The 7th Annual Conference of the International Society for Integrated Disaster Risk Management (IDRiM 2016), entitled “Disasters and Development: Towards a Risk Aware Society” with focus on “Natural Hazards and Disasters, Water and Climate Change” will be held in the historical city of Isfahan, Iran from October 1- 4, 2016. In collaboration with IDRiM, the 2016 conference is organized and hosted by IRDR Iran National Committee (the Iranian Earthquake Engineering Association) in collaboration with multiple national and international organizations.
IDRiM 2016 builds on the strength of its predecessor conferences, and features a broad scope of topics and partners. The conference also aims to bring the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action forward followed by the Sendai framework for Disaster Risk Reduction in the next few years. Earthquakes, Floods, Water,Climate change, and their multi-fold linkages with natural hazards, risk and disasters will be discussed in this conference. The conference therefore, intends to reflect how theory and implementation can make a difference to the future of dealing with disasters worldwide.
IDRiM 2016 conference focuses on papers and sessions under the main themes including: Resilient Societies, Cities and Infrastructures, Risk Reduction and Sustainable Development,Climate Change and Environment, Risk Governance Frameworks for Disaster Risk Management, Integrated Disaster Risk Management,Economic Loss Estimation,Disaster Insurance, and Disaster Response.Also sub-themes have been selected and will be presented under the main theme headings as follows below. The event has special emphasis on implementation oriented panel discussions, parallel sessions, and oral/ poster presentations as well as the Young Scientists Session (YSS).
— Resource from http://www.idrim2016.com/Congress/UIPanel/Index, slightly edited.
Note: Iran National Committee Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) Established May 19, 2015, Approved June 1, 2015 by IRDR Science Committee. More information about IRDR National Committees, please click here: http://www.irdrinternational.org/about/structure/ncs-and-rcs/