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The 15th APRU-IRIDeS Multi-Hazards Symposium 2019

October 29 - November 1










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 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.


[Key dates]

July 30 – Abstract submission close
August 16 – Notification to selected authors

October 29 – First day (Tecnológico de Monterrey’s Rector Welcome)
October 30 – Second day
October 31 – Last morning of activities and closing. Free afternoon
November 1 – Field trip (optional)


[Call for abstracts]
Presenters or organizations are invited to submit an abstract and each proposal will be reviewed by the program committee. The committee will place abstracts in a presentation or poster session based on their relevance to the aims of the symposium.

Find out about the guidelines and submit your abstract here before July 30, 2019.


[Call for posters]
Please provide an abstract with a maximum of 300 words, 3-5 keywords and contact info for poster submission.
Accepted posters will be displayed at the Multi-Hazard Symposium 2019 Poster Exhibition from October 28 at 7 p.m. Poster presentation session begins on October 30 at 10:00 a.m. Participants are expected to present their posters at the designated location.

Find out about the guidelines and submit your poster here before July 30, 2019.


Don’t forget to fill in an online registration form if you are going to submit an abstract, a poster, or just to participate as an attendee. Register Here


[Additional info]
Contact analucia.hill@tec.mx if you have any enquiries related to the abstract or poster submission.

For more information on the venue and logistics, please see here, or email apru.tec@servicios.itesm.mx
Please note, the official language of the Symposium is English. All engagement should be presented in English.