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2nd International Conference on Evaluating Climate Change and Development “Tackling a Key 21st Century Evaluation Challenge”
Start Date: November 4, 2014
End Date: November 6, 2014
Organization: Climate-Eval
Location: United States
About: Scheduled for November 4-6, 2014 in Washington D.C., this 2nd International Conference will tackle the difficulties linked to the evaluation of climate change and development, described by many as a major 21st century evaluation challenge. Participants for the conference are expected to be drawn equally from the global South andNorth to take stock of existing tools and methods but also reflect on and share experiences on emerging approaches in order to improve the practice of climate change evaluation. Efforts will also be made towards identify new and innovative ways to create an enabling environment for the demand and use of climate change and development evaluation in order to improve policy making.
Third International Conference on ENSO: “Bridging the gaps between global ENSO science and regional processes, extremes and impacts”
Start Date: November 12, 2014
End Date: November 14, 2014
Organization: CIIFEN (Centro Internacional para la Investigación del Fenomeno de El Niño)
Location: Ecuador
About: The III International Conference on ENSO, dedicated to “Bridging the gaps between Global ENSO Science and regional processes, extremes and impacts” will be held in Guayaquil, Ecuador from 12-14 November 2014.  The conference is a follow-on to the Second International “Workshop on ENSO, Decadal Variability and Climate Change in South America: Trends, teleconnections and potential impacts” held in October 2010 and the First International ENSO Conference: “The El Niño phenomenon and its global impact” in May 2005, both held in Guayaquil, Ecuador. The conference aims to review progress on the science of ENSO and related regional processes in order to improve the prediction of regional impacts; and to contribute to development of decision support frameworks that allow timely and appropriate planning and response at national and local levels. ABSTRACT SUBMISSIONS are due by May 30, 2014, and can me submitted to http://www.ciifen.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=122&Itemid=178&lang=en
International Conference on Climate Services 4
Start Date: December 10, 2014
End Date: December 12, 2014
Organization: Climate Services Partnership
Location: Uruguay
About: The fourth International Conference on Climate Services is hosted by the Uruguayan Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries, with support from the World Bank and the Climate Change Agriculture & Food Security theme of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research. The conference will explore the theme of decision support systems; it will also engage a range of other topics including health, water, disasters, grassland management, and the evaluation of climate services. For more information and to register, please visit: http://www.climate-services.org/iccs/iccs-4/home 
International Conference on Decision Support Systems for Early Warning and Mitigation of Disasters (DSS-EWMD)
Start Date: December 28, 2014
End Date: December 30, 2014
Organization: National Institute of Technology Durgapur
Location: India
About: This international conference, held at the National Institute of Technology Durgapur in West Bengal, will serve as an academic platform for the exchange ideas, knowledge, experience and skills to better manage the increasing frequency and intensity of climate-related disasters.  A major goal of the conference is to produce academic activites that develop decision support systems for geographical regions across India. 
3rd International Conference Energy & Meteorology (ICEM): Next Generation Meteorological Practices in the Energy Sector
Start Date: June 23, 2015
End Date: June 26, 2015
Location: United States
About: As with the International Conference Energy & Meteorology (ICEM) 2011 (http://www.icem2011.org/) and ICEM 2013 (http://www.icem2013.org), the objective of ICEM 2015 is to provide a dedicated forum where scientists, engineers, economists, policy makers, and other specialists and practitioners involved in research or implementation activities at the intersection between weather, climate and energy can discuss recent research findings and emerging practices ranging from operational activities to long-term investment planning and  to policy making. The conference will be held in Boulder, Colorado, USA.
11th International Conference on Southern Hemisphere Meteorology and Oceanography
Start Date: October 5, 2015
End Date: October 9, 2015
Organization: American Meteorological Society and the Department of Geophysics, Universidad de Chile
Location: Chile
About: The 11th meeting of the International Conference on Southern Hemisphere Meteorology and Oceanography (ICSHMO) will be held in Santiago, Chile. ICSHMO provides a unique contribution to ocean and atmosphere sciences that are specific to the Southern Hemisphere. The objective of the 2015 conference is to provide an interdisciplinary forum for presentations of our current knowledge, as well as encouraging new research and applications within the variety of disciplines related to weather and climate of the ocean and atmosphere. The overarching theme of this conference will be the Challenges of the Next Decade. Participation of early career scholars and postgraduate researchers is positively encouraged.