WBF 2017 Report

List of Meeting Sessions and Presentation Slides

Sunday, 26 November

No. Session Title Host Organization Presentation Data
1 Information of Disaster Prevention save our lives Japan Broadcasting Corporation
2 Practical Build Back Better Efforts, and the Course of Action Hereafter Disaster-Resilient and Environmentally-Friendly City Promotion Office, City of Sendai 1.Kazuko Kohri
2.Shigeru Sugai
3.Manabu Tachioka
4.Tomoyuki Takayama
3 The Knowledge Front of Disaster Risk Reduction Elsevier
4 Lessons and experiences from the Great East Japan Earthquake What should we learn and share from disasters? Miyagi Prefectural Government 1.Title
2.Norio Maki
3.Kishie Shigekawa
4.Shosuke Sato
5.Tricia Wachtendorf
6.Chihiro Fujima
5 Talk × Talk Women in leadership 2017 Gender Equal Opportunity Section, City of Sendai Sendai Gender Equal Opportunity Foundation
6 Aging and disability and disaster risk reduction in the community (Inclusive Society) Tohoku Fukushi University 1.Shigeo Tatsuki
2.Kazuhiko Abe
3.Tadao Funato
4.Seiichi Takahashi
7 A Multicultural Society and Disaster Risk Reduction: Good Practices Implemented by Multi-stakeholders International Relations and Planning Section, City of Sendai / Sendai Tourism, Convention, and International Association
8 Seeking the structure of "Power of Culture" to support the revival of heart-Connecting hearts to impetus for moving forward Cultural Promotion Section, City of Sendai Yayoi Komatsu
9 Citizen Cooperation and Disaster Risk Reduction Citizen Cooperation Promotion Section, City of Sendai
10 Developing sustainable community for disaster resilience and human resources development for disaster risk reduction International Research Institute of Disaster Science, Tohoku University 1.Hitoshi Konno
2.Masahiro Horino
3.Risa Yanagiya
4.Takahisa Mizoi
5.Katahira children's board for community development
11 Consensus-building for Reconstructing Disaster Resilient Society with Diversity and Gender Perspectives in Japan and the World Japan Women s Network for Disaster Risk Reduction (JWNDRR) 1.Presentation Outline
2.Mari Osawa
3.UN Women
4.Sunhee Lee

Monday, 27 November

No. Session Title Host Organization Presentation Data
12 Sustainable development thorough DRR Investment Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)
13 How we effectively evaluate the value of DRR measures and investment as a tool for mainstreaming DRR in development issues Pacific Consultants Co., Ltd.
14 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
15 The Role of ICT in Disaster Risk Reduction ~A session about the envisioned future utilizing Fujitsu's ICT solutions~ Fujitsu Limited 1.Toshiaki Ariyama
2.Fujitsu in Joint Project Aiming for Tsunami Disaster Risk Reduction Using ICT in Kawasaki
16 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 1.Futoshi Toba
First Half
Second Half
2.Hiroshi Kameyama
First Half
Second Half
3.Norio Kato
First Half
Second Half
4.Yasunari Watanabe
First Half
Second Half
17 Financial Initiatives and Multi-stakeholder Partnerships for Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience Development Bank of Japan Inc.
18 (tentative) Site Report on the Onagawa Nuclear Power Plant during the Great East Japan Earthquake Tohoku Electric Power Co., Inc
19 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)
20 Strengthening contributions to the international community through multidisciplinary disaster science research Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) and Tohoku University
21 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 Co., Ltd. PDF
22 The progress of "Disaster Prevention" by the use of Social Platform Facebook Japan PDF
23 Bridging the information and knowledge gaps ESCAP 1.Mohammad Hadi Daryaei
2.Suman Karna
3.Junghan Lee
24 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)
25 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)
26 Regional Cooperation and Partnerships ESCAP 1.Chiashi Muroi
2.Ahmed Rasheed
3.SungEun Kim
4.Dang Thanh Mai
27 Economic Recovery and Industrial Revitalization from the Great East Japan Earthquake Earthquake Recovery Research Center, Graduate School of Economics and Management, Tohoku University 1.Satoru Masuda
2.Shin-Ichi Nishiyama
3.Yuzuru Isoda
4.Takuo Noro
28 Prepare and Respond Better for Emerging Technological Hazards IFRC
29 Integrated land-sea network for monitoring earthquakes, tsunami & volcanos for disaster risk reduction National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience (NIED)
30 New perspective towards enhancing capability of assessing tsunami damage International Research Institute of Disaster Science, Tohoku University
31 Roles of the media in disaster risk reduction ~ Cultivation through the media in normal times Kahoku Shimpo Publishing Co. 1.Session Title
2.Voltaire Tupaz
3.Sinichi Takeda
4.Yuya Yamashita
5.Seiji Kondo
32 The future of nuclear energy policy lessons from the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant Accident Laboratory of Prof. Akihiko Morita/SHOKEI GAKUIN University 1.Programme
2.Mu-Chang Shieh
3.Tolga Yarman
4.Masakazu Toyoda
5.Akihiko Morita
33 Vision and Future of Global Alliance of Disaster Research Institutes (GADRI) Global Alliance of Disaster Research Institutes (GADRI) PDF
34 Rethinking the Roles of the Education Sector in DRR through Sustainable Development Miyagi University of Education, Sendai
35 Economic evaluation model for mainstreaming DRR in development issues -Where we are and where we go - Pacific Consultants Co., Ltd.
36 Faith-based organizations contribution to Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction Organizing Committee of the Symposium on Faith and DRR 1.Akinori Takase
2.Nobuyuki Asai
3.Mitsuaki Niinuma
37 Advanced approach to earthquake disaster prevention K-Opticom Corporation, Kyoto University
38 Transdisciplinary Approach (TDA) for Building Societal Resilience to Disasters Efforts towards Achieving the Goals of Sendai Framework Japan Society of Civil Engineers (JSCE) 1.Kuniyoshi Takeuchi
2.Masaru Arakida
3.Senro Kuraoka
4.Masako Yoneda
5.Harkunti Rahayu
6.Ting-Chi Tsao
7.Takako Izumi
39 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 1.Kohei Nishizuka
2.Kanami Watanabe
3.Ayril Amry
4.Miori Asaka
40 Perspectives in Evidence-based Mental Health Disaster Response and Preparedness ~ Towards Effective International Cooperation ~ International Research Institution of Disaster Science, Tohoku University
41 Utilization of drone in case of disaster Keio Research Institute at SFC

Tuesday, 28th November

No. Session Title Host Organization Presentation Data
42 Fujitsu Limited: Accomplishing the SDG's and Solving Social Issues through ICT -Fujitsu is geared towards accomplishing the 2030 goal of United Nations Development Program through the creation of the Disaster Statistics Global Database Fujitsu Limited 1.Yuichi Ono
2.Sanny Jegillos
3.Sogo Fujisaki
43 AI and Disaster = Disaster seen in Watson IBM Japan, Ltd. 1.Akiko Murakami
2.Hideyuki Mizuta
3.Masayasu Muraoka
44 Engineering a Solution for Disasters: The Promise of Resilient Infrastructure World Bank Tokyo DRM Hub
45 Platform on Water and Disaster -ICT, Economy, Community, Dynamics- International Centre for Water Hazard and Risk Management (ICHARM), Public Works Research Institute 1.Naoyuki Yoshino
2.Miho Ohara
3.Shinji Egashira
4.Renato U. Solidum, Jr.
5.Asiri Karunawardena
6.Manzoor Ahmad Malik
7.MARENGO Jose Antonio
46 Disaster Digital Archives IRIDeS, Tohoku University
47 Word into Action; Contributing to Sendai Framework from Nursing Radiological Nursing Society of Japan, Japan Academy of Gerontological Nursing, Japan Academy of Nursing Science, Japan society of Disaster Nursing 1.Hiroko Minami
2.Aiko Yamamoto
3.Emiko Konishi
4.Chiyo Matsuoka
5.Noriko Yamamoto
48 A Synergy Framework for the integration of Earth Observation technologies into Disaster Risk Reduction Global Partnership on Space Technology Applications for Disaster Risk Reduction (GP-STAR)
49 Marine ecosystems disturbances by Earthquake and Tsunamis: toward better restoration of coastal lives and fisheries through continuous marine ecosystem monitoring Tohoku Ecosystem-Associated Marine Sciences 1.Osamu Matsuda
2.Hiroshi Kitazato
3.Eulogio H. Soto Oyarzun
4.Yoyok Wibisono