2010 Symposium

"Connecting With Canadians"

October 27 – 29, 2010
Delta Fredericton Hotel, Fredericton, NB

 

PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT IN DISASTER RISK REDUCTION

A focus on the knowledge and practice of public engagement in risk reduction.

 

SMART PRACTICES AND LESSONS FROM RECENT DISASTERS

TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS

Demonstrations of innovative technology solutions for risk assessment, information management, inter-agency collaboration and decision support.

Session themes:

Health sciences and services physical and psychosocial dimensions of emergency management Natural sciences

  • risk assessment methodologies, climate change adaptation strategies
  • risk mitigation and multi-discipline collaboration

Social sciences and services

  • public attitudes about risk and emergency management
  • social media and social networking in crises and emergencies
  • community resiliency strategies
  • emerging trends in emergency social services

Governance, policy and management strategies

  • public engagement
  • collaboration for policy development
  • communication
  • decision support, e.g. land use planning
  • warning, incident management, crisis management systems

Symposium Program

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