen Ross in Pasteur)

Stewart Barr and Ewan Woodley are presenting on Re-configuring Resilience for Environmental Change: politics, practice and the role of scale

10.20 – 11.20 Adaptation and mitigation (convened by Bruno Locatelli in Barthez)

Catherine Butler is presenting on Synergies and trade-offs between climate change mitigation and adaptation in landscape management

11.30- 12.30 Resilience in Development: a dialogue among practitioners and researchers (convened by Deborah Bossio in Antigone 3)

Katrina Brown is a roundtable discussant

14.30 – 15.30 Community Resilience (convened by Fikret Berkes in Sully 2)

Katrina Brown is presenting on Creative resilience: Building community resilience through arts practice

15.40 - 16.40 Social Science, Policy and Development (convened by Samantha Stone-Jovicich in Sully 3 BIS)

Katrina Brown is a co-author on The social sciences and social-ecological resilience: Past trends, new developments, and contested frontiers(presented by Samantha Stone-Jovicich)

Date: 2 May 2014

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