IDRC Davos 2016 CONFERENCE AGENDA

The programme includes the IDRC Davos 2016 agenda of sessions, plenary sessions, special panels and workshops. Click on the session title for more details.

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IDRC Davos 2016 CONFERENCE AGENDA


Date: Monday, 29/Aug/2016
8:30am
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10:00am
Session 01: Terrorism Preparedness and Response
Room: Seehorn
Chair: Laila Hussein MOUSTAFA, University of Illinois
Chair: Stefan PICKL, Universitä„t der Bundeswehr München
Session 02: Inclusive DRR: Involve the Most Vulnerable
Room: Schwarzhorn
Chair: Andreas RECHKEMMER, University of Denver
Session 03: Public Health: New Insights and Novel Approaches
Room: Sertig
Chair: James Herbert WILLIAMS, University of Denver
Chair: Reza NASSIRI, Michigan State University
Session 04: Integrative Risk Management: Assessments, Concepts and Scenarios
Room: Flüela
Chair: Sidika TEKELI-YESIL, Hacettepe University Institute of Public Health
10:00am
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10:30am
Networking Break
10:30am
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12:30pm
Plenary 1: Implementing Resilience in a World of Interconnectedness and Emerging Challenges
Room: Davos I

Plenary Session co-hosted and chaired by DG JRC, European Commission

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:

  • Dan Chirondojan, Director DG JRC Directorate E: Space, Security and Migration, European Commission, Ispra, Italy

    "Linking the dots: From islands of knowledge to resilient societies"

SESSION CHAIR: Georg PETER, Head of Unit, DG JRC, European Commission, Ispra, Italy

PANELLISTS:

  • Paul Th. GELTON, Director Resilience, National Coordinator for Counterterrorism and Security, Ministry of Security and Justice, The Haague, The Netherlands

    "The Dutch comprehensive approach to resilient infrastructures"

  • Arnoud MOLENAAR, Chief Resilience Officer, the City of Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  • Satoru NISHIKAWA, Executive Director of Research, Japan Center for Area Development Research JCADR, Tokyo, Japan

    "Institutionalizing the Application of Latest DRR Technologies for the Public at Large, the Japanese Efforts to Reach the Last One Mile"

  • Stephen CAUFFMAN, Research Engineer, National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST)

    "Community Resilience Planning"

12:30pm
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1:30pm
Networking Lunch
Poster 1: Natural and Man-Made Disasters: Potential Impacts, Analyses and Damage Assessments
Poster 2: Communication and Outreach DRR: Community-Based Actions and Best Practices
 
1:30pm
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3:00pm
Session 05: Risk and Resilience Indices
Room: Seehorn
Chair: Marc STAL, Global Risk Forum GRF Davos
Session 06: Governance Challenges and Emerging Risks
Room: Schwarzhorn
Chair: Alan Peter MARCH, University of Melbourne
Chair: Hong MI, Zhejiang University
Session 07: Migrants, Asylum Seekers and Refugees in the Context of Major Risks and Prevention and Management
Room: Sertig
Chair: Mechthilde FUHRER, European and Mediterranean Major Hazards Agreement (EUR-OPA)
Session 08: Effective Risk and Crisis Communication
Room: Flüela
Chair: Sandra SCHUSTER, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit
3:00pm
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3:15pm
Break
3:15pm
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4:45pm
Semi-Plenary 2a: Anti-corruption as part of an Integrative Risk Management – Experiences from the Non-Profit, Public and Private Sector
Room: Davos I

Plenary Session co-hosted and chaired by Swiss Institute for Entrepreneurship (SIFE), University of Applied Sciences HTW Chur, Chur, Switzerland

SESSION CHAIR: Christian HAUSER, Professor, Business Economics and International Management, PRME Business Integrity Action Center, Swiss Institute for Entrepreneurship (SIFE), University of Applied Sciences HTW Chur, Chur, Switzerland

PANELLISTS:

  • Barbara MAURER, Legal Advisor, State Secretariat for Economics SECO, Berne, Switzerland

    "Support by the Swiss Federal Administration and the Swiss Embassies Regarding Corruption Prevention"

  • Pascal HANS, Senior Manager, Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services, Corporate Compliance Services Team (FIDS), Ernst & Young, Zurich

    "Methods and Compliance Programs for Anti-Corruption"

  • Christian HAUSER, Professor of Business Economics and International Management, PRME Business Integrity Action Center, Swiss Institute for Entrepreneurship (SIFE), University of Applied Sciences HTW Chur, Switzerland

    "Firms’ approach to corruption risk management and the effectiveness of anti-corruption training"

  • Gernot DRESCH, Chief Compliance Officer, Corporate Legal Department, Hilti Corporation, Schaan, Principality of Liechtenstein

    "How to efficiently manage corruption risks in an organization with 23,000 people in 70 different countries - the practical perspective of the Hilti Corporation"

  • Konrad MEYER, Vice-President Transparency International Switzerland, Berne, Switzerland

    "The Influence of Public Awareness and Transparency on Corporate Governance and Risk Management – Some Practical Experiences"

Semi-Plenary 2b: The Role of the Media in DRR - How to link between Academia and Media to disseminate better and more timely information to the public
Room: Schwarzhorn

Plenary Session co-hosted and chaired by International Research Institute of Disaster Science IRIDeS, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan

SESSION CHAIR: Yuichi ONO, Assistant Director and Professor, International Research Institute of Disaster Science IRIDeS, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan

PANELLISTS:

  • Yuichi ONO, Assistant Director and Professor, International Research Institute of Disaster Science IRIDeS, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
  • Shinichi TAKEDA, Kahoku Shimpo, the Daily Newspaper of Sendai, Sendai, Japan
  • René MEHRMANN, Project Manager Media, Somedia Publishing Ltd., Chur, Switzerland
  • Brian Doherty, DG JRC EC Brussels:

    "The Role of New and Traditional Media in Alerting and Risk Communication"

  • Stéphane JACOBZONE, Public Governance and Territorial Development Directorate, OECD, Paris:

    "Risk communication by government and the role of the social media in crisis communication"

4:45pm
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4:55pm
Break
4:55pm
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5:55pm
Plenary 3: Green Development and Integrated Risk Governance
Room: Davos I

Plenary Session co-hosted and chaired by Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China

SESSION CHAIR: Peijun SHI, Executive Vice President and Professor Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China

PANELLISTS:

  • Qian YE, Professor, Climate change impacts, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China
  • Andreas RECHKEMMER, American Humane Endowed Chair, Graduate School of Social Work, University of Denver, Denver, USA
  • Peijun SHI, Executive Vice President and Professor Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China
5:55pm
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6:00pm
Break
6:00pm
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7:30pm
Session 09: Getting Ready - Emergency Planning
Room: Seehorn
Chair: David ALEXANDER, UCL Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction
Session 10: Organizational Resilience and Business Risk Management
Room: Schwarzhorn
Chair: Ghadeer Rashed ALFANDI, Ministry of Electricity and Water
Session 11: Community-Based and Empowerment Initiatives
Room: Sertig
Chair: Emma Lidia CALGARO, University of Sydney
Chair: Makarand (Mark) HASTAK, PURDUE UNIVERSITY
Session 12: Integrative Planning Towards Resilient Networks and Cities
Room: Flüela
Chair: Hedwig VAN DELDEN, RIKS

 
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