9th APRU research symposium on multi-hazards around the Pacific Rim

Type:
Meeting or Conference
Organizer:
Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU)
Host:
Center for Weather Climate and Disaster Research (WCDR)
Date:
28-29 Oct 2013
Location:
Taiwan (China) (Taipei)
Venue:
National Taiwan University

The theme of the 9th APRU Research Symposium on multi-hazards around the Pacific Rim is “integrated management and perspective strategy for reducing risk of multi-hazards”. Scholars and experts from around the Pacific Rim and APRU universities will share and exchange inter-disciplinary knowledge on multi-hazard researches. In the two-day symposium, discussion over hazard-related issues should enhance mutual ties between APRU faculty, government, business and community partners to foster integration of hazard prediction, mitigation and recovery, and provide solutions to regional and global challenges. Symposium topics include:

  • Multi-hazards induced by extreme weather
  • Multi-hazards induced by earthquake
  • Multi-hazards induced by volcanic activity
  • Air pollution and haze related issue
  • Disaster risk assessment and impact analysis
  • Advanced research on monitoring, sensing, nowcasting and forecasting
  • Disaster management and education
  • Post-disaster recovery and reconstruction
  • Disaster health and emergency management


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Event fee

Early registration: standard rate - $300, student rate - $60; Late registration: standard rate - $350, student rate - $70; Optional one day field trip - $100; Optional two day field trip - $300

What is included in the event fee

The standard registration fee covers participation to the symposium, two oral presentations at maximum, one symposium handbook, one symposium buffet dinner and two symposium lunches.

The student registration fee covers participation to the symposium, one oral presentation, one symposium handbook, one symposium buffet dinner and two symposium lunches.

How to register

For further information please contact Dr. Yi-Jun Liao or call at +886 233662620


Keywords

Themes:
Early Warning, Recovery, Risk Identification & Assessment, Governance, Disaster Risk Management
Hazards:
Earthquake, Storm Surge, Volcano
Countries:
Taiwan (China)
The United Nations General Assembly requested UNISDR to facilitate the development of a post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction The United Nations General Assembly requested UNISDR to facilitate the development of a post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction.
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