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Pre-Olympic International Conference for Adaptations and Nutrition in Sports in 2020

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Taipai, Taiwan

Jul 9, 2021 - Jul 12, 2021

This largest international nutrition conference in Asia is expected to attract more than 1000 participants around the world. The conference will have 18 symposia related to sports nutrition aiming to bring the latest discovery related how exercise training and nutrition improves human performance, metabolic condition, and aging. You’ll learn, network, engage and catch up with those as passionate about sports nutrition as you are.

11th International Conference on Urban Climate

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Sydney, Australia

Aug 29, 2021 - Sep 2, 2021

The general theme of the ICUC-11 conference is “Cities as Living Labs: Climate, Vulnerability, and Multidisciplinary Solutions.”​ Accordingly, the organizing committee has identified six scientific streams for ICUC11, with each stream covering various sessions and plenaries. These streams include:​ Urban climate processes​; Urban climate methods​; Biometeorology & health​; Integrated assessments of urban climate​; Climate-conscious design and sustainable development​; Urban climate policy.

2nd Global Forum on Heat and Health

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Copenhagen, Denmark / Online

Postponed to 2021

The 2nd Global Heat Health Forum, originally scheduled for July 28-31 in Copenhagen, will be postponed until 2021. Virtual events were held in summer 2020 in lieu of the in-person Forum.  

Adaptation Futures 2020

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New Delhi, India

Postponed to 2021

The Energy and Resources Institute will co-host the Adaptation Futures 2020 with the World Adaptation Science Programme (WASP) in Delhi from 28 September - 1 October, 2020. It is the sixth in the Adaptation Futures international conference series on global adaptation and the first to be held in Asia. Adaptation Futures is the flagship event of the World Adaptation Science Program, which is one of the four components of World Climate Programme (WCP) based on the World Meteorological Organization Congress XVI Resolution 18. As a premier event in the global adaptation spectrum, Adaptation Futures is a unique platform to facilitate dialogues towards action oriented solutions from a diverse range of stakeholders that includes academia, practitioners, scientists and policy makers from across the world.

Past Events

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Masterclass: Understanding, Modeling, and Mitigating Urban Heat Islands

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Online

Feb 17, 2021 - Mar 2, 2021

This 3-part Masterclass will include a rapid review of what’s known about urban heat islands, and provide insights into considerations for choosing interventions to manage them.

Global Dialogue Platform: Extreme heat and COVID-19: Managing complex and cascading hazards

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Online

Dec 10, 2020

As part of the Global Dialogue Platform for Anticipatory Humanitarian Action 2020, the session on "Extreme heat and COVID-19: Managing complex and cascading hazards" focused on the complexity of managing extreme heat and COVID-19 in 2020.   Drawing on global case studies and resources, speakers discussed the challenges of heat preparedness during the global pandemic, including the realities of what has been experienced at community level in several countries.   The session included brief presentations and a moderated panel discussion, along with interactive questions around heatwave risk management, and how to modify typical cooling interventions while respecting infection control efforts. Tools and approaches that can help guide local and national authorities to coordinate and adjust heat action plans and interventions, to incorporate COVID-19 prevention.   Hosted by Global Heat Health Information Network (GHHIN), Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre, and Anticipation Hub.   Facilitator: - Roop Singh, Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre, Climate Risk Advisor Speakers: - Elspeth Oppermann, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (Rachel Carson Centre), Senior Researcher - Joy Shumake-Guillemot, WHO-WMO Climate Health Office and Global Health Health Information Network, Lead - Sarah Barr, Start Network, Learning and Research Advisor (Crisis Anticipation and Risk Financing)  

Global Dialogue Platform on Anticipatory Humanitarian Action 2020 – Virtual Event

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Online

Dec 8, 2020 - Dec 10, 2020

Towards the end of this extraordinary and - in so many ways - challenging year of 2020, it is our great pleasure to invite you to the 8th Global Dialogue Platform on Anticipatory Humanitarian Action, which will take place virtually from 8th – 10th December 2020.   Facing a world in crisis, our anticipatory action community recognizes the importance to continue to learn and to grow. We want to invite you to join us to share experiences, learnings and challenges faced at this year’s Global Dialogue Platform, which has the theme: Collaborating for Climate, COVID-19 and Conflict: Getting Ahead of Crises with Anticipatory Action

Virtual global launch of the 2020 Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change report

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Online

Dec 3, 2020

Join online to discover new findings from the 2020 Report on the Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change. In total 120 world-leading experts, including authors from 35 academic institutions and UN agencies spanning every continent have looked at more than 40 indicators for the report.

2020 Understanding Risk Forum

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Online

Dec 1, 2020 - Dec 3, 2020

The Understanding Risk (UR) Global Forum is a biennial conference that convenes experts and practitioners from all around the world to showcase the best practices and latest innovations in the field of disaster risk identification as well as to facilitate non-traditional interactions and partnerships.   The 2020 edition also marks the 10th anniversary of UR community, and we are celebrating its achievements and the advancements of the field during the past decade.

Hazardous Weather Processes

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Online

Nov 25, 2020

This is the 5th webinar in a series run by the WMO's HIWeather project.