Two side events have been added to the programme.
Monday 5 November, 5.00 - 6.00pm
Room: Rangimarie 1
Enhancing Performance of Red Cross Hazard App via Realtime data collection and reporting
Organised by Global Disaster Preparedness Center and New Zealand Red Cross
Mobile technologies present limitless opportunities for sophisticated real-time data collection and reporting. New Zealand Red Cross and the Global Disaster Preparedness Center invite conference participants to this side event and support them to enhance the Red Cross Hazard Mobile App performance by sharing your views and experience on real-time data collection and crowdsourced reporting. They believe participant's ideas and knowledge will help them to improve the Red Cross Hazard App and make it a better tool.
Monday 5 November, 5.00 - 6.00pm
Room: Rangimarie 2
World Tsunami Awareness Day Side Event ‘Inclusive preparedness planning’
Organised by The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR)
Over the past 100 years, 58 tsunamis have claimed more than 260,000 lives or an average of 4,600 deaths per disaster. This level of fatalities surpasses that of any other natural hazard. To promote a global culture of tsunami awareness, the United Nations General Assembly in 2015 designated 5 November as World Tsunami Awareness Day. To mark this occasion at the ISCRAM Asia Pacific 2018 conference, this side event will explore the importance of Inclusive preparedness planning.
The following panel sessions are included in the programme:
- Health Emergency Information Management
- Geospatial Information Management
- Emerging ICT: Opportunities & Challenges
CLICK HERE to view the panel session speakers.
The following Workshops have been included in the programme, with more yet to come!
- Interoperability and Sharing in Emergency Management
- Disaster eHealth, Disaster Management and Data Sharing – Which Data, Who with, When?
- Reaching the Last Mile – Early Action Messaging Through the WhatNow Service and hazard apps
- New Zealand’s Natural Hazards Risk Tools: The Future is Now
- Designing for Resilience: Shaping Future Disaster Risk Management Workforce through Core Competency Frameworks
- Science and Practice Co-creation: Connecting research to rural communities for improved disaster preparedness
- The pits and peaks of citizen science: effective ways to include community participation in research design
- Improving Situational Awareness through Community Emergency Hubs
- The afterthought on aftershocks – Human-centred design in emergency management
- AFAC Damage Assessment Field Exercise
- Building Community Resilience on Facebook (to be confirmed)
Please CLICK HERE to view further information on the workshops.
Please note that these are subject to change.
Submit your poster HERE.
The deadline for poster submissions is 8 September, 2018 and decisions (as to their acceptance) will be made by 15 September, 2018.
PLEASE NOTE: Posters will be assessed as they are submitted and a decision, (as to their acceptance) will be sent to authors within 7 days of submission.
So please don’t wait until 8 September.
Submit your poster TODAY!
There will be 10 free conference registrations available for selected PhD students who will participate in the PhD colloquium on Sunday 4 November. This will be supported by QuakeCore.
Please find information on how to submit here: http://www.confer.co.nz/iscramasiapacific2018/phd/
Submission deadline 1 August.