San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
A day of thought-provoking discussions, talks by experts and presentations of the latest research in risk and disaster reduction, aimed at researchers and practitioners, NGOs and City professionals, and the interested public. This event is free to attend, but you need to register
Convenor: Rosanna Smith
We will hold the fifth UCL IRDR Annual Conference on Thursday 25th June 2015 from 9.00 am to 5.30 pm in the Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre on the Main UCL Campus. This will be followed by the IRDR Summer Party, accompanied by research poster presentations.
Current Views of Future Arctic Risks
Visualisation and Presentation of Hazards and Risks
Emergence and Management of the Ebola Crisis
Calculating, Portraying, Understanding and Reducing Risk
Keynote address on, “Communicating Risk and Hazard to Policy Makers” by Prof Sir Mark Walport, Chief Scientific Advisor to HM Government.
Other speakers include:
Dr Michael von Bertele CB OBE FRCP, Humanitarian Director, Save the Children
Prof Lord Julian Hunt, Emeritus Professor of Climate Modelling, UCL
Captain Tim Stockings, Operations Director, British Antarctic Survey
Smitha Mundasad, BBC Science and Health Correspondant
Full updated details can be found on our website. We look forward to seeing you all there
On the preceding day, Weds 24th June, UCL IRDR will hold its Third Academic Summit. Find out more...
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UCL Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction
Reducing the impact of disasters globally presents a colossal challenge that requires coordinated and collaborative action. The UCL Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction (IRDR) brings together the wealth of knowledge and expertise across the university, and through research, teaching, public engagement and knowledge exchange aims to improve the understanding of risk and overcome the barriers to increasing resilience to disasters.