European and Latin American Academic Conference on Climate Change Management (ELAC3M)

European and Latin American Conference on Climate Change Management (ELAC3M)“Opportunities and Challenges for the Modernization of High Education Institutions”
Venue: Antigua, Guatemala, Central America, 29-30 August 2013

Registration  / Programme

Call for papers / Petición de Ponencias

Latin America as a whole – and Central America in particular – is affected by recurrent climate-related extreme events which makes this territory to one of the most vulnerable in the world. Based on this state of affairs, the EU project “Network of Climate Change Technology Transfer Centre in Europe and Latin America” (CELA) was initiated. CELA, which is being implemented as part of the ALFA III Programme of the European Commission, and which involves countries from both Latin America (Bolivia, Guatemala, Nicaragua and Peru) and Europe (Germany and Estonia),  looks at climate change management and fosters increased cooperation between universities in Latin America and Europe in this important field. Within the framework of the project CELA, the EUROPEAN AND LATIN AMERICAN ACADEMIC CONFERENCE ON CLIMATE CHANGE MANAGEMENT is being organized by the Research and Transfer Centre on Climate Change at Galileo University in Guatemala.

Registrations are now open and are possible until 14 August 2013. Regrettably, registrations after the deadline will not be possible. Since the space for displays and the time for presentations is limited, delegates are advised to register as soon as possible


Fees and Charges

This is a self-funded event and the organisers are unable to pay any travel or accommodation costs of any kind. They are, however, happy to issue letters of invitation to support delegates to request funding for their participation

The international conference will be organized in three main strands:

  1. Displays
  2. Exchanges Tables
  3. Presentations

Find the full programme with detailed information here soon.

The official languages of the Conference are English and Spanish. Translation services will be available at the site.

Further information
Task Force: Centre of Research and Technology Transfer on Climate Change at the Galileo University of Guatemala, with the technical assistance of the CELA-Proyecto Red de Centros de Transferencia de Centros de Tecnología en Europa y América Latina-Guatemala, thanks to the support of the Alfa III Program of the European Union.

Dr. Nelson Amaro
7a. Avenida, calle Dr. Eduardo Suger Cofiño, Zona 10, Guatemala City, Guatemala, CA.
PBX: (502) 2423-8000 ext. 4316 Fax (502) 2331-1645
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