With the theme “Managing climate extremes and hydrologic disasters: Scientific prediction and emergency preparedness,” the APEC Climate Symposium (APCS) 2014 will be held in Nanjing, China on 27-29 October 2014. This symposium aims to present latest scientific and technological developments in climate prediction and climate information applications and will bring scientists and researchers together with representatives from government agencies, NGOs, and the private sector.
The event, targeting to foster a collaborative dialogue on water-related disaster management, expects to gather about 100 international and local participants. The three-day conference will include presentations on Climate Forecasting for Water Management, Managing Risk from Droughts and Water Scarcity, Changes in Hydrological Extremes: Floods and Typhoons, and Climate Impacts on Water Quality.
Call for Papers
The symposium organisers are accepting a limited number of abstracts to be developed into session presentations. Selected authors will receive financial support for airfare, accommodation, and per diem.
For further details about the symposium, paper submission, eligibility, funding support, etc, please refer to the full announcement below.
Closing date of abstract submission: 10 August 2014
Downloads: Full announcement