GADRI session at the World Bosai Forum was on "Vision and Future of Global Alliance of Disaster Research Institutes (GADRI)" during the morning of the 27th November. The session was attended by nearly 30 participants.


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GADRI session was covered by panelists comprising of GADRI representatives from partner networks, i.e., United Kingdom Alliance for Disaster Research (UKADR), North American Alliance of Disaster Research Institutes (NAADRI), and the African Alliance of Disaster Research Institutes (AADRI) and highlighted key contributions of GADRI activities to the world and provided their visions and future missions for the respective alliances. Later the panelists opened the floor for discussion with the participants to receive their inputs to improve GADRI activities in most needed areas of disaster research reduction.

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Session topics:

Panelists

Title of Presentation

Prof. Hirokazu Tatano
Secretary-General, Global Alliance of Disaster Research Institutes (GADRI); and DPRI, Kyoto University

Introduction to Global Alliance of Disaster Research Institutes (GADRI)


Prof. Andrew Collins
Leader, Disaster and Development Network (DDN), Northumbria University, UK

GADRI and the UK Alliance for Disaster Research (UKADR)


Prof. Charles Scawthorn
Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center (PEER), University of California, Berkeley, USA

Introduction to the North American Alliance of Disaster Research Institutes (NAADRI)


Prof. Desmond Manatsa
Bindura University of Science Education, Zimbabwe

The African Alliance of Disaster Research Institutes (AADRI)


Dr. Elisabeth Krausmann
European Commission Joint Research Centre (JRC), Italy

GADRI and the European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC)


Prof. Ana Maria Cruz
GADRI, Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI), Kyoto University, Japan

GADRI Projects


Dr. Subhajyoti Samaddar
GADRI, Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI), Kyoto University, Japan

GADRI Book Series


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L-R: Subho Samaddar, Ana Maria Cruz, Desmond Manatsa, Andrew Collins,
Charles Scawthorn, Elisabeth Krausmann - far left Hirokazu Tatano

 

 
 
[ 26 November 2017  ]