4th International disaster and risk conference IDRC Davos 2012

Type:
Meeting or Conference
Organizer:
Global Risk Forum (GRF Davos)
Date:
26-30 Aug 2012
Location:
Switzerland (Davos)
Over 1000 participants will gather from more than 100 countries for the world's leading Dissaster and Risk Conference in the beautiful mountain area and renovated conference centre of Davos, Switzerland.

Business leaders, political decision makers, practitioners, scientists and UN, International Organizations, and NGOs will discuss new findings and exchange experiences in the broad spectrum of risks societies are facing today.

The unique setting includes plenary and parallel sessions, workshops and training courses, and poster exhibitions.

Featured Themes, Topics, Tools, Methodologies and Frameworks

The complex and multi faceted nature of risks demands an innovative, holistic and problem oriented approach to risk and disaster management. The IDRC Davos 2012 theme “Integrative Risk Management in a changing world” will further establish and develop the approach to integrative risk management. The aim is to globally increase resilience and reduce vulnerability.

IDRC Davos 2012 will address the Integrative Risk Management Approach within the following context:

• Disaster preparedness and response, vulnerability and resilience research
• Extreme events, climate change adaptation
• Critical infrastructure and services
• NATECH, cascading risks, technological risks
• Health impacts, medical response, One Health
• Capacity building, education, communication and training
• Economics of disaster, financial tools for risk management

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Event fee

EUR 390-940

Target audience

Participants of IDRC include risk management experts, practitioners, scientists, key players from civil society, Non-Governmental Organisations and the private sector. The diversity of participants enables both a strategic and operational level of discussion to ensure “the last mile” will be considered with key players from line ministries and disaster and risk management authorities. IDRC Davos 2012 helps bridge the gap in problem solving between the causes of problems governance, and technology.

How to register

Register online at: www.conftool.pro/idrc2012/

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Keywords

Themes:
Capacity Development, Civil Society/NGOs, Climate Change, Environment, Health & Health Facilities, Urban Risk & Planning, Complex Emergency, Governance, Economics of DRR, Disaster Risk Management, Critical Infrastructure
Countries:
Switzerland
The Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction will take place in 2015 The Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction will take place in 2015.
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