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  • 2nd International Conference on Natural Hazards and Infrastructure (ICONHIC2019) ETH Zurich
    National Technical University of Athens


    Date: 23 - 26 Jun 2019
    Country: Greece
    City/State: Chania, Crete Island
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2nd International Conference on Natural Hazards and Infrastructure (ICONHIC2019)

MAIN HOST(S): ETH Zurich (ETH Zurich)
National Technical University of Athens (NTUA)

Type: Meeting or Conference Date: 23 - 26 Jun 2019 Location: Greece (Chania, Crete Island) Venue: Minoa Palace Resort

Building upon the success of the first event, ICONHIC2019 aims to bring together engineers, financers, insurers, and policy makers to exchange experience and set a robust trace towards infrastructure resilience against extreme natural events.

The 3-day conference will include stimulating panel discussions among different stakeholders, excellent keynote lectures, as well as theme and cross-cutting sessions on the following topics:

Cross-cutting topics

  • Hazard Prediction, Warning and Risk Management
  • Strengthening Tools & Mitigation Strategies
  • Vulnerability Assessment, Risk Planning & Uncertainties
  • Multi-Risk Decision Support Methodologies
  • Assessment and Prediction of Natural Hazards from Satellite Imagery
  • Remote sensing for natural disasters: Challenges and Opportunities
  • Moving Towards Climate-Resilient and adaptive Infrastructure Systems
  • Integrating Disaster Risk into Life-Cycle Management of Infrastructure Systems
  • Resilience of infrastructure networks: from perturbation to recovery

Earthquakes & Landslides

  • Engineering Seismology & Ground Motion Simulation
  • Assessment, Analysis and Retrofitting of Structures
  • Aging Infrastructure and future Earthquakes: Concrete, Steel and Masonry Structures
  • Seismic Design of Foundations and Underground Structures
  • Soil-Structure Interaction
  • Ground Failure & Liquefaction: Analysis and effects on Structures and Lifelines
  • Isolation and Energy Dissipation Devices
  • Protection of Historical Structures against Seismic Hazards
  • Landslides Prevention and Mitigation: Design Practice and New Concepts
  • Instrumentation and Remote Sensing
  • Offshore Landslides and effects on submarine Structures and Pipelines
  • Earthquake/Flood induced Landslides: Analysis and Modeling

Climate Change & Flooding

  • Flood Risk Management and Risk Reduction Strategies
  • Flood Forecasting, Modelling and Flood Control
  • Natural & Engineered Defenses and Vulnerabilities
  • Urban Drainage Infrastructure and Performance
  • Dikes, Levees and Dams: studying Failures and proposing Strategic Solutions
  • Storm Surges, Tsunamis and Sea Level Rise
  • Strong Winds, Storms, Hurricanes and Tropical Cyclones
  • Impact of Extreme Weather on Critical Infrastructure
  • Drought impacts on Infrastructure Service Delivery

Event website: https://iconhic.com/2019/



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