Frequently Asked Questions

Key Dates

  • Start of Admission Announcements and Registration: March 4
  • Deadline for Evidence Accelerator Applications: March 31
  • Deadline for Early Bird Registration: April 15 
  • Deadline for Registration: May 24

Registration

Our aim is to keep the costs for registration reasonable. The following rates are available:

  • Participants from Low to Middle Income Countries: 238€
  • Early-Career Researchers: 417€  (320€ for Early Bird)
  • Standard Rate: 595€ (450€ for Early Bird)

 
For more detailed information, please have a look at our registration page and review our Registration Policies.

The registration started March 1 and is currently open. If you register before April 15, you will only pay the early bird fee!

The low to middle income countries’ reduced rate applies based on your institutional affiliation. During registration we are requesting proof in the form of a written letter of affiliation by your institute or company, which we will verify before confirming your registration.The list of LMIC that we take as reference is the one compiled by the Wellcome Trust.

The early career researchers rate also applies based on your institutional affiliation and we request proof during registration, which we will verify before sending you a confirmation. We accept a written letter of affiliation by your institute or company or alternatively an enrollment certificate by your university for this rate.

The criteria for a reduced rate is based solely on your institutional affiliation. If you are a national of a LMIC, but you work for a non-LMIC organization, this criteria will not apply to you.

Format

Most of the summit will take place in person at TU Berlin, however, it will be possible to follow some keynotes and sessions online as well, though we cannot offer active participation. More information will be available at a later date.

Unfortunately, this part of the event is taking place exclusively in person and will not be available online.

The summit will take place at TU Berlin’s central campus, located in the heart of the Charlottenburg district. You can find more information here.

Funding

We are currently exploring the option of providing travel funding in cases where travelling to the summit would otherwise be impossible. The number of allocated stipends is likely to be limited, in which case we will be prioritising funding participants whose work is most relevant to the Summit topics. The stipends will only be available to participants from the Majority World. We will provide more information as soon as the available funding is defined.

Logistics

No, this is the first iteration of the What Works Climate Solutions Summit. It emerged from related existing conferences, such as the Global Evidence Summit and is similar to the What Works Global Summit.

The summit welcomes everyone who is interested in evidence-based climate solutions. Target audience groups include researchers, policy-makers, and funders of research.

The general program outline can be found on our Program Schedule page. The specific sessions and presentations will be announced later. In the meantime, you can follow us on social media and subscribe to the newsletter to stay up-to-date. 

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