Cultural heritage, disaster resilience and climate change: the contribution of EU Research and Innovation

Karel van Miert Auditorium, MADOU Building 1, Place Madou, Brussels

Cultural heritage, disaster resilience and climate change: the contribution of EU Research and Innovation

7 December 2016, Karel van Miert Auditorium, MADOU Building 1, Place Madou, Brussels

The European Commission - DG Research and Innovation is organizing a full day event with policy makers, stakeholders and researchers and innovators to discuss the latest developments on cultural heritage at risk.


Take part in the open debate  to discuss:
•    How to increase disaster resilience of cultural heritage sites facing natural hazards and extreme climate-related events?
•    What other risks are threatening cultural heritage sites? What are the innovative solutions to prevent and mitigate their environmental, economic and social impacts?
•    What are the recent results from EU research and innovation projects? What is the potential use of earth observation and smart technologies? What will be the next steps?
•    What are the current EU policies and strategies in place for heritage at risk? And what actions are taken by UN agencies?
•    How can local authorities, NGOs and users can better protect cultural heritage sites at risk? What can we learn from their experience?
•    How research and innovation results can meet policy priorities and the citizens' needs in this field?
•    Are you interested to join the community of innovators on cultural heritage?

Morning session (9:00 – 12:30):
•    Policy seminar with speakers from the European Commission, UNESCO, NGOs and Europa Nostra
Afternoon session (14:00 – 17:00):
•    Workshop on research and innovation themes. Presentations from EU R&I funded projects


REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 2 DECEMBER 2016
Click here for registration

Participation will be confirmed by the organisers after registration (limited available seats – will be assigned on a “first come, first served” basis)

Organization of the event:
European Commission, DG Research and Innovation, Directorate on Climate Action and Resource Efficiency, Unit on Sustainable Management of Natural Resources

With the support of:
JPI CH – Joint Programming Initiative on Cultural Heritage and Global Change
EASME - Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises
ERCEA - European Research Council Executive Agency
REA – Research Executive Agency

Themes

Environment - Climate Change | Environment - Cultural heritage | Environment - General | Environment - Natural hazards