Integrated Climate Impact Assessment Tool for Urban Policy Makers: Expert Consultations

Purpose

This event aims to gather policy makers and experts from Asia and around the world to review the features of available tools to help design the conceptualized system, to assess the complex nature of impact and risk assessment for prioritizing projects based on costs and benefits.

Objectives

At the end of the two day event, participants will have:

  • developed a common understanding of the needs of future Asian cities,
  • defined the overall objectives of the tool in light of current status, challenges in the context of Asian cities, and future climate scenarios, and
  • focused on practical aspects of urban planning and the specific functional requirements of the tool utilizing Business Case Methodology (focusing on Water, Energy and Transport sectors). 

Expected outputs

Improved prototype framework and a mock up to refine the concepts and methods towards implementation.

Target participants

Participation is by invitation only to policy makers and experts from Asia and around the world.

Resource speakers

Speakers include

  • R. K. Pachauri, Chair, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
  • Leen Hordijk, EU Joint Research Centre
  • Kyosuke Inada, Japan International Cooperation Agency
  • Peter Urich and Robert Carr, CLIMsystems
  • Bindu Lohani, Vice President, ADB
  • ADB staff