IDRC Davos 2014: 5th International disaster and risk conference

Type:
Meeting or Conference
Organizer:
Global Risk Forum (GRF Davos)
Date:
24-28 Aug 2014
Location:
Switzerland (Davos)
Venue:
Davos Congress Center, Talstrasse 49a, 7270 Davos Platz
Language:
English
The IDRC Davos 2014 will address the numerous interconnected, complex and emerging risks today's societies are faced with. Environmental, technical, social and economic risks are often closely linked and can result in successive impact. Risks and disasters explored at the IDRC Davos 2014 include, amongst others, natural hazards, failures of critical infrastructure and services, pandemics, acts of terrorism and financial crises. All can severely impact and influence human beings and collective societies.

IDRC Davos 2014 will address the Integrative Risk Management Approach within the following context:

- Disaster prevention, preparedness, emergency response, vulnerability and resilience
- Extreme events, climate change adaptation, migration
- Critical infrastructures and services
- Na-tech hazards, cascading risks, technological risks
- Health impacts, medical response, One Health
- Capacity building, education, communication and training
- Economics of disaster, financial tools for risk management
- Risk and society, risk governance, risk culture

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What is included in the event fee

Registration Fees will be published in January 2013

Target audience

IDRC Davos 2014 will gather again over 1000 participants including risk management experts, practitioners, scientists, key players from civil society, Non-Governmental Organisations and the private sector.

How to register

Registration for the 5th IDRC Davos 2014 will open in January 2014. For more information contact idrc@grforum.org

Keywords

Themes:
Capacity Development, Climate Change, Education & School Safety, Health & Health Facilities, Information Management, Complex Emergency, Governance, Economics of DRR, Disaster Risk Management, Social Impacts & Resilience, Critical Infrastructure
Hazards:
Epidemic & Pandemic, Technical Disaster
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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