Time: 20160510 - 9:30
Place: University of Helsinki, Minerva-Tori, Siltavuorenpenger 9, 00014 Helsinki

What kind of vulnerabilities are we facing in the globalizing world?
What do these vulnerabilities mean for our future?
Do our solutions for these challenges benefit some groups more than others?

Mark your calendars and join the annual HENVI Science Day, when top key speakers will present their latest findings on the topic “Environmental vulnerabilities in the globalizing world: How to adapt and manage change? ”

Keynotes will be presented by
Prof. Barry Smit (University of Guelph, Canada): Global environmental change, vulnerability and adaption of socio-economic systems
Prof. Andrea Nightingale (SLU, Sweden): The political nature of global change: power, authority and knowledge in the context of climate change
Dr. Rachel Warren (University of East Anglia, UK): The need for integrated assessment of potential human responses to global change
Prof. Farhana Sultana (Syracuse University, USA): Analyzing marginalization, inequalities, and power relations in the context of socio-ecological change

In addition to listening to top researchers you will have the opportunity to actively participate in the event through round table discussions.

HENVI Science Day is free of charge. To see the full program and register, please follow the link

One of the Finnish national committees, Future Earth Finland, is one of the organizers of the event.