Dear Colleagues, Partners and Collaborators,
The 2012 Advanced Institute on Data for Coastal Cities at Risk will be held 22 – 27 October 2012 and is hosted and organized by Integrated Research on Disaster Risk International Centre for Excellence (IRDR ICoE) located in Taipei, China, in partnership with Global Change SysTem for Analysis, Research and Training (START), the International Council for Science (ICSU) and with the participation of Coastal Cities at Risk Project (CCaR).
Participation in the 2012 Advanced Institute on Data for Coastal Cities at Risk will provide approximately 15-20 young to middle-career researchers and practitioners from Asia with the enhanced understanding, skills and resources to use and collect data for coastal cities related studies in their own countries.
The sessions will include educational modules, interactive exercises and field visits. Special attention to case studies will be given from the cities of Bangkok, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Jakarta, Lagos, manila, Mumbai, Taipei and Vancouver.
Applications are due 17 September 2012