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Session Overview
Date: Thursday, 30/Aug/2012
8:30am
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10:00am
THU1.1: Towards a Safer World: a Whole-of-Society Approach to Disaster Preparedness
Location: Aspen
Chair: David NABARRO
Chair: Chadia WANNOUS
Workshop organized by Towards A Safer World Initiative, UN System Influenza Coordination (UNSIC)
THU1.2: Recent and future developments in EU Security Research . . From a counter-terrorism focus towards a wider support for natural and accidental large scale crisis or disasters. All hazard approach.
Location: Dischma
Chair: Tristan Daniel SIMONART
Session organized by the European Commission
THU1.3: Disaster risk reduction in the Hindu Kush – Himalayan Region
Location: Flüela
Chair: Hari Krishna NIBANUPUDI
Session organized by International center for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD)
THU1.4: The evolution of seismic ‘real time’ early warning and ‘reliable’ seismic prediction’ science
Location: Sertig
Chair: Garry DE LA POMERAI
Session organized by VVSC FZ LLC UAE
   
10:00am
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10:30am
Coffee break
10:30am
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12:00pm
Plenary 10: Linking One Health and the Hyogo Framework for Action
Location: Davos

SESSION CHAIR: Marco FERRARI - Member of the Board of Directors - GRF Davos / Former Chair - Drafting Committee for the Hyogo Framework for Action - Thun - Switzerland

PANELLISTS:

  • David HARPER - Professor - Special Adviser to the Assistant Director-General for Health Security and Environment - World Health Organization WHO - Geneva - Switzerland
  • Daniel KULL - Senior Disaster Risk Management Specialist - Geneva Representative of the World Bank - Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery GFDRR - Geneva - Switzerland
  • Virginia MURRAY - Professor - Head - Extreme Events and Health Protection - UK Health Protection Agency - London - United Kingdom
  • David NABARRO - Special Representative of the UN Secretary General on Food Security and Nutrition - UN System Influenza Coordinator - Geneva - Switzerland
  • Paul OUEDRAOGO- Senior Regional Advisor for Africa - RAMSAR Convention - Gland - Switzerland
  • Cathy WATSON - Coordinator - Livestock Emergency Guidelines and Standards LEGS - Addis Abbeba - Ethopia
  • James Herbert WILLIAMS - Professor - Dean and Milton Morris Endowed Chair - Graduate School of Social Work - University of Denver - Denver - USA
12:00pm
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1:00pm
Lunch THU: Lunch break
12:30pm
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12:50pm
DD4: Davos Dialogues: The One Health paradigm and its context to the HFA
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
THU4.1: Financing the green transformation: opportunities and challenges ahead
Location: Dischma
Chair: Diana MANGALAGIU
Chair: Qian YE
Session organised by GSDP & IRGP
THU4.2: “Making the Connection” – Practical experiences on linking disaster disk reduction, climate change adaptation and ecosystem management
Location: Flüela
Chair: Eva Maria WUTTGE
Session organized by GIZ
THU4.3: Monitoring and modelling for risk management
Location: Sertig
Chair: Ali ASGARY
Chair: Artur PINTO
Session
THU4.4: Tackling risk in agriculture
Location: Seehorn
Chair: Yuan ZHOU
Session organized by Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture
THU4.5: Health within disaster risk reduction
Location: Wisshorn
Chair: Monica Lynn SCHOCH-SPANA
Chair: Christine Marie KENNEY
Session
THU4.6: Local actions and community empowerment II
Location: Sanada 1
Chair: Marcus OXLEY
Session
2:30pm
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2:40pm
Break
2:40pm
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4:10pm
THU5.1: The future of alerting the public – Discussion of human behavior, information expectations and technology use in an intercultural context
Location: Dischma
Chair: Ulrich MEISSEN

Workshop organized by EU-Projects Opti-Alert and Alert4All

THU5.2: Integrative flood risk management
Location: Flüela
Chair: Markus ZIMMERMANN
Session
THU5.3: Water security: responses to local, regional, and global challenges
Location: Sertig
Chair: Anil MISHRA
Session organized by UNESCO & IHP and co-convened by ICHARM & ICIWaRM
THU5.4: Critical infrastructures III
Location: Seehorn
Chair: Nina BECKER
Chair: John HANDMER

Session

THU5.5: Medical emergencies
Location: Wisshorn
Chair: Philipp FISCHER
Chair: Olivier HAGON

Session

THU5.6: The evaluation of UNDP’s Global Risk Identification Programme – Analyzing the results and findings of a forward looking evaluation process
Location: Sanada 1
Chair: Carlos Anibal VILLACIS
Session organized by UNDP-GRIP
4:10pm
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4:40pm
Coffee break
4:40pm
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6:10pm
Plenary 11: The future of integrative risk management
Location: Davos

SESSION CHAIR: John D. MACOMBER - Professor - Senior Lecturer in Finance and Real Estate / Gloria A. Dauten Real Estate Fellow - Harvard Business School - Harvard University - Boston - USA

PANELLISTS:

  • Esther BAUR - Director, Global Partnerships - Swiss Re - Zurich - Switzerland
  • Marco FERRONI - Executive Director - Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture - Basel - Switzerland
  • Walter FUST - Former Ambassador Swiss Government - Hessigkofen - Switzerland
  • Rasmus HELTBERG - Senior Social Development Specialist -World Development Report 2014 on Risk, Uncertainty and Crisis - The World Bank - Washington - USA
  • Nance KYLOH - US Agency for International Development - Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance - US Mission - Geneva - Switzerland
  • John D. MACOMBER - Professor - Senior Lecturer in Finance and Real Estate / Gloria A. Dauten Real Estate Fellow - Harvard Business School - Harvard University - Boston - USA
  • H.E. Ms. Ama I. PEPPLE - CFR - Federal Minister of Land - Housing and Urban Development - Abuja - Nigeria
  • Sulton RAHIMOV - First Deputy Minister of Melioration and Water Resources - Dushanbe - Tajikistan
6:10pm
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6:30pm
CC: Closing ceremony
Location: Davos
7:00pm
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11:00pm
CD: Conference dinner
Location: Davos

 
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