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International Disaster and Risk Conference (IDRC Davos) will be held 26 to 30 Aug 2018 in Davos, Switzerland.
International Disaster and Risk Conference (IDRC Davos) is the world's leading conference on integrative risk management and Over 1000 participants from more than 100 countries gather at this event. It's an unique community of business leaders, decision makers, practitioners, UN-, IO- & NGO-agents, and scientists that share and discuss new findings and experiences about the broad spectrum of risks societies are facing today. IDRC Davos contributes to the post-Sendai process and will cover different risk and disaster areas and cross cutting themes such as resilience, urban risks, mega catastrophes, sustainable development, climate change adaptation, underlying risks, and more. The IDRC conferences is structured in plenary & parallel sessions, workshops & training courses, and poster exhibitions. International Disaster and Risk Conference (IDRC Davos) is an event and I like events...

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Disaster and Risk Conference Structure & Format:

The IDRC Davos 2018 programme enables active knowledge sharing, helping to drive good practice and build capacity. Social events and exhibitions also offer the opportunity to discuss ideas, foster partnerships and strengthen professional and personal networks.

 

Call for Abstracts:

Authors from research, industry, policy, UN- and International Organizations, civil societies and the public are invited to submit.
Abstract Submission Deadline:  22 February 2018.


Why should you consider presenting in IDRC Davos?

  • A chance to share and showcase good practice or research with others in the field.
  • Opportunity to create networks and communities of practice with others interested in the same issues.
  • An occasion to let others outside your own local area know your interests and/or strengths.

 

IDRC Davos Conference 2018 Topics:

Disaster Preparedness & Response

  • Natural & Man-Made Disasters
  • Preventive Action
  • Humanitarian Relief
  • Recovery & Reconstruction
  • Humanitarian Logistics
  • International Aid
  • Complex Emergencies
  • Disability inclusive DRR

Country Risk Management

  • Country Risk Analysis & Assessment
  • Standardisation
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis
  • Risk Financing Options
  • Public-Private Partnership
  • Global Risk Indicator
  • Best Practices
  • Risk Governance
  • Risk Ethics

Environmental & Ecological Risks

  • Natural Hazards
  • Prevention, Intervention & Recovery Tools
  • Climate Change
  • Ecosystem Services
  • Desertification, Land  Degradation & Drought
  • Famine, Food & Biofuel-Production
  • Green Economy
  • RIO +20 (UNCED)

Thinking the Unthinkable

  • Emerging Risks
  • Cascading Risks
  • Low Probability-High Consequence Events
  • Out-of-Control Risks
  • Scenario Planning

Technical Risks

  • Critical Infrastructure
  • Surveillance
  • ICT Sector Robustness
  • Cyber Security
  • Energy Supply
  • NaTech
  • Liability

Urban Risks / Megacities

  • Water & Energy Supply
  • Land Use / City Planning
  • Early Warning
  • Emergency Evacuation & Shelter Management
  • Mobility / Transportation
  • Critical Infrastructure
  • Civil Protection

Societal / Political Risks

  • Public Security
  • Terrorism
  • Social Unrest / Social Cohesion
  • Displacement / Forced Migration
  • Community Empowerment
  • Local Action
  • Gender
  • Millennium Development Goals
  • Culture & Disasters

Resilience & Vulnerability

  • Frameworks
  • Indicators
  • Gender
  • Marginalisation
  • Social, Cultural, Ecological, Technical, Institutional  & Economic Resilience
  • Fragility / Robustness
  • Exposure
  • Inequality

Health Impacts & Medical Response

  • Disaster Epidemiology
  • Public Health in Disasters
  • Disaster Medicine and Surgery
  • Humanitarian Logistics
  • Climate Change Health Risks
  • Environmental Health Risks
  • Humanitarian Logistics

Economics of Disasters

  • Cost-Benefit Analysis
  • Risk Monitoring
  • Risk Assessment
  • Risk Modelling
  • Scenario Building
  • Research & Development
  • Implications of the Financial Crisis to DRR

Business Continuity

  • Low Probability-High Consequence Risks
  • Risk Communication
  • Reputation Loss
  • Investment Funds
  • Post-Crisis Regulatory Reforms
  • Insurability

Financial Tools for Risk Management

  • Insurance, Microinsurance & Reinsurance
  • Catastrophe Bonds
  • Financial Standards
  • Investment Policies
  • Public-Private Partnership
  • Disaster Finance
  • Climate Finance

Communication & Outreach in DRR

  • Role of the Media
  • Awareness Raising
  • Crisis Communication
  • Community Empowerment
  • Living with Risk
  • Social Networks

Education, Research & Capacity Building

  • Preventive Measures
  • Local Action
  • Community Empowerment
  • Training Programmes
  • Role of the State vs. Individual Responsibility
  • Risk Literacy  (First-Second-Tertiary Education)
  • Methodologies & Tools for DRR
  • Best Practice Exchange
  • Build Back Better

 

Exhibit Your Products and Services at the IDRC Davos 2018:

The 6th International Disaster and Risk Conference 2018 offers approximately 1’450 m2 of exhibition space. Within the Exhibition Area, companies and organisations have the opportunity to present their products and services, enhance customer relations and meet potential job seekers. The exhibition area is strategically situated, so that participants pass by on their way to plenary and parallel sessions.



For further information, please visit the official website at www.idrc.info.
Davos Congress Centre
Talstrasse 49a, 7270 Davos Platz, Switzerland



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