11th International Conference of The International Institute for Infrastructure Resilience and Reconstruction (I3R2)

11th International Conference of The International Institute for Infrastructure Resilience and Reconstruction
 

27 – 29 August 2015 | Seoul, Korea

 

Complex Disasters and Disaster Risk Management

The International Institute for Infrastructure Resilience and Reconstruction (IIIRR) is a multi-university international consortium which provides overall leadership in research, education, planning, design and implementation for natural disaster related mitigation, resilience enhancement, and reconstruction projects.

The IIIRR group of interdisciplinary experts includes those who serve as the facilitators for social development, industrial and economic growth as well as environmental preservation through infrastructure development. Innovative and socially responsible projects inspired via internal synergies of the IIIRR will lead to rapid development and improved quality of life. By providing stewardship in infrastructural rebuilding efforts, the IIIRR also creates a common platform for discussion and collaboration among diverse entities such as government, the corporate sector, NGOs and universities, each having specific but diverse goals and priorities.

The 11th International Conference of The International Institute for Infrastructure Resilience and Reconstruction (I3R2) will be held in University of Seoul, from August 27 to 29. The theme of the conference is “Complex Disasters and Disaster Risk Management”. The main focus therefore is to identify, understand and respond complex disasters and recover the built environment. Speakers will provide a dynamic and topical platform and discuss a vast range of subject including emergency management, public safety, security, resilience and business continuity among others.

In particular, the special sessions of Disaster Risk Management featuring high level speakers from WFEO Committee on Disaster Risk Management (WFEO-CDRM) will give an insight in order to reduce the effects of disasters and recover the built environment rapidly and efficiently. In addition, World Bank Disaster Risk Management specialists have a special panel session. In this aspect, government official, professional, researchers and academics in emergency management, disaster response and recovery related fields are all invited. The program format consists of keynote addresses and concurrent sessions.

This conference will cover issues, policies, technologies and system implementations of Disaster related areas. Topics of interest include but are not limited to the following subject categories:

  • Hazard mitigation, emergency response and recovery planning
  • Database and data models development
  • Physical infrastructure – transportation
  • Physical infrastructure – construction, materials and methods
  • Integrated project management
  • Environmental design of social, physical and economic infrastructure
  • Disaster Resilience

Joint Special Sessions

1. Disaster Risk Management (DRM) By WFEO

2. Cities, Infrastructure and Cascading natural disasters

3. Special Panel Discussion Session by World Bank Disaster Management Team

4. Urban Risk and Management Practices for Seoul By The Seoul Institute

 

Important Dates:

Full Papers due by June 14, 2015
Full Papers accepted by June 18, 2015
Revised Full Papers due by July 18, 2015

Registration:

Early Registration : after June 18 and until July 1, 2015 – Standard US$400 , Student US$200
Standard Registration : after July 2, 2015 and on-site registration. – Standard US$600 , Student US$400

For more information:

  Visit the I3R2 Conference web page

  Visit the DRM By WFEO special session web page

Visit the Committee on Disaster Risk Management website

Visit the University of Seoul website

 

Venue:

University of Seoul, Korea


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