Cluster events


Cluster events

Upcoming events

FloodResilienCity - Final Conference

Bradford, UK, 13-16 May 2013

The Final Conference of the FloodResilienCity project, participating in the Cluster, will take place 13-16 May 2013.

For more information: Conference Programme



WAVE - Final Conference

Zwolle, NL, 29 May 2013

The Final Conference of the WAVE project, participating in the Cluster, will take place 29 May 2013.

For more information:,



Past Events

AMICE - Final Conference

Sedan, FR, 13 - 15 March 2013

The Final Conference of the AMICE project, participating in the Cluster, will take place 13 - 15 March 2013.

For more information: and Maïté Fournier,

Future Cities - Final Conference

Hastings, UK, 26 - 27 February 2013

The FUTURE CITIES partnership invites you to its final conference to share knowledge and to look forward.

How can we make our future cities attractive and climate-proof? Discuss with the project partners adaptation strategies and innovative pilot projects from Belgium, France, Germany, the Netherlands and Great Britain.
Discuss with representatives from the EU and national levels about recent adaptation policies and future perspectives of the funding programmes.

The conference venue - the Sussex Exchange - is in itself an example of what the project has developed in the past years.

More information on the conference, including registration:

SIC adapt! - Final Conference

Lille, FR, 28-29 January 2013

More information about the contents, venues and registration - here.

Multifunctional land-use - Cross-project exchange

London, UK, 10-12 December 2012


  • Innovative ways of multifunctional land use
  • Multifunctional land use and planning tools
  • Multifunctional land use and financing
  • Multifunctional land use and stakeholder communication

Host: alfa - Thames Rivers Trust, UK

Projects taking part: AMICE, C-CHANGE, ForestClim, FutureCities, WAVE

Contact: Jean-Marie Stam,, alfa Lead Partner

ForeStClim - Final Conference

Liverpool, UK - 13-15 November 2012

The ForeStClim consortium invites to its Final Conference.
An icebreaker evening event will take place on the evening of Tuesday 13th November at the Cavern Club in Liverpool for ForeStClim partners and early conference travellers.
There will be a ForeStClim Partners meeting on Tuesday 13th November, where the ForeStClim photographic exhibition will also be opened.
The final conference will then take place on Wednesday 14th November, with a field trip to look at the ForeStClim funded interventions at Sefton Coast on Thursday 15th November to complete the week of activity!

Further information regarding the conference programme, speakers and online booking information can be found at

5th Cluster Steering Committee Meeting

Düsseldorf, DE, 30 - 31 October 2012

Host: Lippeverband, Cluster Leader

Projects taking part: all 8 Cluster projects

C-Change - Final Conference

London, UK, 24 - 25 September 2012

The Final Conference of the C-Change project, participating in the Cluster, will take place 24 - 25 September 2012 at the Lead Partner's location.

For more information see:

Climate proofing - Cross-project exchange

Aachen University (RWTH), DE, 19 September 2012

Topics: climate proofing of concrete measures / investments and of different spatial and sectoral planning procedures, AMICE questionnaire, Future Cities' Adaptation Compass (tbc)


Projects taking part: under discussion

Contact: Martine Lejeune,, Communication Manager, AMICE

2nd Cluster Expert Board

Brussels, 25-26 June 2012

Tackling climate change - cities, regions and water boards hand over their policy recommendations to the European community.

The event aimed at presenting and discussing the drafted policy recommendations worked out by the Cluster projects in its second working phase. It therefore addressed beside experts in climate change all relevant policy makers and higher civil servants as target groups of the recommendations. European, national, regional as well as local levels of policy are concerned. 

For all further information (programme, venues, accommodation, registration process etc.) please click here.

4th Cluster Steering Committee Meeting

London, UK, 18 April 2012

Host: Groundwork London, C-Change

Projects taking part: all 8 Cluster projects

Heavy rainfall and flash floods - Cross-project exchange

Essen, Germany, 28-29 February 2012

Topics: Awareness rising of the flash flood risk of heavy rainfall and adaptation possibilities for two target groups: inhabitants (private prevention) and politicans (municipal measures). Experiences and concepts to prevent and deal with the risk of heavy rainfall as community based challenges (politicans, planners, administration).

Host: Lippeverband, Future Cities

Projects taking part: AMICE, FloodResilienCity, ForeStClim, Future Cities, WAVE

Vulnerability assessment - Cross-project exchange

Liverpool, UK, 17 February 2012

Topics: challenges of vulnerability assessment as part of land use management in NWE, key questions of a vulnerability assessment, importance of policy recommendations and communicating vulnerability assessments

Host: ForeStClim

Projects taking part: AMICE, FloodResilienCity, ForeStClim, Future Cities, IMCORE

RegioStars Award 2012 presentation

Brussels, BE, 16 January 2012

SIC adapt! participated, together with the 23 other finalists of DG REGIO's competition of innovative projects, in a jury meeting session and presented interim results of the Cluster activities.

The winners will be announced during the Regions for Economic Change Conference to be held on 14 June 2012 in Brussels.

Cross-project and multilateral exchanges

If you are interested in getting more information about the cross-project exchanges, please get in touch with Markus Lang.

Flash flood in front of Lippeverband's building, Essen, Germany, 27.07.2011

RegioStars Awards 2012

If you are interested in getting more information about DG REGIO's yearly innovative projects you may have a look here.

Anita Konrad, LP from C-Change and Markus Lang, Cluster Manager, answering the REGIOSTARS 2012 AWARDS jury's questions.