The Kulima directors are well regarded in their field and are regularly approached to present at national and international fora.  Topics for presentations include climate change science, vulnerability, impacts and adaptation; gender and climate change; climate finance; and disaster risk reduction.

Recent invited presentations include:


Cull, Tracy. 2012. Invited panelist for Innovations in Engendering Climate Finance at the 2012 CIF Partnership Forum, Istanbul, Turkey.


Vincent, Katharine. 2011. UNDP-BDFM Media briefing on Adaptation, Johannesburg, 8th November 2011 (transmitted live on Summit Television).

Vincent, Katharine. 2011. Linking adaptation measures with national policy and the role of business. National Business Initiative series “COP 17 Adaptation: Building resilience and exploring opportunities to in the face of climate change risks”, Johannesburg, 13 October 2011.


Vincent, Katharine and Archer, Emma. 2010. Re-envisioning the University under a Changing Climate: Education for AdaptationSTART Forum on Education, Capacity Building and Climate Change, Dar es Salaam, 27 June-1 July 2010.

Vincent, Katharine. 2010. Disaster risk reduction in AfricaWaters, Winds and Fires: a UNDP-ECHO Knowledge Sharing Event on Disaster Risk Reduction, Johannesburg, 25-26 March 2010.


Vincent, Katharine. 2008. Integrating climate change science into policy-making processes. DEAT-DEFRA-CSIR workshop on evidence-based policy making, Pretoria, South Africa, 19-20th November 2008.

Vincent, Katharine. 2008. Invited speaker at Ernst and Young breakfast seminar on climate change and business, Johannesburg, South Africa, 23 October 2008.

Vincent, Katharine. 2008. Gendered vulnerability to climate change in LimpopoDEAT 3rd Women and Environment conference, Polokwane, South Africa, 13-15 August 2008.

Vincent, Katharine. 2008. Discussant for Peter Johnston’s presentation on climate change and South Africa’s rural areas. Fynbos Foundation Practising the craft: writing about climate change and global warming. Cape Town, South Africa, 21-24 July 2008.

Vincent, Katharine. 2008. International policy frameworks and architectures around climate changeworkshop Institute for Security Studies workshop on climate change and human security in Africa.Pretoria, South Africa, 27-28 February 2008.