The 52nd Symposium on Natural Disaster Science

  • Date : 06 Oct. 2015
  • Symposium
Date 06 Oct. 2015
Place Uji Campus, Kihada Hall, Uji, Gokasho, Kyoto.

The Kyoto University Disaster Prevention Research Institute will organize its 52nd Symposium on Natural Disaster Science on 6 October 2015 at the Uji Campus, Kihada Hall, Uji, Gokasho, Kyoto.

The theme of the 52nd Symposium is on “Taking International Joint Research Collaborations to a Renewed Level”.

The 52nd Symposium is sponsored by the Natural Disaster Research Council (NDRC).

We cordially invite you to attend this symposium.

For further details, please refer to the Programme below.

Date:                 Tuesday, 6 October 2015

Place:                Kyoto University Uji Campus, Obaku Plaza, Kihada Hall

Address:           Gokasho, Uji-shi, Kyoto 611-0011

Sponsored by: Natural Disaster Research Council (NDRC)

Admission Free

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We hope you would be able to attend this symposium and we look forward to welcoming you at the venue.


9:30 Registration
10:00 Opening Remarks

Prof. Hajime Nakagawa, Chairperson, Natural Disaster Research Council; and, Professor, Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI), Kyoto University

10:10 ~ 10:45 Research on Disaster Prevention Measures on August 2014 Debris Flows Triggered by Heavy Rains in Hiroshima Prefecture

Prof. Haruhiko Yamamoto, Faculty of Agriculture, Yamaguchi University

10:45 ~ 11:20 2014 Comprehensive Survey Report on Ontakesan Volcano Eruption
    Prof. Koshi Yamaoka, Graduate School, Nagoya University
11:20 ~ 11:45 2014 Disaster Survey Report on Northern Nagano Prefecture Earthquake
    Associate Professor Hiroyuki Goto and Assistant Prof. Issei Doi, DPRI, Kyoto University
11:45 ~ 12:10 Joint Survey Report on Disaster Caused in Vanuatu by 2015 Tropical Cyclone Pam
    Associate Prof. Nobuhito Mori, Assistant Prof. Tomohiro Yasuda, and Associate Professor Kazuyoshi Nishijima, DPRI, Kyoto University
12:10 Lunch
13:10 ~ 13:40 Comprehensive Survey Report on 2015 Nepal Earthquake and Earthquake Disasters
    Prof. Hiroshi Fukuoka, Niigata Disaster and Reconstruction Research Institute
13:40 ~ 14:10 Comprehensive Survey Report on Kuchinoerabu-Jima Volcano Eruption
    Prof. Masato Iguchi, DPRI, Kyoto University
14:10 ~ 14:50 Special Lecture 1
    ■   International Cooperation Disaster Responses – The Southeast Asian Experience

Prof. Yoshimi Nishi, Center for Integrated Area Studies (CIAS), Kyoto University

14:50 Break
15:10 ~ 15:50 Special Lecture 2
    ■     The 3rd United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction – Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction- Towards Realizing the Role of Science and Technology Community
    Prof. Kenichi Tsukahara, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyushu University
15:50 ~ 16:30 ■     Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction
    Prof. Rajib Shaw, Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies (GSGES), Kyoto University
16:30~17:00 General Discussion
17:00 Closing Remarks