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The 15th APRU-IRIDeS Multi-Hazards Symposium 2019

October 29 - October 31










Building Resilience Through Disaster Risk Reduction,
Response, Recovery & Reconstruction in the 2030 Agenda

The APRU Multi-hazards Symposium 2019 focuses on exploring the interrelationship between disasters and development at the local, national, and global levels as well as understanding how disaster risk reduction (DRR) can best be applied to the future sustainable development of society. The Symposium aims to explore the role of universities in delivering the objectives of the Sendai Framework for DRR and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

This event provides an excellent opportunity for experts and academics to share and exchange advancement in research, technologies, and applications. Ms. Mami Mizutori, Special Representative of Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction, and head of the Office for Disaster Risk Reduction of United Nations is the special keynote.

Other keynote speakers are Mr. Walter Cotte Witingan from IFRC, Dr. H. Kit Miyamoto, CEO, and President of Miyamoto International, Prof Rajib Shaw from Keio University, and Prof Osamu Murao from Tohoku University.



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[Key dates]

October 28- Hotel check-in & Registration for the international participants
October 29 – First day (Tecnológico de Monterrey’s Rector Welcome)
October 30 – Second day
October 31 – Field trip (optional)


[Additional info]
For more information on the venue and logistics, please see here, or email apru.tec@servicios.itesm.mx