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NZ Sendai Symposium

A logo for the New Zealand symposium on disaster risk reduction

A series of talks to frame New Zealand's participation in the Sendai Framework. Hosted by the Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management at Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington, June 2015.

Agenda

Introduction

 
  • Proceedings - Dr Jonathan Boston (VUW)
  • Opening Address: Hon Nikki Kaye, Minister of Civil Defence
  • Overview of the Sendai Framework: Phillip Gibson (Special Envoy for Disaster Risk Reduction, MFAT)and Jo Horrocks (MCDEM)
  • Full screen view (♦ Link)

◊ Session 1 -

Understanding disaster risk. Moderator: Dr Kelvin Berryman (Director, Natural Hazards Research Platform)

1.1 Hazards

 
  • Panel: Gill Jolly (GNS), Rob Bell (NIWA), Jane Olsen (Auckland Council) 
  • Full screen view (♦ Link)

1.2 Economic risks and resilience

 
  • Panel: Tim Grafton (ICNZ), Girol Karacaoglu (Treasury), Arthur Grimes (Motu), Derek Gill (NZIER)
  • Full screen view (♦ Link)

1.3 Societal risks and resilience

 
  • Panel: Julia Becker (GNS), JC Gaillard (Univ Auckland), Sarb Johal (JCDR), Rosemary Du Plessis (Univ Canterbury), Suzanne Phibbs (Massey Univ)
  • Full screen view (♦ Link)

1.4 Risk assessment and communication

 
  • Panel: Graeme Smart (NIWA), Nick Horspool (GNS), John McClure (VUW), Emma Hudson-Doyle (JCDR)
  • Full screen view (♦ Link)

◊ Session 2 -

Strengthening disaster risk governance to manage disaster risk.  Moderator: Sarah Stuart-Black (Director, MCDEM)

2.1 Strengthening disaster risk governance to manage disaster risk.

 
  • Panel: Mayor Celia Wade-Brown (Wellington City Council), Andrew Kibblewhite (DPMC), Basil Chamberlain (Taranaki Regional Council), Jenny McMahon (NZ Red Cross), Bruce Glavovic (Massey Univ)
  • Full screen view (♦ Link)

◊ Keynote -   Mayor Lianne Dalziel, Christchurch City Council

 

◊ Session 3 -

Investing in disaster risk reduction for resilience. Moderator: Sir Maarten Wevers (Chair, Earthquake Commission)

3.1 Spatial planning and building/infrastructure resilience

 
  • Panel: Wendy Saunders (GNS), Marje Russ (Tonkin & Taylor), Roger Fairclough (National Infrastructure Unit), Mike Stannard (MBIE), Paul Cambell (SESOC), Ken Elwood (Univ Auckland)
  • Full screen view (♦ Link)

3.2 Risk transfer and finance

 
  • Panel: Bryan Dunne (EQC), Hilary Blake (Treasury), Bryce Davies (IAG), Paul Johnson (Wellington City Council)
  • Full screen view (♦ Link)

◊ Session 4 -

Enhancing disaster preparedness for effective response and to ‘build back better’ in recovery, rehabilitation, and reconstruction. Moderator: Mike Gillooly (Chief Resilience Officer, Christchurch City Council)

4.1 Readiness and response

 
  • Panel: David Johnston (JCDR), Sally Potter (GNS), Richard Woods (Auckland Council), Lisa Langer (Scion)
  • Full screen view (♦ Link)

4.2 Recovery: Build back better

 
  • Panel: John Vargo (Resilient Organisations), Sandeeka Mannakkara (Univ Auckland), Dave Brunsdon (Kestrel), Rod Cameron (SCIRT)
  • Full screen view (♦ Link)

4.3 Recovery: Community resilience

 
  • Panel: Benesia Smith (CERA), Cassie Kenney (JCDR), Elizabeth McNaughton (NZ Red Cross), Dan Neely (WREMO)
  • Full screen view (♦ Link)

◊ Closing Remarks

 
  • Speakers: Sarah-Jayne McCurrach and Sarah Stuart-Black (MCDEM)
  • Full screen view (♦ Link)

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