The Tokyo Conference on International Study for Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience “Towards a New Science and Technology to consolidate Disaster Risk Reduction and Sustainable Development” is now accepting abstract submission until 30 September 2014. You can submit abstracts using this link “online subtract submission.”
The Tokyo Conference will be held at Ito Hall, University of Tokyo, in Tokyo, Japan from 14 – 16 January 2015. Organised by the Science Council of Japan, United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR), Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) and Ito International Research Centre Conference, University of Tokyo, the event aims to bring together leading experts in the field of disaster risk to discuss and formulate how science and technology can help in disaster risk reduction and foster sustainable development.
The Science Council of Japan, home institution of IRDR Japan and IRDR’s national committee member together with the University of Tokyo are the lead local organisers of the said event.
The Tokyo Conference serves as a critically important event to discuss integrated strategies for DRR based on science and technology to be embodied in HFA2 and to identify effective methods for its implementation leading to the 3rd World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (3rdWCDRR) in Sendai Japan on March 2015.
For more information, see the links below:
The Tokyo Conference on International Study for Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience
University of Tokyo
Dr. Akiyuki Kawasaki and Dr. Petra Koudelova