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Keynote Session 8 - Virtual Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction VCDRR 2021


Published Date: 19 Mar, 2021
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Time : 06:15 PM - 08:15 PM
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NITK, NIDM, IWMI, ADRRN, IHRR

VIRTUAL CONFERENCE ON DISASTER RISK REDUCTION
Civil Engineering for a Disaster Resilient Society 15-20 March 2021
Jointly Organized By National Institute of Disaster Management, International Water Management Institute, Asian Disaster Reduction and Response Network, Institute of Himalayan Risk Reduction
Publication Partner: Springer
Supported By: SIMSG ISSMGE, IAHR, IACRR, ECI, GEO-INSTITUTE, AIWC, ISET, IGS, IGS Suratkhal Chapter

KEYNOTE SESSION 8 (19 March 2021, 6:15 to 08:15 PM, NPT, GMT +5:45)

Session Chair: Dr. RAJU SARKAR, Professor, Delhi Technological University

Featured Speakers:
"Cloudburst- A Major Disaster in The Himalayan States"** Prof. M. L KANSAL, NEEPCO Chair Professor & Ex-Head, Water Development & Management, IIT Roorkee.

"Coastal Disasters and Mitigation Measures." Dr. S NEELAMANI, Senior Research Scientist, Kuwait Institute for Research, Kuwait.

"Multiscale Data- and Physics-Based Modeling of Backward Erosion Piping in Flood Protection Infrastructure" Dr. ALESSANDRO FASCETTI, Assistant Professor, The University of Pittsburgh.

"Satellite-based analysis of groundwater storage and depletion trends implicating climate change in South Asia: Need for groundwater security" Dr. PENNAN CHINNASAMY, Assistant Professor, IIT-Bombay & Director, Rural Data Research and Analysis (RuDRA) labs.

Web: vcdrr.nitk.ac.in

Contact: sreevalsa@nitk.edu.in