Please note that this program will be regularly updated. All times are given in India Standard Time (IST). 

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Theme Overview: 

Theme 1 – Sustainable Development - Systems Analysis Approach

Parallel Session 1 (10 August - 14:00-15:30 IST) 

  • Methodological Approaches in System Analysis for Defining Short- and Long-Term Sustainability

  • Global Impacts of COVID-19 and Upcoming Challenges for the Future – Solutions for 2047

Parallel Session 2 (10 August - 16:00-17:30 IST)

  • Integrated Approaches to Mainstreaming Acceleration including Technology Adaptation for the SDGs

  • Partnerships and Collaborations for Systems Analysis in Asia 

Panel Discussion (10 August - 17:30-18:30 IST)

  • Applications of Systems Analysis in Policy, Institutions and Market Mechanisms – An Asian Perspective

Theme 2 – A Systems Analysis Approach for Complex Global Problems

Plenary Session (August 11 - 9:00-9:30 IST) 

Parallel Session 3 (August 11 - 9:30-11:00 IST)

  • Water-Energy-Food Nexus : Towards Future Research and Strategies for Stakeholder Engagement

  • Systems Approach for Biodiversity Conservation, Ecological Development and Nature-Based Solutions (NBS) for Ecosystem Restoration

Parallel Session 4 (August 11 - 11:30-13:00 IST)

  • Institutions for Transitions to Sustainability

  • Systems Thinking and Sustainable Urbanization

Theme 3 - Digitalization and Sustainability

Plenary Session (August 11 - 14:00-14:30 IST) 

Parallel Session 5 (August 11 - 14:00-16:00 IST) 

  • Digitalization to Achieve Sustainable Development Goals: Steps Towards a Smart Green Planet

  • Privacy and Ethical Issues in Digital Innovations Including AI

Parallel Session 6 (August 11 - 16:30-17:45 IST)

  • Future of Urban Systems Management to Move Towards a Post-Carbon City

  • Digital Innovations and Approaches for Participatory and Inclusive Development: The Rural and Urban Context

Panel Discussion (August 11 - 18:00-19:00 IST)

  • Vulnerability Assessment and Mapping of Sustainable Urban Planning / Integrated Assessment of Urban Resilience and Sustainability/ Safe and Affordable Housing in Asia with Emphasis on Disaster Risk Management of the Housing Sector / Sustainable Urban Transitions

 

Theme 4 - Resilience to Climate Change in Agriculture & Disaster Risk Reduction

Plenary Session (August 12 - 9:00-9:30 IST)

Parallel Session 7 (August 12 - 9:30-11:00 IST)

  • Climate Smart Agriculture

  • Climate Modelling for Extreme Events

  • Strategies for Climate Resilient Disaster Risk Reduction

Parallel Session 8 (August 12 - 11:30-13:00 IST)

  • Agrometeorology: From Scientific Analysis to Operational Application

  • Climate Observations, Climate Processes, and Climate Modelling

  • Can System Analysis Contribute on Livelihood Management for People at the Margins?

 

Theme 5 - Sustainable Energy Transition in Asian Countries

Plenary Session (August 12 - 14:00-14:30 IST)

Parallel Session 9 (August 12 - 14:30-16:00 IST)

  • Sustainable Water Management in Agriculture and Power Sector

  • Transforming to a Net-Zero Emissions Energy System: Opportunities and Challenges

Parallel Session 10 (August 12 - 16:30-17:45 IST)

  • Human Dimensions of Transitions to Sustainability in the Energy Sector

  • Renewable vs. Conventional Energy: Sustainable Asia

Panel Discussion (August 12 - 18:00-19:30 IST)

  • Sustainable Energy Transition in Asian Countries with Emphasis on Solar, Wind and Wave