Public Evening Event – October 19th 2017

Tuesday, 11. July 2017

Is the Engelberg Valley prepared for climate change?

Our climate is changing. Temperatures are rising. Natural forces such as landslides after hard rain or floods are increasing. The Engelberg Valley was into that in the last few years.

Climate change also has a significant impact on tourism. Particularly in the case of winter tourism, where is a growing demand for snow safety.

On the public evening of the Academia Engelberg, various speakers will be discussing about the following question:

Is the Engelberg Valley prepared for climate change?

Thursday, October 19, 2017, 8 pm
Hotel Terrace, Engelberg, main building
Admission: free
10 pm nightcap (offered by Hotel Titlis Palace, formerly Hotel Europe, Engelberg)

The speakers will be announced at a later date.

Donators and Partners

The ETH Board is responsible for the strategic leadership of the ETH domain and assumes the supervision of its institutions. Its close relationship with the ETH Council has contributed to the successful continuation of Academia Engelberg Foundation since 2000.

The Foundation promotes research into the connecting human fundamentals of science. Academia Engelberg Foundation and the Foundation for Basic Research in Human Sciences have entered into a cooperation agreement for the period 2011 to 2015.

Helvetia is a quality-oriented comprehensive insurance company with over 150 years of experience. Academia Engelberg Foundation is convinced it will be able to use important synergies from the partnership starting in 2015.

A partnership with the University of Lucerne has existed since summer 2013. Since 2016 we have also a parthership with the Faculty of Economics and Management of the University of Lucerne. Through these partnerships, synergies are used and joint projects are tested and realized. The University of Lucerne currently consists of three faculties: the faculties for Theology, Culture and Social Sciences, and Law.