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
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"