IDRC Davos 2016 CONFERENCE AGENDA

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IDRC Davos 2016 CONFERENCE AGENDA


Session
Plenary 4: 5 Years from the 11 March 2011 East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami
Time:
Tuesday, 30/Aug/2016:
10:30am - 12:30pm

Room: Davos I
plenary hall

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

Session Abstract

The session will review 5-year recovery efforts from the perspectives of build back better from different disaster risk reduction stakeholders, including city, media, private sector, and university. The session will touch upon good practices and challenges in build back better. A representative from Sendai City will review the recovery process of the city, including hosting the 3rd UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction. A representative of Kahoku Shimpo, a Sendai-based daily newspaper company is keen to support disaster risk reduction activities, including public awareness and education. A representative of the International Research Institute of Disaster Science at Tohoku University which was established one year after the disaster will review what kind of research they conducted and how they fed back to the society. Representatives of private companies will review their consultation to recovery efforts in Tohoku after the disaster.


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Presentations

Chair Plenary 4: 5 Years from the 11 March 2011 East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami

Yuichi ONO

Tohoku University, Japan

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Panelist Plenary 4: 5 Years from the 11 March 2011 East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami

Yukimoto ITO

City of Sendai, Japan

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Panelist Plenary 4: 5 Years from the 11 March 2011 East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami

Shinichi TAKEDA

kahoku shimpo publishing co., Japan

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Panelist Plenary 4: 5 Years from the 11 March 2011 East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami

Takuya ITO

Pacific Consultants Co.,Ltd., Japan

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Panelist Plenary 4: 5 Years from the 11 March 2011 East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami

Tadao HASUE

Wellthy Corporation, Japan

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Panelist Plenary 4: 5 Years from the 11 March 2011 East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami

Satoru NISHIKAWA

JCADR, Japan

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