ECEP First Southeast Asia Workshop - Hong Kong 2018


Engineering for Climate Extremes Partnership

First Southeast Asia Workshop

Developing Risk and Resilience Strategies in a Changing Environment

29 - 30 January, 2018 (HKT) - Hong Kong University 


The Southeast Asia Engineering for Climate Extremes Partnership workshop will bring together leaders from academia and industry to discuss issues related to risk management and planning for an uncertain future. Workshop focus will include developing community and infrastructure resilience to natural disasters, and the roles of weather and climate extremes in planning decisions made by and for individuals, communities, businesses, governments, and NGOs.

Hosted by Hong Kong University’s Faculty of Social Sciences, Policy for Sustainability Lab in collaboration with the Capacity Center for Climate and Weather Extremes (C3WE), the workshop will focus on “Developing Risk and Resilience Strategies in a Changing Environment.”

Please save the date for this dynamic and interactive opportunity to hear from experts working in industry, academia, government and other organizations, as well as share your own experiences with a group of experts from diverse areas of interest and expertise. You will soon receive an invitation to register to participate in 1.25 days of stimulating discussion. 

The Workshop will open with a motivating welcome to attendees, Ignite talks, and a networking and ice breaker function on Monday, 29 January 2018 from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The Workshop will then continue for a full-day on Tuesday, 30 January 2018, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m

Attendees are encouraged to present short, Ignite-style* talks on a relevant topic. Space in the Workshop is limited and priority will be given to early registrants who volunteer to present an Ignite-style talk. 

For more information contactRachel Hauser, NCAR-C3WE, rhauser@ucar.edu or Magaret Burnett, Hong Kong University, maggieb@hku.hk

 

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Debris lines the streets of Tacloban, Leyte Island. Photo by Trocaire, via Wikimedia.