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NSC. An Introduction of APEC Research Center for Typhoon and Society (ACTS) and 2011 APEC Typhoon Symposium (APTS) Ben Jong-Dao Jou Chief Executive Officer, ACTS March 1 st , 2011 at NCU. Outline . Introduction of ACTS Activity of ACTS 2011 APEC Typhoon Symposium (APTS) Progress Report.

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An Introduction of APEC Research Center for Typhoon and Society (ACTS) and

2011 APEC Typhoon Symposium (APTS)

Ben Jong-Dao Jou

Chief Executive Officer, ACTS

March 1st , 2011 at NCU

outline
Outline
  • Introduction of ACTS
  • Activity of ACTS
  • 2011 APECTyphoon Symposium (APTS) Progress Report
apec research center for typhoon and society acts establishment grand opening 22 november 2010
APEC Research Center for Typhoon and Society (ACTS) Establishment (Grand Opening 22 November 2010)

The ACTS is an APEC self-funded Center which approved by Industrial Science and Technology Working Group (APEC-ISTWG) in September 2010.

characteristics of acts
Characteristics of ACTS
  • An Intergovernmental Organization in Taiwan
  • Interdisciplinary approach to reduce threats from natural hazards
  • A platform for sharing typhoon and weather extremes related science, technology and experience among APEC Member Economies

ACTS platform

acts goal
ACTS Goal
  • Save lives and reduce losses (救命減災)
  • Promote researches on improving the understanding of typhoon and heavy rain characteristics in Asia‐Pacific region, especially the interaction of typhoon, monsoon, and complex terrain
  • Establish a collaborative platform on sharing typhoon and heavy rain‐related information and experience among member economies of APEC
  • Provide recommendations of adaptation strategies on reducing social-economic impacts
strategy
Strategy
  • Research
    • Basic Scientific Studies
    • Socio-Economic Studies
  • Application
    • Develop toolkits
  • Education
    • Training Program
    • Newsletters
    • Cooperation
  • Communication
    • APEC Typhoon Symposium
    • Visiting Scholar Program
acts organization
ACTSOrganization

According to TOR, ACTS will hold APEC Typhoon Symposium (APTS) and ACTS SAC and WG meeting annually.

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4/9-14

ACTS-WG

APTS

ACTS-SAC

Jan

Feb

Mar

Dec

Nov

Oct

Apr

May

Jun

Aug

Jul

Sep

9/22

39th ISTWG meeting

(ACTS approved)

3/5-7

40th ISTWG meeting

Washington DC

Nov.

2nd ACTS Board meeting

2nd Training Program

ACTS2011 Activity

11/22

1st SC+SAC meeting

Grand Opening

Sep.

41th ISTWG Chile

2012

2010

2011

Typhoon monitoring

5/17-20

Manila Office opening

1st Training Program, Cebu

Newsletter release

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Inter-Governmental Cooperation

Philippines Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical

Service Administration

National Science and Technology Center for Disaster Reduction

The APEC inter-governmental cooperation on typhoon-related issues can be enhanced through ACTS Working Group Operation

Shanghai

Typhoon Institute

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1st APEC Research Center for Typhoon and Society (ACTS) Working Group (WG) Meeting

Date:10 April 2011

Venue: 6F Meeting Room, CWB

ii 2011 apec typhoon symposium apts organizing
II. 2011 APEC Typhoon Symposium (APTS) Organizing

Major theme: Typhoon, Heavy Rain and Society

Date: 11-13 April 2011

Venue: 3F, Far Eastern Plaza Shangri-la Hotel Taipei

apts organization tentative
APTS Organization (tentative)

International Organizing Committee (IOC)

Chaired by Minister Lou-Chuang Lee

Dr. Richard Anthes, Dr. TarohMatsuno, Engr. Mario Montejo, Dr. GuoguangZheng

  • Sponsor Agencies
  • National Science Council (NSC)
  • Council of Agriculture (COA)
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA)
  • Taipei City Government
  • Executive Institute:
  • APEC Research Center for Typhoon and Society (ACTS)

International Program Committee (IPC)

Academician Dr. Chao-Han Liu

NCAR Director Dr. Roger Wakimoto

Undersecretary Prof. F de la Pena

Local Organizing Committee (LOC)

Deputy Minister Dr. Cheng-Hong Chen

Director General Willis T LIN

Director General SS Chang, COA

Executive Task Force: Prof. Ben JD JOU

Academic affair group

General affair group

Communication group

Meeting logistic group

apts field excursion wednesday 13 april 2011
APTS Field Excursion (Wednesday, 13 April 2011)
  • Tentative Plan: Visit Taipei City Government, Flood Management Plan, Emergency Response Center, and Taipei Flora Expo.
  • Participants ~ 80 persons (from 14 member economies of APEC)
  • Schedule:
  • 9:30-11:30, City Government, Flood Management Plan, Emergency Response Center
  • 11:30-13:30, Lunch (hosted by Taipei City Government)
  • 13:30-17:00, Visit Taipei Flora Expo
  • 18:00-20:00 Taipei Brewery (原建國啤酒廠)
  • End of excursion trip
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