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: Wednesday, 31/Aug/2016
8:15am
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9:45am
Session 24: Critical Infrastructure Protection in Urban Areas
Room: Seehorn
Chair: Susanne SARGEANT, British Geological Survey
Chair: Matteo SPADA, Paul Scherrer Institute
Session 25: Water in Risk and Disaster Management
Room: Schwarzhorn
Chair: Mmantsae DIALE, University of Pretoria
Chair: James GLOVER, Global Risk Forum GRF Davos
Session 26: Resilience: New Approaches and Case Studies
Room: Sertig
Chair: Satoru NISHIKAWA, JCADR
Chair: Olaf HANDLOEGTEN, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
Session 27: People, Debris and Shelter Management
Room: Flüela
Chair: Sakiko KANBARA, University of Kochi
Chair: Pat TISSINGTON, Birkbeck, University of London
9:45am
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10:15am
Networking Break
10:15am
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11:45am
Plenary 5: Improving Country Risk Management: The Value of Peer Learning
Room: Davos I

Plenary Session co-hosted by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Paris, France

SESSION MODERATOR: Stéphane JACOBZONE, Counsellor, Public Governance and Territorial Development Directorate, OECD, Paris, France

PANELLISTS:

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

    "The OECD Country Risk Review Process"

  • Aziz AJBILOU, Secretary General, Ministry of General Affairs and Governance, Rabat, Morocco

    "The Moroccan Experiences with the OECD Review Process"

  • Noureddine BOUTAYEB, Wali Secretary General, Ministry of the Interior, Rabat, Morocco

    "Morocco – the Way Forward in Risk Management"

  • Régis THÉPOT, General Director EPTB Seine Grands Lacs, Paris, France

    "Experiences with the OECD Approach at Regional Level"

  • Mehmet HALIS BILDEN, President, Turkish Disaster Management Authority, Ankara, Turkey

    "The Turkish Experiences with the EC Review Process"

  • Marc GORDON, Head, Sendai Framework Monitoring Unit, UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR), Geneva, Switzerland

    "'The National Peer Review Process - taking the experiences from the HFA post-2015"

11:45am
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12:00pm
Break
12:00pm
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12:40pm
Keynote VI: Disaster Risk Financing and the Role of Insurance
Room: Davos I
  • Esther BAUR REINECKE, Head EMEA Global Partnerships, Director Global Partnerships, Swiss Re Management Ltd, Zurich, Switzerland
12:55pm
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2:00pm
Networking Lunch
Poster 5: Urban Areas and Critical Infrastructure: Challenges and Opportunities for Resilient Cities
2:00pm
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3:30pm
Session 28: Risk Transfer Mechanisms in DRR
Room: Seehorn
Chair: Chloe DEMROVSKY, Disaster Recovery Institute International
Chair: Christian H. BARTHELT, Munich Re Foundation
Session 29: Towards Resilient Built Environment
Room: Schwarzhorn
Chair: Soichiro YASUKAWA, UNESCO
Session 30: Public Private Partnership in Risk and Disaster Management
Room: Sertig
Chair: Kate KAMINSKA, Defence Research and Development Canada
Chair: Timo KNAUTE, independent
Session 31: Relocation and Resettlement Challenges
Room: Flüela
Chair: Elisa SERAFINELLI, University of Sheffield
Chair: James Michael SHULTZ, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
3:30pm
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3:45pm
Break
3:45pm
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5:15pm
Plenary 7: Navigating Urban Resilience - a Social-Ecological Approach
Room: Davos I

Plenary Session co-hosted and chaired by University of Denver, Denver, USA and GFFUR Virginia Tech, USA

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

PANELLISTS:

  • Jeff JENSON, Philip D. and Eleanor G. Winn Professor for Children and Youth at Risk, University of Denver, USA
  • Susan KEMP,Charles O. Cressey Endowed Professor at the University of Washington School of Social Work, Seattle, USA

    "Fostering Urban Resilience Through Innovative Transdisciplinary Partnerships: The Social Work Grand Challenge Initiative"

  • Andreas RECHKEMMER, American Humane Endowed Chair, Graduate School of Social Work, University of Denver, Denver, USA
  • James M. SHULTZ, Founder and Director, Center for Disaster and Extreme Event Preparedness (DEEP Center), University of Miami School of Medicine, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, USA

    "A Complex Systems Perspectives on Urban Disasters"

  • Charles W. STEGER, President Emeritus, Virginia Tech, Executive Director, University’s Global Forum on Urban and Regional Resilience (GFURR), Blacksburg, USA

    "Three Dilemmas of the Resilient City"

5:15pm
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6:15pm
Closing Plenary Session
Room: Davos I

Closing Plenary Session hosted and chaired by Global Risk Forum GRF Davos


The Closing Ceremony will be the right time for summarizing the past IDRC Davos 2016, and for providing a short outlook on IDRC Japan 2017 and future GRF Davos conferences. It’s also the occasion to honour the poster award and the movie award winners, and the platform for Munich Re Foundation to announce the topic for the Risk Award 2017.

SESSION CHAIR: Walter J. AMMANN, Chairman IDRC Davos 2016 and President GRF Davos, Davos, Switzerland

SPEAKERS:

  • Charles STEGER, Prof. and President em. Virginia Tech, President Global Forum on Urban and Regional Resilience GFURR, Blacksburg USA

    "Co-hosting IDRC Davos 2016 - On the role of trans-disciplinary partnership and leadership in DRR"

  • GRF Davos Award ceremonies – Poster Award and Movie Award
  • Thomas LOSTER, CEO Munich Re Foundation, Munich, Germany

    "Announcing the Risk Award 2017"

  • Yukimoto ITO, Vice Mayor of the City of Sendai, Sendai, Japan
  • Yuichi ONO, Assistant Director and Professor, International Research Institute of Disaster Science at Tohoku University, Japan

    "The way forward - Announcing IDRC Japan 2017"

  • Walter J. Ammann, Chairman IDRC Davos 2016, Davos, Switzerland

    "IDRC Davos 2016 – the Chairman’s summary and perspective"

    7:30pm
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    11:00pm
    Conference Dinner
    Hotel Alpenhof
    Hofstrasse 22
    7270 Davos Platz, Switzerland
    Tel. +41 (0)81 415 20 60
    www.alpenhof-davos.ch

     
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