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09:00 - 20:00 25 June 2015

UCL Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction Annual Conference


Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre | Wilkins Building (link Map)
Gower St | London | WC1E 6BT | United Kingdom

Open to: Academic | Alumni | Public | Student
Admission: Free
Ticketing: Ticketed and Pre-booking essential

Speaker information

Professor Sir Mark Walport, Chief Scientific Advisor, UK Government, (Keynote speaker)
Michael von Bertele, Humanitarian Director, Save The Children
Tobias Sturt, Director, Graphic
Professor Lord Julian Hunt, UCL and Lords Arctic Committee
Guy Yeomans, Arctic Futures / Arctic Hub: London

A day of thought-provoking discussions, talks by experts and presentations of the latest research in risk and disaster reduction.

Conference themes will be:

  • Arctic risks (panel discussion)
  • Visualisation and presentation of hazards and risks (short talks)
  • Communicating risk and hazard to policy makers (Keynote address)
  • Ebola crisis (in conversation)
  • Calculating, portraying, understanding and reducing risk (invited poster submissions)


Rosanna Smith


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