DAY 3   Monday, 27th November

Public pre-event, Joint Opening, WBF Opening/Closing  Plenary Session  Thematic / Technical Session  Bosai Kokutai 2017

*Japanese- English Simultaneous interpreting is provided.

Venue Room AM1
Tohoku University
Hagi Hall
Main Hall          
Sendai International Center
Conference Bldg.2F
Main Hall
Sustainable development thorough DRR Investment
(Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA))
Open Session
(Bosai Kokutai 2017)
(Bosai Kokutai 2017)    
How we effectively evaluate the value of DRR measures and investment as a tool for mainstreaming DRR in development issues
(Pacific Consultants Co., Ltd.)
To pave the way for safe and sustainable drone operations for the disaster risk reduction in Sendai- Collaboration with City of SENDAI, NTT docomo, Drone Tech Lab SENDAI
(Drone Tech Lab SENDAI · City of SENDAI · NTT docomo Tohoku)
Open Session
The Role of ICT in Disaster Risk Reduction ~A session about the envisioned future utilizing Fujitsu's ICT solutions~
(Fujitsu Limited)
Efforts toward Recovery and Reconstruction from the Great East Japan Earthquake ~ Focusing on Infrastructure and Community Development ~
(Tohoku Regional Bureau, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism)
Open Session
Financial Initiatives and Multi-stakeholder Partnerships for Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience
(Development Bank of Japan.)
Sakura 1
(tentative) Site Report on the Onagawa Nuclear Power Plant during the Great East Japan Earthquake
(Tohoku Electric Power Co., Inc.)
The 16th International Symposium on New Technologies for Urban Safety of Mega Cities in Asia (USMCA) -Global Risk with "Tangible Earth"-
(International Research Institute of Disaster Science (IRIDeS), Tohoku University International Center for Urban Safety Engineering (ICUS), Institute of Industrial Science (IIS), The University of Tokyo (USMCA Organizing Committee))
Strengthening contributions to the international community through multidisciplinary disaster science research
(Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) and Tohoku University)
Tokio Marine Group and Tohoku University Industry- Academia Collaboration Forum "Building a disasterresilient community in the Asia-Pacific - The power of science and insurance"
(Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance)
The progress of "Disaster Prevention" by the use of Social Platform
(Facebook Japan)
Sakura 2
Bridging the information and knowledge gaps
MIRAI (Multisector Initiative for Research, Action, and Impact) ~Co-designing social innovation in addressing disaster risks through research action networks~
(Japan CSO Coalition for DRR (JCC-DRR))
The 4th Asian Conference on Urban Disaster Reduction (ACUDR) -Current Situation and Problems on Risk Communication in Asia-
(Institute of Social Safety Science, Japan (ISSS))
Regional Cooperation and Partnerships
Economic Recovery and Industrial Revitalization from the Great East Japan Earthquake
(Earthquake Recovery Research Center, Graduate School of Economics and Management, Tohoku University)
foyer Exhibition
(WBF/Bousai Kokutai)
Sendai International Center
Conference Bldg.3F
Shirakashi 1
Prepare and Respond Better for Emerging Technological Hazards
Integrated land-sea network for monitoring earthquakes, tsunami & volcanos for disaster risk reduction
(National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience (NIED))
New perspective towards enhancing capability of assessing tsunami damage
(International Research Institute of Disaster Science, Tohoku University)
Roles of the media in disaster risk reduction ~ Cultivation through the media in normal times
(Kahoku Shimpo Publishing Co.)
Shirakashi 2
The future of nuclear energy policy - lessons from the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant Accident
(Laboratory of Prof. Akihiko Morita/SHOKEI GAKUIN University)
Vision and Future of Global Alliance of Disaster Research Institutes
Rethinking the Roles of the Education Sector in DRR through Sustainable Development
(Miyagi University of Education, Sendai)
Economic evaluation model for mainstreaming DRR in development issues -Where we are and where we go -
(Pacific Consultants Co., Ltd.)
Faith-based organizations' contribution to Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction
(Organizing Committee of the Symposium on Faith and DRR)
Open Session
Meeting Room 8
Advanced approach to earthquake disaster prevention
(K-Opticom Corporation, Kyoto University)
Transdisciplinary Approach (TDA) for Building Societal Resilience to Disasters ‒ Efforts towards Achieving the Goals of Sendai Framework ‒
(Japan Society of Civil Engineers (JSCE))
Tracks and Scenarios of Student-driven Volunteer Activities: Focusing on Young Powers Embedded in Longterm Reconstruction after the Great East Japan Earthquake
(Center for Service Learning and Extracurricular Activities, Institute for Excellence in Higher Education, Tohoku University)
Perspectives in Evidence-based Mental Health Disaster Response and Preparedness ~ Towards Effective International Cooperation ~
(International Research Institution of Disaster Science, Tohoku University)
Utilization of drone in case of disaster
(Keio Research Institute at SFC)
foyer Posters
foyer Flash Talk Presentation