26-27 April 2018, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia
This year's edition of the seminar on disaster risk management is co-organised by the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, the Bulgarian Ministry of Interior and the European Commission's DRMKC. The event has been included in the agenda of the Bulgarian Presidency Events.
The seminar will be held at the premises of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, while 2 of the parallel sessions will take place at the National Archaeological Museum in Sofia.
Please, consult the enclosed draft agenda for additional details.
The seminar will
- cover the progress made by the DRMKC since its launch in September 2015
- gather early input to the upcoming 2019-2020 DRMKC Action Plan
- address challenges for policy and science in Disaster Risk Reduction, including DRM capabilities assessment and Sendai monitoring framework
- draw concrete conclusions to feed into the upcoming Global Platform (Switzerland, May 2019)
The seminar aims to gather around 120 inter-disciplinary experts on disaster management, early detection, forecasting, warning and risk assessment of natural and man-made disasters, in both fields of civil protection and humanitarian aid. The target audience includes scientists, practitioners and policy-makers at national, regional and international levels, as well as first responders, and private sector representatives.
During the registration process you will be asked to register to the parallel session that you would like to attend.
- Thursday 26th of April
3A Science-Policy Interface - Education 4 DRM
3B Policy 4 Resilience
- Friday 27th of April
4A Advancing Innovation 4 First Responders
4B Data 4 Resilience
Social event on 26th April:
A Buffet dinner will be organized at the main Hall of the national Archaeological Museum. For organizational reasons, you are kindly requested to indicate if you would like to participate to this social event during the registration procedure.
Looking forward to meeting you in Sofia!