Last Chance to Registration for Oral/Posters Closing 17 February 2017

Calling for posters and oral presentations

3rd Global Summit of Research Institutes for Disaster Risk Reduction (GSRIDRR) Expanding the Platform for Bridging Science and Policy Making

Posters and oral presentation sessions will be organized during the 3^rd Global Summit.

The oral/interactive presentation is very useful to both, authors and attendees.The authors can present and emphasis their research work orally during a short period encouraging attendees to discuss further details in the poster area later. The attendees get a chance to better interact with the presenter and seek further information on their research work.

The poster (max. 60 posters) and oral sessions (max. 24 sessions) will take place during the coffee and lunch breaks. There are two one-hour lunch breaks and four one-hour coffee breaks, that can be used for interacting with the posters.

The poster sessions will be divided into two groups:

Group A:

  • Day 1 :19th March 15:30 to 16:30; and
  • Day 2 : 20 March 16:30 – 18:30

Group B:

  • Day 2 : 20th March 10:30-11:30); and 16:30-18:30

The oral/interactive presentations can be a power point, a movie, an animation, a pdf file showing your work on a screen within a strict 15 minute period for each volunteered participant. The interactive presentation will take place at the poster and exhibition hall, which is a combination of several audience sites in front of the displays.

Those who wish to participate in the poster and oral/interactive poster sessions, please register through the following link by 17 February 2017.

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The GADRI Secretariat office will arrange the presenting schedule and announce it before 15th March 2017.

If you have not yet registered to participate in the 3rd Global Summit, please do so through the following link as soon as possible and take advantage of the early bird registration:


Researchers, scientists, practitioners, policy makers and especially within GADRI community and from local and national and all geographical regions are welcome to submit paper titles and abstracts for oral and poster presentations within the conference theme and/or on ongoing research project activities and achievements.

Those who wish to present, should complete the pre-registration in the Registration page. For detailed information on presentations, please visit the My Page.

Please refer to Important Dates for deadlines.

Papers are called from especially young researchers, scientists, policy-makers, and GADRI members institutions to present research findings, ongoing research projects and activities and other related topics along the lines of 4th Global Summit purpose and objectives and the discussion sessions.

Authors are required to submit the paper title with an abstract which will be reviewed by the session conveners/GADRI Secretariat. Selected authors will be contacted by e-mail and should be willing to write and present a peer-reviewed full paper prior to the conference by 31 January 2019. There could be a possibility to publish selected articles through Springer Japan / International Journal of Disaster Risk Science / Journal of Natural Disaster Science.

To submit the abstract and paper title, please visit My Page/Presentations.


Commencement Dates & Deadlines for 4th Global Summit

  • ・Deadline Paper title and abstract submission: 30 September 2018
  • ・Date of Notification: October 2018
  • ・Deadline full paper submission: 31 December 2018
  • ・Deadline - early bird registration fee payment: 31 January 2019
  • ・Deadline - online registration and fee payment: 28 February 2019
  • ・Commencement Dates: 13 to 15 March 2019