2024 Pre-Forum 1

'International Symposium on Environmental Health Indicators' related to climate change sessions as a pre-forum

The international symposium on climate change related to the main forum climate change session will be held as a preliminary forum.


In order to facilitate more in-depth discussions at the 2024 WHCF scheduled for November, a total of three pre-forums for the main forum are planned. The first pre-forum is scheduled to take place on June 21st (Friday) at the Seoul National University Hospital Auditorium, Room 301, and will be held as the International Symposium on Climate Change. This pre-forum is co-hosted by WHO ACE, the Ministry of Environment, the Seoul Metropolitan Government, and WHCF, and is organized by the Environmental Health Center (Seoul, Gangwon, Jeju), under the event name "International Symposium on Environmental Health Indicators"


The content presented and discussed at this pre-forum will be supplemented and added to the formal presentation at the November WHCF main forum.


The pre-forums, which will be held over three sessions, are all scheduled to be live-streamed on the official WHCF YouTube channel.

2024 Pre-Forum 1

International Symposium on Climate Change Held as Pre-Forum Event

The international symposium on climate change related to the main forum climate change session will be held as a preliminary forum.


In order to facilitate more in-depth discussions at the 2024 WHCF scheduled for November, a total of three pre-forums for the main forum are planned. The first pre-forum is scheduled to take place on June 21st (Friday) at the Seoul National University Hospital Auditorium, Room 301, and will be held as the International Symposium on Climate Change. This pre-forum is co-hosted by WHO ACE, the Ministry of Environment, the Seoul Metropolitan Government, and WHCF, and is organized by the Environmental Health Center (Seoul, Gangwon, Jeju), under the event name "International Symposium on Environmental Health Indicators."


The content presented and discussed at this pre-forum will be supplemented and added to the formal presentation at the November WHCF main forum.


The pre-forums, which will be held over three sessions, are all scheduled to be live-streamed on the official WHCF YouTube channel.

Program


09:30 - 10:00

Registration

MC : MinGu Jun (World Health City Forum)


10:00 - 10:05

Opening Remarks

Presenter : Song, Eun Cheol (Seoul Metropolitan Government)


10:05 - 10:10

Welcome Remarks

Presenter : Hwang, Gye-Yeong (Korea Ministry of Environment)


10:10 - 10:40

Keynote Speech

WHO Indicator for Environmental Health in Response to Climate Change (10min)

Presenter : ALI, Akeem (WHO Asia-Pacific Centre for Environment and Health)

Plan for Environmental Health Indicators Embracing Climate Change (20 min)

Presenter : Yun-Chul Hong (Seoul Environmental Health Center)


10:40 - 11:00

Photo / Coffee Break

Program


09:30 - 10:00

Regisitration

MC : MinGu Jun (World Health City Forum)


10:00 - 10:05

Opening Remarks

Presenter : Song, Eun Cheol (Seoul Metropolitan Government)


10:05 - 10:10

Welcome Remarks

Presenter : Hwang, Gye-Yeong (Korea Ministry of Environment)


10:10 - 10:40

Keynote Speech

WHO Indicator for Environmental Health in Response to Climate Change (10min)

Presenter : ALI, Akeem (WHO Asia-Pacific Centre for Environment and Health)

Plan for Environmental Health Indicators Embracing Climate Change (20min)

Presenter : Yun-Chul Hong (Seoul Environmental Health Center)


10:40 - 11:00

Photo / Coffee Break

Session 1

Experiences on National Level Indicators from WPR

Chair : THONDOO, Meelan (WHO Asia-Pacific Centre for Environment and Health)

11:00 - 11:20

Creating Smart Health City Standard :

A comprehensive Analysis of Global Practices, Standards, Indicators, and Stakeholder Engagement 

Presenter : Todd Cort (The Yale Center for Business and Environment)


11:20 - 12:00

Case Sharing :

Australia / Japan / Singapore / Korea

Presenter : Ivan Hanigan, Aditya Vyas (Curtin WHO Collaborating Centre for Climate Change and Health Impact Assessment) / Masahiro Hashizume (The University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine) / ABEYASINGHE, Rabindra Romauld (WHO Country office Malaysia) / Jee young Kim (Korea Ministry of Environment) 


12:00 - 12:30

Panel Discussion


12:30 - 13:30

Lunch

11:00 - 11:20

Creating Smart Health City Standard :

A Comprehensive Analysis of Global Practices, Standards, Indicators, and Stakeholder Engagement

Presenter : Todd Cort (The Yale Center for Business and Environment)


11:20 - 12:00

Case Sharing : Australia / Japan / Singapore / Korea

Presenter : Ivan Hanigan, Aditya Vyas (Curtin WHO Collaborating Centre for Climate Change and Health Impact Assessment) / Masahiro Hashizume (The University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine) / ABEYASINGHE, Rabindra Romauld (WHO Country office Malaysia) / Jee young Kim (Korea Ministry of Environment)


12:00 - 12:30

Panel Discussion


12:30 - 13:30

Lunch

Session 2

Introduction to Korean Local Government Indicators

Chair : Woo Jin Kim (Gangwon Environmental Health Center)

13:30 - 13:50

Suggestion for Local Government to Design and Utilize Environmental Health Indicators

Presenter : Dawoon Jung (Korea Environment Institute)


13:50 - 14:20

Case Sharing :

Seoul / Jeju / Gangwon

Presenter : Myung Sook Park (Seoul Environmental Health Center) / Ji Eun Kim (Jeju Environmental Health Center) / Myoung-Nam Lim (Gangwon Environmental Health Center)


14:20 - 14:50

Panel Discussion


14:50 - 15:00

Coffee Break

13:30 - 13:50

Suggestion for Local Government to Design and Utilize Environmental Health Indicators

Presenter : Dawoon Jung (Korea Environment Institute)


13:50 - 14:20

Case Sharing : Seoul / Jeju / Gangwon, Republic of Korea

Presenter : Myung Sook Park (Seoul Environmental Health Center) / Ji Eun Kim (Jeju Environmental Health Center) / Myoung-Nam Lim (Gangwon Environmental Health Center)


14:20 - 14:50

Panel Discussion


14:50 - 15:00

Coffee Break

Session 3

Lessons Learnt and Recommendations on Indicators from Thematic Area

Chair : Rok Ho Kim (Seoul National University School of Public Health)

15:00 - 15:20

Development of Environment and Health Indicators for European Union Countries

Presenter : BRAUBACH, Matthias Franz Wilhelm (WHO European Centre for Environment and Health)


15:20 - 15:50

Case Sharing :

Air Quality / WASH Indicators / Indicators CRLCHS

Presenter : SHINEE, Enkhtsetseg (WHO Asia-Pacific Centre for Environment and Health) / JOHNSTON, Richard Paul (WHO Environment, Climate Change and Health) / CORVALAN, Carlos (WHO & The University of Sydney Sydney School of Public Health)


15:50 - 16:20

Panel Discussion

15:00 - 15:20

Development of Environment and Health Indicators for European Union Countries

Presenter : BRAUBACH, Matthias Franz Wilhelm (WHO European Centre for Environment and Health)


15:20 - 15:50

Case Sharing : Air Quality / WASH Indicators / Indicators CRLCHS

Presenter : SHINEE, Enkhtsetseg (WHO Asia-Pacific Centre for Environment and Health) / JOHNSTON, Richard Paul (WHO Headquarters) / Edwards, Sally Jane (WHO Western Pacific Regional Office) / CORVALAN, Carlos (WHO & The University of Sydney Sydney School of Public Health)


15:50 - 16:20

Panel Discussion