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 03: Public Health: New Insights and Novel Approaches
Room: Sertig
Chair: James Herbert WILLIAMS, University of Denver
Chair: Reza NASSIRI, Michigan State University
1:30pm
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3:00pm
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)
6:00pm
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7:30pm
Session 11: Community-Based and Empowerment Initiatives
Room: Sertig
Chair: Emma Lidia CALGARO, University of Sydney
Chair: Makarand (Mark) HASTAK, PURDUE UNIVERSITY
Date: Tuesday, 30/Aug/2016
8:30am
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10:00am
Session 15: Climate Change Impacts and Risks
Room: Sertig
Chair: Gisela WACHINGER, University of Stuttgart
Chair: Alexandros GEORGIADIS, Impact Forecasting
2:05pm
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3:35pm
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
3:45pm
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5:15pm
Session 21: Country Risk Management: Case Studies
Room: Sertig
Chair: Marie-Valentine FLORIN, EPFL
Chair: Asimiyu Mohammed JINADU, Federal University of Technology Minna
5:30pm
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7:00pm
Session 23: Resilience: Methods, Tools and Indicators
Room: Sertig
Chair: Hannah BRACKLEY, Natural Hazards Research Platform
Chair: Thomas USLÄNDER, Fraunhofer IOSB
Date: Wednesday, 31/Aug/2016
8:15am
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9:45am
Session 26: Resilience: New Approaches and Case Studies
Room: Sertig
Chair: Satoru NISHIKAWA, JCADR
Chair: Olaf HANDLOEGTEN, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
2:00pm
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3:30pm
Session 30: Public Private Partnership in Risk and Disaster Management
Room: Sertig
Chair: Kate KAMINSKA, Defence Research and Development Canada
Chair: Timo KNAUTE, independent

 
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