Scoping Meeting for the Fifth Assessment Report
Please bear in mind that information about the meeting program, contents and related official documentation is available on the IPCC website only.
The Scoping Meeting for the Fifth Assessment Report (AR5), organized by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, and hosted by the Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change, the Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei and the International Center for Climate Governance, will be held in Venice, Italy, in the Molino Stucky Hilton Hotel, from July 13th to 17th.
Molino Stucky Hilton, the main venue, is a restructured 19th century flour mill in the Giudecca Island.
Fondazione Giorgio Cini, a celebrated monastery located in the Island of San Giorgio Maggiore, will host the opening ceremony and the first plenary meeting on Monday morning, July 13th; and also a gala dinner on Wednesday evening, July 15th.
Please note that the participation at the meeting is upon invitation only.
This website has been designed to serve as a reference point for information about practical and logistic matters. In particular, the local organisers have made provisional accommodation reservations at special rates for the meeting participants. Please check the accommodation options organised by the local organisers in this website. Please note that the deadline for guaranteed accommodation at special price at the workshop venue is July 5th, 2009.
We would like to point out that on July 18th one of the oldest and most popular Venetian religious festivities, Redentore feast-day, will be celebrated. On Saturday night hundreds of boats gather in the Giudecca Canal and in the St. Mark's Basin waiting for the midnight spectacular fireworks display.