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San Fernando Earthquake Conference - 50 YEARS OF LIFELINE ENGINEERING

San Fernando Earthquake Conference - 50 YEARS OF LIFELINE ENGINEERING

Date:07 / Feb / 2021  ~ 10 / Feb / 2021 

The Earthquake, Lifeline Systems, and the Conference The 9 February 1971 San Fernando California Earthquake was a devastating yet seminal event which, for the first time, demonstrated the seismic thre
5th Global Summit of GADRI: Engaging Science with Action

5th Global Summit of GADRI: Engaging Science with Action

Date:31 / Aug / 2021 

5th Global Summit of GADRI: Engaging Science with Action will take place virtually from 31st August to 1st September 2021. The GADRI 2021 conference aims at stock taking of progress in DRR research f
 6th World One Health Congress

6th World One Health Congress

Date:14 / Jun / 2020  ~ 18 / Jun / 2020 

The One Health Platform will be organizing the 6th World One Health Congress from 14 to 18 June 2020 in Edinburgh, Scotland, in close cooperation with the University of Edinburgh. The congress will b
3rd GADRI Open Discussion Forum: Changing Expectations of Natural Hazards: Lessons from Recent Disasters

3rd GADRI Open Discussion Forum: Changing Expectations of Natural Hazards: Lessons from Recent Disasters

Date:26 / Feb / 2020 

The GADRI 3rd Open Discussion Forum will take place at the Collaborative Research Hub-Conference Hall 301, DPRI, Kyoto University, Uji Campus, Kyoto, Japan on 26th February 2020.The 3rd Open Discussi
5th International Symposium on Flash Floods in Wadi Systems

5th International Symposium on Flash Floods in Wadi Systems

Date:25 / Feb / 2020  ~ 28 / Feb / 2020 

The 5th International Symposium on Flash Floods in Wadi System will take place at the Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI), Kyoto University, Uji Campus, Kyoto, Japan from 25 to 28 February
3rd ITB Centennial International Conference on Disaster Management-P100 IC 03

3rd ITB Centennial International Conference on Disaster Management-P100 IC 03

Date:13 / Jan / 2020  ~ 15 / Jan / 2020 

The 9th International Conference on Building Resilience will be held in Indonesia, which is widely recognised as one of the world's most natural disaster-prone areas and is at risk to multiple hazard
8th International Conference on Seismology and Earthquake Engineering (SEE8)

8th International Conference on Seismology and Earthquake Engineering (SEE8)

Date:11 / Nov / 2019  ~ 13 / Nov / 2019 

Following the highly successful seventh Interntional Conference on Seismology and Earthquake Engineering (SEE) in Tehran, Iran, the SEE8 will be organized under the auspices of International Institue
World Bosai Forum 2019

World Bosai Forum 2019

Date:09 / Nov / 2019  ~ 12 / Nov / 2019 

The World Bosai Forum 2019 will be organized by the Tohoku University and will be held at the Sendai International Center, Sendai, Japan from 9 to 12 November 2019. The World Bosai Forum started with
2019 Advanced Institute -- Training Course on Landslide Investigations and Hazards Mitigation

2019 Advanced Institute -- Training Course on Landslide Investigations and Hazards Mitigation

Date:20 / Jul / 2019  ~ 25 / Jul / 2019 

Landslides are common and widespread in many parts of the world. They can happen on hilly slopes or mountainous terrain given certain conditions in topography and material strengths in soil and bedro
DwD-UKADR-DRG-UKCDR International Conference, 2019

DwD-UKADR-DRG-UKCDR International Conference, 2019

Date:17 / Jul / 2019  ~ 19 / Jul / 2019 

New points of departure in transitioning disaster reduction and sustainability challenges The conference will examine current advances and future research needs. It is aimed at all those engaged in de

NAAHDRI Board Meeting

Date:14 / Jul / 2019 

The newly formed North American Alliance of Hazards and Disaster Research Institutes (NAAHDRI confirmed the members of the Board of Directors. First meeting of the Board will be held on Sunday, 14th J
4th Global Summit of Research Institutes for Disaster Risk Reduction (GSRIDRR 2019)

4th Global Summit of Research Institutes for Disaster Risk Reduction (GSRIDRR 2019)

Date:13 / Mar / 2019  ~ 15 / Mar / 2019 

The Fourth Global Summit of Research Institutes for Disaster Risk Reduction, sponsored by the Global Alliance of Disaster Research Institutes (GADRI) and Kyoto University, will be held at the Disaste
Fourth International Symposium on Flash Floods in Wadi Systems

Fourth International Symposium on Flash Floods in Wadi Systems

Date:04 / Dec / 2018  ~ 06 / Dec / 2018 

The Fourth International Symposium on Flash Floods in Wadi Systems - Urban Flood Risk Management: Mitigation and Adaptation Measures in the MENA Region will be held at the University of Hassan II Casa
14th APRU Multi-Hazards Symposium

14th APRU Multi-Hazards Symposium

Date:21 / Oct / 2018  ~ 24 / Oct / 2018 

14th APRU Multi-Hazards Symposium Risk, Resilience and Reconstruction: Science and Governance for Effective Disaster Risk Reduction and Recovery in Australia and the Asia-Pacific 21-24 October 2018 |

Third International Research Colloquium (3rd IRC) by PSBA-Manila DRM Unit, UP PLANADES, and QCG

Date:13 / Oct / 2018 

Title: Third International Research Colloquium (3rd IRC) by PSBA-Manila DRM Unit, UP PLANADES, and QCGDate: 13 October 2018Venue: Quezon City Experience (QCX) Conference Theatre, Quezon City, Philippi

12th Children's Map Contest for Community Safety

Date:29 / Aug / 2018  ~ 28 / Sep / 2018 

12th Children's Map Contest for Community Safety Nowadays, more people are interested in ensuring that their local neighborhood is safe and secure against accidents and disasters, including natural di

Call for Application for UNESCO Chair Programme on Cultural Heritage and Risk Management

Date:29 / Aug / 2018  ~ 19 / Sep / 2018 

Call for Application for UNESCO Chair Programme on Cultural Heritage and Risk Management, International Training Course (ITC) on Disaster Risk Management of Cultural Heritage 2018, 13th year, Ritsumei
PEER Hub ImageNet (PHI) Challenge Pre-Announcement

PEER Hub ImageNet (PHI) Challenge Pre-Announcement

Date:31 / Jul / 2018   

The Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center (PEER) is organizing the first image-based structural damage identification competition, namely PEER Hub ImageNet (PHI) Challenge to be announced in
Call for papers for GAR19 is out, deadline for abstracts is the 03 June

Call for papers for GAR19 is out, deadline for abstracts is the 03 June

Date:24 / May / 2018  ~ 31 / Aug / 2018 

We are pleased to inform you that today we have launched the official Call for Papers to contribute to the UN Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction 2019 (GAR19) via https://www.preventi

Call for Papers "12th Symposium on Disaster Mitigation of Cultural Heritage and Historical Cities"

Date:14 / May / 2018 

Announcement for the "12th Symposium on Disaster Mitigation of Cultural Heritage and Historical Cities" and Call for Presentation Papers Challenges in protecting cultural heritage sites and historical

Lecture Series: Mr. Guillermo Siercke, GFDRR, The World Bank

Date:10 / May / 2018 

Mr, Guillermo Siercke, Disaster Risk Management Specialist, Global Facility for Disaster Risk Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR), The World Bank Tokyo Office will deliver a lecture on the Japan-World Bank
2018 Asian Science and Technology Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction

2018 Asian Science and Technology Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction

Date:17 / Apr / 2018  ~ 18 / Apr / 2018 

The Sendai Framework emphasizes the role of science and technology. It calls to prioritize the development and dissemination of science-based risk knowledge, methodologies and tools, science and techn

Lecture Series: Visiting Professors from BRGM (The French Geological Survey)

Date:23 / Mar / 2018 

Dr. Florent De Martin and Dr. Pierre Gehl of BRGM (French Geological Survey) are visiting DPRI. They will present their Work Packages of the ongoing ANR EXAMIN project -------------------------------

Lecture Series: Visiting Professors from BRGM (The French Geological Survey)

Date:20 / Mar / 2018 

Dr. Florent De Martin and Dr. Pierre Gehl of BRGM (French Geological Survey) are visiting DPRI. They will deliver the following lectures: Dr. Pierre GEHL Integration of infrastructure risk in loss sc
GADRI Open Discussion Forum

GADRI Open Discussion Forum

Date:15 / Mar / 2018 

GADRI organized the Open Discussion Forum on How Can Disaster Research Institutes Significantly Contribute to Real World Disaster Risk Reduction? at the Collaborative Research Hub, Room 301, Dis

GADRI Meeting of the Board of Directors

Date:14 / Mar / 2018 

The Board of Directors meeting will be held at DPRI, Kyoto University, Uji Campus on 14 March 2018. The occasion will be used to thank the outgoing members of the board for their dedication and commit

Lecture Series: Pollutant Fate and Transport of the Subsurface Systems

Date:27 / Feb / 2018 

Dr. Prabhakar Sharma, Assistant Professor, School of Ecology and Environment Studies, Nalanda University, Nalanda, Bihar, India will deliver a lecture on "Pollutant Fate and Transport of the Subsurfac

Lecture Series: Development of Current Practice in Site Characterization for Acquiring Vs and Vs30

Date:24 / Jan / 2018 

A lecture on "Development of Current Practice in Site Characterization for Acquiring Vs and Vs30" by Alan Yong who is a Research Geophysicist at the US Geological Survey Earthquake Science Center will

Lecture Series: Addressing Urban Risks in Planning of Satellite towns of Mega cities: Case of Kolkata Metropolitan Area (KMA)

Date:15 / Jan / 2018 

Dr. Uttam Kumar Roy, Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee, India will deliver a lecture "Addressing Urban Risks in Planning of Satellite Towns of Mega Cities: Case of the

Third International Symposium on Flash Floods in Wadi Systems

Date:05 / Dec / 2017  ~ 07 / Dec / 2017 

The third International Symposium on Flash Floods in Wadi System - Disaster Risk Reduction and Water Harvesting in the Arab Regions was held at the Muscat, Sultanate of Oman from 5 to 7 December 2017
Lecture Series: Measuring Economic Resilience to Natural Disasters and Terrorism

Lecture Series: Measuring Economic Resilience to Natural Disasters and Terrorism

Date:04 / Dec / 2017 

Prof. Adam Rose, Price School of Public Policy and Center for Risk and Economic Analysis of Terrorism Events (CREATE), University of Southern California will deliver a lecture on "Measuring Economic R
7th International Conference on Building Resilience

7th International Conference on Building Resilience

Date:27 / Nov / 2017  ~ 29 / Nov / 2017 

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS 7th International Conference on Building Resilience Using scientific knowledge to inform policy and practice in disaster risk reduction and management http://www.buildresilience.org
World Bosai Forum

World Bosai Forum

Date:25 / Nov / 2017  ~ 27 / Nov / 2017 

The World Bosai Forum - International Disaster and Risk Conference 2017, GRF Davos, will take place at the Sendai International Center, Sendai, Japan from 25 to 27 November 2017. The forum is a venue

GADRI Meeting of the Board of Directors

Date:22 / Nov / 2017 

GADRI meeting of the Board of Directors will be held at the Kyoto University, Nihombashi Life Science Building - 9F, Tokyo, Japan. The Board of Directors consists of 11 member institutions.

First Meeting of GADRI Book Series

Date:21 / Nov / 2017 

The first meeting of the GADRI Book Series will be held at the Shin-Marunouchi Building‑10F, Tokyo, Japan on 21 November 2017. One of the outcomes of the Group Discussion sessions held during the 3rd

Special Lecture on Decision and Risk Analysis to Improve Homeland Security by Prof. Detlof von Winterfeldt, Director, CREATE, USC

Date:01 / Nov / 2017 

During Prof. Detlof von Winterfeldt's visit to Japan, he will visit the Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI), and the Global Alliance of Disaster Research Institutes (DPRI), Kyoto University,
IDRiM 2017 Conference

IDRiM 2017 Conference

Date:23 / Aug / 2017  ~ 25 / Aug / 2017 

IDRiM 2017 will hold its 8th Conference of the International Society for Integrated Disaster Risk Management hosted in cooperation with Nordic Centre of Excellence on Resilience and Societal Security
Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction, UNISDR

Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction, UNISDR

Date:22 / May / 2017  ~ 26 / May / 2017 

The 2017 Global Platform GADRI will participate in the 2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction will be held in Cancun, Mexico on 22-26 May. It will be the first time the most important intern
3rd Global Summit of Research Institutes for Disaster Risk Reduction

3rd Global Summit of Research Institutes for Disaster Risk Reduction

Date:19 / Mar / 2017  ~ 21 / Mar / 2017 

The 3rd Global Summit of Research Institutes for DRR: Expanding the Platform for Bridging Science and Policy Making will be held at the Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI), Kyoto University
International Conference on Safety (ICS 2017)

International Conference on Safety (ICS 2017)

Date:03 / Jan / 2017  ~ 06 / Jan / 2017 

Greetings from IIT Gandhinagar! We are pleased to send the announcement for submission of abstract for presentation in the 3rd International Conference on Safety during January 3-6, 2017 (ICS 2017) at

Second International Symposium on Flash Floods in Wadi Systems

Date:25 / Oct / 2016  ~ 27 / Oct / 2016 

In recent years, flash floods in Wadi systems have caused severe damages, especially in the Arab regions. Human life, infrastructure such as roads and buildings as well as the environment are endanger

IDRiM 2016 - 7th International Conference on Integrated Disaster Risk Management

Date:01 / Oct / 2016  ~ 03 / Oct / 2016 

The 7th Annual Conference of the International Society for Integrated Disaster Risk Management (IDRiM 2016), entitled "Disasters and Development: Towards a Risk Aware Society" with focus on "Natural H

International Training Workshop on Natural Disasters: Risk Modeling and Its Application, NCDR, Taiwan

Date:26 / Sep / 2016  ~ 30 / Sep / 2016 

The National Science and Technology Center for Disaster Reduction (NCDR), Taiwan, is calling applications from graduate or post-doctoral students/researchers from southeast and east Asia studying or c

6th International Disaster and Risk Conference IDRC Davos 2016

Date:28 / Aug / 2016  ~ 01 / Sep / 2016 

6th International Disaster and Risk Conference IDRC Davos 2016, Davos, Switzerland 28 August to 1 September 2016. "Integrative Risk Management - towards resilient cities"28 August - 01 September 2016

CALL FOR APPLICATION: 2016 International Summer Institute on Disaster and Risk Research, July 25 -August 5, Beijing, China

Date:25 / Jul / 2016  ~ 05 / Aug / 2016 

The 2016 International Summer Institute on Disaster and Risk Research at the Beijing Normal University (July 25 - August 5, 2016) is now calling for applications. A wonderful opportunity and financial

SECOND INATE WORKSHOP AND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MANAGING GLOBAL CHANGES FOR SUSTAINABILITY

Date:02 / Jul / 2016  ~ 04 / Jul / 2016 

The Second International Network for Advancing Transdisciplinary Education (INATE) Strategic Workshop; and the Second International Conference on Managing Global Changes for Sustainability will be he

2016 Understanding Risk Forum

Date:16 / May / 2016  ~ 20 / May / 2016 

Understanding Risk (UR) is an open and global community of 5,700+ experts and practitioners interested and active in disaster risk identification. UR community members share knowledge and experience,

15th Scientific Committee (SC) Meeting of the Integrated Research and Disaster Risk

Date:05 / May / 2016  ~ 06 / May / 2016 

The Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) Science Committee (IRDR-SC) is the principal governing body of IRDR set up by, and acting for, the sponsors of the programme. Its responsibilities are
Open Discussion Forum on GADRI Projects and Activities

Open Discussion Forum on GADRI Projects and Activities

Date:23 / Mar / 2016   

The Global Alliance of Disaster Risk Institutes (GADRI) successfully concluded the Open Discussion Forum: GADRI Projects and Activities at the Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI), Kyoto Univ
First Meeting of the Board of Directors

First Meeting of the Board of Directors

Date:22 / Mar / 2016   

The First Meeting of the Board of Directors was held at the Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI), Kyoto University, Uji Campus, Japan on 22 March 2016. The Board of Directors (BoD) serves as
Workshop on

Workshop on "New Generation of Geohazard Mapping and Strategy for its Social Application"

Date:12 / Mar / 2016   

Workshop on "New Generation of Geohazard Mapping and Strategy for Its Social Application" was held at the Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI), Kyoto University, Uji Campus, Obaku Plaza, on
Workshop on

Workshop on "Bridging Strong-motion and Earthquake Damage"

Date:25 / Feb / 2016   

GADRI Earthquake and Volcano Group held the workshop on "Bridging Strong-motion and Earthquake Damage" at the Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI), Kyoto University, Uji Campus, Kyoto, Japan
First International Symposium on Flash Floods in Wadi System - Disaster Risk Reduction and Water Harvesting of Flash Floods in the Arab Regions

First International Symposium on Flash Floods in Wadi System - Disaster Risk Reduction and Water Harvesting of Flash Floods in the Arab Regions

Date:14 / Oct / 2015  ~ 15 / Oct / 2015 

First International Symposium on Flash Floods in Wadi System - Disaster Risk Reduction and Water Harvesting of Flash Floods in the Arab Regions was held at the Disaster Prevention Research Institute
GADRI Roundtable Discussion Workshop on Towards an Integrated Disaster Risk Research Platform for Hydro-Meteorological Hazards

GADRI Roundtable Discussion Workshop on Towards an Integrated Disaster Risk Research Platform for Hydro-Meteorological Hazards

Date:13 / Oct / 2015  ~ 16 / Oct / 2015 

The Global Alliance of Disaster Research Institute (GADRI) organized a Round Table Discussion Workshop: Towards an Integrated Disaster Risk Research Platform for Hydro-Meteorological Hazards at the D
Second Global Summit of Research Institutes for Disaster Risk Reduction

Second Global Summit of Research Institutes for Disaster Risk Reduction

Date:19 / Mar / 2015  ~ 20 / Mar / 2015 

The Second Global Summit of Research Institutes for Disaster Risk Reduction: Development of a Research Road Map for the Next Decade was held at the Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI), Kyoto

First Global Summit of Research Institutes for Disaster Risk Reduction

Date:24 / Nov / 2011  ~ 25 / Nov / 2011 

First Global Summit of Research Institutes for Disaster Risk Reduction: Exploring New Paradigms of Natural Disaster Research Based on Lessons Learned from the Great Natural Disasters hosted by the Di
Call for Papers - IDRiM Virtual Workshop for Interactive Discussions between Senior and Early-Career Scientists

Call for Papers - IDRiM Virtual Workshop for Interactive Discussions between Senior and Early-Career Scientists

10 / Jul / 2020

The IDRiM Society has postponed the 11th IDRiM Conference due to the tremendous growth of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases across the globe. For this reason, although we cannot meet physically at our annu
First Book Under GADRI Book Series Published

First Book Under GADRI Book Series Published

10 / Jul / 2020

The first book on "Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience" by Muneta Yokomatsu and Stefan Hochrainer-Stigler under the Disaster and Risk Research: GADRI Book Series is published and available at Sprin

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