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ITDRR 2016 – Information Technology in Disaster Risk Reduction

November 16, 2016 - November 18, 2016

ITDRR Information Technology for Disaster Risk Reduction

The First IFIP Conference on Information Technology in Disaster Risk Reduction (ITDRR 2016) will be held November 16-18, 2016 in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Sponsored by the Domain Committee on Information Technology in Disaster Risk Reduction (DCITDRR), the event provides an international forum for researchers and practitioners to present their latest R&D findings and innovations.

Highlighted topics include:

  • Patient transport decision making in multiple hospitals in a large-scale disaster
  • Key factors to improve the involvement of digital volunteers in disaster management
  • Towards European dimensions of city resilience
  • Urban disaster simulation incorporating human psychological models in evacuation behaviors
  • Stalking resilience: cities as vertebrae in society’s resilience backbone
  • Understanding the importance of proper incentives for critical infrastructures management
  • Disaster reduction potential of IMPRESS platform tools
  • Assessment of flood vulnerability using fuzzy logic and geographical information systems
  • Virtual reality application in disaster reduction training
  • NATO Crisis Management and Disaster Response Centre of Excellence
  • Raising the public awareness on disaster risks
  • Flood risk from small dams in Bulgaria
  • Usability evaluation of information technology in disaster and emergency management
  • Formal methods for safe design of autonomous systems dedicated to risk management
  • A comprehensive decision support system for enhanced emergency decision management
  • The generation of a ground truth model, in real-time, as a support to crisis management
  • Climate deterrence: Disasters and security after COP 21
  • Forecasting natural disasters of tornados using MHGN

Due to disaster risk reductions multidisciplinary nature, people from various backgrounds, such as industry, diverse geographical and global settings, not-for-profit organization backgrounds, agriculture, marine life, welfare, risk management, safety engineering and social networking services will be included.

Please visit the ITDRR 2016 website for more information and to register.


November 16, 2016
November 18, 2016
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University of National and World Economy
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University of National and World Economy
ul. 8-mi dekemvri
Sofia, 1700 Bulgaria
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