PROGRAMS

EXPOSITION

There will be an exposition where equipment and international or nationally important projects related to disaster risk management, earthquake engineering and urban safety will be showcased. NGOs and other institutions will be invited in the exposition. Students who are interested to develop their career in disaster management will get an excellent opportunity to build networks with leading organizations.

Location: BUET premise

Duration: From January 12, 2019 (9.00 am) to January 14, 2019 (5.00 pm)

 

PROGRAMS SCHEDULE

Day 1: Inauguration and Plenary Session

 

Inauguration

Time

Activity

9:00 a.m.

Registration and Welcome Tea/Cofee

10:00 a.m.- 12:55 p.m.

10:00 a.m. Recitation from the Holy Quran
10:05 a.m. Welcome Address from Orgainizing Committee of ICDRM 2019
10:15 a.m. Address from Sponsors
10:30 a.m. Keynote Speech by Prof. Dr. Ainun Nishat, Professor Emeritus, Centre for Climate Change and Environmental Research, BRAC University
10:55 a.m. Speech by Special Guest Mr. Hitoshi Hirata, Chief Representative Bangladesh Office of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)
11:10 a.m. Speech by Special Guest Mr. Abu Syed Mohammad Hashim, Director General, Department of Disaster Management
11:25 a.m. Speech by Special Guest Engr. Brigadier General Ali Ahmed Khan, Psc, Director General, Bangladesh Fire Service and Civil Defence
11:40a.m. Speech by Special Guest Mr. Md. Abdur Rahman, Chairman, RAJUK
11:55 a.m. Speech by Guest of Honor National Professor Dr. Jamilur Reza Choudhury, Honorable Vice-Chancellor, University of Asia Pacific
12:15 p.m. Speech by Honorable Chief Guest
12:35 p.m. Speech by Prof. Dr. Saiful Islam, Honorable Vice Chancellor, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET)

12:55 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

Buffet Lunch

Plenary Session

Time

Activity

2:00 p.m.

Keynote Speech by Prof. Dr. Kazuo Konagai, Professor Emeritus, University of Tokyo; Principal Researcher, International Consortium on Landslides

2:25 p.m.

Keynote Speech by Mr. Patrick Coulombel, Architect, Architectes de l'urgence; Co-founder, Architects of Emergency Foundation

2:50 p.m.

Keynote Speech by Dr. J.W.F Erik Wiersma, Research Fellow, BUET-JIDPUS; Co-founder and Safety Expert of Fair Production, Netherlands

3:15 p.m.

Keynote Speech by Prof. Dr. Kimiro Meguro, Professor, Institute of Industrial Science, the University of Tokyo; Director, ICUS and Team Leader, Create and Operationalize Urban Resilience Unit within RAJUK

3:40 p.m.

Invited Speech by Prof. Dr. Stefano Tsukamoto, Professor, Osaka University; Deputy Director of Global Risk Solutions Center (GRSC)

4:05 p.m.

Invited Speech by Dr. Deepak Chamlagain, Assistant Professor, Department of Geology, Tri-Chandra M. Campus, Tribhuvan University, Nepal

4:30 p.m.

Open Discussion

5:00 p.m.

Afternoon Tea

Programme Schedule of Day 2 (January 13, 2019)

Time

Venue (8th Floor, West Wing, ECE Building, West Palashi Campus, BUET)

9:00 am- 11:00 am

Session on Disaster Risk Management Projects in Bangladesh (Room No. 808)

11:00 am- 11:15 am

Tea Break (Room No. 808)

 

Room- 802 Room- 803 Room- 804

11:15 am- 1:15 pm

Session 1A:
Geo-technical Issues
Session 1B:
Fire and Technological Hazards
Session 1C:
Socio, Political and Economic Issues+ 
Institutional Arrangement + 
Disaster Finance

1:15 pm- 2:30 pm

Lunch Break (Room No. 808))

2:30 pm- 4:00 pm

Session 2A:
Geo-technical Issues
Session 2B:
Structural Issues
Session 2C: 
Climate Change and 
Environmental Issues

4:00 pm- 4:15 pm

Tea Break (Room No. 808)

4:15 pm- 5:45 pm

Session 3A:
GIS/RS Application+ 
Community based
Disaster Management
Warning and Forecasting+ Education
and Outreach
Session 3B: 
Structural Issues
Session 3C:
Emergency Response, Recovery
and Rehabilitation

5:50 pm

Exposition (In front of ECE Building)

7:00 pm

Conference Dinner (Room No. 808)

Programme Schedule of Day 3 (January 14, 2019)

Time

Room- 802 Room- 803 Room- 804

9:00 am- 11:00 am

Session 4A:
Indigenous Technologies + 
Community based Approach + 
Indigenous Practices
Session 4B:
Fire and 
Technological Hazards
Session 4C:
Hydrological and
Atmospheric Issues

11:00 am- 11:15 am

Tea Break (Room No. 808)

11:15 am- 1:15 pm

Session 5A:
Flood, Cyclone, Drought,
Erosion etc.
Session 5B:
Earthquake and
Landslide
Session 5C:
Climate Change and 
Environmental Issues

1:15 pm- 2:30 pm

Lunch Break (Room No. 808)

2:30 pm- 4:00 pm

Session 6A:
Flood, Cyclone,
Drought, Erosion etc.
Session 6B:
Structural Issues
Session 6C:
Emergency Response, 
Recovery and Rehabilitation

4:00 pm - 4:15 pm

Tea Break (Room No. 808)

4:15 pm onwards

Closing Ceremony (Room No. 808)