Side Event on Future Leaders for Risk, Crisis, Disaster and Development Management is a joint event organized by Kansai, Leicester and Sheffield Universities.

On 12th March 2019
From 9:00 to 13:00 hours
At the Seminar Room 1

This is a final dissemination event of the research project for ‘Risk, Crisis, Disaster and Development Management: Future Leader Programme’ funded by Kansai University's Improvement in Research & Education Fund. This research project intends to identify a future programme to improve students’ learning skills and improve teaching experiences for the effective management of risk, crisis, disaster and development.

The event is open to everyone.



GADRI Workshop on "Efforts and Responses to Major Disasters around the World: Narratives and Communications" is organized by the Global Alliance of Disaster Research Institutes (GADRI), Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI, Kyoto University and the Kyoto University.

On 12th March 2019
From 13:00 to 17:00 hours
At Obaku Plaza, Kihada Hall, DPRI, Kyoto University, Uji Campus, Kyoto, Japan

We have witnessed an increase of disasters in the past few years and we have invited various experts to discuss and share conceptual issues and leassons to be learned from various diasters from around the world.

The event is open to everyone. Draft programme is given below:


We look forward to seeing you at the event.


During the 4th Global Summit of Research Institutes for Disaster Risk Reduction, the DPRI Alumni Committee will organize a DPRI Alumni meeting. This would be a great opportunity to renew friendships, networks, and advance in many other ways. We hope you will take advantage of this opportunity and attend the DPRI Alumni meeting and the dinner.

DPRI Alumni Meeting will be held on Thursday, 14th March 2019 from 18:30 hours.

Those who are joining the meeting, please register through MyPage.

We look forward to seeing you on 14th March 2019.


4th Global Summit of Research Institutes for Disaster Risk Reduction

  • ● Deadline Paper title and abstract submission closed
  • ● Deadline - early bird registration: 31 January 2019
  • ● Deadline - online registration: 28 February 2019