IGNITE Stage

The IGNITE stage is a special venue at the entrance of the 2017 Global Platform conference centre where selected participants are allowed 15 minutes to present a disaster risk reduction topic, project or initiative. Its aim is to widen the array of topics that are discussed at the Global Platform beyond those presented in the main sessions and events.

Wednesday 24 May
Order Session
10:00 - 10:15

Education in Disaster Risk Reduction, Resilience and Business Continuity

10:15 - 10:30

Impact based multi-hazard Early Warning Systems in Latin America

10:30 - 10:45

Meteoalarm - a user oriented early warning system for 36 European countries

10:45 - 11:00

Long Wave Radio Aimed At Implementing " National Center Of Dissemination"

11:00 - 11:15

Building resilience in Morelia, Mexico

11:15 - 11:30

Measuring Progress in Urban Resilience-MCR Tools

11:30 - 11:45

“Roadmap to Community Resilience”, IFRC’s people-centred, holistic and demand-driven approach to DRR

11:45 - 12:00

Integral Risk Management Strategies for Sub-national Economies: The case of Oaxaca

12:00 - 12:15

Developing Young Professionals Programmes for Effective Urban Governance and Resilient Cities

12:15 - 12:30

Professionalisation of the resilience community: experience from the Pacific

12:30 - 12:45

Academia: Strategic Training Ground for Future DRR Practitioners

12:45 - 13:00

ACT Alliance: Field practitioners’ blended e-learning for DRR

13:00 - 13:15

Community Psychosocial Resilience and Recovery from Natural Disasters: The Case of Haiti

13:15 - 13:30

Community-Based Psycho Social Support: A Vehicle for Resilience in Disaster Prone Areas

13:30 - 13:45

The Humanitarian Data Exchange (HDX)

13:45 - 14:00

Towards Resilient Post 2015 Era: Bangladesh reconciles DRR, CCA and Sustainable Development

14:00 - 14:15

Community-Driven DRR and Pre-Disaster Recovery Planning

14:15 - 14:30

Extending Impact by Building Back Better: what do disaster effected people really think?

16:15 - 16:30

Guidance for Implementing Build Back Better in Recovery, Rehabilitation, and Reconstruction

16:30 - 16:45

Rebuilding the devasted city of Rikuzentakakata, Japan

16:45 - 17:00

Aftershock Forecasting for Humanitarian Emergency Planning and Response

17:00 - 17:15

Linking humanitarian response and resilience

17:15 - 17:30

Communicating climate science for disaster risk reduction decision-making

17:30 - 17:45

'The Cure for Catastrophe': how risk auditing will become central to DRR

17:45 - 18:00

Engaging private citizens in DRR

Thursday 25 May
Order Session
09:00 - 09:15

Public partnership between Japan and Mexico on disaster mitigation of large earthquake and tsunami hazards: the SATREPS project

09:15 - 09:30

Non-Business Private Investment: Achilles Heel of Urban Resilience - What, why and how to change?

09:30 - 09:45

Overcoming unpaid care as barrier to women's leadership in DRR

09:45 - 10:00

we4DRR – a network of female experts in disaster risk reduction

10:00 - 10:15

Empowering Disaster Governance: Grassroots women-led partnerships to localize the Sendai Framework for DRR

10:15 - 10:30

Invisible threads: the role of informal networks

10:30 - 10:45

Building the resilience of small-scale fisheries in the Carribbean

10:45 - 11:00

Participatory numbers for disaster risk reduction

11:00 - 11:15

Enabling Evidence for Effectiveness: Developing Health-DRR Research Partnerships for the Implementation of the Sendai Framework

11:15 - 11:30

Using Science & technology to Implement the Sendai Framework at the local level.

11:30 - 11:45

Missing Maps: Putting 200 Million People on the World Map for the First Time

11:45 - 12:00

New open data for monitoring the Sendai targets

12:00 - 12:15

Project Hieron and Emergency Call App

12:15 - 12:30

HoloDisaster: Holographic disaster simulations

12:30 - 12:45

Stop Disasters 2.0: Video Games as Tools to Foster Participation in Learning about Disaster

12:45 - 13:00

Operation Resilience

13:00 - 13:15

Challenges for People-Centred Early Warning Systems - Bridging Culture, Education and Citizen Science

13:15 - 13:30

Disaster and business in the Pacific

13:30 - 13:45

The Alberta Community Resilience Program

13:45 - 14:00

“REaL” Innovation in DRR : Insights on risk education and learning from Africa

14:00 - 14:15

Role of Faith-Based Orgnizations on innovative locally-led DRR interventions: ACT Award

14:15 - 14:30

Quantifying flood risks to support decision-making: The Tegucigalpa case

14:30 - 14:45

Desplazamiento por desastres y el Marco de Sendai ‐ Disaster Displacement and the Sendai Framework

14:45 - 15:00

Open Earth observation data for DRR

15:00 - 15:15

Engaged Youth driving change for DRR in the Caribbean

15:15 - 15:30

Child Centred urban resilience

15:30 - 15:45

Children and youth in disaster risk reduction in Latin America and the Caribbean

15:45 - 16:00

Promoting safer self-recovery after a disaster

16:00 - 16:15

Voices of Latin American children and youth on the Sendai Framework

16:15 - 16:30

Safe School Leader Countries in Latin America and the Caribbean Region.

16:30 - 16:45

Youth as Today’s DRR Leaders: Launching the UNISDR Youth Engagement Platform

16:45 - 17:00

La construcción de resiliencia en la infraestructura física educativa de México.

17:00 - 17:15

Prepared pet owners mean safer families

17:15 - 17:30

How businesses mainstream Sendai into their operations: an example from Japan

17:30 - 17:45

Resilience in a box – a solution for business & communities

17:45 - 18:00

Engaging the small business community in disaster risk reduction and business continuity

18:00 - 18:15

When disaster preparedness pays off: evidence from Hurricane Matthew

18:15 - 18:30

How a little investment can make a big difference: Moving urban poor communities towards resilience (Metro Manila, Philippines)

Friday 26 May
Order Session
09:00 - 09:15

Inclusion of people with disabilities in Disaster Risk Reduction based on the Sendai Framework for Action

09:15 - 09:30

Integration of the Charter On Inclusion Of Persons With Disabilities In Humanitarian Action in DRR Policy and Processes

09:30 - 09:45

Promoting Inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction Initiatives among People with Disabilities and the Elderly

09:45 - 10:00

Urban growth and climate change: Mapping risks and designing adaption measures in public infrastructure investment projects in Lima (Peru)

10:00 - 10:15

The ethical premise of leadership in adversity

10:15 - 10:30

Risk reduction and resilient development in protected areas in Mexico

10:30 - 10:45

Understanding Disaster Risk in a Metropolitan City: İstanbul

10:45 - 11:00

Levels of risk and vulnerability associated with floods and climate change adaptation in Binational Basin Puyango - Tumbes

11:00 - 11:15

Innovative flood resilience building for the poorest

11:15 - 11:30

Cultural competency for disaster risk reduction, recovery and long-term preparedness pathways

11:30 - 11:45

Mutual learning, shared knowledge: EU Peer Review Programme as a way to implement Sendai

11:45 - 12:00

Disaster Risk Reduction Funding and Practice in Difficult Environments

12:00 - 12:15

Resilient communities and municipalities in action

12:15 - 12:30

How women are using resilience indexes to become leaders in DRR

12:30 - 12:45

Framework for Resilient Development in the Pacific

12:45 - 13:00

Multi-hazard risk assessment at sub-national level: the INFORM method

13:00 - 13:15

Practical Risk Assessments for Disater Risk Reduction

13:15 - 13:30

Algerian experience in engaging local authorities at all levels

13:30 - 13:45

The impact of DRR awareness programs in the Municipality of Amadora

13:45 - 14:00

Risonance. A system for evaluating disaster risk governance

14:00 - 14:15

Bio-engineering measures for DRR

14:15 - 14:30

The Science of Citizen Science: working with communities to evaluated community-based initiatives in the East Coast Lab (ECLab), New Zealand

14:30 - 14:45

TBD

14:45 - 15:00

Participatory mapping: a creative methodology to foster multi-stakeholder engagement

15:00 - 15:15

Participatory mapping for disaster risk reduction

15:15 - 15:30

European Commission's disaster risk-informed approach: an Action Plan on Sendai Framework

15:30 - 15:45

Increasing the resilience in the livestock sector: Costa Rica case study

15:45 - 16:00

A GIS Based Risk Communication Tool for Istanbul - GeoGIS