As DPRI celebrates its 65th year anniversary since its founding in 1951, DPRI is at the forefront of research in disaster prevention and mitigation.
To commemorate the occasion, DPRI will hold a special exhibition at the entrance exhibition area of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology-Japan (MEXT) from 27 April to 30 June 2016; and the 27th annual Public Lecture series which was started in 1990 for the purpose of sharing research results with the public. Both events will be held in Tokyo.
|Moderator: Ms. Kaoru Saeki, Public Relations and Publications Office, DPRI, Kyoto University|
|1. Welcome and Greetings||Prof. Kaoru Takara||Director, Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI), Kyoto University|
|2. Research and Public Lectures of the Disaster Prevention Research Institute||Prof. Takashi Maruyama||Vice Director, DPRI, Kyoto University|
|3. 2016 Kumamoto Earthquake|
|4. Introduction to Research Projects|
i. “Precise Impact Assessments on Climate Change” Program for Risk Information on Climate Change (SOUSEI Program) supported MEXT
|Dr. Nobuhito Mori||DPRI, Kyoto University|
ii. Tackling Mega Earthquakes: Mexico Coastal Area (SATREPS Project)
|Dr. Yoshihiro Ito||DPRI, Kyoto University|
iii. Tackling Reconstruction: Nankai Trough Area Earthquake Disaster Mitigation (MEXT Project)
|Prof. Norio Maki||DPRI, Kyoto University|
Both events are open to the public.
Since the seating is limited to 60 persons, please click on the REGISTER button to access the registration form.
Date: 27 April 2016 from 13:30 to 15:30 hours
Venue: Information Plaza Lounge, MEXT, 3-2-2 Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo