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UCL IRDR Seminar 2017- Disaster in Japan 2011: The Latest Research

15 June 2017

Friday 23rd June 2017

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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.

Timetable:

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)

Chairs:

Professor David Alexander (IRDR, UCL) 

Professor Kenji Koshiyama (Kansai University) 

Event contact: Kenji Koshiyama (k.koshiyama@ucl.ac.uk)

For more information about the speakers, click here.