ECCA 2017 Glasgow

  • Date - June 5th-9th, 2017
  • Times - 9am-5.45pm
  • Cost - £395 Early Bird (extended until April 12) Then £475 (Student registration £250)
  • Location - The Scottish Event Campus (formerly known as Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre), Glasgow, G3 8YW

3rd European Climate Change Adaptation Conference

Our Climate Ready Future

Aimed at encouraging business engagement, the third European Climate Change Adaptation Conference takes place in Glasgow in June. The IEA, which leads the SECTEUR Copernicus contract, will be continuing our successful role in speaking directly to businesses and industries that use climate data.

Users’ & Purveyors’ workshop

The IEA’s Climate Programme Manager, Dr Maria Noguer is co-hosting an interactive workshop users and purveyors of climate data, on Wednesday, June 7, at 4pm in room Alsh 1.

Roger Street, managing an ERA4CS team drawing together information on research and innovation activities and gaps, will share his expert insight into how the European Roadmap supports the growth of a market for climate services, providing social and economic benefits.

Carlo Buontempo, Manager of the Sectoral Information System (SIS) of Copernicus Climate Change Services (C3S) at ECMWF, will explain how your business sector can use C3S to improve decision-making and planning on climate mitigation and adaptation.

ECCA Business Day


The ECCA Business Day, on Tuesday, June 6, is a new innovation, sponsored by Prospex, recognising the increasing importance and need for the business sector in developing and delivering climate ready solutions, as well as the urgency of adapting businesses to a changing climate.

The ECCA Innovation Day, on Wednesday, June 7, is organised and sponsored by Climate-KIC to create opportunities for businesses, from micro- to multi-nationals to join with researchers, students and other groups in tackling the adaptation challenges of cities and local governments.

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More about SECTEUR:

SECTEUR works with businesses and other organisations to understand their requirements, in terms of weather and climate data to support decision-making.

The acronym stands for Sector Engagement for Copernicus Climate Change Service; Translating European User Requirements and is funded by the Reading-based European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecast (ECMWF) on behalf of Copernicus, the European Commission’s Earth observation and monitoring programme.

SECTEUR brings together 11 organisations across 6 European countries with vast expertise in climate and business to engage directly with end-users and analyse their requirements, identify gaps and deliver recommendations on future needs to support better decision-making. The sectors covered are: Agriculture & Forestry, Coastal areas, Health, Infrastructure, Insurance and Tourism.

Read more about SECTEUR.

Find out about other IEA projects.

Dr Maria Noguer, IEA Climate Programme Manager