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Webinar: Time for heat health action – Updated evidence for effective prevention

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Online

May 5, 2021

The year 2020 was one of the three warmest on record. This year, we must also brace ourselves for a long, hot summer as the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic exacerbates the problems caused by prolonged periods of heat. This webinar looks at different areas of ongoing work on preventing the adverse health outcomes from heat through good public health practice. The session presents the latest scientific evidence related to effective heat health action planning and features case studies from European countries. WHO/Europe will present an update on its #KeepCool campaign and release a series of video clips to support communication with the public on heat health prevention.

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.

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