Tuesday, October 21, 2014

CPO science advisor participates in World Economic Forum

Laura Petes, Ecosystem Science Advisor in the NOAA Climate Program Office, is attending the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting of the New Champions in Dalian, People's Republic of China, from Sept. 10-13. 

Petes was selected as one of the World Economic Forum's 2013 Young Scientists after having been nominated by the U.S. National Academy of Sciences.  Also known as the “Summer Davos,” the meeting creates a unique opportunity for exchange between business leaders and key decision-makers from government, media, academia and civil society. 

The Meeting will bring together participants from 90 countries to share strategies and solutions and discuss global issues and risks.  Petes is one of 10 Global Young Academy members who have been selected to participate in the 2013 Young Scientists Programme.



Tuesday, September 10, 2013/Categories: General News

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