IBS Conference on Climate Change and Human Migration

27.11 - 02.12.2017  
Busan, South Korea

The IBS Conference on Climate Change and Human Migration will be held in Busan, South Korea, from 27 November to 2 December 2017.


Paradise Hotel
Busan, South Korea


This conference is jointly organized by the Institute for Basic Science (IBS, Korea), the IBS Center for Climate Physics, The German Embassy in Seoul, Pusan National University, Busan Metropolitan City and the APEC Climate Center.


The main goal of this conference will be to discuss aspects of climate-induced human migration and to determine how climate predictions can help assess and mitigate impacts of climate-driven human displacement.


More information on the conference (including session titles, etc) can be found at

Sessions will be held on the following subjects
1) Climate Change, Anthropology and Human Migration (Prof. Christoph Zollikofer)
2) Climate and Civilization: Past, Present Future (Prof. Peter deMenocal)
3) Drought and Water Mangement (Prof. Lowell Stott)
4) Climate and Food Security (Prof. David Battisti)
5) Sea level Rise and relocation (Prof. Rob deConto)
6) Climate Justice (Prof. Maxine Burkett)
7) Archaeological Perspectives on climate induced human migration (Dr. Martin Segschneider)
8) Climate Prediction and their Application and Humanitarian Crises Management (Dr. Jin Ho Yoo)


The deadline for abstract submission is 30 September:


Register by 16 October:

Further information