Using science to address hazard risk and sustainable developmentpublished: March 13, 2014
IRDR Conference 2014
The Integrated and Disaster Risk Programme, in partnership with the China Association for Science and Technology, will host the second IRDR Conference, Integrated Disaster Risk Science: A Tool for Sustainability, 7–9 June 2014 at the Beijing International Convention Centre, Beijing, China. The main focus of the conference is the importance of science as a tool to address hazard risks and sustainable development.
Plenaries and break-out sessions will deal with the challenges of implementing integrated disaster risk research, inter-organisational collaboration and policy, as well as interaction with sustainable development. The sessions will address the range of environmental hazards, vulnerability and sustainability, in global and local contexts.
The IRDR Conference 2014 will bring together leading experts in the field of disaster risk reduction from all academic and professional specialities to help create a global IRDR community and to bring continued worldwide attention to the IRDR programme.
Registration for the IRDR Conference 2014 is now open. All participants, including invited speakers, are requested to register using the on-line form. Registration closes on 30 May 2014 at 24:00, Beijing time, and if you book before 15 March you will get a reduced rate.