The National Institute of Geological Sciences ? University of the Philippines (NIGS-UP), Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration ? Department of Science and Technology (PAGASA-DOST) and the Philippine Council for Industry and Energy Research and Development - Department of Science and Technology (PCIERD-DOST) will be holding a series of symposia entitled ?Enhancing Communities? Capacity to Confront Extreme Geo-Meteorological Events at the Core of Climate Change?. The first regional meeting will be conducted in Zamboanga City on April 30, 2009 at the Garden Orchid Hotel.
The following topics are to be discussed: Climate Change-Related Extreme Weather Conditions; Climate Change-Related Extreme Geological Events; Current State of the World Climatic Conditions and Projections; Climate Change Financial Issues and Technology Transfer, and Local Adaptation Strategies to Climate Change.
Interested participants may still sign up by calling the DOST IX office at tel. no. 991-1024, look for Ms. Thelma Diego. (DOST IX PRESS RELEASE)