“Forefront of Research Projects” Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI), Kyoto University

  • Date : 27 Apr. 2016
  • Seminar
Date 27 Apr. 2016
Place Information Plaza Lounge, MEXT, Kasumigaseki, Tokyo

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


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