Program Schedule

Here is our program schedule for Adaptation Canada 2020, including session descriptions within each of the Conference's concurrent sessions. The program is subject to change.

Looking for sessions by Track? You'll find all session titles in Tracks and Sessions. Want to know what posters to check out? See our Poster Sessions.

Early Registration – February 18, 2020

In Vancouver early? Register on February 18 (1:00-5:00 pm). Beat the line-up AND be eligible for a draw to win a $100 Indigo gift card.

If you can't register on February 18, please note the registration desk opens at 6:30 am on February 19. Come by bright and early!

Time StartTime EndEvent
1:00 pm 5:00 pm Early Registration

 

DAY 1 – February 19, 2020

* Important Note: Register early! The registration desk opens at 6:30 am on February 19. You must register by 7:45 am and be seated by 7:55 on Day 1 to attend the Opening Plenary, which begins at 8:00 am sharp.

Time StartTime EndEvent
6:30 am 7:45 am Registration & Refreshments
8:00 am 10:15 am

Opening Plenary
Welcome Remarks
Keynote Adress — Per Espen Stoknes

10:15 am 10:30 am Refreshment Break
10:30 am 12:00 pm Concurrent Sessions 1
12:00 pm 1:30 pm Networking Lunch
*Adapt Together Network - meet-ups over lunch
*Poster Session (1:00-1:30 pm)
1:30 pm 3:00 pm Concurrent Sessions 2
3:00 pm 3:30 pm Refreshment Break
3:30 pm 5:00 pm Concurrent Sessions 3
5:15 pm 6:30 pm Performance by Dakota Bear (5:15 pm) &
Welcome Reception*
    * Included in registration.
Guest tickets can be purchased for the welcome reception.

DAY 2 – February 20, 2020

Time StartTime EndEvent
7:00 am 8:00 am Registration & Refreshments
8:00 am 8:20 am Conference Check-in & Armchair Dialogue
(Plenary)
8:30 am 10:00 am Concurrent Sessions 4
10:00 am 10:30 am Refreshment Break
10:30 am 12:00 pm Concurrent Sessions 5
12:00pm 2:00pm Networking Lunch* & Poster Session
(1:30-2:00 pm)
2:00pm 3:30pm Concurrent sessions 6
3:30 pm 4:00 pm Refreshment Break
4:00 pm 5:30 pm Concurrent sessions 7
5:30 pm 6:30 pm Poster Session
    * Included in registration.

DAY 3 – February 21, 2020

Time StartTime EndEvent
7:00 am 8:30 am Registration & Refreshments
8:30 am 10:00 am Concurrent sessions 8
10:00 am 10:15 am Refreshment Break
10:15 am 1:00 pm

Closing Plenary
Calls to Action
Closing Address — Sheila Watt-Cloutier
Closing Remarks and Ceremony