2nd International Symposium Disaster Resilience and Sustainable Development
24-25 June 2021

The short-term consequences of climate change and its impending risk has catastrophic and wide-ranging implications on society. While the world is preparing to mitigate the effects of climate change and adapt for a safer future, the twenty-first century faced the unprecedented impact of a biological disaster. With the concerted efforts of global communities, the risk of a global pandemic seems to be fading. The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction calls for dedicated actions to tackle disaster risk drivers including pandemic.

The “2nd International Symposium on Disaster Resilience and Sustainable Development” organized by the Asian Institute of Technology brings together discussion on various dimensions of higher education systems in the Asia-Pacific region with a focus on Disaster Risk Reduction and Sustainable Development. The International Symposium will focus on various dimensions of existing and future risk scenarios and concerted efforts of the scientific communities to find new adaptation methods.

The international symposium will be organized from 24 -25 June 2021 in hybrid mode. The program will include keynote speeches, panel discussions, technical sessions, poster presentations, and academic exhibitions. The Symposium is one of the initiatives of ProSPER.Net project “Disaster Education for integrating SFDRR and SDG in Asia” lead by the Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand along with the partner universities in the Asia Pacific Region.

Target Participants:
Academicians, Scientists, Engineers, Research Scholars, Students, Development Agencies, Practitioners, Policy Makers, Medical Practitioners, Emergency Managers, Private Companies, Govt. and Non-Govt. Organisations.

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THEMATIC AREAS

University education, higher education courses, capacity development and training, Risk Perception and Behaviour, communication tools and techniques, Learning tools etc

Health Emergency Risk Management, COVID-19 Management, Public Health risk management and Governance etc.

DRR Innovations, Technology Solutions for DRR, Response and recovery management, Early Warning and System, Drone, UAV, ICT and AI applications in multi-hazards scenario etc

Risk/hazard/vulnerability/exposure assessment, numerical modelling and simulations, GIS & Remote Sensing etc

Energy, Transportation, Communication, school and sectoral resilience, resilience frameworks and models, cascading Impacts, Risk financing mechanism in DRR

Development challenges, Mainstreaming DRR, Mitigation and adaptation techniques, built environment and resilience, addressing SDGs, Socio-ecological system, Business resilience, smart cities etc

Abstract Submission Open21 February 2021
Registration Open15 March 2021
Abstract Submission close31 March 2021
Abstract Acceptance Confirmation10 April 2021
Full Paper Submission Deadline30 May 2021
Early Bird Deadline05 June 2021
Full Paper Acceptance Confirmation07 June 2021
Symposium Dates24-25 June 2021
Registration Fees:In Person at AITVirtual Attendee
  Early Bird Fee       
Regular FeeEarly Bird FeeRegular Fee
 
All Participants / Faculty members / Professionals / Practitioners / Attendee (without presentation)

   USD 100   

 (THB 3000)    

 USD 150

 (THB 4500)                      

USD 70  

(THB 2000)              

USD 100

 (THB 3000)                

Students

USD 70

(THB 2000)

USD 100 

 (THB 3000)      

USD 50

 (THB 1500)      

USD 70 

 (THB 2000)      

 
Dr. Indrajit Pal
Chair, Organising committee, DRSD2021
Disaster Preparedness, Mitigation and Management (DPMM), Asian Institute of Technology, THAILAND

Secretariat Contact: drsd2021@ait.asia