UCL IRDR Seminar 2017- Disaster in Japan 2011: The Latest Research
15 June 2017
Friday 23rd June 2017
09:30 - 13:15 UCL Roberts Building 106, Gower Street London
Join us for an engaging, international seminar where there will be a keynote talk, panel discussions and presentations on some of the latest Japanese and British research around the triple disaster of 11th March 2011: the Tohoku earthquake, tsunami and nuclear release.
The seminar is free and open to all. Registration is not necessary.
We hope you can join us.
09:00 - 09:30 Registration
09:30 - 09:45 Welcome from the IRDR Director, Professor Peter Sammonds
09:45 - 10:15 Keynote talk by Professor Virginia Murray: "Science for the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction"
10:15 - 11:30 Panel Discussion: 2011 EAST JAPAN EARTHQUAKE
Panelists: Professor Tiziana Rossetto (Engineering, UCL)
Professor Osamu MURAO (Tohoku University)
Professor Shigeo TATSUKI (Doshisha University)
Dr. Naoya SEKIYA (University of Tokyo)
11:30 - 12:00 Coffee break
12:00 - 13:15 Special Panel: DISASTER RESEARCH SPECIFIC ISSUES
Panelists: Professor Peter Sammonds (IRDR, UCL)
Dr. Hideyuki SHIROSHITA (Kansai University)
Dr. Namiko MINAI (Japan Woman’s University)
Dr. Shohei BENIYA (University of Hyogo)
Professor David Alexander (IRDR, UCL)
Professor Kenji Koshiyama (Kansai University)
Event contact: Kenji Koshiyama (email@example.com)
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