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Training Workshop on Sustainable Development and Disaster Risk Management

March 30, 2015

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Day 1: 25 March, Wednesday

REGISTRATION

9:00 - 9:30

Registration

OPENING SESSION

9:30 - 10:30

Opening remarks:

- Mr. Jae-hong Lim, Head of Office, UNPOG

- Mr. Jong Soo Yoon, Head of Office, UNOSD

- Mr. Sanjaya Bhatia, Head of Office, UNISDR


Keynote Speech:

- The Post-2015 Development Agenda: Stocktaking of the Process , Mr. David Leblanc, Senior Sustainable Development Officer, DSD/UNDESA 

SESSION I: SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AGENDA AND ICT

10:30 - 12:30

Chair: Prof. James Larson, Chair of SUNY Korea, Department of Technology and Society

Rapporteur: Mr. Alexandru Toma, Information Systems Expert, UNOSD


Presentations:

- ICT for Sustainability: Thoughts on Networks, Ecosystems and Intelligence, Prof. James Larson, Chair of SUNY Korea, Department of Technology and Society 

- ICT and Risk Governance, Mr. Bill (William) Ho, Department Head, Asian Disaster Preparedness Center 

- The ND-Scope – Visual Exploration of Multivariate Data in a Geo-Spatial Context, Prof. Klaus Mueller, Chair, Department of Computer Science, SUNY Korea  

12:30 - 14:00

Lunch

SESSION II: PART I: KNOWLEDE PLATFORMS AND KNOWLEDGE SHARING FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

14:00 - 16:00

Chair: Mr. Peter King, Senior Policy Advisor, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES)

Rapporteur: Mr. Alexandru Toma, Information Systems Expert, UNOSD


Presentations:

- Mr. Peter King, Senior Policy Advisor, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) 

- Ms. Amanda McKee, Knowledge Management and Outreach Officer, Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP) 

- From Narrowcasting to Broadcasting DRR, Mr. Andrew McElroy, Public Information Officer, UNISDR  

16:00 - 16:15

Coffee Break

SESSION II: PART II: ISSUES AND OBSTACLES IN INTER-ORGANIZATIONAL INFORMATION AND KNOWLEDGE SHARING

16:15 - 18:00

Chair: Mr. Alexandru Toma, Information Systems Expert, UNOSD

Questions for discussion:

1. What are organizational and technical obstacles to information and knowledge sharing, and how can ICT reduce them?

2. How could ICT – based information and knowledge sharing reduce duplication of efforts in sustainable development? 

Day 2: 26 March, Thursday

registration

9:00 - 9:30

Registration

Thematic presentation

9:30 - 9:45

Thematic Presentation:

- E-Government for Disaster Risk Management in Asia and the Pacific, Mr. Keping Yao, Governance and Public Administration Expert, UNPOG/DPADM/UNDESA 

session iII: Collaborative Governance for Disaster Risk Management

9:45 - 12:30

Chair: Mr. Raymund E. Liboro, Assistant Secretary, Department of Science and Technology, Philippines

Rapporteur: Ms. Hyunjung Kim, Associate Research and Policy Development Expert, UNPOG/DPADM/UNDESA


Presentations:

- Mobile Devices and SMS, Mr. Jinsoo Yeo, Manager, SK C&C 

- Open Source Disaster Management System (SAHANA), Mr. Michael Howden, President & CEO of Sahana Foundation 

Geospatial Data Management, Mr. Sang Chul Noh, Sales Director, SPH Inc (Korea Branch of SuperMap Software) 

- Big Data, Mr. Toshihiro Nemoto, Associate Professor, University of Tokyo 

12:30 - 13:30

Lunch

session IV: part I: Country experience

13:30 - 15:30

Chair: Mr. Michael Howden, President & CEO of Sahana Foundation

Rapporteur: Ms. Yeh-Jin Suh, Administrative Assistant, NPOG/DPADM/UNDESA


Presentations:

- Bangladesh Case: Early Warning System, Mr. Dilder Ahmed, Joint Secretary, Department of Disaster Management and Relief, Bangladesh 

- Philippine Case: Project NOAH, Mr. Raymund E. Libro, Assistant Secretary, Department of Science and Technology, Philippines 

- Indonesia Case: National Platform for Disaster Risk Management, Mr. Bambang Dwi Anggono, Deputy Director, Government Services Application, Ministry of Communication and Information Indonesia 

- Korea Case: National Disaster Management System, Ms. Jawon Lee, Professor, Department of Geography, Sungshin University, Republic of Korea 

15:30 - 16:00  

Coffee Break

Session iV: Part ii: Establishing the System on ICT-enabled Disaster Risk Management

16:00 - 17:30

Chair: Mr. Keping Yao, Governance and Public Administration Expert, UNPOG/DPADM/UNDESA

Rapporteur: Mr. Chang Rok Yun, Associate Capacity Development Expert, UNPOG/DPADM/UNDESA

Questions for Discussion:

1. Collaborative governance on building data sets on disaster prevention and response information

2. Multi-channel information release for early warning

3. Cloud computing for information sharing within and beyond government sector

4. Open data analysis: data mining

5. How to use GIS based information for disaster management and esp. monitoring and evaluating damage status

6. Business continuity at disaster 

 

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