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The Fourth Annual National Conference on Urban Resilience to Climate Change

October 22 - October 24

The Fourth Annual National Conference on Urban Resilience to Climate Change

Building Climate-Resilient, Migrant-Friendly Cities and Towns

22 to 24 October 2019

Venue:  Institute of Architects Bangladesh (IAB), Agargaon, Dhaka (TBC)


BACKGROUND

The Fourth Annual National Conference on Urban Resilience to Climate Change is expected to bring together experts, practitioners and policy makers to discuss a range of issues related to urban resilience and climate change adaptation. The conference hope to draw attention on how to make cities climate resilient and migrant friendly and how to accommodate the sustainable development goals (SDGs), its governance and collaboration, resources management and climate resilient and migrant friendly infrastructure. Jointly organized by the International Centre for Climate Change and Development (ICCCAD), and the Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network (ACCCRN) Bangladesh, the event will focus on the latest developments in urban resilience policies and practices, challenges and opportunities, and the way forward for cities in Bangladesh to be climate resilient. The conference will provide a befitting platform for participants to network, and build new partnerships to exchange ideas and best practices.


CONFERENCE STRUCTURE

Plenary Sessions (Tentative)

•Concept on Building Migrant Friendly Climate Resilient Cities and Towns
•Public-private partnership in building Migrant-Friendly Cities and Towns in Bangladesh
•Review and experience sharing of Govt. policies: National Urban Sector policies
•Progress of SDGs relevant goals implementation
•Climate Change and Migration: from Problems to Solution

Parallel Sessions (Tentative)

•Climate Change and Urban women and Children
•Urban Resilience to Climate Change and Fashion Industries
•Private Sector looking at circular economy in building migrant friendly cities/towns
•Financing for building migrant friendly secondary cities and towns
•School Children involvement in urban resilience
•Youth and urban resilience
•Urban Green Housing
•Waste Management
•Rural Urbanization in Bangladesh
•Humanitarian assistants for climate migrant urban poor
•Create Database and monitoring mechanism for migrant communities
•Urban health factor


PARTICIPANTS

Approximately 600 participants including government officials; academics, researchers and students; private sectors and NGO representatives; urban and regional planners; water and sanitation specialists; civil engineers; disaster risk and emergency managers; and climate change and adaptation experts are expected to join the conference.

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IMPORTANT DATES

Conference date: 22 to 24 October 2019

Deadline for Registration and Application Submission: 15th September 2019 Registration and Application

* Note: Participate need to arrange his/her cost travel accommodation and other expenses for attending the conference.


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Organizers

ICCCAD
ACCCRN

Venue

Institute of Architects Bangladesh (IAB)
Plot-11, Road-7, Block-E, Agargaon Sher-E-Banglanagar
Dhaka, Bangladesh
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Website:
http://www.iab.com.bd