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Global Climate Change: Finding Ways To Save Our World

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2022 CCCR International Conference Recap

Global Climate Change: Finding Ways To Save Our World

May 30th - May 31st 2022

Free Admission

May 30th - General Session

10:00 - 10:10

Opening Remarks by Dr. Azizur Rahman (President & CEO of the Centre for Climate Change Research)

10:10 - 11:15

Key Note Speakers

Kevin Nilsen (President & CEO of ECO Canada)

Key Note Title: Environmental Employment in the Decade Ahead

Professor Hermann Ehrlich (Professor in Biomineralogy & Extreme Biomimetics, Group Leader, Institute of Electronic and Sensor materials)

Key Note Title: Marine Sponges and Their Response to Global Climate Change

Professor Lewis Ziska (Associate Professor of Environmental Health Sciences at the Columbia University Irving Medical Center)

Key Note Title: Climate Change, Plant Biology and Public Health; a brief overview

Professor Dale Sanders (Group Leader & Director of the John Innes Centre and Fellow of the Royal Society)

Key Note Title: Feed 10 Billion Sustainably in an Era of Climate Change.

Dr. Azizur Rahman (President & CEO of the Centre for Climate Change Research)

Key Note Title: Fighting Against Climate Change and Changing the World

11:15 - 12:00

Networking Session

May 31st - Scientific Session

10:00 - 11:30

Invited Speakers and Student Researchers

Invited Speakers

Professor Fulu Tao (Professor and Research Team Head)

Key Note Title: Building green and climate-resilient agriculture: case studies in China

Professor Oliver Ruppel (Professor of Law)

Key Note Title: The role of human rights and climate change lawsuits around the world

11:30 - 12:00

Awards Ceremony

Session 1

Effects of climate change on agricultural sectors

Session 2

Interdisciplinary approach to climate change mitigation

Session 3

Environmental and agricultural applications of polysaccharides

Session 4

Functional properties and structure of polysaccharides and polymers

Session 5

Effects of climatic change on marine resources and aquatic ecosystems

Session 6

Utilizing marine resources in the treatment of COVID-19


Junior Best Poster Communication Award

Junior Best Oral Communication Award

  • Young communication awards (Cash prizes) for both poster and oral presentation
  • Young presenter’s eligibilities: M.S., Ph.D. students, postdoctoral fellows.

Award Winners

Dafydd Phillips (1st Place Winner)

Ambient Air Quality Synergies with a 2050 Carbon Neutrality Pathway in South Korea

Dafydd Phillips is a PhD candidate, Teaching Assistant, and Research Associate of the Research Center for Global Sustainability, at Yonsei University in South Korea. Originally from Ireland, he has resided and worked in South Korea for over ten years. He has worked on sustainable development projects for organizations such as the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the Ban Ki-moon Foundation for a Better Future, and the Republic of Korea’s Ministry of Environment. His primary expertise area is climate change mitigation and green transition, focusing on co-benefits, such as air pollution reduction, as well as on methods of incorporating climate risk into financial stability supervision and macroeconomic frameworks.

Dr. Muhammad Tahir Khan (2nd Place Winner)

Marine natural compounds as potents inhibitors against the main protease of SARS-CoV-2- a molecular dynamic study

Dr Khan did his PhD in Bioinformatics at the Capital University of Science and Technology, Islamabad. He is working as Assistant Professor and Coordinator of Bioinformatics at the University of Lahore. He also visited Shanghai Jiao Tong University of China for advance studies in Microbial Bioinformatics. Dr Khan is also a member of young editorial board of (SPRINGER NATURE). He is also a member of the research committee of the one belt one road international project (Shanghai-Belgrade-Islamabad) joint innovation center for microbial drug resistance.

Panel Judges

Dr. Azizur Rahman

President & CEO, Centre for Climage Change Research

Esther Somanader

Program Relationship Manager, Centre for Climage Change Research

Elia Molinari

Representative of ECO Canada

Conference special issue https://www.mdpi.com/journal/agriculture/special_issues/farm_climate_food,
called the "Climate change and food security: tackling the challenges from farm to fork"

Conference special issue https://www.mdpi.com/journal/covid/special_issues/COVID_Marine_Resources,
called the "COVID-19 and Marine Resources"

Special Issue Editor: Dr. Azizur Rahman

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