International Panel Discussion - Climate Services to Support Risk-Informed Decision-Making for Building Resilience to Weather Extremes in a Changing Climate

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Tuesday, 4 February 2014: 3:30 PM-5:30 PM
Room C107 (The Georgia World Congress Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the Ninth Symposium on Policy and Socio-Economic Research; the 14th Presidential Forum; and the 26th Conference on Climate Variability and Change )
Moderators:  Maryam Golnaraghi, Disaster Risk Reduction Programme, WMO, Geneva, Switzerland and John Jones Jr., J. E. Jones Consulting, Bowie, MD
Panelists:  Rowan Douglas, Willis Research Network, London, United Kingdom; Ghassem R. Asrar, Joint Global Change Research Institute/PNNL, College Park, MD; Jiao Meiyan, Chinese Meteorological Administration, Beijing, China; Adama Daillo, Regional Capacity Development and Climate Services , African Centre of Meteorological Applications for Development (ACMAD), Niamey, Niger and Gordon Mcbean, Univ. of Western Ontario/President-Elect ICSU, London, ON, Canada
Speakers:  Xu Tang, Weather and Disaster Risk Reduction Services, WMO, Geneva, Switzerland
  3:30 PM
The Role of Climate Science in Decision Support: Ghassem R. Asrar
  3:45 PM
Risk Reduction and Building Resilience: Xu Tang
  4:00 PM
CMA Experience in Climate Service to Support Risk Management: Jiao Meiyan