05 February 2015
IIASA Director General and CEO Professor Dr. Pavel Kabat and IIASA Deputy Director General Nebojsa Nakicenovic will join world leaders, policymakers, and top science advisers at the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit (DSDS), one of the key annual meetings on sustainable development and climate change. Kabat will speak at sessions related to sustainable development, climate assessments, and water resource management, areas of his own research expertise, which are also focal points of IIASA science. Nakicenovic will speak in a session on climate change adaptation and mitigation.
The DSDS, now in its 15th year, is an international platform to facilitate the exchange of knowledge on all aspects of sustainable development. Over the past fourteen years, it has emerged as one of the foremost fora on issues related to global sustainability. This flagship event, hosted by the The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), brings together world leaders, thought leaders, policymakers and top representatives of industry and academia to deliberate on myriad issues.
This year's summit, DSDS 2015, is organized around the theme, "Sustainable Development Goals and Dealing with Climate Change." The DSDS is an important chance for discussions in a key year for global climate change and development questions. This year, the UN will decide on the new Sustainable Development Goals, and the stage is set for a new climate agreement in Paris in December.
IIASA Participation at the DSDS 2015
4 February 2015, 09:30-17:30
High Level Corporate Dialogue
Kabat will attend.
5 February 2015, 15:30-16:45
Engaging All Stakeholders for the Future We Want
Kabat will give a plenary speech and participate in a discussion.
6 February 2015, 10:45-12:45
Groundwater Management: Technology, Processes and Methodologies to Facilitate Improved, Community Led Management of Groundwater
Kabat will speak as a panelist.
6 February 2015, 13:45-15:00
Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation
Nakicenovic will speak as a panelist.
7 February 2015, 11:00-13:00
What next for the IPCC?
Kabat will take part in a roundtable discussion on the next steps for the international climate research community.
More details: Agenda (PDF)
Watch online: Webcast
Last edited: 29 January 2015
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