WCRP Climate Research Forum (Southeast Asia): 25 May 2021

Region: Southeast Asia  

25 May 2021, 14:00 – 16:00 Indochina Time (UTC+7), 15:00 – 17:00 Malaysia, Philippines, and Singapore Standard Time (UTC+8)

The World Climate Research Programme (WCRP) local organizing committee for the Southeast Asia region warmly invites you to the upcoming WCRP Climate Research Forum on «Climate research priorities for the next decade.» 

This Forum will begin with an overview of WCRP from the Vice Chair of the WCRP Joint Scientific Committee (the scientific steering body of WCRP) Helen Cleugh, followed by talks highlighting climate science priorities and opportunities for collaboration in the Southeast Asian Region:

  • CORDEX-SEA: Providing regional climate change information for enabling adaptations in Southeast AsiaFredolin Tangang, Professor and Chairperson, Department of Earth Sciences and Environment, the National University of Malaysia, and CORDEX-SEA Coordinator.
  • Climate science and information priorities and needs – researcher and end user perspectivesArdhasena Sopaheluwakan, Director, Center for Applied Climate Services, Meteorological, Climatological and Geophysical Agency, Indonesia.
  • Climate science as decision-support for resilience: transdisciplinary approaches from local to globalJessica Dator-Bercilla, University of the Philippines in the Visayas and Asia Climate Change Consortium.
  • From science to action: bridging researchers and practitionersRodel Lasco, Oscar M. Lopez Center and Philippines Country Coordinator for World Agroforestry (ICRAF).

This will be followed by a moderated question and answer session, with time for discussion. The Forum is without charge and is open to all, but we do ask that you register your interest.

Further information and details of how to register can be found at: