International Conference on Environmental Conservation and Climate Action Hosted by the Department of Chemistry and PUAN
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Jun 21, 2024 - Jun 28, 2024

The Department of Chemistry, in collaboration with the Pakistan-US Alumni Network (PUAN), hosted the International Conference on "Preserving Our Planet: Strategies for Environmental Conservation & Combatting Climate Change." This significant event united distinguished researchers and environmentalists to discuss innovative strategies and present cutting-edge research addressing pressing environmental challenges.  The conference commenced with a welcome address by Conference Chair, Prof. Dr. Farhat Yasmin, followed by an impactful keynote address from Chief Guest Mr. Syed Zahid Aziz, Managing Director of PMDFC. Mr. Aziz underscored the urgency of the climate crisis, a message that resonated deeply with attendees and set a tone of urgency and commitment for the sessions ahead. The event's prestige was elevated by the presence of Ms. Zahra Khurram, Vice President of the Pakistan-US Alumni Network, along with numerous PUAN members. Esteemed deans, respected chairs, distinguished faculty members, and enthusiastic students also attended, enhancing the conference's significance. Prof. Dr. Aneela Anwar, PUAN Activity Lead, emphasized the essential role of such gatherings in the global fight against climate change. The conference featured dynamic panel discussions and presentations from both national and international experts, covering crucial topics such as innovative environmental conservation strategies, policy innovations for combating climate change, resilience and adaptation techniques, and the importance of collaborative research efforts. These sessions provided a robust platform for in-depth knowledge exchange, highlighting the critical impact of policy and innovation in fostering climate resilience. The enthusiastic participation of experts, researchers, and environmental advocates illustrated a collective commitment to driving positive environmental change. The conference concluded with a group photo and certificate distribution, leaving attendees with a reinforced sense of purpose and collaboration. Closing remarks emphasized the crucial importance of active participation and shared responsibility in environmental conservation. This successful event not only fostered a spirit of collective action but also showcased the potential for impactful strategies to preserve our planet for future generations. It underscored the dire need for such conferences to continuously advance the global agenda on environmental conservation and climate action.

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