In order to promote the application of science and technology in disaster reduction, share the experience of science and technology in disaster reduction in Asia and promote the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 in the Asian region， the National Disaster Reduction Committee expert committee, the Ministry of Civil Affairs, Beijing Normal University, the United Nations Disaster Reduction Office (UNISDR) as the organizer, the Ministry of Civil Affairs of Beijing Normal University, the Institute of Disaster Reduction and Emergency Management of the Ministry of Education, and the National Disaster Reduction Center of the Ministry of Civil Affairs as the organizer, is scheduled to host the Second Asian Conference on Science and Technology for Disaster Reduction in Beijing in April 2018 .
The meeting plans to invite Asian governments’ disaster management personnel, experts and scholars, regional international organizations, social organizations and corporate and business representatives. The meeting is expected to form the "Asian scientific and technological disaster reduction: Beijing Declaration" document, providing advice and recommendations for the Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Reduction held in Mongolia in July 2018.
Specific meeting information is as follows. Interested teachers and students are welcome to register for participation
Meeting time: April 17-18, 2018
Venue: Beijing Xinhai Jinjiang Hotel
1. The development path of Asian technology disaster reduction;
2. Progress in the implementation of the United Nations Sendai Framework for Disaster Reduction in Asia;
3. Regional cooperation in scientific and technological disaster reduction;
4. Asia Technology Outlook for Disaster Reduction.
Conference website: http://www.astcdrr2018.org/
(Geographical Science Department)