Presentations

Welcome Remarks – MC: Dr. Adam Fenech
Featuring Star Child Eliza Knockwood, Hon. Robert J. Mitchell, Dr. Robert Gilmour, and Dr. Jim Randall | WATCH THE VIDEO

Opening Address by Hon. H. Wade MacLauchlan, Premier of Prince Edward Island
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KEYNOTE 1
Towards a Carbon-Neutral Canada – Acting on Climate Change: Solutions from Canadian Scholars | WATCH THE VIDEO | WATCH THE DISCUSSION

screen-shot-2016-10-12-at-1-53-10-pmDr. Catherine Potvin, Canada Research Chair on Climate Change Mitigation and Tropical Forests: Science for Empowerment, McGill University
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FACILITATED DISCUSSION | WATCH THE VIDEO
with Drs. Jim Randall, Adam Fenech and Laurie Brinklow
What do we hope to achieve? How can you contribute?

KEYNOTE 2
Importance of the Marine Environment to Island Life: Local and Global Strategies in Building Small Island Resilience to Climate Change | WATCH THE VIDEO

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Hon. David MacDonald, Former MP and Cabinet Minister

 

 


CULTURAL HERITAGE SESSION |
WATCH THE VIDEO PART 1  | PART 2 | PART 3
DISCUSSION
Strategies for Preserving Cultural Heritage in Climate Change in the Pacific
Hon. Ralph Regenvanu, Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Government of Vanuatu
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Innovative Community Design for Preserving Culture on Canadian and Caribbean Islands
Dr. Luna Khirfan, School of Planning, University of Waterloo
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Climate Change Threats to Cultural Sites on PEI
Dr. Helen Kristmanson, Director, Aboriginal Affairs and Archaeology, Province of Prince Edward Island
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FOOD SECURITY SESSION | WATCH THE VIDEO | PART 2 | PART 3
Milan Declaration on Enhancing Food Security and Climate Adaptation in Small Island Developing States
Ms. Tiina Kurvits, Project Manager, Ecosystem Management, GRID-Arendal, Norway/Ottawa
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Pacific Food Security under a Changing Climate
Dr. Steven Underhill, Professor of Horticulture, Faculty of Science, Health, Education and Engineering, University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia
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Food Vulnerability in Small Island Indigenous Communities: Adaptation Recommendations for Building Resilience
Mr. Charlie Sark, Lennox Island, Prince Edward Island, Canada
PRESENTATION TO COME

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THE ECONOMICS OF CLIMATE CHANGE:
A FACILITATED DISCUSSION

with Dr. Rob Greenwood | WATCH THE VIDEO

 

 

RENEWABLE ENERGY SESSION | WATCH THE VIDEO | PART 2 | PART 3
Renewable Energy Potential of Small Island States
Mr. Bengt-Olof Grahn, Region Gotland, Sweden
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100% Green Electrical Energy for the Faroes by 2030: Lessons for Small Islands
Mr. Terji Nielsen, Manager, Research and Development, SEV, Tórshavn, Faroe Islands
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Experience Using Wind Power on Small Islands: Challenges and Opportunities
Mr. Scott Harper, Director, Wind Energy Institute of Canada, North Cape, PEI, Canada
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INNOVATION SESSION
Innovation and Governance in Climate Change Solutions for Small Islands
Dr. Stefano Moncada, Lecturer, Institute for European Studies, University of Malta
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Technology and innovation for the development of small islands: An update in an age of climate change
Dr. Robert Greenwood, Director, Leslie Harris Centre of Regional Policy and Development, St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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Small Island Innovations and New Technologies for Addressing Threats from Coastal Erosion and Sea Level Rise
Dr. Adam Fenech, Director, Climate Research Lab, University of Prince Edward Island, Canada
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PUBLIC SYMPOSIUM | WATCH THE VIDEO
Building Small Island Resilience to Global Climate Change
Dr. Godfrey Baldacchino, University of Malta and UPEI, UNESCO Co-Chair on Island Studies and Sustainability
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