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Call for abstracts Abstracts should be submitted as a word file via to society@idrim.org Important Dates Abstract deadline: 15 July 2010 (extended) Early registration deadline: 31 July 2010 Notification of abstract acceptance: 21 July 2010 IDRiM 2010 – Tenth Annual Conference on Integrated Disaster Risk Management: Sharing IDRiM experiences under different socio-economic and cultural contexts will take place at BOKU University, in Vienna, Austria from 1-4 September 2010. Organizers: The conference is being co-organized by BOKU University the Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI) of Kyoto University and the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA). Venue The conference will be held at BOKU (18th district), Vienna, Austria Call for abstracts Abstracts of 250-300 words in the following topics on Integrated Disaster Risk Management are encouraged:
  • Disaster risk assessment
  • Concern assessment and participatory disaster risk management
  • Stakeholder involvement and communication
  • Disaster vulnerability assessment
  • Disaster prevention and mitigation
  • Disaster recovery and reconstruction
  • Enhancing resilience
  • Business continuity
  • Institutional/ organizational arrangements
  • Risk governance
  • Policy for integrated disaster risk management
  • Financing risk (e.g., catastrophe insurance)
  • Economics and cost/benefit analysis
  • Natural hazards, made-made hazards and multi-hazards
  • Flood protection
  • Earthquake risk management
  • Natechs
  • Climate change
  • Disaster reduction hyperbase (DRH)
  • Lessons learned from extreme events (e.g., volcanic ash cloud, oil spill in Gulf of Mexico)
Abstracts should be submitted as a word file via to society@idrim.org Important Dates Abstract deadline: 15 July 2010 (extended) Early registration deadline: 31 July 2010 Notification of abstract acceptance: 21 July 2010
IDRiM 2010 HELD IN VIENNA, AUSTRIA IN SEPTEMBER The 2nd Conference of the International Society for Integrated Disaster Risk Management (IDRiM2011) was successfully held at the University of Southern California (USC) in Los Angeles, USA, on 14-16 July 2011. The theme of the conference was “Reframing Disasters and Reflecting on Risk Governance Deficits.” More than 100 participants attended the event including several well-known national and international speakers including Kathleen Tierney, Director of the Natural Hazards Center in Boulder, CO, USA; Detlof von Winterfeldt, Director, IIASA, Austria; James Featherstone, Director of the City of Los Angeles Emergency Management Department; and George Apostolakis from the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Prof. Adam Rose from USC and Profs. Norio Okada and Hirokazu Tatano from the Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI) of Kyoto University were co-organizing this important event. Among the conference topics, there were two specials sessions on the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami in Japan of 11 March 2011. Other topics covered included post-disaster reconstruction and recovery; resilience as an approach to integrated disaster risk management; megacities and disasters; critical infrastructure vulnerability; climate change adaptation, linking climate change and weather-related disasters; conjoint natural and technological (Natech) disasters; social vulnerability and socio-economic strategies for disaster risk reduction; I; information management and sharing in disaster contexts; the future and limitations of catastrophe models; and among others. Every year, the IDRiM conference hosts a special “young scientists research session”. This year’s young scientist sessions included both oral and poster presentations.
IDRiM website lunched We are happy to launch the Integrated Disaster Risk Management (IDRiM) Society’s website. Please find here information about the IDRiM Society, how to become a member, important news and events, as well as links to other resources and organizations.

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IDRiM 2014

Venue: Western University, Ontario, Canada

Dates: 30 October – 1 November 2014

The 5th Conference of the International Society for Integrated Disaster Risk Management (IDRiM 2014) will be hosted by Western University, in London, Ontario, Canada from 30 October to 1 November 2014. The theme of the conference is “Building Disaster Resilient Communities.”

Welcome to IDRiM Society

This is the official website of the Integrated Disaster Risk Management (IDRiM) Society, which was launched in October 2009 at the 9th IIASA-DPRI Conference on Integrated Disaster Risk Management in Kyoto, Japan with the participation of over 100 international experts, practitioners, and individuals from more than 20 different countries working in the disaster risk management field. Please find here information about the IDRiM Society, how to become a member, important news and events, as well as links to other resources and organizations.

Here you will find information about the IDRiM Society, how to become a member, important news and events, as well as links to other resources and organizations.

IDRiM Society

Group photo at the launching of the IDRiM Society on 15 October 2009 at Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan.

 
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The conference hosted six plenary sessions and 27 parallel sessions including five special postgraduate(Young Scientists Sessions – YSS) oral sessions. In total the event comprised over 160 presentations with inputs from over 30 countries.

 

Best Young Scientists Paper Awarded
During the IDRiM 2013 Conference the top 10 papers submitted to the YSS received recognition.
The first Prize went to Xiaoning Wu, from Beijing Normal University, China, for the paper entitled: “How Many Storms? Estimation of Historical Tropical Cyclone Rate for Coastal China”. The second prize was awarded to Shiyu Zhang, DPRI, [...]

 

A Special IDRiM Journal Issue of the IDRiM 2013 Conference will be published in 2014 based on papers presented at the conference.