International Conference “Climate Change and extreme events in the Alpine area: how to be prepared”

Date: 13.12.2022

Venue: onsite at Eurac Research, Bolzano-Bozen

Language: Italian + German + English (simultaneous translation)


The TRANS-ALP project has been implemented by a consortium of environmental, meteo-hydrological and earth observations institutes from Austria and Italy, with the purpose of better understanding the threats related to extreme events at cross-border scale and elaborating new methodologies to improve the impact forecasting of extreme events in the mountain areas. The project is drawing to its conclusion and the partnership wants to organise a final conference to sharing and discussing future perspectives with experts and stakeholders.


Target Audience:

  • Local and Regional authorities involved in Civil Protection / Environment / Environment Protection / Emergency management / Risk Mitigation, etc.
  • Technicians, Mayors, city-councillors from mountain towns
  • Experts, practitioners, and researchers from above-mentioned sectors


Main event scope:

  • Increase preparedness of Alpine territories towards Climate Change / Extreme events risks
  • Attract attention of local & regional Authorities and Policy Makers on threats, but also on available instruments and opportunities
  • Create a link and dialogue between researchers and users, to accelerate “technology transfer” and real application of research findings into Preparedness and Prevention applications


Participation in the event is free of charge, however, for organisational purposes, registration is mandatory by filling in the form at