27 October

Day 2 of the CLIENT II Conference

All sessions take solely place online.

Preliminary agenda


Regional exchange Asia


Coffee Break


Parallel Programme:

  • Working session 2a: Science-Science Interface: Improving communication and building trust - Identification of challenges and solutions in international research collaboration
    • Description: How can we build trust in a culturally appropriate way to support research cooperation? In this interactive workshop we will focus on the cultural influence on communication and how this might impact cooperation and conflict resolution. Furthermore, we will take a closer look at trust and relationship building interventions that support creating long lasting collaborations in intercultural and interdisciplinary projects.


  • Working session 2b: Science-Science Interface: Empowering communities of practice - Participatory approaches in research and development cooperation
    • Description: In this session we explore what “participatory research / action research” is and what hands-on tools are available to increase the use of participatory methods in CLIENT II research projects. We will be joined in this session by Prof. Maja Jerrentrup, co-author of “Participation and Sustainable Development”. 


  • Project presentation session 2: Climate protection / energy efficiency & Sustainable energy systems
    • CAMaRSEC
    • APV-MaGa
    • EnerSHelF


Lunch Break


Interim session


Coffee Break


Parallel Programme:

  • Working session 3a: Science-Policy Interface: Listen to us! Bridging the science-policy gap - Improving the uptake of research results by policy makers
    • Description: Why should scientific results be policy-relevant at all? What makes scientific results policy relevant? These are questions that we will tackle during this session. Furthermore, we will identify challenges and potential solutions to increase impact on policy level.


  • Working session 3b: Science-Policy Interface: CLIENT II and the SDGs - Understanding the impact measurement based on the SDGs
    • Description: Every project and every company contributes to different SDGs in different ways. The extent to which your project contributes to each SDGs depend on many factors. Taking a strategic approach to the SDGs, it is important to look at current and potential impacts that your activities have on the SDGs throughout the impact chain. In this session, we will look at your project impact chains and analyse your SDG impacts in order to maximise the impact throughout your successful project implementation.


  • Project presentation session 3: Adaptation to climate change & Water management
    • AgRAIN
    • KlimALEZ
    • ViWat

Coffee Break


Parallel Programme:

  • Regional exchange South America
  • Regional exchange Africa