APEC Climate Symposium 2012

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  • 주제 : Harnessing and Using Climate Information for Decision Making: An In-Depth Look at the Agriculture Sector
  • 기간 : 8 - 11 October 2012
  • 장소 : Park Inn by Radisson Pulkovskaya Hotel, St. Petersburg, Russia
  • 주관 : APEC Climate Center, Federal Service for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring of Russia (Roshydromet) and Voeikov Main Geophysical Observatory (MGO)

APEC Climate Symposium 2012

The APEC Climate Symposium (APCS) is an annual event, held since 2005, that brings together around 100 scientists, representatives of National Hydrological and Meteorological Services, academics, policy-makers and students from around the world to discuss emerging issues in climate prediction and its applications. The APEC Climate Symposium 2012 was held in St. Petersburg, Russia from October 8-11, 2012. The theme of the symposium is Harnessing and Using Climate Information for Decision Making: An In-Depth Look at the Agriculture Sector, co-hosted by the Federal Service for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring of Russia (Roshydromet) and Voeikov Main Geophysical Observatory (MGO). 

Period & Venue

8 - 11 October 2012 / Park Inn by Radisson Pulkovskaya Hotel, St. Petersburg, Russia

Session I: Keynote Presentations

Chaired by Vladimir Kattsov, Director of Voeikov Main Geophysical Observatory, Russia


  • • Prof. Kees Stigter (Professor, Agromet Vision, Netherlands and Indonesia)​
  •  Keynote Presentation Title : Coping with Climate Change: an active agrometeorological learning approach to response farming
  • • Dr. Mark Howden (Chief Research Scientist, CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences, Australia)​
  •  Keynote Presentation Title : The Changing Role of Science in Climate Adaptation in the Agriculture Sector
  • • Prof. Roger Stone (Professor of Climatology, University of Southern Queensland)​
  •  Keynote Presentation Title : Climate forecast information has no value unless it changes a management decision.

Session II: Climate and Agriculture: Bridging the information Gap

Chaired by Prof. Kees Stigter, Professor at Agromet Vision


  • • Dr. Gerrit Hoogenboom (Professor of Agrometeorology, Washington State University)​
  •  Keynote Presentation Title : Climate and Agriculture: Bridging the Information Gap
  • • Dr. Nidhi Nagabahatla (Gottfried WilhelmLeibniz University)​
  •  Presentation Title : Rice and Climate Variability: A point of interest from the context of food security, agro-biodiversity, and socioeconomics
  • • Ms. Daisy Ortega (Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), Philippines)​
  •  Presentation Title :Seasonal Climate Forecast as a Decision Support Tool in Philippine Agriculture and Water Resources Management
  • • Dr. SM Fakhruddin (Regional Integrated Multi-Hazard Early Warning System for Africa and Asia (RIMES), Thailand)​
  •  Presentation Title : A Decision Support Framework for Flood Risk Assessment: An application to the Brahmaputra River in Bangladesh
  • • Dr. Jim O’Brien (Florida State University)​
  •  Presentation Title : Targeted Seasonal Climate Information Delivery in the Southeast USA
  • • Ms. Hongmei Xu (National Climate Center, China Meteorological Administration (CMA), China)​
  •  Presentation Title : Use and Communication of Climate Data: Experience sharing based on the ACCC (Adapting to Climate Change in China) program
  • • Dr. Md. Regaur Rahman (Rajshahi University, Bangladesh)​
  •  Presentation Title : Cropping Pattern Planning for a Flood Prone Area: A study using remote sensing and GIS to reduce the losses of climate change impact
  • • Dr. Yanling Song (National Climate Center, China Meteorological Administration (CMA), China)​
  •  Presentation Title : Effect of Climate Change on Winter Wheat Yield in North China
  • • Dr. Julian Adams (University of Michigan, USA)​
  •  Presentation Title : Climate Change and Agriculture: Strategies for answering the challenges with biotechnology
  • • Prof. Oleg Sirotenko (All-Russia Scientific Research Institute for Agricultural Meteorology, Russia)​
  •  Presentation Title : Impact of Climate Change on the Agricultural Sector of Russian Economy


  • • Dr. Wei Xiong (Institute of Environment and Sustainable Development in Agriculture, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China)​
  •  Presentation Title : Using Climate Change Information in Ecosystems Services for Poverty Alleviation Research in China

Session Ⅲ: Climate and Agriculture: Case studies and User Experiences

Chaired by Dr. Mark Howden from Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) Ecosystem Sciences, Australia


  • • Dr. Selvaraju Ramasamy (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO))​
  •  Keynote Presentation Title : Climate Information Services for Food and Agriculture: Opportunities and Constraints for Information Providers and Users
  • • Dr. Toschicika Iizumi (National Institute for Agro-Environmental Sciences, Japan)​
  •  Presentation Title : Forecasting Global Crop Failures to Prepare for Climate-induced Food Security
  • • Dr. Prasanna Venkatraman (Climate Change Research Team, APEC Climate Center)​
  •  Presentation Title : Impact of Monsoon Rains on the Total Food Grain Production over India
  • • Mr. Antoyo Setyadipratikto (Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency (BMKG), Indonesia)​
  •  Presentation Title : The Use of Climate Information and Prediction in Cropping Patterns for Agricultural Field Extension Officers as an Anticipation and Mitigation of Climate Variability and Change in Indonesia
  • • Dr. Shitangsu Kumar Paul (Rajshahi University, Bangladesh)​
  •  Presentation Title : Determinants of Post-cyclone Household Food Insecurity under Changing Climate in Coastal Bangladesh: A case study of the cyclone ‘Sidr’
  • • Dr. Ching-Cheng Chang (Department of Socio-economics, APEC Research Center for Typhoon and Society, Chinese Taipei)​
  •  Presentation Title : The Role of Weather Information on Carrot Yield Performance – An empirical evidence from field data in Chinese Taipei
  • • Dr. Abiar Rahman (Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University, Bangladesh)​
  •  Presentation Title : Effect of Climate Change on Agro-ecosystem and Rice Production in Coastal Region of Bangladesh
  • • Ms. Vyta W. Hanifah (Indonesian Centre for Agricultural Technology Assessment and Development, Indonesia)​
  •  Presentation Title : Public Awareness for Agricultural Extension through Training of Trainers (TOT) on Climate Change

Session Ⅳ: State-of-the-art Climate Prediction for Agriculture

Chaired by Prof. Jagadish Shukla from Center for Ocean-Land-Atmosphere (COLA), George Mason University


  • • Prof. Bin Wang (International Pacific Research Center, University of Hawaii)​
  •  Presentation Title : Subtropical High Predictability Establishes a Promising Way for Monsoon and tropical Storm Predictions
  • • Prof. Jagadish Shukla (Center for Ocean-Land-Atmosphere (COLA), George Mason University)​
  •  Presentation Title : Predictability and Prediction of Summer Monsoon Rainfall over India
  • • Dr. Oscar Alves (Bureau of Meteorology, Australia)​
  •  Presentation Title : Dynamical Seasonal Forecasting for Agriculture in Australia
  • • Prof. Jin-Il Yun (Kyung Hee University)​
  •  Presentation Title : Agroclimatic Zoning for Winter Barley in Korea under the RCP8.5 Projected Climatic Condition
  • • Dr. June-Yi Lee (International Pacific Research Center, University of Hawaii)​
  •  Presentation Title : Multi-model Ensemble Prediction for the Boreal Summer Intraseasonal Oscillation
  • • Dr. Jianping Li (Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)​
  •  Presentation Title : A Time-scale Decomposition Statistical Downscaling Model
  • • Dr. Hirofumi Sakuma (Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology, Japan)​
  •  Presentation Title : Applications of Seasonal Climate Forecast to Crop Yield Prediction: International & domestic collaborations
  • • Dr. Lijuan Chen (China Meteorological Administration, China)​
  •  Presentation Title : Prediction of First Frost Dates in Northern China
  • • Dr. Soo-ock Kim (National Center for Agro-Meteorology, Republic of Korea)​
  •  Presentation Title : Outlook on Freeze Risk in Major Peach Growing Regions in Korea under the RCP8.5 Projected Climate Condition
  • • Prof. Mikhail Sall (Voeikov Main Geophysical Observatory, Russia)​
  •  Presentation Title : Climate Change: Risks for Russian Agriculture

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