Global Conference on the International Network of Disaster Studies in Iwate, Japan Iwate Conference

General Information

Name of Conference

Global Conference on the International Network of Disaster Studies in Iwate, Japan "Iwate Conference"

Conference Theme

Landscape-Scale Disasters, Emergency Response, and Regional Recovery

Experts on disaster and crisis management from various countries, including the U.S., China and Japan, will meet in Iwate Prefecture, which experienced the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake, to publicize and share their research findings and results about diverse aspects of major disasters, emergency response, regional strength and other essential elements of regional reconstruction. Such research findings and results will be available to an even broader audience around the world.

Dates

Conference: Tuesday, July 17 - Thursday, July 19
Excursion: Thursday, July 19 - Friday, July 20

Venue

Iwate Prefecture Citizens' Cultural Exchange Center "Aiina"
1-7-1, Morioka-eki Nishi-dori, Morioka City, Iwate Prefecture

Organizers
Co-organized
  • Iwate Prefectural Government
  • Reconstruction Agency