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Welcome to the ClimApp Virtual Conference, September 24 2020

Information:

Time: 24 September, 2020 9:00am - 10:30am (CET)
Place: Webinar (Microsoft Teams link will be sent after registration)
Registration: Register here before September 22. 

About the ClimApp project

ClimApp is an ongoing EU project funded by European Research Area for Climate Services (ERA4CS) and three participating countries: Sweden, Denmark and The Netherlands. The aim of this project is to develop an advanced mobile phone App that integrates weather forecast data into human heat balance models. The personalized App takes into account individual factors and predicts body responses, provides health risk warning, and gives advice to individuals in both the public and private sectors. ClimApp supports decision-making when coping with heat and cold stress, especially when facing extreme weather events such as heat waves and cold spells.

More information about the ClimApp project.

Aim of the virtual conference

The aim of the conference is to introduce ClimApp to stakeholders, end-users, climate service providers, health authorities, academia, et al. To get feedback for fine-tuning ClimApp according to users' needs.

Conference programme

Time

Program

09:00 - 09:10                

Introduction to EU ClimApp project                    

Chuansi Gao, Project Coordinator, Lund University (LU), Sweden

09:10 - 09:25   

Demonstration of ClimApp as a mobile tool       

Boris Kingma, Project IT-specialist, University of Copenhagen (KU), Denmark

09:25 - 09:40

Participants explore the App, and application cases

Hein Daanen, Project Co-PI, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU), Netherlands

09:40 - 10:10

Questions and discussions

Moderators:
Lars Nybo, Project Co-PI, University of Copenhagen (KU), Denmark
Jørn Toftum, Project Co-PI,  Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Denmark

10:10 - 10:25

Questionnaire and feedback       

Boris Kingma, Project IT-specialist, University of Copenhagen (KU), Denmark

10:25 - 10:30

Summary

Invitation and program

The ClimApp project is funded by:

ERA4CS - European Research Area for Climate Services, Formas, Innovationsfonden and NWO

Project Partners

Lund University (LU)
University of Copenhagen (KU)
Technical University of Denmark (DTU)
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU)
Regional Public Health Services, Gelderland-Midden (VGGM)
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