Please join us on Wednesday, May 12, 2021, at 8am EDT / 2pm CEST for a webinar on the impact of heat waves during the COVID-19 pandemic and the lessons learned from summer 2020 by national public health institutes (NPHIs).
The webinar will feature NPHI case studies by Dr. Shubhayu Saha of the Climate and Health Section of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Dr. Werner Hagens, responsible for the Dutch Heatwaves Plan at the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment in the Netherlands, and Owen Landeg of the Extreme Events and Health Protection Team at Public Health England.
A panel discussion will follow to discuss possible solutions and how to adapt public health practice to address the combined impact of heatwaves and COVID-19. Our panelists will be Dr. Geneviève Chêne, chief executive of Santé publique France, Céline Campagna, responsible for the Adaptation Plan to Climate Change at the National Public Health Institute of Quebec, Juli Trtanj of the Global Heat Health Information Network, and a panelist to be announced from the Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Center. The session will be moderated by Prof. Duncan Selbie, president of IANPHI.
Thanks to support from U.S. CDC, IANPHI will offer live interpretation on Zoom in French, Spanish and Portuguese. Please let us know whether you will need interpretation by completing the relevant field on the Zoom registration page.
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.
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.
Copenhagen, Denmark / Online
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.