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The Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) 2011 conference
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The conference, themed “Disaster Risk: Integrating Science and Practice”, aims to advance new comprehensive approaches to natural hazards research and disaster risk reduction that investigate the root causes of disasters and incorporate input from scientists, decision‐makers, and the public. Sessions revolve around three main topics: characterization of hazards, vulnerability and risk; understanding decisionmaking in complex and changing risk contexts; and reducing risk and curbing losses through knowledge‐based actions.

Time: Oct. 31- Nov.2, 2011

Place: the Beijing International Convention Center.


Center for Earth Observation and Digital Earth,Chinese Academy of Sciences
No.9 Dengzhuang South Road, Haidian District, Beijing 100094, China Tel:86-10-82178008 Fax:86-10-82178009