Dr. Ahmed shared on Disaster Risk Reduction and management in Asia pacific highlighting the impacts and way to move forward. Dr. Tuladhar shared on disasters in Nepal, Legislation and policies of DRRM in Nepal, Challenged and action forward. Dr. Adhikari shared on Importance of Physical Environment on self-recovery after Disasters.
Dr. Iftekhar Ahmed is the associate professor and program convenor of UN –certified Master of Disaster Resilience and Sustainable Development, School of Architecture and Build Environment, University of New Castle Australia.
Dr. Gangalal Tuladhar is the former Education minister of Nepal as well as disaster Risk Reduction expert. Mr. Tuladhar is a committed political leader and researcher, dedicated to the field of evidence based policy making and Disaster Risk Management for more than 20 years.
Dr. Basanta Raj Adhikari is an assistant professor at Institute of Engineering, Tribhuwan University, Nepal. His researches focus on the tectonics of Himalayas, climate change, hill-slope movement and human interactions, Himalayan sediment flux generation, Community Based Disaster Risk Reduction.