Professor Donatella Spano will be the next President of the Italian Society for Climate Sciences (SISC).
The 2013 election for the President of the Italian Society for Climate Sciences took place during the SISC General Assembly on 24 September at the Carlo V Castle in Lecce, at the First Annual Conference of the Italian Society for Climate Sciences.
Prof. Spano was entrusted with the mandate of the President-Elect for the 2013-2014 period, the mandate for the President for the 2015-2016 period, as well as the mandate of the Outgoing President for 2017-2018.
A Founding Member and Member of the Executive Board of the Italian Society for Climate Sciences (SISC), Donatella Spano, specializes in Agrometeorology and Micrometeorology and is Full Professor at the University of Sassari.
According to Prof. Spano, the SISC must serve as a meeting point for scientists from different but related disciplines, and must encourage the spirit of inclusion, ensuring that wide-ranging opportunities will be available to all, including women, young professionals and minorities. Moreover, promoting inclusion, education, innovation, SISC will be capable of responding with scientific authority to the growing demand for timely and accurate scientific information in a field of great importance for the society.
“I will do my utmost to make the SISC become a dynamic and motivating scientific Society in coordinating the Italian contribution to international programs in the field of climate sciences, as well as in harmonizing integrated and forward-looking research activities on adaptation and mitigation strategies in policies, regulations and operations”, Prof. Spano said.
More information on D. Spano are available at her webpage.