The International Universities Climate Alliance (IUCA), which Hokkaido University is a member of, will hold the Urban Climate Masterclass as follows.


Designed for urban planners, architects/designers, sustainable development consultants, local governments, post-graduate students and researchers, this event aims to provide essential knowledge, skills, and techniques for addressing today’s accelerating climate-induced challenges to built environments and urban precincts, with presentations by experts, workshops and discussions to explore “the latest research findings,” “best practice approaches,” and “technologies for managing urban heat mitigation and delivering net zero built environments. ”


  • 【Event Title】 Urban Climate Masterclass
  • 【Dates】August 24 (Thur.) to 26 (Sat.), 2023
  • 【Venue】Online or in-person at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
  • 【Eligibility】Researchers and post-graduate students
  • 【How to apply】
    • Researchers: Register directly here.
      IUCA members are eligible for a 10% discount on all rates.
    • Post-graduate students: Hokkaido University will support the registration fees for post-graduate students of Hokkaido University (approx. 5 students). To apply for this financial support, please contact the Division of International Relations ( by August 4 (Fri.) with your affiliation, grade, name, and e-mail, instead of registering directly to IUCA.
      * In the event of a large number of applicants, additional materials may be requested, and you may not be able to receive this financial assistance.
      *This financial support is only for the registration fees and Hokkaido University will not be able to provide any other support including transportation, accommodations and other expenses for your in-person participation.
      *Please note that those who receive this financial support will be required to submit a report (one A4 sheet) after the event.
  • 【Others】
    • For more information about this event, please click here and refer to the attached document.
    • For more information about IUCA, please click here.


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