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25 May 2021 - 22 June 2021
Online + Brussels, Belgium
ECCA 2021 - 5th European Climate Change Adaptation Conference
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Open until 22 June 2021

First virtual edition of the European Climate Change Adaptation Conference – How does it work?


ECCA 2021 goes virtual opening up new opportunities to engage with the Climate Change Adaptation community in Europe.

  • Through the ECCA 2021 platform, you will be able to sign up for the Webinars (25 May to 10 June) you are interested in and the high-level conference (22 June).
  • You will also be able to browse the e-Library of EU-funded projects and reach out to them.
  • And don’t forget to schedule your 1-on-1 meetings to take the conversation forward and – who knows? – maybe even find your next cooperation opportunity.


1) Registration

Register via the Register button.


    2) Publish a profile to showcase your needs

    Create a clear and concise business profile to raise your visibility on the b2match platform.
    Your profile should describe who you are, what you can offer to potential partners, and who you want to meet. A good profile will generate significantly more meeting requests. 



    3) E-library of projects

    This is the 5th European Climate Change Adaptation Conference e-Library where you can browse and discover a selection of EU-funded projects. You can also get in touch with the projects to ask your questions or explore avenues for cooperation.


    4) Browse profiles of attendees

    Go to the participants list to find out who is offering interesting and promising business opportunities.


    5) Send & receive meeting requests

    Browse published participants profiles and send meeting requests to those you want to meet during the event. 


    6) Matchmaking Event

    Access your meetings in My Agenda, where you have your complete schedule for the event and the list of your meetings. Check your camera and microphone and don't be late!

    How to initiate a Virtual Meeting?

      Technical requirements for Virtual meetings

      How to initiate a Virtual Meeting?

      1. Identify promising participants on the Participants list or the Marketplace page on the event's website. Once you found a suitable meeting partner, click on the participant's card in order to access their profile


      2. Use the Messages functionality to chat about common interests and availability.


      3. Click on the participant's preview if the participant is marked as Available


      4. Click Request Meeting, under the participant's photo, to request a meeting


      5. Check My agenda and Meetings for your schedule and your list of confirmed meetings.


      6. At the time of the meeting, go to the Meetings page and click on Start Meeting

      • You can invite guests through the Invite guests button, or share your screen through the screen sharing button
      • A virtual meeting can be started at any given time before its ending time and it won't stop automatically, one of the participants has to end it
      • The remaining time will be displayed on the top left corner
      • The next meeting card will be displayed with one minute before the next meeting
      • Clicking on Start Next Meeting will end the current meeting and will start the next one
        Technical requirements for Virtual meetings

        The virtual meetings take place through the b2match video tool, which is integrated in the b2match platform and it doesn’t need to/it can't be downloaded.

        Use a device with an incorporated webcam or a webcam. Without the camera, the meeting can still take place in the audio mode.

        Microphone and camera

        You can test your microphone and camera in your Meetings list, once you are logged in to your b2match profile. In order to do this, you need to click the blue Camera and microphone test and follow the instructions.



        If there are issues, the system will indicate the browser's documentation's regarding the microphone and camera usage

        Additionally, you can do the following checks:

        • test your microphone with other apps, such as Google Meet, Skype, Zoom, etc. 
        • run Twilio's network test, which will start an automatic diagnosis to check if Twilio has permission to use your microphone and camera
          •  Twilio is the name of the software we use for online meetings 

        Happy matchmaking!

        Location

        Online + Brussels, Belgium

        Organised by

        Participants

        Albania 2
        Argentina 1
        Australia 7
        Austria 28
        Belgium 44
        Benin 1
        Bolivia 1
        Brazil 1
        Canada 4
        Côte d'Ivoire 1
        Cyprus 8
        Czech Republic 1
        Denmark 9
        Ecuador 1
        Ethiopia 1
        Finland 17
        France 29
        Georgia 1
        Germany 68
        Ghana 2
        Greece 11
        Honduras 1
        Hungary 1
        Iceland 3
        India 1
        Iran, Islamic Republic Of 1
        Ireland 23
        Israel 1
        Italy 39
        Latvia 1
        Lithuania 1
        Luxembourg 2
        Malawi 1
        Malaysia 1
        Malta 9
        Mexico 2
        Moldova, Republic Of 1
        Morocco 1
        Netherlands 34
        New Zealand 1
        Nigeria 13
        Norway 17
        Pakistan 2
        Panama 2
        Peru 2
        Poland 2
        Portugal 11
        Saudi Arabia 1
        Slovakia 1
        Slovenia 3
        South Africa 3
        Spain 34
        Sri Lanka 1
        Sweden 13
        Switzerland 6
        Taiwan 13
        Tajikistan 1
        Uganda 1
        Ukraine 1
        United Kingdom 41
        United States 6
        Total 536

        Participants

        Government, National Public Authority 97
        Local Public Authority 15
        EU Institutions 25
        Academia and Research, Think Tank 207
        R&D Organisation 34
        Consultancy 29
        Climate Adaptation Solution Provider 9
        Industry 5
        Investor & Financial Services 2
        NGO, Association 33
        Journalist, Media 3
        Other 32
        Total 491

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