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17 May 2013
ACT Project Final conference: “Resilient Cities - from the Plans to the actions of adaptation to climate change”

held on March 17 in Florence during the Event Terra Futura at the Fortezza da Basso.

The final conference is an opportunity to present the results of the project and local adaptation plans adopted by the 3 municipalities of Ancona, Patras and Bullas.

During the conference, were awarded the winning schools of the competition "CHANGE" organized by the Forum of Adriatic and Ionian Cities within the ACT project.

See the program in English and Italian version

For more information on Terra Futura visit the website



9,00 - Registration of participants
9,30 - Opening of the meeting: coordinates the conference Giacomo Circelli (Ancona Municipality, Head of Environment and Renewable Energy Department)

9,30 - 12,00 - Part 1. Climate Change and Adaptation: the international context

"Building resilience in a changing climate - The European perspective"
Demetrio Innocenti (UNISDR, Programme Officer)

Part 2. The ACT project: results and future prospects

"Guidelines for climate change adaptation Plans at the local level"
Alessio Capriolo - Francesca Giordano (ISPRA)

“The Local Adaptation Plan of Ancona”
Marco Cardinaletti (Municipality of Ancona, ACT Project manager)

“The Local Adaptation Plan of Patras”

Konstadinos Konstadakopoulos (ADEP SA, Head of Department of Environment & Sustainable Development, Project Manager)

“The challenge of Bullas about Climate Change: opportunities to adaptation"

Isabel Costa Goméz (Municipality of Bullas, Expert on Climate Change)

"The public-private partnership for the implementation of the Local Adaptation Plans"
Mauro Bigi (Indica srl, technical director)

"Future prospects of strategies and actions for the adaptation in Italy"
Emanuele Burgin (Italian Local Agenda 21 Association, President)


12,00 - 12,40 Part 3. ACT School Competition "CHANGE"
Claudio Grassini (FAIC) awards the winning schools of the competition on climate change

12,40 - 13,00 Closing Session

Catering and final time for networking among the present

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