C3WE ECEP 1st Southeast Asia Workshop Held at Hong Kong University

Focus on Developing Risk and Resilience Strategies in a Changing Environment, 29 - 30 January 2018

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.”

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.

More information for Engineering for Climate Extremes Partnership First Southeast Asia Workshop Developing Risk and Resilience Strategies in a Changing Environment.

 

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