Presentations

  • OS1: Opening Session 1

    • Disaster Resilient Infrastructure from a climate lens

      Anand Patwardhan - Research Co-Director, Global Commission on Adaptation and Professor, School of Public Policy, University of Maryland, USA

  • T1: Thematic Session 1A

    • Assessment Disaster Risk in the Context of the “el Niño Costero” Phenomenon

      Neil Sandro Alata Olivares - Scientific researcher from Lima, Peru

    • Risk Assessment Methodologies, Metrics and Indicators

      Prof. Ravi Sinha - Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

    • Climate-Resilient Infrastructure: Adaptive Design and Risk Management

      Bilal M. Ayyub - Professor , Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Director, Center for Technology & Systems Management, University of Maryland, USA

  • T1: Thematic Session 1B

    • Codes, Standards and Regulations Climate Change Adaptation – Canada

      Philip Rizcallah - Program Director – National Research Council, Construction

    • Building Resilient Communities Through Modern Building Codes

      Mark Johnson - Executive Vice President, Director of Business Development, International Code Council

    • Conversing Disaster Experience into a Safer Built Environment: The Case of Japan

      Toshihiro Kamatani - Director for Building Technology Policy Analysis, Housing Bureau, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT)

    • Building Regulation for Resilience

      Russell Muir - Adviser at World Bank Group

  • T1: Thematic Session 1C

    • Reconstruction and Recovery Planning of key infrastructure sectors after disasters

      Mauro Dolce - Director General at the Italian Department of Civil Protection Professor of Structural Engineering, University of Naples Federico II

    • Recovery and Reconstruction of critical infrastructure

      Setsuko Saya - Director for International Cooperation Division, Disaster Management Bureau, Cabinet Office, Japan

    • Thematic pillars driving the coalition for disaster resilient infrastructure

      Diana Arlette Cordero - CENAPRED, Mexico

    • Planning for Recovery of Small scale and Community Infrastructure

      Rita Missal - UNDP, New York

    • Achieving resilience through stronger, faster, and more inclusive post-disaster reconstruction

      Josef Leitmann - Lead Disaster Risk Management Specialist, The World Bank

  • T2: Thematic Session 2A

    • Infrastructure & Resilient Cities

      Amit Prothi - Head of India National Strategy, 100 Resilient Cities

    • The Policy And Governance Landscape For DRI

      Sebastian Alonso - Ministry of Interior, Public Works and Housing, Argentina

    • An Overview of Infrastructure in Nigeria

      Terna Manasseh IBI - Government of Nigeria

    • India Investments and Risk Profile

      Umamaheshwaran Rajasekar - National Institute of Urban Affairs, India

  • T2: Thematic Session 2B

    • Climate-Resilient Buildings and Core Public Infrastructure Initiative - Existing Infrastructure

      Philip Rizcallah - National Research Council, Construction, Canada

    • Disaster Risk Management in chile

      Cristóbal Mena - Deputy Director of the Chilean National Emergency Office, Chile

  • T2: Thematic Session 2C

    • Small Islands Developing States and Land Locked Developing Countries

      Arghya Sinha Roy - Asian Development Bank

    • The Governance and Policy Landscape, Maldives

      Fathmath Saushan - National Disaster Management Authority - Maldives

    • Small Island Developing States (SIDS) and Landlocked Developing Countries (LLDC)

      Sataram Mooloo and Darmen Ellayah - NDRRMC, Mauritius

    • Building Resilience Against Earthquake in Mongolia

      Ariunaa Chadraabal - National Emergency Management Agency, Mongolia

    • The Governance and Policy Landscape, Trinidad and Tobago

      Neville Wint - Operations Manager of the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Management, Trinidad and Tobago

  • T3: Thematic Session 3

    • IDF Briefing to IWDRI Risk Modelling & Risk Finance for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure

      Rowan Douglas - Head of Capital, Science & Policy Practice, Willis Towers Watson

    • Financing Infrastructure Resilience

      Ila Patnaik - Professor, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy, India

  • WS1: Working Session 1

    • Session on Perspectives from Multilateral Agencies on Planning, Investing and Managing Disaster Resilient Infrastructure

      Supee Teravaninthorn - Director General, Investment Operations, Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)

    • UNDP Perspectives

      Sanny R. Jegillos - Senior Advisor, Disaster Risk Reduction and Recovery, UNDP Bangkok Regional Hub

    • Perspectives on Planning, Investing, and Managing Resilient Infrastructure

      Joseph Stables - Regional Infrastructure Advisor for Asia, UNOPS

  • FE1A: Featured Event

    • Call for Code

      Seema Kumar - IBM

    • Derisking Infrastructure - From Monitoring to Diagnostics

      Andre Cuomo - Sacertis

    • Sensing the Earth from Space

      Michael Anthony - Sarmap

    • Proposal for Natural Disasters Mitigation & Industry support in India

      Daisuke Abe - Weathernews Inc.

  • FE1B: Featured Event

    • Assessment and Promotion of Seismic Disaster Resilience of Mobile Communication System

      Chenxi Mao Haoyu Zhang - Institute of Engineering Mechanics, China Earthquake Administration

    • Nature-based solutions as sustainable protective infrastructure

      Cees van de Guchte - Deltares, The Netherlands

    • Cyclone Web-based Dynamic Composite Risk Atlas (Web-DCRA): A Tool for Disaster Risk Mitigation and Response

      Sushil Gupta - Assistant Vice President, Risk Modeling and Insurance

    • Tamil Nadu System for Multi-hazard Potential Impact Assessment, Alert, Emergency Response Planning & Tracking

      Korlapati Satyagopal - Additional Chief Secretary and Commissioner of Revenue Administration, Govt. of Tamil Nadu

  • WS2: Working Session 2A

    • International Workshop on Disaster Resilient Infrastructure

      Anurag Sachan - Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India

    • Disaster Management on Mountainous Highways

      Shu Moriyama and Michiya Kitayama - Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)

    • Risk orientied natural hazard management at the swiss federal railways

      Florian Hofstetter - Natural Hazard Specialist, Swiss Federal Railways

    • Renovation of Vietnam Railway New Railway Project in Philippines Cooperation from Japan

      Shoichi Hashimoto - Formerly with the National Railway Research Institute, Japan

  • WS2: Working Session 2B

    • Disaster Reselient Infrastructure

      A. K. Pathak - Member (Planning), Airports Authority of India

    • Design Resilience of Telecom Infrastructure

      Manoj Kumar Singh - Chief of Technology, Regulatory & Sustainability, Indus Towers

    • Building Resilience in Electricity Infrastructure in India

      Ghanshyam Prasad - Ministry of Power

    • Energy for Crisis Prevention & Recovery

      Stephen Gitonga - Regional Sustainable Energy Specialist, UNDP Regional Hub for Arab States

  • WS2: Working Session 2C

    • Building Resilience in the Water Sector

      Katrin Bruebach - Associate Director of Solutions Development and Innovation for Urban Water, 100 Resilient Cities

    • Climate-Resilient Buildings and Core Public Infrastructure Initiative - Flooding

      Philip Rizcallah - Program Director, National Research Council, Construction, Canada

    • Risk Based Reservoir Management- With reference to Kerala Floods 2018

      Ritesh Khattar - Director(FCA-2), Central Water Commission

    • DRI - Water Sector, Urban Flooding: Responding to Climate Change

      Kapil Gupta - Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Bombay

    • Flood Buster - New Pump Gate System for Flood Control Masaaki Ito, Ishgaki Company, Ltd.

      Masaaki Ito - Ishigaki Company, Ltd.

    • Water-related Infrastructure Impact Analysis

      Cees van de Guchte, Ton Peters and Thomas Bles - The Netherlands

  • WS3: Working Session 3

    • Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI) Vision, Function, Form and Financing