Keynote and Invited Speakers

Keynote speakers

HongyuanLee

 

Hong-yuan Lee, PhD
Minister
Ministry of the Interior, Taiwan
Title: Global Climate Change–Integration, Coherence and Governance (Taiwan Experience)

 

Roger M. Wakimoto

 

Roger Wakimoto, PhD
Assistant director
National Science Foundation Assistant Director for Geoscience, USA
Title: Climate Change & Extreme Weather Events

Invited speakers

Chien Wang

 

Chien Wang, PhD
Senior Research Scientist
MIT Center for Global Change Science & Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART), USA
Title: Atmospheric Haze:Why should we care about it and how can we assess its impacts on climate and air quality

 

Wei-fuu YANG

 

Wei-Fuu Yang, PhD
Director-General
Water Resources Agency, Ministry of Economic Affairs, Taiwan
Title: Compound Disasters Caused by Flood and Typhoon

 

 

Paton

 

Douglas Paton, PhD
Professor
School of Psychology, University of Tasmania, Tasmania, Australia
Title: Disaster Prevention, Preparedness, Response, Resilience, and the Community Role

 

Hugo

 

Hugo Romero Aravena, PhD
Associate Professor
Investigador responsable,  Nucleo Milenio CIVDES, Universidad de Chile, Santiago de Chile
Title: Multiscalarity of Natural and Social Factors Producing Vulnerability in Disasters Occurrence, Coping And Recovery in Latin America

 

PAN Tso-Chien

 

Tso-Chien Pan, PhD
Executive Director
Institute of Catastrophe Risk Management,  Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Title: Evolving Catastrophe Risks of Asia 

 

Robert Fovell

 

Robert Fovell, PhD
Professor
Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Title: Forecasting Severe Downslope Windstorms in Southern California

 

JohnRundle

 

John Rundle, PhD
Distinguished Professor
Department of Physics, University of California, Davis, USA
Title: Role of the World Wide Web in Disaster Forecasting, Planning, Management and Response: Challenges and Promise

 

Tetsuya SUMI

 

Tetsuya Sumi, PhD
Professor
Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University, Japan
Title: Reservoir Watershed Management Due to Extreme Weather

 

 

Chung-Ming Liu

 

Chung-Ming Liu, PhD
Director General
The Chinese Association of Low Carbon Environment, Taiwan

 

 

Masumi Yamada

 

Masumi Yamada, PhD
Assistant Professor
Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University Earthquake Hazards Division, DPRI, Kyoto University, Japan
Title: Seismology of Landslides: Real-time Monitoring of Large Slope Failures

 

Jeremy D. Bricker

 

Jeremy David Bricker, PhD
Associate Professor
Hazard and Risk Evaluation Research Division, International Research Institute of Disaster Science, University of Tohoku University, Japan
Title: The 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami: Preparedness, Response, Reconstruction, and Lessons Learned