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Call for Paper: 4th Annual International Workshop & Expo on Sumatra Tsunami Disaster & Recovery (AIWEST-DR 2009)

AIWEST-DR 2009:
4th Annual International Workshop & Expo on Sumatra Tsunami Disaster & Recovery
In Commemoration of the 5th Anniversary of the Tragedy of the Century

November 23rd & 24th, 2009, at the Hermes Palace Hotel, Banda Aceh, Indonesia

Website: http://www.aiwest-dr.org/

As the rehabilitation and reconstruction of the 2004 tsunami-devastated regions continues, questions remain on how this rebuilding effort contributes to building disaster-resilient
communities and better environment as well as preserving the legacy of the worst natural disaster of the century for future generations.

Coming into its 4th year, this international workshop brings together experts, researchers, policy makers, and practitioners from around the world sharing their knowledge and experiences that improve earthquake and tsunami disaster management strategies thereby reducing risks in
tsunami-prone regions. This workshop is organized by the Tsunami and Disaster Mitigation Research Center (TDMRC), Syiah Kuala University, Banda Aceh, Indonesia, in cooperation with Kobe University, Japan.

The 4th AIWEST-DR will be organized in a two-day workshop, November 23rd & 24th, 2009, at the Hermes Palace Hotel, Banda Aceh, Indonesia with a technical visit after the workshop, November 25th.

Keynote Speakers (tentative):
* Dr. Syamsul Ma’arif (National Agency for Disaster Management, Indonesia).

Welcoming Remarks:
* Governor Irwandi Yusuf (Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam, Indonesia)
* Prof. Dr. Darni M. Daud, MA (Rector of Syiah Kuala University, Indonesia)
* Prof. Yasuo Tanaka (Kobe University, Japan)

Topics Include but not Limited to:
* Review of Recoveries in Tsunami-Affected Countries
* Early Warning Systems
* Geo technical and Hydrodynamical Modeling
* Disaster Risk Reduction & Management
* Disaster Preparedness & Education
* Community-Based Disaster Risk Management
* Environmental Management
* Geohazard / Georisk Database Development
* Climate Change
* Disasters and Food Security
* GIS & Remote Sensing in DRR
* Medical Service and Nursing in DRR

Paper Submission
Prospective authors are invited to submit a one page abstract of not more than 500 words in English outlining the scope of their paper and the important points they believe would benefit the interested
readers.

Abstracts and full papers (camera ready) should be submitted to aiwest-dr@tdmrc.org or office@tdmrc.org.

Important Dates:
Deadline for Abstract Submission August 19, 2009
Notification of Abstract Acceptance August 31, 2009
Deadline for Full Paper Submission October 30, 2009
Workshop Date November 23-24, 2009
Tsunami and Historic Aceh Tours November 25, 2009

Registration Fees:
Registration fees include lunch, snacks, a workshop kit, and
certificate of participation:

* International Participant: USD 100 (Spouse: USD 50)
* Local Participant: IDR 200.000 (Spouse: IDR 100.000)
* Local Faculty Member/Teacher: IDR 50.000
* Student: IDR 25.000

Related events & Fees (Tentative):

* Tsunami Tour (November 25, 2009) : IDR 100.000 / person
* Historic Aceh Tour (November 25, 2009) : IDR 150.000 / Person
* Welcome Dinner & Cultural Evening : Free of charge

All payments are due on November 23, 2009, at the On-Site Registration Desk.

For further information, please visit:
http://www.aiwest-dr.org/

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