Research Activities

  • Title:
    2017 ACTS Workshop on Extreme Weather Forecast and Water Resources Management
  • Location :
    Hoa Binh Hotel, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Public:
  •    This year, Vietnam is the host of the APEC meetings. The Taiwan Typhoon and Flood Research Institute (TTFRI) and the Viet Nam Institute of Meteorology, Hydrology and Climate Change (IMHEN) jointly conducted the 2017 ACTS workshop themed “Extreme Weather Forecast and Water Resources Management” at Hoa Binh Hotel in Hanoi, Vietnam.

       During Sep. 26-27, 22 speeches were presented, 4 keynote speeches included. Topics related to ensemble forecasting, remote sensing data for drought, extreme sea-level and river flow under climate change, and so on were presented by our invited speakers from Chinese Taipei, Vietnam and the Philippines. Totally there were 90 participants enrolling in this workshop. These participants were from universities, government agencies and international organizations.

       It was our honored to have Amb. Richard Shih of Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) in Vietnam to attend the workshop and delivered opening remarks along with the Deputy Director-General of the IMHEN, Dr. Mai Van Khiem, and the Director-General of the TTFRI, Dr. Ching-Yuang Huang.
    Group photo of the 2017 ACTS Workshop
       Scholars and practitioners gathered and exchange topics related to recent development in typhoon forecast technologies, prevention and mitigation of typhoon disasters, landslides and sediment management, challenges from climate change, as well as methodologies and applications on weather-related risk management. The ACTS also held a field study visiting the Dacukeng Debris Flow Monitoring Station.

    Scholars and practitioners exchanging views
       This was the very first time that the TTFRI organize a workshop with a Vietnamese institution. We are very thankful for having a partner like IMHEN. Thanks to their great effort that the workshop could be accomplished.

    Presentation Available for Download

    Pictures of the 2017 ACTS Workshop


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