International Symposium

February 22, 2012:

International Video Conference(pdf)

1) Opening Remark (16:00 - 16:05)
   Kenji Okazaki, Professor, the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS)

2) Presentation on Damages and Reconstruction Focusing on Houses and Buildings by Invited Lecturers (16:05 - 17:15)
  - Haiti Earthquake 2010
   Fritz Auplan, Engineer, Ministry of Public Works, Transportation, and Communication, Haiti (pdf)

  - Wenchuan Earthquake 2008
   WANG Zhenyao, Dean, Philanthropy Research Institute, Beijing Normal University and One Foundation (pdf)

  - Indian Ocean Earthquake and Tsunami 2004
   Bambang Sudiantmo, Head, Water Supply and Sanitation Training Center, Ministry of Public Works (pdf)

  - Great East Japan Earthquake and Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake
   Taiki Saito, Chief Research Engineer, Building Research Institute Japan (BRI) (pdf1)(pdf2)

3) Presentations on Damages and Reconstruction by Recent Earthquakes (17:15-17:55)
  - Van Earthquake, Turkey 2011 (presentation from Turkey)
   Ms. Nazan Kilic, Ph.D., Presidency for Disaster and Emergency Management, Prime Ministry (pdf)

  - Padang Earthquake 2009 (presentation from Indonesia)
   Krishna Pribadi, Associate Professor, Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB) (pdf)

  - Kashmir Earthquake 2005 (presentation from Pakistan)
   Lt. Gen. (Retd) Nadeem Ahmed, Ex-deputy Chairman, ERRA (Earthquake Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Authority) (pdf)

4) Presentations on Experiences of Activities / Initiatives for Safer Reconstruction or Mitigation of Damages by Earthquakes (17: 55-18:35)
  - Pre-disaster Shelter Planning and Post-Earthquake Reconstruction: Experience of Nepal (presentation from Nepal)
   Amod Mani Dixit, Executive Director, National Society for Earthquake Technology- NEPAL (NSET), and Chief of Party (COP), Program for Enhancement of Emergency Response (PEER) (pdf)

  - Approach to Enhance Awareness of Earthquake Risks in the Philippines (presentation from the Philippines)
   Engr. Henremangne C. Penarubia, Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) (pdf)

  - Activities for the Dissemination of Seismic Design Code of Non-engineered House in Indonesia (presentation from Indonesia)
   Kazushi Shirakawa, JICA Long Term Expert Stationed at Ministry of Public Works, Indonesia (pdf)

5) Presentations on International Cooperation for Sharing Lessons and Knowledge and Approaches for Safer Houses (18:35-19:35)
  - Working towards Earthquake Resistant Housing: The World Housing Encyclopedia (presentation from New Zealand)
   Andrew Charleson, Editor-in-chief, the World Housing Encyclopedia (WHE), Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) (pdf)

  - Japan-World Bank Joint Initiative to Share Lessons from the Great East Japan Earthquake Disaster
   Junko Sagara, Consultant, the World Bank (pdf)

  - Earthquake Damage to Non-engineered Houses and the Guidelines by IAEE (International Association for Earthquake Engineering)
   Yuji Ishiyama, Professor Emeritus, Hokkaido University (pdf)

  - Proposal of a Comprehensive Approach to Safer Non-engineered Houses
   Tatsuo Narafu, Senior Advisor, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) (pdf)

  - Socio-economic Aspects for Safer Houses
   Keiko Ikeda, Professor, Shizuoka University (pdf)

6) Discussion (19:35-19:50)

7) Closing Remark (19:50-19:55)
   Shoichi Ando, Director, International Institute of Seismology and Earthquake Engineering (IISEE), Building Research Institute (BRI)