Save the date 20 - 24 May 2024, Venue-NUS Samoa.

Programme (Updated 21-05-2024)

Presentation Duration - 17 minutes (15 mins talk and 2 mins Q & A).

“Our Ocean, Our Home: Climate Resilience for a Blue Pacific”

Fourth Pacific Climate Change Conference

Organised by

National University of Samoa, Pacific Climate Change Centre hosted at the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) and Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington 21-23 May 2024 Apia, Samoa

Call for Abstracts

Submission Deadline Extended to the: 15th of February 2024

The institutional organisers of the Fourth Pacific Climate Change Conference invite community representatives, researchers, scientists, policymakers, experts from any discipline and any concerned citizen (be they from the arts, business sector or faith-based organisations or other civil society groups) to submit abstracts for the parallel sessions and poster presentations. This multidisciplinary conference aims to bring together diverse perspectives and knowledge to address the pressing issues of climate change in the Pacific region. With a focus on adaptation, resilience, and mitigation to climate change in the Pacific region, we seek to foster collaboration and innovation for a sustainable future.

Please find below a non-exhaustive list of topics for submission:

  • Climate science and impacts on diverse ecosystems
  • Technical, economic, legal, and social responses to climate change
  • Climate change, health and well-being
  • Global warming, agriculture and food security
  • Climate change and energy
  • Technology transfer and innovative solutions to climate change
  • Climate finance, Green initiatives and products
  • Migration, poverty, and gender issues in the face of climate change
  • Natural resources and biodiversity in a warming world
  • Carbon management and climate change mitigation
  • Impacts, hazards, risks, and effective adaptation to climate change
  • Climate Change economics, law and policy
  • Adaptation and resilience
  • Community engagement
  • Climate change impact on indigenous knowledge and traditions
  • Economic and Social Impacts of climate change
  • Responses from various sectors (including arts, faith, and humanity)

Submission Guidelines:

The organisers welcome abstracts of 300-500 words maximum. Abstracts should provide:

A concise summary of the presentation’s objectives, methods, and implications and should be submitted in Word format. Submission should also include the title, affiliations of the presenter(s) and 3-5 keywords. Those interested in presenting at a poster session should indicate so clearly in their submission.

Please submit your abstract via the conference email: popccc4@nus.edu.ws

Review process:

All abstracts will undergo a review process by the organising committee. Prospective presenters will be notified of acceptance on a rolling basis.

Important dates:

Submission Deadline: 15 February, 2024

Notification of Acceptance: On a rolling basis

Conference: 20– 24 May 2024

Contact Information:

For inquiries and further information, please contact alberto.costi@vuw.ac.nz, yvettek@sprep.org, t.imo@nus.edu.ws

We look forward to your contributions to this critical dialogue on Pacific climate change. Together, we can make a difference and help create a more resilient and sustainable future for the Pacific region.

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