Registration Finished.

Online Registrations Closing on 28 February 2017

We extend an invitation to all researchers and research institutes involved in disaster risk reduction (DRR) and disaster research to join the 3rd Global Summit.

Registration site is "".

Conference Brochure will include a List of Participants of those who register by 28 February 2017.


JPY15,000/person (around US$146/person)

>> ※Early Bird Registration until 28 February 2017:
JPY10,000/person (around US$98/person)

Registration fee covers the following:

  • Conference Welcome package including programme and presentation materials
  • Participation in the Conference Group Photograph
  • Access to all sessions of the conference including group discussions and presentation sessions
  • All coffee breaks and luncheon sessions
  • Social events, Welcome Reception, and the Closing Banquet
  • Conference proceedings
  • Conference pictures


Sign-up for Group Discussion Sessions:


Sign-up for Field Visit and Closing Banquet:

Registration for DPRI Alumni and Visitors Dinner Meeting:




>> Schedule for Oral and Presentation

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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Please note that on-site registration for presentations is not available

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:


We are putting together a mailing list of Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI), Kyoto University graduates and visitors. This paves the way for a great opportunity to stay connected and to take advantage of many offers, activities, and events that DPRI organizers and sponsors.


For example, we have just posted the announcement for the 2017 Collaborative Research with the staff of DPRI at our website. For further details, visit the website and apply for collaborative research grants.

Another important event is the 3rd Global Summit of Research Institutes for Disaster Risk Reduction (GSRIDRR) – Expanding the Platform for Bridging Science and Policy Making which will be held at DPRI from 19 to 21 March 2017. The Summit is organized by the Kyoto University and the newly formed Global Alliance of Disaster Research Institute (GADRI) ( You are invited to attend this Summit, and we extend an invitation to your institute to become a member of GADRI.


Should you wish your name to be removed from the list, please send us an e-mail to and we will remove your name from the mailing list.

Registration for the DPRI Alumni Meeting and Dinner - 20 March 2017

On the second day of the 3rd Global Summit, 20 March 2017, we are planning to host a dinner, especially for the DPRI Alumni and Visitors. This would be a great opportunity to renew friendships and networks, and maintain connections with DPRI. There will be a charge of JPY3,000/person for the dinner which will be collected on the day.

Please let us know your availability to participate in the summit and the Alumni dinner on 20 March 2017 by using the attached form. If you are able to attend the Summit, please also proceed to complete the registration

Please send the completed Reply Sheet to:

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We hope you would be able to join the 3rd Global Summit and other related events.