Kobe University Brussels European Centre

2nd Symposium - Building Safer & Resilient Society against Mega Disaster -


19 September 2011
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Campus Etterbeek, Building D

If you wish to attend the symposium, please fill in and send the registration form (Excel file).

For details of the symposium, please refer to the flyer.


Part I: Report on the GEJET 10:00 - 12:00

"Summary on the great East Japan earthquake and tsunami"
Prof Shoichi Yoshioka, Kobe University
"3.11 Tsunamis in the Sendai Bay Area and the Damage to the Coastal Mitigation System"
Prof Akira Mano, Tohoku University
"Present status of Japanese nuclear power plants and radiation disaster"
Prof Keiji Oda, Kobe University
"Damage situations of ground, infrastructures and others"
Prof Yasuo Tanaka, Kobe University
Part II: Impact of the GEJET 13:00 - 15:00
"Rubble and waste treatment in Tohoku disaster"
Prof Masanobu Ishikawa, Kobe University
"A Process of Improvement of Law and Institution in Disaster Management: Lessons from East Japan"
Prof Yuka Kaneko, Kobe University
"Collaboration for generating hope: psychosocial support for person"
Prof Masayoshi Morioka, Kobe University
"Community recovery of Tohoku disaster hit area and recovery supports from outside"
Prof Yoshiteru Murosaki, Kwansei Gakuin University
Part III: Panel Discussion 15:30 - 17:40
Prof Hiroshi Takeda, Kobe University
Speakers from part I & II and;
Dr Denis Peter, European Commission (Presentation)
Prof Hormoz Modaressi, BRGM (Presentation)
Prof Jochen Zschau, GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences (Presentation)
Prof David Alexander, Global Risk Forum GRF Davos (Presentation)


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