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9th Symposium on new technologies for urban safety of mega cities in Asia

  • Type: Meeting or Conference
  • Date: 13-14 Oct 2010
  • Location: Japan (Chuo-ku, Kobe)
  • Venue: Kobe International Conference Center 6-9-1, Minatojima-Nakamachi


Recognizing the importance of applying advanced tools in urban safety, Japan is hosting, sponsoring, and organizing a 2-day international symposium on new technologies for urban safety of mega cities in Asia.

The symposium seeks to bring together expertise in areas of design, construction and maintenance of urban infrastructure and those engaged in the development of new tools that could be used for better asset and environmental management.

The symposium will focus on the following topics for urban safety and implementation of urban environmental management:

- Disaster response and recovery
- Risk assessment, prediction, and early-warning
- Decision-making technologies
- Planning and development of urban infrastructure systems
- Life-cycle management of infrastructure systems
- Climate change mitigation and adaptation
- Development and application of sustainable technologies
- Application of geo-spatial technologies

Additional information


Event fee

JPY 10,000 to 25,000

What is included in the event fee

The registration fee includes 1 symposium CD proceedings, 2 lunches, 4 tea-breaks, and 1 dinner.


JPY 20,000, Early registration (Before Aug. 31, 2010)
JPY 25,000 (After Aug. 31, 2010)
JPY 10,000 (For students)

Target audience

The symposium will provide a forum for decision makers, practical professionals, and researchers to share their expertise in diverse areas.

How to register

Authors are invited to submit abstracts to the Secretariat via email at icus@iis.u-tokyo.ac.jp by June 30, 2010.

Submissions must include the following contents: Author name, Prex, Position, Organization, Email address, Paper title. For the abstract, clearly state the purpose and major results of the work within 300 words.

Detailed registration information will be sent to the authors of accepted abstracts. Interested parties who would like to attend the symposium without presenting should submit the above information excluding paper title and abstract, and include a brief note stating their intent to attend.


Related Links


  • Themes:Climate Change, Early Warning, Risk Identification & Assessment, Structural Safety, Urban Risk & Planning
  • Countries/Regions:Japan

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/14376

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