Third International Symposium on Natural Disaster Risk Reduction

Friday, April 13, 2018, 13:3016:40, Hanoi, Vietnam

Symposium Program


13:30 - 13:40 Opening Address

Vietnam Disaster Management Authority Representative and VFCEA Representative

13:40 - 13-50 Outline of TC21 and Purpose of the symposium

Dr. Kuniyoshi Takeuchi, TC21 Co-Chair; Emeritus Professor, Yamanashi University

13:50 - 14:00 Development of National Disaster Management Plan of Vietnam

Dr. Le Minh NHAT, Vietnam Disaster Management Authority

14:00 - 14:10 Vietnam Coastal Erosion Cause and Challenges –

Prof. Dr. Pham Hoang KIEN, University of Transport and Communications

14:10 - 14:20 Tough wire-net as a countermeasure against debris flows with woody debris in zero and first-order valleys

Prof. Dr. Yoshiharu Ishikawa, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology

14:20 - 14:30 Review on monitoring and early warning system for debris flow and flash flood

Dr. Vu Ba THAO, Department of Geotechnical Engineering, Hydraulic Construction Institute,

Vietnam Academy for Water Resources

14:30 - 14:50 Q&A moderated by VFCEA

14:50 - 15:00 Tea-break

15:00 - 15:10 The Use of TDA to Improve Down Stream Tsunami Warning and Community Response

Case of Indonesia

Dr. Harkunti P. Rahayu, Professor, Research Center for Disaster Mitigation,

Institute of Technology Bandung (RCDM ITB), Indonesia

15:10 - 15:20 Transdisciplinary Approach (TDA) for building local resilience

Learning from the technical survey of TC21 in Tacloban city, Philippines

Dr. Senro Kuraoka, TC21 Secretary General, Acting Unit Leader, R&D Center, Nippon Koei Co., Ltd., Japan

15:20 - 15:30 Disaster Management System in Pakistan Challenges – The way forward

Dr. Sarosh H. Lodi Dean, Faculty of Civil & Architecture, NED University of Engineering & Technology, Pakistan

15:30 - 15:40 Enacting the Act for the Cities by Transdisciplinary Approach

Dr. Jiba Raj Pokharel, Vice Chancellor of Nepal Academy of Science and Technology, Nepal

15:40 - 15:50 TDA for restoration of Kumamoto castle after the earthquakes in 2016

Mr. Masaru Arakida, Senior Researcher, Asian Disaster Reduction Center, Japan

15:50 - 16:00 Transdisciplinary Approach (TDA) in Retrofitting Ready Made Garments (RMG) Factory Buildings in Bangladesh: A Case Study

Engr. Md. Abdul Malek Sikder, Freelance Consultant, Fellow, Institution of Engineers Bangladesh (IEB), Bangladesh

16:00 - 16:10 Strengthening the preparedness phase by the transdisciplinary approach (TDA) – the case of Xinshan Village in Taiwan-

Mr. Ting-Chi Tsao, Principal Engineer and Group Chief,

Disaster Prevention Technology Research Center, Sinotech Engineering Consultants, Inc., Taiwan

16:10 - 16:30 Q&A moderated by TC21

16:30 - 16:40 Closing Remark


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