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The 4th International Workshop for Disaster Risk Reduction Knowledge Service
The 4th International Workshop for Disaster Risk Reduction Knowledge Service

October or November 2020, Beijing, China

1. Background

     Frequent disasters have been a serious threat to human life and social development. Such as, the COVID-19 Pandemic in 2020. In light of the global need for disaster prevention and mitigation and driven by UNESCO’s mission to reduce disaster risk, International Knowledge Centre for Engineering Sciences and Technology under the Auspices of UNESCO (IKCEST) would host the Fourth International Workshop for Disaster Risk Reduction Knowledge Service, inviting domestic and international experts in disaster risk reduction related fields, to discuss the issues about but not limited to metadata standard and best practice, big disaster data, disaster information science, regional and national experiments, mission and vision for DRR.

2. Theme

    Big Disaster Data and Disaster Information Science

3. How to join the workshop

    Online or on-site mixed (TBC)

4. Hosts& Organizers

    Co-Host:

     International Knowledge Centre for Engineering Sciences and Technology under the Auspices of UNESCO (IKCEST)

Section on Earth Sciences and Geo-Hazards Risk Reduction, Division of Ecological and Earth Sciences, Natural Sciences Sector, UNESCO

    Organizer:

     Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences

5. Responsible persons of the workshop

   Prof. Juanle Wang. Vice director of Department for Geo-data Science and Sharing, Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, E-mail: wangjl@igsnrr.ac.cn, Tel: +86-10-64888016

    Dr. Chang Liu (Cathy). Director of Division of International Cooperation, International Knowledge Centre for Engineering Sciences and Technology under the Auspices of UNESCO (IKCEST), E-mail: liuchang@cae.cn, Tel:+86-10-59300230

6. Contact information

  Ms. Yuelei Yuan. Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, E-mail: yuanyl@lreis.ac.cn