Mini-Symposium 22:

East-West Contributions on Risk Management for Floods, Tsunamis, Earthquakes, and other Natural Hazards


There have been many very significant contributions to catastrophe risk management from both the East and the West, yet these have not been fully shared and appreciated.

The function of this mini-symposium is to bring together but a few of these major contributions in an global context.


Dr. Craig Taylor
Advisory panel of CDRM,ASCE, USA.
Dr. Fang Liu
Department of Geotechnical Engineering, Tongji University, Shanghai, China.
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ICVRAM2014 Conference timeline:

30th November 2013:
ASCE Full paper submission
15th February 2014:
Deposit and/or early bird registration deadline
1st of May 2014:
Full paper submission (not included in the ASCE proceedings)
1st June 2014:
Scientific programme
13th-16th July 2014:
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