International experts will share the latest climate science. Senior government officials will introduce Hong Kong’s climate policies, as well as adaptation planning and projects. Participants will join in workshops and discussions for solutions.
- What does the latest climate science tell us?
- Where are the Government’s plans on climate change policies, adaptation & mitigation, and risk & finance?
- How are we doing on climate preparedness and resilience locally and regionally?
- Who are the highly sought-after talents?
Climate Adaptation & Resilience Conference
DATE : Saturday-Monday 10-12 December 2022
TIME : 9am-5pm
LANGUAGE : English
PRICE : Free (advance registration is required)
PLACE : Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
ADDRESS : Clear Water Bay, Sai Kung
EMAIL : email@example.com
WEBSITE : care.hkust.edu.hk
REGISTER : online registration
The conference is mixed mode and all sessions will be recorded.
Day 1 (10/12) Morning | Science & Policy Plenary | Hybrid
Day 1 (10/12) Afternoon | Workshops on Major Plans & Climate Resilience | In-person
Day 2 (11/12) Morning | Academic Day | In-person
Day 3 (12/12) Morning | Policy & Green Finance Forum | By-invitation only
Day 1: Science to Policy Day
The morning plenaries aim to inform participants about climate adaptation needs and efforts in Hong Kong. Senior management of both HKUST and the HKSAR Government will kick off the conference. International experts will share the latest climate science. Senior government officials will introduce Hong Kong’s climate policies, as well as adaptation planning and projects.
The afternoon concurrent Workshops aim to let participants reflect on the key issues raised in the morning, using Hong Kong’s major development plans as the discussion cases (Workshop A), as well as to discuss climate preparedness and resilience policies, plans and cooperation strategies between Government, Business and Community (Workshop B).
Day 2: Academic Day
Scholars are invited from various universities to participate in discussions on important aspects of climate adaptation and resilience.
Day 3: The Policy & Green Finance Forum
The focus is on climate risks, I&T, policy, and the financing aspects of climate change, including talent training/capacity building. (By invitation)
POSTED : 16-Nov-22