Herrenhausen Conference: Extreme Events – Building Climate Resilient Societies

9th October 2019 – 11th October 2019 all-day
Hannover (GER)


Extreme climate events such as heat-waves, droughts and storms have been identified as a top threat to human well-being by the United Nations and other bodies, e.g., the World Economic Forum.
The objective of the conference is to elucidate the relations between climate extremes, societal resilience, and sustainable development goals. In particular, with a global perspective, there shall be identified the major obstacles for building climate resilience across regions and sectors. Priorities and means to address these obstacles will be identified. The aim is to develop strategic agendas for research as well as for best-practice design and implementation.

Parallel sessions will address the following topics:

  • Challenges of Extreme Events for Resilient Infrastructures
  • Climate Extremes and Food Security
  • Climate Extremes and Security
  • Data Science for Human Well-being
  • Response to Compound Events


There are no fees for attendance but registration is essential.
Further information can be found here.