Friday, December 07, 2007

International Disaster and Risk Conference

IDRC Davos 2008 has now issued their invitiation for interested individuals to submit abstracts and proposals for special sessions or pre and post conference activities.

The conference motto is “Public-private partnership – Key for integral risk management and climate change adaptation”

The formal conference announcement reads as follows:

IDRC Davos 2008, to be held in Davos, Switzerland from August 25th to August 29th, 2008. After a successful IDRC Harbin 2007 conference, IDRC in its biennial process is back again in Davos.

IDRC Davos 2008 is expected to bring together over 1.300 interested individuals, policy makers, risk managers, scientists and other risk experts from politics, governments, science, the private and civil sector, NGOs, etc. to focus on the array of risks facing society today and on effective strategies to manage and reduce these risks and disasters.

The conference will continue the dialogue between the different risk areas and their stakeholders, but also serve as a bridge between science, risk governance, technology perspectives, problem solving and capacity building.

We invite you to visit our web-site where you will find all relevant information about IDRC and for abstract and proposal registration. Please transfer this announcement also to other interested colleagues and friends.