Programme

Programme

Experts, stakeholders, and guest lecturers from high level national and international institutes and organisations will contribute knowledge and insights to the Summer School programme.

We will update the programme regularly! Last update April 25

1st WEEK: 10. Sep-14. Sep 2018

Venue IASS: MON 10. Sep
Day 1 Introduction
09:00-09:30  Welcome to the Potsdam Summer School 2019 (Patrizia NANZ/IASS)
09:30-10:30 The Earth Surface System Part I – An Introduction  (NN)
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-12:30 The Earth Surface System Part II – An Introduction  (NN)
12:30-14:00 Lunch Break
14:00-16:00 Participant Introduction & Interaction (moderated by Tom Bruhn/IASS)
16:00-16:30 Coffee Break
16:30-18:00 Participant Introduction & Interaction (moderated by Tom Bruhn/IASS)
18:30-20:30 Buffet Dinner at IASS Roof Top Terrace
Venue IASS: TUE 11. Sep
 Day 2 Beneath the Surface
09:00-10:30 Drivers, Triggers and Forces for Dynamic Change –
How Extreme Events from within alter the Surface (NN/GFZ)
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-12:30 The Critical Zone Concept (NN/GFZ)
12:30-14:00 Lunch Break
14:00-16:00 Are we all Stakeholder? (Armin Hass & Tom Bruhn/IASS)
16:00-16:30 Coffee Break
16:30-18:00 Stakeholder Workshop (Armin Hass & Tom Bruhn/IASS)
18:30-20:30 Dinner at IASS Roof Top Terrace
Venue IASS: Wed 12. Sep
Day 3 At the Surface
09:00-10:30 The Role, Function, Traits of the Earth Surface for the Evolution of Life on our Planet – How Life alters the Surface and vice versa (NN/GFZ)
 10:30-11:00  Coffee Break
 11:00-12:30  The Role of the Earth Surface for the Evolution of Species (NN)
12:30-13:30 Lunch Break
13:30-15:00 The Role of the Earth Surface for the Evolution of Humankind (NN)
15:00-15:30 Coffee Break
15:30-17:00 Science Communications Strategies (Simon Schneider/Uni Potsdam)
17:30-20:30 Joint Evening Event with Highschool Students from Potsdam
Venue IASS: THU 13. Sep
Day 4 At the Surface
09:00-10:30 Environmental Anthropology (NN)
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-12:30 The Role of Sustainable Development Goals (Falk Schmidt/IASS)
12:30-14:00 Lunch Break
14:00-15:30 Participants´Workshop Part I (facilitated by Tom Bruhn/IASS)
15:30-16:00 Coffee Break
16:00-18:00 Participants´Workshop Part 2 (facilitated by tom Bruhn/IASS)
18:30-20.30 Buffet Dinner at IASS Roof Top Terrace
Venue Uni Potsdam Campus Golm: FRI 14. Sep
Day 5 Land Management 
09:00-10:30 Land Management to feed the Earth (NN/PIK and IASS)
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-12:30 Ecosystem Governance & Biodiversity (NN)
12:30-14:00 Lunch Break
14:00-15:30 Land Grabbing, Exploitation, Displacement and Escape (NN/PIK and IASS)
15:30-16:00 Coffee Break
16:00-17:30 Putting a Price on Soil? (NN/PIK)
Evening at own Leisure
SAT 15. Sep
Day 6 Excursion to Man and Biosphere Reserve Spreewald
German Approaches to Sustainable Land Management

 

2nd WEEK: 17. Sep-19. Sep 2018

Venue IASS: MON 17. Sep
Day 8 The Role of the Arctic
09:00-09:30 Wrap up of Week I
09:30-11:00 Arctic Oceans (NN/IASS)
11:00-11:30 Coffee Break
11:30-13:00 Role of Coasts (Hughes Lantuit/AWI)
13:00-14:00 Lunch Break
14:00-15:30 Arctic Terrestrial (Bernhard Diekmann/AWI)
15:30-16:00 Coffee Break
16:00-18:00 Workshop (NN/IASS)
18:30-20:30 Buffet Dinner at IASS Roof Top Terrace
Venue IASS: TUE 18. Sep
Day 9 Above the Surface
09:00-10:30 he long Reach of Cities: Reducing Urban Carbon Footprints (Peter-Paul Pichler/PIK)
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-12:30 Climate Economics: Adjustment Strategies (NN/PIK)
12:30-14:00 Lunch Break
14:00-16:00 Participative Processes for Future Generations (NN/IASS)
16:00-16:30 Coffee Break
16:30-18:00 Interactive Lecture on Climate Engineering (Mark Lawrence/IASS)
Evening at own Leisure

 

Venue IASS: WED 19. Sep
Day 10 From the Surface 
09:00-10:30 The Age of the Anthropocene (NN/IASS)
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-12:30 Landscape Management from local to global (NN/Uni Potsdam)
12:30-13:30 Lunch Break
13:30-15:30 Workshop and Discussion on Planetary Boundaries (NN/PIK and IASS)
15:30-16:00 Coffee Break
16:00-18:00 Participants´Presentation and Wrap Up
19:00-late Farewell Dinner at IASS Roof Top Terrace

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