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Global Conversation: Can big data save lives? Protecting Hong Kong against air pollution and extreme weather

An Overseas Travel overseas event
Date15 April 2019
Time18:00 to 20:00
PlaceHong Kong

The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Exeter, Professor Sir Steve Smith, invites you to attend a special event on Monday 15 April in Hong Kong.

Exeter's Professor Gavin Shaddick, Chair of Data Science and Statistics, will demonstrate how research in environmental intelligence is being used to empower individuals and businesses with the information they need to reduce environmental and climatic risks, including air pollution in cities such as Hong Kong. Professor Gabriel Lau (Chinese University of Hong Kong) will discuss the use of data and high-performance computing in research and weather operations that is enabling more accurate assessments of climate change and predictions of extreme weather events.

The presentation will be followed by a Q&A session to a panel of experts.

The evening will commence at 6pm with a drinks reception, where you will be welcomed by Professor Sir Steve Smith (Vice-Chancellor of the University of Exeter).

Date: Monday 15 April 2019

Time: 6pm – 8pm (presentation to start at 6.30pm)

Location: Hong Kong Observatory (Conference Hall), 134A Nathan Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong

RSVP: Please RSVP online

Booking details: This event is free of charge to attend and refreshments will be provided. You are welcome to bring a guest.


ProviderOverseas Travel

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