Global Conference on the International Network of Disaster Studies


Tuesday, July 17, 2018 (All day) to Friday, July 20, 2018 (All day)


Aiina Conference Center, Iwate, Japan

This year the Global Conference on the International Network of Disaster Studies will focus on, "Landscape-Scale Disasters, Emergency Response and Regional Recovery." Experts on disaster and crisis management from various countries, including the U.S., China and Japan, will meet in Iwate Prefecture, which experienced the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake, to publicize and share their research findings and results about diverse aspects of major disasters, emergency response, regional strength and other essential elements of regional reconstruction. 

The conference is organized by the Research Center for Regional Disaster Management, Iwate University; Center for Crisis Management Research, School of Public Policy and Management, Tsinghua University; and the Program on Crisis Leadership, Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation and Taubman Center for State and Local Government, Harvard Kennedy School.

Registration is required and available online here.