Investing in Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation fo Building Resilient Cities

In association with the 3rd ITB Centennial International Conference on Disaster Management-P100 IC 03

13 - 15 January 2020, Shangri-La Hotel, Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia

The 9th International Conference on Building Resilience will be held in Indonesia, which is widely recognised as one of the world’s most natural hazard-prone areas and is at risk to multiple hazards, including flooding, earthquakes, landslides, tsunamis, volcanos and cyclones. The conference will culminate in identifying approaches that could help achieve better synergies in implementation of these frameworks on the ground via programmatic integration, collaboration, capacity, and innovation.

Submission Types

We welcome contributions from a wide range of scientific disciplines, and perspectives from policy and practice. In order to accommodate this wide range of expertise, and promote the development of practical, evidence-based guidance, submissions are welcome in the following forms:

Academic Paper and Presentation – Abstract and full paper submission required, subject to double blind peer review.

Academic or Policy and Practice Abstract and Presentation - Abstract submission only, subject to peer review

Poster Presentation - Abstract and poster submission only, non-peer review.

Doctoral School - Abstract and full paper submission required, subject to double blind peer review. For students registered at recognised Higher Education Institutes.

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Prof Dilanthi Amaratunga, attended the 7th Steering Committee Meeting of the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR)/UNHABITAT Making Urban Cities Resilient Campaign. The event was convened in Barcelona, Spain during 24th - 25th April 2019. She has contributed to the development of 2020 - 2030 Global Urban City Resilient strategy in facilitating cities and nations to achieve Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Redcution and Sustainable Development Goals. The Campaign has been very successful in raising awareness and political profile for disaster risk reduction and urban resilience during the last decade.