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Presentations

International Symposium on Urban Energy and Carbon Management: Challenges for Science and Policy, February 4, 2008

Opening session

  • Facilitator: Dr. Shobhakar Dhakal, Executive Director, Global Carbon Project, National Institute for Environmental Studies, Japan.

Welcoming addresses

  • Professor Sudip K. Rakshit, Vice President for Research, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand
  • Dr. Michael Raupach, Co-Chair, Scientific Steering Committee of Global Carbon Project, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, Australia.

Opening remarks

  • Mr. Surendra Shrestha, Director, Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, United Nations Environment Program, Thailand.
  • Mr. Rae Kwon Chung, Director, Environment and Sustainable Development Division, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, Thailand.

Session 1. Overview

Chair: Professor Hidefumi Imura, Professor of Graduate School of Environmental Sciences, Nagoya University, Japan

Session 2. Urban energy and carbon scenarios and lessons for management

Chair: Dr. Michael Raupach, Co-Chair, Scientific Steering Committee of Global Carbon Project, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, Australia.

Session 3. Urban energy and carbon scenarios in developing Asian mega-cities

Chair: Professor Ram M. Shrestha, Professor of Energy Field of Study, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand

International Workshop on Urban Energy and Carbon Modeling, February 5-6, 2008

Welcoming Remarks

  • Welcome on behalf of organizers, Professor Ram M. Shrestha, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand.
  • Goals and objectives of this workshop, Dr. Shobhakar Dhakal, Global Carbon Project, Japan.

Session 1: Setting the stage - Global carbon emission modeling and spatially explicit analyses

Chair: Dr. Patricia Romero Lankao, Institute for Society and Environment, National Center for Atmospheric Research, United State

Session 2: Urban form, energy and carbon modeling

Chair: Professor Ram M. Shrestha, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand.

Session 3. Accounting and modeling urban dynamics for energy and carbon analyses: techniques and perspectives

Chair: Professor Hidefumi Imura, Nagoya University, Japan.

Session 4: Energy and carbon emissions and modeling for Asian mega-cities

Chair: Professor Harry R. Clarke, La Trobe University, Australia.

Session 5: Developing a common front amongst existing and emerging scientific initiatives on urban energy and carbon

Chair: Dr. Michael Raupach, Commonwealth Scientific and Research Organization, Canberra, Australia.

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