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: Tuesday, 30/Aug/2016
8:30am
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10:00am
Session 13: Resilient Energy Infrastructure: Energy Security and Sustainability Implications
Room: Seehorn
Chair: Peter BURGHERR, Paul Scherrer Institut (PSI)
Session 14: Earthquake Resistance of the Built Environment
Room: Schwarzhorn
Chair: Nozar KISHI, Karen Clark and Company
Chair: Peter James MULLINS, Mullins Consulting
Session 15: Climate Change Impacts and Risks
Room: Sertig
Chair: Gisela WACHINGER, University of Stuttgart
Chair: Alexandros GEORGIADIS, Impact Forecasting
10:00am
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10:30am
Networking Break
10:30am
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12:30pm
Plenary 4: 5 Years from the 11 March 2011 East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami
Room: Davos I

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 at Tohoku University, Japan

PANELLISTS:

  • Yukimoto ITO, Vice Mayor, City of Sendai, Sendai, Japan
  • Shinichi TAKEDA, Kahoku Shimpo, Local Newspaper,Sendai City
  • Takuya ITO,Pacific Consultants, Inc., Tokyo, Japan
  • Tadao HASUE, Wellthy Corporation, Tokyo, Japan
  • Satoru NISHIKAWA, Executive Director of Research, Japan Center for Area Development Research, Tokyo, Japan
12:30pm
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1:30pm
Networking Lunch
Poster 3: Disaster Toolbox: Models, Frameworks and Indicators
Poster 4: Integrative Disaster Risk Management: From Forecasting to Restoration Strategies
1:30pm
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2:00pm
Keynote V: Turning Good Intentions to Concrete Actions
Room: Davos I
  • Nikhil SETH, Assistant Secretary-General and UNITAR Executive Director, Geneva, Switzerland
2:00pm
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2:05pm
Break
2:05pm
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3:35pm
Session 16: Awareness and Preparedness in Integrative Risk Management
Room: Seehorn
Chair: Niru NIRUPAMA, York University
Chair: Lee MILES, Bournemouth University
Session 17: Risk Mapping and Spatial Assessment Tools
Room: Schwarzhorn
Chair: Eric LINDQUIST, Boise State University
Session 18: Roles of Scientific Communities for Disaster Risk Reduction Solutions: Perspectives for the Global Alliance of Disaster Research Institutes (GADRI)
Room: Sertig
Chair: Andrew E. COLLINS, Disaster and Development Network (DDN), Northumbria University

Panel Discussion Session co-hosted and chaired by GADRI and DPRI, Kyoto University

PANELLISTS:

  • Hirokazu Tatano, Secretary-General, GADRI, Professor, DPRI, Kyoto University, Uji, Japan
  • Ana Maria Cruz, DPRI, Kyoto University, Uji, Japan
  • Sakiko Kanbara, Faculty of Nursing, University of Kochii, Kochi, Japan
  • Badaoui Rouhban,GRF Davos Senior Research Fellow, Special Advisor to the Assistant Director-General of UNESCO for Natural Sciences, Former Director, Disaster Reduction, UNESCO
3:35pm
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3:45pm
Break
3:45pm
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5:15pm
Session 19 part 1: Integrating Migrants in Crisis Preparedness, Response and Recovery in Countries of Destination
Room: Seehorn
Chair: Lorenzo GUADAGNO, International Organization for Migration
Chair: Mechthilde FUHRER, European and Mediterranean Major Hazards Agreement (EUR-OPA)
Session 20: Harmonizing DRR and CCA in Urban Areas
Room: Schwarzhorn
Chair: Anamaria BUKVIC, Virginia Tech
Chair: Florian ROTH, ETH Zürich
Session 21: Country Risk Management: Case Studies
Room: Sertig
Chair: Marie-Valentine FLORIN, EPFL
Chair: Asimiyu Mohammed JINADU, Federal University of Technology Minna
5:15pm
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5:30pm
Break
5:30pm
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7:00pm
Session 19 part 2: Integrating Migrants in Crisis Preparedness, Response and Recovery in Countries of Destination
Room: Seehorn
Chair: Lorenzo GUADAGNO, International Organization for Migration
Chair: Mechthilde FUHRER, European and Mediterranean Major Hazards Agreement (EUR-OPA)
Session 22: Emergency Management: Efficiency and Decision Making Strategies
Room: Schwarzhorn
Chair: Olga SPACKOVA, Technische Universität München
Chair: Michael BRÜNDL, WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF
Session 23: Resilience: Methods, Tools and Indicators
Room: Sertig
Chair: Hannah BRACKLEY, Natural Hazards Research Platform
Chair: Thomas USLÄNDER, Fraunhofer IOSB
5:30pm
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7:30pm
Media Workshop: Lessons to be Shared Between Japanese and European Media to Enable the Public to Better Cope with Disasters
Room: NZZ/Zürich
Media Workshop held in Zurich, Switzerland. By invitation only.
7:15pm
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8:15pm
IDRC Movie Night: 'Mira' - Short Film about a Nepali Village Girl who Discovered She was a Mountain Runner
Room: Seehorn
Movie screening together with Mira Rai: get the exclusive chance to ask her about the film and on her pursuit to being a world-recognised mountain runner.

 
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