With #UR2020 going virtual, we can be more global than we’ve ever been! The Main Event, which will include keynotes, plenaries, and other exciting surprises, will take place on Tuesday, December 1, and the forum will continue on Wednesday, Dec. 2 and Thursday, Dec. 3. As an attendee, you will have over 100 sessions to choose from, as well as the change to participate in sessions hosted by the
Development & Climate Days (Dec. 2 – 3) and the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) Summit (Dec. 4).
The Understanding Risk (UR) Global Forum is a biennial conference that convenes experts and practitioners from all around the world to showcase the best practices and latest innovations in the field of disaster risk identification as well as to facilitate non-traditional interactions and partnerships.
The 2020 edition also marks the 10th anniversary of UR community, and we are celebrating its achievements and the advancements of the field during the past decade. Register now, and if you have any queries you can see the FAQ page, we look forward in seeing you.
Topics to be covered include
AI/machine learning | Art | Cities | Data, including earth observation data | Data visualization | Decision-making | Early warning systems | Emerging technologies, including Internet of Things, drones, quantum computing | Fragility, conflict and violence settings | Inclusivity | Infrastructure | Nature-based solutions | Risk assessment | Risk communication | Risk finance | Stakeholder collaboration | Transport | User-centered design | Youth and young professionals