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Conference Agenda

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Session Overview
Date: Tuesday, 28/Aug/2012
8:30am
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10:00am
TUE1.1: ESS project – technical and conceptual challenges
Location: Dischma
Chair: Chaim RAFALOWSKI
Session organized by Magen David Adom
TUE1.2: Natural hazard resilient cities
Location: Flüela
Chair: Damien SERRE
Session organized by Université Paris-EST, EIVP
TUE1.3: Integrative risk management - Examples from member organisations of the Swiss NGO DRR Platform on how to increase resilience
Location: Sertig
Chair: Nicole CLOT

Session organized by the Swiss NGO DRR Platform

TUE1.4: Early warning in disaster risk reduction
Location: Seehorn
Chair: Peijun SHI
Chair: Marc STAL
Session
TUE1.5: Information and communication technologies for risk management
Location: Wisshorn
Chair: Markku T HÄKKINEN
Chair: Muhammad Abbas CHOUDHARY
Session
TUE1.6: Integrative tsunami risk management
Location: Sanada 1
Chair: Sam.S.L HETTIARACHCHI
Chair: Christopher G BURTON
Session
   
10:00am
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10:30am
Coffee break
10:30am
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12:00pm
Plenary 5: Country risk management and financial preparedness for disasters
Location: Davos
Chair: Martyn Ronald PARKER, Swiss Reinsurance Ltd

SESSION CHAIR: Martyn PARKER - Chairman - Global Partnerships - Swiss Re - Zurich - Switzerland

PANELLISTS:

  • Honorary Minister Mohamed Najib BOULIF - Minister  of  General  Affairs and Governance - Government of Morocco - Rabat - Morocco
  • Stéphane JACOBZONE - Counsellor - Public Governance and Territorial Development - OECD Secretariat - Paris - France
  • Dario LUNA - Ministry of Finance - Government of Mexico - Mexico City - Mexico
  • Martyn PARKER - Chairman Global Partnerships - Swiss Re - Zurich - Switzerland
  • Simon YOUNG - Manager - Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility CCRIF - Bridgetown - Barbados

Chaired and supported by Swiss Re

12:00pm
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12:20pm
OS: Open Stage: Financial Risks vs. Financing Resilience - A Debate between Louis Pauly and John Macomber
Location: Davos
12:00pm
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1:00pm
Lunch TUE: Lunch break
12:30pm
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12:50pm
DD2: Davos Dialogues: The use of new technologies in DRR
Location: Foyer C1
Chair: David ALEXANDER, Global Risk Forum GRF Davos
Davos Dialogues is a topical meeting point for everybody to meet and continue discussions during lunchtime. The moderated discussions aim to influence the IDRC Davos 2012 outcomes.
1:00pm
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2:30pm
TUE4.1: Same problem – different solutions
Location: Dischma
Chair: Chaim RAFALOWSKI
Session organized by Magen David Adom
TUE4.2: Social media and linguistics as part of an integrative risk management
Location: Flüela
Chair: René EGGENBERGER
Session organized by Zürcher Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften
TUE4.3: Natech risk reduction after the Great East Japan earthquake and tsunami
Location: Sertig
Chair: Elisabeth KRAUSMANN
Chair: Hirokazu TATANO
Session organized by the European Commission, Joint Research Centre
TUE4.4: Special Swiss Re session on Economics of Disasters – Costs and Financing mechanisms
Location: Seehorn
Chair: Reto SCHNARWILER
Swiss Re Session
TUE4.5: Mapping tools for risk management
Location: Wisshorn
Chair: Peter BURGHERR
Chair: Armin HAAS
Session
TUE4.6: Local actions and community empowerment
Location: Sanada 1
Chair: Diana MANGALAGIU
Chair: Franz STÖSSEL
Session
TUE4.7: Assessment and decision making in risk management
Location: Sanada 2
Chair: Pane STOJANOVSKI
Session
 
2:30pm
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2:40pm
Break
2:40pm
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4:10pm
TUE5.1: Public empowerment policies for crisis management
Location: Dischma
Chair: Marita VOS
Workshop organized by the PEP project
TUE5.2: “Taking preparedness seriously” – Revisiting the gaps and challenges in linking early warning and timely response between community and government levels
Location: Flüela
Chair: Stephan HUPPERTZ
Session organized by Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)
TUE5.3: Capacity building and awareness
Location: Sertig
Chair: Marie-Valentine FLORIN
Session
TUE5.4: Environment and Disaster Risk Reduction: Moving from Theory to Practice
Location: Sanada 1
Chair: Muralee THUMMARUKUDY
Session organized by PEDRR
TUE5.5: Environmental changes and health implications
Location: Wisshorn
Chair: Virginia MURRAY
Chair: Monica Lynn SCHOCH-SPANA
Session
TUE5.6: Critical Infrastructures I
Location: Seehorn
Chair: John ZEPPOS
Chair: Asimiyu Mohammed JINADU
Session
   
4:10pm
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4:40pm
Coffee break
4:40pm
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6:10pm
Plenary 6: Urban risks and resilience
Location: Davos

SESSION CHAIR: Stefan Wolfgang PICKL - Professor - Chair for Operations Research COMTESSA - Department of Computer Science - Universität der Bundeswehr - Munich - Germany

PANELLISTS:

  • Alice BALBO - Project Manager - “Resilient Cities” / Coordinator - Global Adaptation - International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability - Bonn - Germany
  • Craig DUNCAN - Senior Programme Officer - United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction UNISDR - Geneva - Switzerland
  • Nivedita HARAN - Secretary of State - Disaster Management Authority - Kerala - India
  • Jack HARRALD - Professor and Director a.i. - Center for Community Security and Resilience - Virginia Tech - Arlington - USA
  • H.E. Ms. Ama I. PEPPLE - CFR - Federal Minister of Land - Housing and Urban Development - Abuja - Nigeria
  • Ortwin RENN - Professor and Chair - Environmental Sociology and Technology Assessment - University of Stuttgart - Stuttgart - Germany
  • Hamzeh SHAKIB - Professor - Tarbait Modares University - Tehran - I.R. Iran
6:10pm
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6:30pm
OS1: How to make cities more resilient - A handbook for local government leaders in Farsi, Chinese, Spanish, Russian and French
Location: Davos
6:10pm
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7:30pm
TUE7.1: Risk financing and sharing
Poster Session
TUE7.2: Integrated seismic risk management
Poster Session
TUE7.3: Mountain risks
Poster Session
TUE7.4: Education and capacity building
Poster Session
TUE7.5: Urban risk
Poster Session
TUE7.6: Risk, society and culture
Poster Session
TUE7.7: Ecosystem based approaches
Poster Session
TUE7.8: Flood risks
Poster Session
6:30pm
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7:15pm
TUE8.1: GIS for Disaster Management
Location: Dischma
Chair: Jeff BARANYI, ESRI
Workshop organized by ESRI
TUE8.2: Public private partnership approaches
Location: Flüela
Chair: Stephan SCHRECKENBERG, Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd.
Chair: Haresh C. SHAH, Stanford University and Risk Management Solutions
Session
7:30pm
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9:00pm
Plenary 7: Open forum on risk and society
Location: Davos

SESSION CHAIR: James Herbert WILLIAMS - Professor - Dean and Milton Morris Endowed Chair - Graduate School of Social Work - University of Denver - Denver - USA

PANELLISTS: 

  • Edgar GRANDE - Professor - Chair for Comparative Policy Analysis - University of Munich / Board Member - Munich Center on Governance - Munich - Germany
  • Honorary Minister Maria MUTAGAMBA - Minister of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities - Government of Uganda - Kampala - Uganda
  • Anthony OLIVER-SMITH - Professor - University of Florida - Gainesville - USA
  • Louis PAULY - Professor - Canada Research Chair in Globalization and Governance / Professor of Political Science - University of Toronto - Toronto - Canada
  • Christoph STUECKELBERGER - Professor - Executive Director and Founder - Globethics.net - Geneva - Switzerland
  • Bron TAYLOR - Professor - University of Forida - Gainesville - USA
  • James Herbert WILLIAMS - Professor - Dean and Milton Morris Endowed Chair - Graduate School of Social Work - University of Denver - Denver - USA

Chaired and supported by RCC – Rachel Carson Centre, Munich


 
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