[ This symposium has finished. Thank you very much for attending this symposium.]

International Symposium

-Together with the People coping with increasing water-related disasters in the world-

Date : 30th September, Tue, 2014 14:00~17:30
7-22-1 Roppongi, Tokyo, Japan
SOKAIRO Hall, 1st Floor
Organizer : PWRI (ICHARM) / GRIPS
Language : Japanese (Simultaneous interpretation to English)
Dr. Taketo Uomoto (Chief executive, PWRI)
 Dr. Takashi Shiraishi (President, GRIPS)
Remarks Dr. Koji Ikeuchi (Director-General, Water and Disaster
  Management Bureau, MLIT)
 Mr. Masashi Akiba(on behalf of Mr. Shigeharu Kato,
  Director-General for International Affairs, MEXT)
[Goals, strategies and achievements of ICHARM]
 Prof. Kuniyoshi Takeuchi (ICHARM Director)
[Science and Technology Supporting Water-related Disaster
 Risk Reduction]

 Prof. Toshio Koike (University of Tokyo)
[Disasters in the world]
Hurricane Sandy 2012
  Dr. Kate White (Senior Lead for Global and Climate
  Change, Institute of Water Resources, US Army Corps
  of Engineers)
Typhoon Haiyan 2013
  Prof. Estudillo Jonna (GRIPS)
Indus flood 2010
  Dr. Shahbaz Khan (Deputy Director and Senior Program Specialist,
  UNESCO Jakarta)
Panel discussion
[Towards Water-related Disaster Risk Reduction, ICHARM's

 [Moderator] Prof. Toshio Koike(University of Tokyo)
 Dr. Kate White (US Army Corps of Engineers),
 Prof. Estudillo Jonna (GRIPS),
 Dr. Shahbaz Khan (UNESCO),
 Prof. Tadashi Yamada (Chuo University),
 Prof. Kaoru Takara (Kyoto University),
 Prof. Taikan Oki (University of Tokyo),
 Mr. Hirokazu Tsukahara (Chief, River Planning Division,
Mr. Hiroshi Fujisawa (Executive, PWRI)
* The program may be changed without notices.
After Symposium, we'll hold a reception.
If you'd like to participate a reception, please make application via bellow registration form.
The seats is limited, please make application prior to Symposium.
Registration Form : You can apply from this.
* This symposium has finished.
 Thank you very much for attending this symposium.

Public Works Research Institute (PWRI)
International Centre for Water Hazard Risk Management (ICHARM)
1-6, Minamihara, Tsukuba-shi, Ibaraki-ken 305-8516, Japan
TEL : +81- (0) 29-879-6815
FAX : +81- (0) 29-879-6709
National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS)
7-22-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-8677
SOKAIRO Hall, 1st Floor

- From exit no. 7 at Roppongi station on the Toei Oedo Line: 5 minutes walk

- From exit no. 4a at Roppongi station on the Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line: 10 minutes walk

- From exit no. 5 at Nogizaka station on the Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line: 6 minutes walk

SOKAIRO Hall is located at 1st Floor. When you enter from main gete, please descendent by elevator.
We’d like to hold a reception after the symposium.
Start 17:30~
At dining room in GRIPS
Fee : 3,000 JPY
Please show your attendance clearly when you submit the application form.