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June 2019

8th Australian & New Zealand Disaster & Emergency Management Conference

June 11, 2019 - June 13, 2019
RACV Royal Pines Resort, Gold Coast Australia + Google Map

The 8th Australian & New Zealand Disaster & Emergency Management Conference will be held at RACV Royal Pines Resort, Gold Coast on Wednesday 12 & Thursday 13 June 2019.   The annual conference will provide a two day educational program to facilitate presentations and conversations on  the effects of climate extremes, government contribution and influence, communication, collaboration and preparedness throughout the disaster and emergency management sector. The 2019 program will incorporate  nine keynote speakers and over 70 concurrent presenters giving you an opportunity to collaborate, network…

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July 2019

Global Inclusive Disaster Management Conference and Exhibition 2019

July 1, 2019 @ 8:30 am - July 2, 2019 @ 8:30 pm UTC+6
Hotel Le Meridian New Delhi, India + Google Map

GiDMC: The 2nd Edition of Global inclusive Disaster Management Conference is scheduled to be held on 1-2 July 2019 at Le Meridian, New Delhi. The event is hosted by Oil India and partnered by GAIL. Revolving around the upcoming edition will create a platform to host deliberate discussions on post disasters, improving resilience, mainstreaming DRR, global sustainability and changing role of industries, health, insurance and more. GiDMC 2019 will highlight talks on enhancing disaster preparedness – pre, during and post…

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Hard to Reach: The Role of the Sylheti-Bangali Diglossia, Orality and Multilingualism in Promoting Public Health and Community Resilience Amongst UK Bangladeshis during Extreme Weather Events

July 2, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm UTC+6
Institute of Modern Languages, University of Dhaka, University of Dhaka
Dhaka, Bangladesh

During a natural disaster, poor communication can contribute to easily preventable morbidity and mortality, particularly among groups designated as “hard to reach”. This talk draws on data from an applied linguistics study looking at communication practices about the health risks of hot and cold weather in an area of London with a predominantly Bangladeshi and white British population. In the UK, warning messages about heatwaves and cold spells are typically communicated through the use of colours (e.g. yellow and amber)…

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International Conference on the Rohingya Crisis in Comparative Perspective

July 4, 2019 - July 6, 2019
UCL Institute of Advanced Studies (IAS), University College London
London, United Kingdom
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University College London (UCL): We aim to understand the root causes of the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar, the drivers of Rohingya influx into Bangladesh, Rohingya diaspora and their adaptation strategies in host countries, and the overall implications for security and peace in South Asia. We are also keen to compare the Rohingya crisis with other examples of ethnic cleansing and human rights violations that occurred globally. We invite scholars, students,  policy makers, humanitarian workers, donors, media, activists, practitioners, officials, NGOs, community…

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September 2019

Conference on Geo-Information for Disaster Management

September 3, 2019 - September 7, 2019
National Library of Technology, Prague
Prague, Czech Republic
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Gi4DM: Geo-information for Disaster management (Gi4DM) is an annual conference devoted to the use and application of geo-information technology in disaster management. The fundamental goal of the conference is to provide a forum where disaster managers, stakeholders, researchers, data providers and system developers can discuss challenges, share experience, discuss new ideas, demonstrate technology and analyse future research toward better support of risk and disaster management activities. Eleven editions of these conferences have taken place in Delft, The Netherlands, (March 2005),…

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6th International Conference on Disaster Management and Human Health Risk

September 25, 2019 - September 27, 2019
Hotel Excelsior La Fonte, Baia di Portonovo Ancona, Via Poggio snc
Ancona, Italy
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Wessex Institute: The International Conference on Disaster Management is being reconvened following the success of the previous meetings, held at Wessex Institute in the New Forest in 2009, the University of Central Florida in Orlando, USA in 2011, A Coruña, Spain in 2013, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey in 2015 and Seville, Spain, 2017. This series of conferences originated with the need for academia and practitioners to exchange knowledge and experience on the way to handle the increasing risk of natural…

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October 2019

IFIP Conference on Information Technology in Disaster Risk Reduction

October 9, 2019 - October 11, 2019
Kyiv Kyiv, Ukraine + Google Map

The IFIP Domain Committee on Information Technology in Disaster Risk Reduction (DCITDRR) has announced its 4th IFIP Conference on Information Technology in Disaster Risk Reduction (ITDRR - 2019), which will be held on October 9 - 10th, 2019 in Kyiv, Ukraine. ITDRR-2019 is a sponsored event by the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP). IFIP is a leading professional & socially responsible ICT worldwide. The effects of disasters are very serious and the destruction caused may take a very long…

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October 13, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm UTC+6
Department of Disaster Science and Management, University of Dhaka Dhaka, Bangladesh + Google Map

DRR Exposure and Opportunities is an initiative to provide exposure for the students of Universities in Bangladesh where DRR is being addressed. A poster presentation session will be arranged to share the research outcomes of recently graduated students with representatives from all the concerned  NGOs, INGOs, GOs and even academic institutions with an aim to make an effective interaction between the fresh graduates and potential employers. American Geophysical Union (AGU) is supporting this event to celebrate 30th International Day for…

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3rd International Conference on Natural Hazards and Disaster Management

October 22, 2019 - October 24, 2019
Tokyo Tokyo, Japan + Google Map

Natural Hazards Congress: Natural Hazards Congress 2019 is a global platform to discuss and learn about  factors, causes and consequences of Natural hazards ,Disaster Risk Reduction strategies and its associated fields of Geosciences,  Coastal Geography,   Geographic Information & Remote sensing, Alarming alerts and Early warning systems, Floodway Analysis, Disaster risk Management. At present, the current scenario of the Natural Hazards and Disaster Management is at alarming levels in the fields of Natural Hazards, Disaster Management and Environmental sciences. The present studies and research trend is…

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December 2019

International Symposium on Environment, Disaster and Health

December 18, 2019 - December 20, 2019
Nabab Nawab Ali Chowdhury Senate Bhaban, University of Dhaka
Dhaka, 1000 Bangladesh
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The Institute of Disaster Management and Vulnerability Studies (IDMVS), University of Dhaka, and the ISPRS Working Group on Environment and Health welcome you to participate at the International Symposium on Disaster, Environment and Health with the theme “Health at risk in a world of degraded environment and recurrent disasters”.   Environment is one of the key elements to support people to live a healthy life. Safe environment can reduce human vulnerabilities to health risk i.e. ensuring air quality, chemical safety,…

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