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IANAS/TWAS-ROLAC 
Anneke Levelt Sengers Prize
Women for Science in Americas - 2018 
 
CALL TO THE IANAS ACADEMIES:  2018
 
The IANAS Women for Science Program will offer a prize that encourages and recognizes the efforts of young women scientists from the following countries: Bolivia, Caribbean (Caribbean Academy of Sciences or Caribbean Scientific Union), Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Venezuela, Ecuador, Uruguay 
 
The Prize is named after Anneke Levelt-Sengers, in recognition of her outstanding work promoting and recognizing the role of women scientists in Latin America, North America and the Caribbean. This Prize will be coordinated by IANAS, with financial support from TWAS-ROLAC and the Brazilian Academy of Sciences. 

Key Note Address

Muons and Chambers in the Pyramid of the Sun in Teotihuacan
&
Scientific Conference
Impacts of Climate Change, Disasters and Hazards

Breakfast: La Cana Restaurant

8:30 - 8:35

Introduction
Roberto Cignoli, President of the National Academy of Exact, Physical and Natural Sciences of Argentina

8:35 – 9:25

Key Note Address
Muons and Chambers in the Pyramid of the Sun in Teotihuacan
Dr. Arturo Menchaca

Q&ASession

9:30-9:45

Coffee break

9:45- 9:50

9:50- 10:20

10:20-10:50


10:50-11:20

11:20-11:30

Session I: Climate Vulnerabilities

Chair: Ismael Clark Arxer (Cuba)

·         What do we know about sea level rise?
Philip Mote (US)

·         The day of the landslide: forensic investigations of disasters
Irasema Alcantara (Mexico)

·         Presentation Climate Change: Science and Perspectives
Moisés Álvarez (Dominican Republic)

Q&ASession

11:30-11:35

11:35-12:05


12:05-12:35


12:35-12:45

Session II:  Risk Management

Chair: Gonzalo Taboada (Bolivia)

Q&ASession

12:45-13:30

Panel Discussion of morning speakers on Risk Mangementand Climate Vulnerability

Moderators Hernan Chaimovich (Brazil) and Claudio Bifano (Venezuela)
Note takers: Trevor Alleyne (Caribbean) and Gustavo Gonzalez (Peru)

Q&ASession

13:30to15:00

Lunch La Cana Restaurant
Guests are very welcome to join us for lunch, but they will be charged separately

15:00-15:05

15:05-15:35

 
15:35-16:05

16:05-16:15

Session III: Ecosystem and biodiversitythreats

Chair: Jorge Huete (Nicaragua)

Q&A Session

16:15-16:30

Coffee break

Evening session

16:30-16:35

16:35-17:05


17:05-17:35

 
17:35-17:45

Session IV: Policy issues and communication

Chair: Jeremy McNeil (Canada)

Q&Asession

17:45-18:30

Afternoon panel discussion on Policy options and communication strategies

Moderators: Juan Asenjo (Chile) and Jaime Rodriguez Lara (Colombia)
Notes from: John Boright (US),Rodolfo Gambini(Uruguay) and Carlos Soria (Ecuador)

All note takers please deliver your edited notes during dinner preferable in an electronic version to Adriana de la Cruz

20:00

Dinner Grill Restaurant (#22 in the Map Transportation will be provided by the hotel. 6 Minutes distance by car)

Guests are very welcome to join us for dinner but they will be charged separately.