Join upcoming webinars about participating in cities and climate change conference

Researchers, practitioners and policy-makers interested in contributing to the 2018 CitiesIPCC conference can join three webinars focusing on the recently announced call for proposals. They will air on 28 September and 3 October.

This news release originally appeared on the Future Earth main website on 26 September 2017.

Researchers and other experts interested in taking part in the 2018 Cities and Climate Change Science Conference in Edmonton, Canada, can join three upcoming webinars. The webinars will air at two times on 28 September and at one time on 3 October. They will give participants the opportunity to learn more and ask questions about the conference’s recently announced call for proposals for sessions and abstracts.

The first webinar will be hosted by the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) and will begin at 10:00 East Africa Time (07:00 UTC) on 28 September.

To join this webinar visit, click on “join meeting” and enter ID 975331863.

The second webinar will be hosted by the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network (UNSDSN) and will run from 08:00 to 09:00 EDT (12:00 to 13:00 UTC) on 28 September.

To join this webinar, follow this link.

The third webinar will be hosted by Xuemei Bai of Australian National University and Helen Cleugh of the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO). It will begin at 16:00 AEDT (05:00 UTC) on 3 October.

To join this webinar, follow this link.

You can learn more about the call for proposals here.

Future Earth is among the partner organisations of the cities and climate change (CitiesIPCC) conference, which will be held in the city of Edmonton in March 2018. According to the conference description, its primary goal is to:

… assess the state of scholarship and practice-based knowledge on cities and climate change, and to establish a research agenda based on the identification of key gaps through a stakeholder dialogue between the academic, practitioner and policy-making communities. The conference aims to inspire the next frontier of research in these identified areas, forge partnerships among these communities to conduct these most effectively, initiate key necessary but still missing information and data platforms, and catalyse appropriate structured funding for meeting these agendas.

To learn more about this conference, visit the event website.