This panel discussion focuses on climate change in the Asian region and how it affects the human and other living organisms and the overall impact on the society. Under this will focus on the climate change mitigation adaptation and building the resilience as well.
This panel discussion will include well-known industry professionals and climate experts in Sri Lanka representing both public and private sectors. During the discussion, panelists will highlight the main problems we have to face due to climate change, what are the actions we can take to overcome these barriers and how we can adapt to these changes and mitigate its effects through building resilience. The panel will consist of five members and a moderator. They will cover all the affected areas and potential solutions for those during this discussion.
PROF. FREDOLIN TANGANG
Chairman & Professor
Centre for Earth Sciences and Environment
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia,
MR. K.H.M.S. PREMALAL
Director General of Meteorology (Retired)
Department of Meteorology
MR. RANGA PALLAWALA
CEO of Janathakshan (GTE) Ltd,
Date – 19th February 2021
Time – 14.30 – 15.30
ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION
There will be three round table discussions and these will share knowledge under the three key areas of Climate change and three expertise in those areas will moderate the discussions. The participants will get the opportunity to share their knowledge under specialized target areas and get new knowledge. This will also be a good networking opportunity for all the participants to move with others and share their innovative ideas and knowledge with the others. The round table discussions will include the following:
Table 01: Resilience and Capacity Building
Table 02: Education, Awareness and Adaptation
Date – 18th February 2021
Time – 15.30 – 17.00
– Workshop on Scholarly Publications –
Dissemination of research findings is an essential part of the scientific research process. Hence, it is of utmost importance for a researcher who is writing a full paper with the aim of publishing in a reputable journal or in a reputable proceeding. Furthermore, getting a paper published in a reputable peer-reviewed journal or proceeding is an important milestone for researchers.
Through the publication workshop, we intend to disseminate knowledge on writing scientific papers and scholarly publications to assist future researchers. All conference participants are welcome to participate in this workshop.
Date – 19TH FEBRUARY 2021
Time – 11.40 – 12.40
ALBERTO ARENAS, PH.D.
Professor of Environmental and Sustainability Education College of Education at the University of ArizonaUnited States And Editor-in-Chief of The Journal of Environmental Education.