International conference on tsunami warning: towards safer coastal communities

July 17, 2008 at 4:25 pm | Posted in Call Proposal, Kegiatan, Tsunami | Leave a comment

International conference on tsunami warning: towards safer coastal communities

* Type: Meeting or Conference
* Date: 12-14 Nov 2008
* Location: Indonesia
* City: Bali
* Language: English

Main organizer

* Ministry of Research and Technology, Indonesia


The Trans Indian Ocean Sumatran Tsunami and following natural disasters in Indonesia expressed the global vulnerability and urgent need for early warning. The disasters changed practises on how to proceed forward with hazard risk reduction, preparedness and development.

With support from other countries, Indonesia is launching the Indonesian Tsunami Early Warning System (Ina-TEWS) in order to protect both communities and development in the coastal regions.

Theme and topics:
The international conference for tsunami warning (ICTW) will focus on (but not limited to):
– seismic monitoring
– sea-level monitoring
– database, modelling and simulation
– information, communication and warning dissemination
– community preparedness and mitigation.
Additional information
How to register

This is first announcement and call for paper. The second announcement and call for paper will be issued early January 2008. Please check for intermediate update.

For further information, please contact:
Assistant to Deputy Minister for Analysis of Science and Technology Needs
Gedung II BPPT lantal 6
Jalan M.H. Thamrin 8, Jakarta 10340-Indonesia
Tel:++62-21 316 9169
Fax:+62-21 314 8192


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