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Event Name:
Conference on Climate Change and Studies of the Future

Event Type(s):

Conference on Climate Change and Studies of the Future
(XXVI Conference on Contemporary Philosophy and Methodology of Science)

Event Date:
10/28/2021 - 10/29/2021

Event Time:
9:45 AM - 8:30 PM EEU

Ferrol (A Coruña) Spain
Faculty of Humanities and Documentation
Dr. Vázquez Cabrera street, s/n
Ferrol , Sp 15403

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Thursday, 28 October 2021
Morning and afternoon
9:00 to 9:30 Reception of documentation.
9:40 Inauguration of the Conference.
10:00 John Beatty (University of British Columbia, Vancouver): “’Consensus’ in the United Nations, and in the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change”.
12:00 Mathias Frisch (Leibniz University, Hannover): "Climate models and experts: Managing different sources of uncertainty".
5:00 Vincent Lam (University of Bern): " Climate extremes as serious possibilities"
7:00 Round Table: “Climate Change and Studies of the Future: Advances and Perspectives”. John Beatty, Mathias Frisch and Vincent Lam.
Friday, 29 October 2021
Morning and afternoon
10:00 Joe Roussos (Institute for Future Studies, Stockholm): “Roles for scientists in policy decision-making: A decision theory perspective”.
12:00 Antonio Camacho (University of Valencia): “Climate change from a biological perspective: Causes, effects and possible solutions”.
5:00 Contributed papers
7:00 Greg Lusk (Michigan State University): “Climate Data, the Role of Values and Climate Services”.
8:45 Closing Session. Delivery of Diplomas.

Organizers: The Centre for Research in Philosophy of Science and Technology (University of A Coruña) with the support of the Society of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science in Spain
Venue: Concepción Arenal Assembly Hall; Calle Dr. Vázquez Cabrera, s/n; 15403-Ferrol (A Coruña).
Coordinator: Wenceslao J. Gonzalez, Department of Humanities.
Calendar: 28 and 29 October 2021.
Scientific Committee: W. J. Gonzalez, Javier Echeverría, Juan Arana, Pascual Martínez Freire and Donald Gillies.
Organizing Committee: W. J. Gonzalez, María José Arrojo, Jose F. Martínez Solano, Amanda Guillán, Jéssica Rey, Pablo Vara and Alba García.
Technical Secretary: Jéssica Rey.
Information and registration: Faculty of Humanities and Documentation; Calle Dr. Vázquez Cabrera, s/n; 15403-Ferrol (A Coruña); Spain.
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Telephone: 34 881 013814. Fax: 34-981-337430.
Registration: From 15 September to 15 October 2021.
Those enrolled in this conference must provide an e-mail address, to be able to inform of possible changes based on the evolution of the pandemic.
The registration fee is 40 euros for university students and 70 euros for professionals. A Diploma of Attendance will be provided to participants. 

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10/28/2021 - 10/29/2021