Second Scientific Seminar of the Knowledge Centre for Disaster Risk Management: Science for Policy and Operations

Type:
Meeting or Conference
Organizer:
European Commission (EC)
Host:
Dipartimento della Protezione Civile
Date:
09-10 Mar 2017
Location:
Italy (Rome)
Venue:
Italian Civil Protection

The Seminar looks at the science-policy interface in disaster risk management. The two-day gathering will review progress in using science for implementing the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, in particular in EU countries.

Practitioners and authorities will be able to discuss the challenges they face to respond to the Sendai Framework and exploit solutions from science. It is an opportunity to identify needs for scientific research as well as results that are ready to be applied. 

Target Audience

The Seminar aims to gather around 100 inter-disciplinary experts on disaster management, early detection, forecasting, warning and risk assessment of natural and man-made disasters. Participants come from science, public and private organisations.  

Additional Information

Registration requires an EU Login account which can be created and found here


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Keywords

Themes:
Climate Change, Early Warning, Information Management, Risk Identification & Assessment, Disaster Risk Management, Social Impacts & Social Resilience
Countries:
Italy
Regions:
Europe
The Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction took place in 2015 The Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction took place in 2015.
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