Joint Session (Science –Policy)

6th & 7th March, 2014
The Victor Menezes Convention Centre
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Powai, Mumbai – 400076
A two-day, interactive workshop, bringing together
academicians, scientists, industry professionals and
researchers, to lead to a roadmap and collaborative
forum, to further a scientific understanding of
regional climate change and connect it to impacts
and effective response.
Target audience
Scientist/ Faculty/ Researcher/Academicians from educational,
research and government organizations
Students/Research fellows/project associate
Industry professionals /NGOs
March 6, 7 2014
Victor Menezes Convention Centre, IIT Bombay
Workshop themes
• Role of ocean and atmospheric dynamics in climate change
• Climate change and the Indian monsoon
• Atmosphere, land, ecosystem processes influencing climate
• Policy
• Climate change policy: Market and Non-market mechanisms
• Low carbon and development
• Energy-economy-environment modelling
• Joint Session (Science –Policy)
• Linking climate science to impacts and response
Desired outcome
• Provide a platform for interaction and networking
opportunity among various professionals working on climate
science and policy
• Brainstorming session by experts, distinguished speakers on
various aspects of climate change.
• Enhancement of fundamental knowledge for researchers,
students and industry professionals.
Tentative Schedule
Day 1 - 8:30 am to 6 pm
8:30-9:30am – Registration Process
9:30 – 10:00 am – Introductory
10:00-11:00 am - Keynote 1
11:00-11:15 am – Tea/Coffee Break
11:15-12:15 pm – Keynote 2
12:15-1:00 pm – Posters by students (VMCC foyer) *
1:00 – 2:00 pm – Lunch and continuation of poster session
(VMCC Foyer)
2:00-3:45 pm – Parallel session on science and policy
3:45 – 4:00 pm – Tea/Coffee break
4:00-5:45 – Parallel session on themes on science and policy
5:45-6:00 – Closing note
Note: * For details of student poster session log on to
Day 2 - 9:30 am to 5:00 pm
9:30-11:15am - Parallel session on science and policy
11:15-11:30 – Tea/Coffee break
11:30 – 12:45 pm – Q/A session with student/scientist
interaction (round table)
12:45-2:00 pm – Lunch
2:00 – 3:45 pm – Joint session on policy and science theme
3:45-4:30 pm – Final summary of the workshop by session
4:30-5:00 pm – High Tea
The Interdisciplinary Program in Climate Studies, Indian Institute of
Technology Bombay:
•Prof. Sridhar Balasubramanian, Associate Faculty in
Interdisciplinary Program in Climate Studies and Assistant Professor,
Department of Mechanical Engineering IIT Bombay.
•Prof. Trupti Mishra, Associate Faculty in Interdisciplinary Program
in Climate Studies and Assistant Professor at SJM School of
Management IIT Bombay.
•Prof. Subimal Ghosh, Associate Faculty in Interdisciplinary
Program in Climate Studies and Assistant Professor, Department of
Civil Engineering IIT Bombay.
•Prof. Chandra Venkataramanan- Convener, Interdisciplinary
Program in Climate Studies and Institute Chair Professor of Chemical
Engineering Department, IIT Bombay.
Contact Details:
Dr. Uttara Pandey
Project Manager, IDP in Climate Studies
Phone: 022-2576-5141
There is no registration fee for the workshop