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UR2018 Venue and Topics
Join us May 14-18, 2018 in Mexico City, Mexico at the stunning Palacio de Minería for the fifth global UR forum. The first two days will be dedicated to side events, and the following three days (May 16 – 18) will be the main conference.
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- Flood risk on the fly: Satellites, machine learning and community intelligence
- The future of preserving the past: Understanding and communicating risk to cultural heritage through a Disaster Imagination Game
- Forewarned and forearmed: Turning risk information into early action
- Tying the knot: Fast, accessible and holistic decision-making
- A picture is worth a thousand actions: Using earth observation data for communication
- Flying robots: Collecting, delivering and analyzing geoinformation using UAVs
- The power of small: Innovation in small island developing states to understand risk
- “People never believe in volcanos, until the lava overtakes them.” (George Santayana): Can we change this?
- Go with the flow: An adaptive approach to managing urban flood risk
- What if compelling narratives, not science, influence action? Redesigning the risk information value chain
- Houston we have a problem! Mining through the flood of satellite information to make decisions
- Post Disaster Needs Assessment and Disaster Recovery Framework (PDNA/DRF) overview
- Earth, wind and fire: Mitigating cascading events
- Learning from failure: Improving decision making for infrastructure planning under changing risks