Second IAUC webinar on extreme heat in cities – Chao Ren and Scott Krayenhoff

2020-12-11 in Events, Webinar


The IAUC is pleased to invite you to the second IAUC webinar on 15/16 December (depending on your timezone), that will celebrate our very own Timothy Oke Award winners: Chao Ren and Scott Krayenhoff, both winners in 2020.

Date and time: 16 December 01:00 UTC*.

Theme: Celebrating IAUC’s Timothy Oke award winners and discussion on ‘Extreme heat in cities: health impacts and mitigation strategies’.


  • Chao Ren (University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong): Investigating extreme urban heat and its impact on health (~ 15 mins)
  • Scott Krayenhoff (University of Guelph, Canada): Infrastructure-based adaptation to extreme urban heat (~ 15 mins)
  • Discussion with all of you about extreme heat in cities health impacts and mitigation strategies, lead by Dev Niyogi (University of Texas, USA). (~ 30 mins)

We are looking forward to your joining this webinar and celebrating and engaging with the urban community. Participants can register here:

*Local times:

  • 17:00 15 Dec. Los Angeles (PST),
  • 20:00 15 Dec. New York (EST),
  • 22:00 15 Dec. São Paulo (BRT),
  • 02:00 16 Dec. in Paris (CET)
  • 06:30 16 Dec. in Dehli (IST),
  • 09:00 16 Dec. in Beijing (CST)
  • 12:00 16 Dec. in Sydney (AEDT)

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