Climate Adaptation Engineering

Climate Adaptation Engineering

Climate Adaptation Engineering for cities and coasts

selection of coastal views.


Melbourne Australia 29-31 October 2013

The symposium will showcase needs and research in engineering solutions for buildings and infrastructure to adapt to extreme events and climate change with participation by government, industry and researchers

The symposium is organised by CSIRO and the Australian Department of the Environment (formerly DIICCSRTE) in collaboration with the University of Newcastle and the University of Arizona.


Key Partners

  • Australian Building Codes Board

Key Sessions

  • Session 1: Infrastructures and Performance (Energy and Water)
  • Session 2: Cities and Environment
  • Session 3: Materials and Performance
  • Session 4: Buildings and Performance
  • Session 5: Infrastructures and Performance (Transport)
  • Session 6: Transform Research into Policy, Planning and Practice


Download the Symposium flyer as a PDF [426 KB]


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Fast Facts

Where: Melbourne, Australia
Venue: Hotel Windsor
When: 29-31 October 2013
Deadline for abstracts: 7 July 2013

Key dates:

Call for abstracts: 1 January 2013
Registration opens: 1 March 2013
Extension to deadline for abstracts: 7 July 2013

Acceptance of presentation: 31 July 2013
Early bird registration ends: 9 September 2013
Conference: 29-31 October 2013


For further details please contact Celia Torres-Villanueva at