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AQUASeminar Climate Emergency

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AQUASeminar Emergencia Climática

Cycle of lectures and workshops to address in a monographic way the following subjects critical issues in water and environmental management that provides a high-level view of the climate emergency.. Focuses its attention to water and water management The company also provides different approaches, such as those offered by supercomputing or land use planning and continuous evaluation with indicators and administrative hierarchies.

AIMED AT:

  • Professionals in the field of water and the environment.

  • Professionals with an interest in water and environmental management issues.

  • People with degrees in engineering, technical engineering and scientific-technical careers (biology, chemistry, environmental sciences, geology, etc.).

  • Professionals responsible for water management in companies in the sector, industries or operating and regulatory bodies.

This AQUASeminar will address the following topics:

  • Climate emergency and water resources management in the Iberian Peninsula.
  • COP27 Egypt 2022: key facts about the climate meeting.
  • Experiences of adaptation of cities to climate change.
  • Meteorology and climate change.

Agenda

DAY 1

 

Climate emergency and water resources management in the Iberian Peninsula.
Javier Martín Vide, professor of Physical Geography at the University of Barcelona

Egypt COP27 2022: key data from the climate event. Elvira Carles, director of the Business and Climate Foundation

Climate modeling: How the Marenostrum4 supercomputer helps us understand climate change. Roberto Bilbao, climatologist and expert at the Barcelona Supercomputing Center

Our planet, our health. Dulcinea Meijide, Director of Sustainable Development and Equity at Agbar Spain

Workshop on climate change. Vincent Giroud and Clemente Vergara, responsible for Sustainable Development Projects at Agbar Spain


DAY 2

 

Consequences of the climate emergency: drought management in Agbar. Rubén Ruiz Arriazu, general director of Aigües de Barcelona

Adaptation experiences of cities in the face of climate change. Jorge Olcina Cantos, professor of Regional Geographic Analysis at the University of Alicante

Flood risk management plans. Juan Francisco Arrazola Herreros, head of service. MITECO, Ministry for the Ecological Transition and the Demographic Challenge

What is the IPCC and why should we care about its reports? Jofre Carnicer Cols, professor of Ecology at the University of Barcelona and CREAF researcher

Meteorology and climate change. Tomàs Molina Bosch, ambassador of the European Climate Pact

Fresh Workshop, ecological transformation. Eire Ruiz, environmental educator at the Water School

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Below we highlight the keynote speakers and experts who will be joining us for each of the sessions.

Speakers

    D. JAVIER MARTÍN VIDE

    MR. JAVIER MARTÍN VIDE

    He holds a degree in Mathematical Sciences and a PhD in Geography and History from the same university, with an extraordinary award.

    Professor of Physical Geography at the University of Barcelona Specialist in climatology, member of the Royal Academy of Sciences and Arts of Barcelona and corresponding member of the Académie Royale des Sciences d'Outre-Mer (Belgium) and of the Academia Malagueña de Ciencias.

    He has focused his research activity on probabilistic analysis of precipitation, climate hazards, synoptic analysis, urban climate and climate variability and change.

    D. ROBERTO BILBAO

    D. ROBERTO BILBAO

    Climatologist and expert at the Barcelona Supercomputing Center.

    After graduating from the MSc in Meteorology and Oceanography at the University of East Anglia (Norwich, UK) in 2011, he obtained a PhD studentship (NERC-CASE) at the University of Reading (UK) where he submitted a PhD thesis on the effects of climate change on ocean heat content and sea level change in recent decades and the 21st century.

    DÑA. ELVIRA CARLES BRESCOLÍ

    DÑA. ELVIRA CARLES BRESCOLÍ

    Director of Fundación Empresa y Clima.

    Degree in Pharmacy from the University of Barcelona, Master's Degree in Water Engineering (UPC) and Master's Degree in Occupational Risk Prevention (UPC). Her incorporation to the Fundación Empresa y Clima responds to the need to cover the latent demand of the companies in the face of the needs, doubts and questions originated by all the environmental regulations and climate change.

    Head of the Environment and Sustainability area of the Official Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Services and Navigation of Barcelona.

    D. JORGE OLCINA CANTOS

    D. JORGE OLCINA CANTOS

    Professor of Regional Geographic Analysis at the University of Alicante.

    Professor at the University of Alicante of Land Management, Climatology and Natural Hazards. He has focused his research on various geographical topics. He is author or co-author of numerous publications (articles, book chapters and monographs). Speaker at the International Year of Planet Earth (2008), declared by UNESCO.

    He was dean of the Faculty of Philosophy and Letters of the University of Alicante between 2009 and 2013. Academic coordinator of the Doctoral Program of the Faculty of Philosophy and Letters (2014-2016). President of the Spanish Association of Geography (AGE) since November 2017.

    D. TOMÀS MOLINA BOSCH

    D. TOMÀS MOLINA BOSCH

    Ambassador of the European Climate Pact.

    With a degree in Physics and a registered journalist, he is the head of meteorology at TV3, director of the television program Espai Terra, associate professor at the UB, member of the administrative council of the Meteorological Service of Catalonia and vice-president of the International Association of Broadcast Meteorology, among other institutions. Known at regional level for working in television since 1987, he has won several awards for his informative work: the Silver Microphone (2002), the Zapping award for best Spanish television presenter (2012) and the Spanish Television Academy award for best current affairs program on regional television for Espai Terra.

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November 23 and 24, 2022

Duración

Duration

2 days

Idioma

Language

Spanish

Lugar

Location

Barcelona

Metodología

Methodology

On-site

Location

Museu Agbar de les Aigües, Cornellà, Barcelona.