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Session Overview
Date: Wednesday, 29/Aug/2012
8:30am
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10:00am
WED1.1: Ubiquitous technology to facilitate preparedness, practice, and situational awareness before, during, and after disasters
Location: Dischma
Chair: Helen T SULLIVAN
Chair: Markku T HÄKKINEN
Workshop organized by Rider University and University of Jyväskylä
WED1.2: European critical infrastructures: which analysis framework for supporting effective decision making?
Location: Flüela
Chair: Georgios GIANNOPOULOS
Session organized by the Joint Research Centre
WED1.3: A converging vision of resilience building between the private sector and civil society
Location: Sertig
Chair: Andrew MITCHELL
Session
WED1.4: Climate change, migration and displacement (RCC)
Location: Seehorn
Chair: Uwe LÜBKEN
Session
WED1.5: Critical infrastructures II
Location: Wisshorn
Chair: Daniel KULL
Chair: John HANDMER
Session
WED1.6: Risk in urban areas
Location: Sanada 1
Chair: Robert MUIR-WOOD
Chair: Jiayuan YE
Session
   
10:00am
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10:30am
Coffee break
10:30am
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12:00pm
Plenary 8.1: Global risks - An integrated governance approach
Location: Davos

SESSION CHAIR: Andreas RECHKEMMER - Professor - Chief Science and Policy Advisor - Global Risk Forum GRF Davos - Davos - Switzerland

PANELLISTS:

  • Edgar GRANDE - Professor - Chair - Comparative Policy Analysis - University of Munich / Board Member - Munich Center on Governance - Munich - Germany
  • Carlo JAEGER - Professor for Economy - PIK Potsdam - Potsdam - Germany
  • Sander VAN DER LEEUW - Dean and Professor - School of Sustainability - Arizona State University - Phoenix - USA
  • Michael J. MANFREDO - Professor and Department Head - Human Dimensions of Natural Resources - Colorado State University - Fort Collins CO - USA
  • Diana MANGALAGIU - Associate Professor - Smith School of Enterprise and Environment - University of Oxford - Oxford - United Kingdom / Professor of Strategy - Reims Management School - Reims - France
  • Peijun SHI - Professor - Beijing Normal University - Beijing - China

Supported by Int. Risk Governance Project IRP-P and Global Systems Dynamics and Policy GSDP

Plenary 8.2: Disasters, environment and migration
Location: Aspen

SESSION CHAIR: Bron TAYLOR - Professor - University of Forida - Gainesville - USA

PANELLISTS:

  • Jörn BIRKMANN - Head of Section - United Nations University Institute for Envrionmenat and Human Security UNU-EHS - Bonn - Germany
  • Eric DES MARAIS - Adjunct Faculty -  Graduate School of Social Work - University of Denver - Denver - USA
  • Uwe LÜBKEN - Research Fellow - Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society - Munich - Germany
  • Franz MAUELSHAGEN - Executive Board Member and Program Coordinator of "Climate & Culture" - Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities (Kulturwissenschaftliches Institut, KWI) - Essen - Germany
  • Anthony OLIVER-SMITH - Professor University of Florida - Gainesville - USA
  • H.E. Ms. Ama I. PEPPLE - CFR - Federal Minister of Land - Housing and Urban Development - Abuja - Nigeria
  • Roger S. PULWARTY - Director - National Integrated Drought Information System - National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration - USA

Chaired and supported by RCC – Rachel Carson Centre, Munich

12:00pm
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12:20pm
OS2: Open Stage: The Colorado Wildfires 2012: Exposing the risk of re-rural migration in the Western U.S. by Michael Manfredo
Location: Davos
12:00pm
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1:00pm
Lunch WED: Lunch break
12:30pm
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12:50pm
DD3: Davos Dialogues: Urban risks and resilience
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
WED4.1: Collectors, coordinators and directors - Innovation in the management of disasters
Location: Dischma
Chair: Gavin John LOVE
Chair: Kit MIYAMOTO
Workshop organized by WorleyParsons and Miyamoto International
WED4.2: Integrated risk assessment: what kind of multi-risk analysis to support the risk reduction decision-making process?
Location: Flüela
Chair: Carmelo DIMAURO
Chair: Sara BOUCHON
Session organized by Risk Governance Solutions
WED4.3: Lessons learned from recent very large-scale disasters in the world
Location: Sertig
Chair: Peijun SHI
Session organized by the Integrated Risk Governance Project/IHDP
WED4.4: Rio+20 and The Future of Sustainability and Disaster Risk Reduction
Location: Aspen
Chair: Karl-Otto ZENTEL
Chair: Andreas RECHKEMMER
Session supported by DKKV and GIZ
WED4.5: Climate change: impacts, preparedness and adaptation
Location: Wisshorn
Chair: Adolfo MASCARENHAS
Chair: Man Cheung CHUNG
Session
WED4.6: Ecosystem based approaches and engineering measures
Location: Sanada 1
Chair: Radhika MURTI
Chair: Frank GRAF
Session
   
2:30pm
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2:40pm
Break
2:40pm
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4:10pm
WED5.1: The benefits of standardisation in reducing seismic risk
Location: Dischma
Chair: Fabio Federico TAUCER
Chair: Artur PINTO
Session organized by the Joint Research Centre
WED5.2: Improved Risk information to support sound policy/decision making processes – The UNDP’s Global Risk Identification Programme, GRIP’s experience
Location: Sanada 2
Chair: Carlos Anibal VILLACIS
Session organized by UNDP-GRIP
WED5.3: Risk, society and culture
Location: Sertig
Chair: Ortwin RENN
Session
WED5.4: Scenarios and models in DRR
Location: Seehorn
Chair: Angelika WIRTZ
Chair: Bernhard M. HÄMMERLI
Session
WED5.5: Special Swiss Re session on Financial Tools for Disaster Risk Management
Location: Wisshorn
Chair: Esther BAUR
Organized by Swiss Re
WED5.6: Agriculture, land degradation and drought
Location: Sanada 1
Chair: Yuan ZHOU
Chair: Frank GRAF
Session
   
4:10pm
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4:40pm
Coffee break
4:40pm
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5:25pm
Key 3: Keynote by Dr David Nabarro Special Representative of the UN Secretary General on Food Security and Nutrition, and the UN System Influenza Coordinator
Location: Davos
Supporting resilient systems for one health, food security and nutrition: participatory risk reduction at critical interfaces
5:25pm
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6:55pm
Plenary 9: Risk in agriculture
Location: Davos

SESSION CHAIR: Marco FERRONI - Executive Director - Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture - Basel - Switzerland

PANELLISTS:

  • André BATIONO - Senior Resource Mobilization Officer - Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa AGRA - Nairobi - Kenya
  • Mike BUSHELL - Principal Scientific Advisor - Syngenta - Basel - Switzerland
  • John STAATZ - Professor Emeritus - Michigan State University - USA
  • Marco FERRONI - Executive Director - Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture - Basel - Switzerland

Chaired and Supported by Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture, Basel, Switzerland

6:55pm
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7:15pm
OS3: Open Stage: International Year of Water Cooperation, 2013: Mainstreaming Water Cooperation into Water related Disaster Risk Reduction by Sulton Rahimov
Location: Davos
6:55pm
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8:00pm
WED7.1: Critical infrastructures
Poster Session
WED7.2: Business continuity management
Poster Session
WED7.3: Disaster and crisis management
Poster Session
WED7.4: Local action and community empowerment
Poster Session
WED7.5: Prepardness and early warning
Poster Session
WED7.6: Risk governance
Poster Session
WED7.7: Climate change adaptation & disaster risk reduction
Poster Session
WED7.8: Health and medical interventions within emergency situations
Poster
7:15pm
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8:00pm
WED8.1: GIS for Disaster Management
Location: Dischma
Chair: Jeff BARANYI, ESRI
Workshop organized by ESRI
WED8.2: Business continuity management
Location: Flüela
Chair: William Gene CORLEY, CTLGroup
Chair: Gavin John LOVE, WorleyParsons
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