ASEAN disaster management, mitigation, and response technologies workshop

Type:
Training Course
Organizer:
Association of South East Asian Nations, Committee on Disaster Management) (ASEAN); Business Council for International Understanding (BCIU); United States Trade and Development Agency (USTDA)
Date:
30 May - 01 Jun 2012
Location:
Thailand (Bangkok)
Venue:
Conrad Hotel
Language:

Background

In cooperation with the ASEAN Committee on Disaster Management (ACDM), USTDA will sponsor a 2.5-day ASEAN Disaster Management, Mitigation, and Response Technologies Workshop in Bangkok, Thailand, from May 30 thru June 1, 2012. The workshop will assist disaster management authorities from ASEAN economies in identifying appropriate technical and operational solutions as well as enhancing capabilities to adequately prepare for and effectively respond to disaster-related emergencies. Some topics that may be discussed include: regional cooperation and capacity building for disaster risk reduction and emergency preparedness; technology applications for managing disaster risk; terrestrial and satellite telecommunications applications for emergency response; and meteorological tracking, hazards early warning, mapping, and engineering design for mitigation.


Additional information

http://www.ustda.gov/news/events/2012/SouthAsia/Thailand/ASEANDisasterManagementMitigationResponseTechnologiesWS.asp

How to register

For more information on participating in this workshop, please contact Tosha Wilkes of BCIU by e-mail at t-wilkes@bciu.org or by phone at +1 212 4900460


Keywords

Themes:
Capacity Development, Early Warning, Public-private Partnerships, Governance, GIS & Mapping, Disaster Risk Management, Critical Infrastructure
Countries:
Thailand

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