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 02: Inclusive DRR: Involve the Most Vulnerable
Room: Schwarzhorn
Chair: Andreas RECHKEMMER, University of Denver
1:30pm
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3:00pm
Session 06: Governance Challenges and Emerging Risks
Room: Schwarzhorn
Chair: Alan Peter MARCH, University of Melbourne
Chair: Hong MI, Zhejiang University
3:15pm
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4:45pm
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"

6:00pm
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7:30pm
Session 10: Organizational Resilience and Business Risk Management
Room: Schwarzhorn
Chair: Ghadeer Rashed ALFANDI, Ministry of Electricity and Water
Date: Tuesday, 30/Aug/2016
8:30am
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10:00am
Session 14: Earthquake Resistance of the Built Environment
Room: Schwarzhorn
Chair: Nozar KISHI, Karen Clark and Company
Chair: Peter James MULLINS, Mullins Consulting
2:05pm
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3:35pm
Session 17: Risk Mapping and Spatial Assessment Tools
Room: Schwarzhorn
Chair: Eric LINDQUIST, Boise State University
3:45pm
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5:15pm
Session 20: Harmonizing DRR and CCA in Urban Areas
Room: Schwarzhorn
Chair: Anamaria BUKVIC, Virginia Tech
Chair: Florian ROTH, ETH Zürich
5:30pm
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7:00pm
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
Date: Wednesday, 31/Aug/2016
8:15am
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9:45am
Session 25: Water in Risk and Disaster Management
Room: Schwarzhorn
Chair: Mmantsae DIALE, University of Pretoria
Chair: James GLOVER, Global Risk Forum GRF Davos
2:00pm
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3:30pm
Session 29: Towards Resilient Built Environment
Room: Schwarzhorn
Chair: Soichiro YASUKAWA, UNESCO
Date: Thursday, 01/Sep/2016
9:00am
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12:00pm
Workshop 3: Anti-corruption: Learning Through Action
Room: Schwarzhorn

How to raise awareness for compliance risks with the business game TOPSIM–Honest

Co-hosted and organized by PRME Business Integrity Action Center, University of Applied Sciences HTW Chur, Chur, Switzerland.


 
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