MAIRS Open Science Conference 2014

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MAIRS Open Science Conference 2014
Future Earth in Asia

April 7-10, 2014, Beijing, China

Background:
The MAIRS programme (Monsoon Asia Integrated Regional Study) formally started in 2006 during the 2nd ESSP (Earth System Science Partnership) open science conference in Beijing. The aim of MAIRS is to advance understanding of the interactions between the human and natural components of the overall environment in the monsoon Asia region, as well as the implications for the global earth system, in order to support strategies for sustainable development. From the beginning of MAIRS, there has been a focus on promoting multidisciplinary studies among natural, social scientists and stakeholders through effective collaboration and the establishment of new projects and networks in the region.

Important dates:
Online Registration: 1 Feb 2013 – 28 Feb 2014
Call for sessions: 1 Feb 2013 – 30 Aug 2013
Call for abstracts: 1 Sep 2013 – 31 Jan 2014

Organizers:
Monsoon Asia Integrated Regional Study (MAIRS)
Institute of Sociology, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS)
Institute of Atmospheric Physics (IAP), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)

Contact:
Ms. Yang Ying
International Program Office,Monsoon Asia Integrated Regional Study (MAIRS)
Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
40#Hua Yan Li, Qi Jia Huo Zi, Chao Yang District, Beijing 100029, China
Tel: +86-10-82995162; Fax: +86-10-82995161
URL: http://www.mairs2014.org
E-mail:  mairs2014@mail.iap.ac.cn

Objectives:
To report the latest research on integrated studies in Asia-Pacific region
To promote the research of  both natural and social scientists
To promote the research of young scientists from the region
To promote multi-disciplinary studies and the new ICSU-ISSC Future Earth initiative in Asia-Pacific region
To discuss  the implementation of the Future Earth initiative

Sponsors:
Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)
Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN)
China Association for Science and Technology (CAST)
ICSU Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific
National Science Foundation of China (NSFC)
Research Institute for Humanity and Nature (RIHN)

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