Japanese Disaster Risk Reduction Lecture

Lessons from 2016 Kumamoto earthquake

University of Calgary International and the Consulate General of Japan in Calgary are pleased to invite you to a lecture on community-based disaster risk reduction by Yukiko Takeuchi, a professor of regional disaster prevention, disaster prevention education, and risk communication and Kumamoto University in Japan. The event will also feature a panel discussion, interactive cultural demonstrations and complimentary refreshments. 

Date: Wednesday, March 14

Time: 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Place: Husky Oil Great Hall - Rozsa Centre, University of Calgary 

As part of the Japan lecture series, the lecture will focus on Japan's unique position as a country under constant threat of natural disasters, looking to the recent devastating 2016 Kumamoto earthquake as a learning model while illustrating how the country's innovative architectural and civil engineering ideas and technology are being used to benefit safety, both in Japan and abroad. 

Entrance to this event is free. Public parking is available in lots 3, 4 and the Arts Parkade.

For more information, contact us at 403.220.7702 or [email protected].

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