The 27th DPRI Public Lecture Series 2016, Kyoto University

  • Date : 02 Jun. 2016 09:30 - 16:30
  • Lecture
Date 02 Jun. 2016 09:30 - 16:30
Place Schönbach Sabō Conference Hall -シェーンバッハ・サボー – 1st Floor, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo

Date and time: (Thursday) 2 June 2016 from 09:30 to 16:30


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Capacity: 300 seats

Admission is free. However, prior registration is required.




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Please note that this event will be in Japanese. English interpretation will not be provided.


The Public Lecture Series aims to foster audience participation and you are encouraged to engage with the speakers during the question-and-answer sessions.


9:30 – 9:35 Welcome Remarks Prof. Kaoru Takara, Director, Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI)
9:35 – 10:05 2016 Kumamoto Earthquake – foreshock – main shock – aftershock – induced earthquakes Prof. Yoshihisa Iio
10:10 – 11: 10 What is a Large-scale Eruption: Case Study of Sakurajima and Indonesian Volcanoes Dr. Haruhisa Nakamichi
11:15 – 12:15 Measures for Serious Water-related Disasters Prof. Shigenobu Tanaka
12:15 – 13:15 Lunch Break  
13:15 – 14:15 Approaching the mystery of compound ground disaster at the time of a major earthquake Prof. Susumu Iai
14:20 – 15:20 Using the martime sector to prepare logistics for catastrophe Emergency assistance Prof. Kenji Ono
15:20 – 15:35 Break  
15:35 – 16:25 General Discussion Session Prof. Akira Igarashi, Moderator
16:25 – 16:30 Closing Remarks Prof. Norio Maki


The DPRI Public Lecture Series is certified as a CPD Program of the Japan Society of Civil Engineers.





Tel: 0774-38-3350



Access to the Event Venue:


Schönbach Sabō Conference Hall -シェーンバッハ・サボー – 1st Floor, Japan Sabo Association

2-7-5 Hirakawacho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo

(Subways: Yurakucho Line, Hanzomon Line, Namboku Line – Exit no. 4)

Tel: 03-3261-8386