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  • UCL IRDR 9th Annual Conference: Cascading and interconnected risk Institute for Risk & Disaster Reduction
    University College London


    Date: 19 Jun 2019
    Country: United Kingdom
    City/State: London
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UCL IRDR 9th Annual Conference: Cascading and interconnected risk

MAIN ORGANIZER(S): Institute for Risk & Disaster Reduction (IRDR)
University College London (UCL)

Type: Meeting or Conference Date: 19 Jun 2019 Location: United Kingdom (London) Venue: Roberts G06/G02, Roberts Building, Torrington Place, WC1E 7JE

We welcome researchers, students, practitioners, NGOs, city professionals and the interested public to a day of thought-provoking discussions where our in-house and guest experts will present the latest research and issues in risk and disaster reduction, through a combination of talks, panel discussion, conversation, and poster presentations. This year, our conference themes will promote a better understanding of the multidisciplinary components of cascading and interconnected risk.

The event is free to attend, but you need to register. Full session and speaker details will be published soon. Until then, please save the date! The conference will run from 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM.

This year, our conference themes will promote a better understanding of the multidisciplinary components of cascading and interconnected risk, including:

  • Black sky thinking and technological failures
  • Going beyond "worst case scenarios"
  • Building organisational resilience to cascading effects
  • Mitigating interacting risk and Natural hazards triggering technological disasters (NATECH)
  • Assessing and preparing for the escalation of crises

Event website: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/risk-disaster-reduction/events/2019/jun/ucl-irdr-9th-annual-conference



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