Thank you for an incredible 10 year anniversary celebration of the Understanding Risk Community! With 6,300+ registrants and 2,558 participants during the Forum itself, we have seen the extraordinary interest and quality of content produced by the UR Community, proving that virtual events can be even more inclusive and still keep the engagement and fun of in-person events. Check out the post-event report for more details. All session recordings are now available: Main Event Sessions, Community Sessions by title, Community Sessions by topic, HOT Summit. Make sure you subscribe to the UR newsletter, follow us on Twitter, and join the LinkedIn group for more from this passionate community who strives to create a more resilient world.
With #UR2020 going virtual, we have been more accessible and global than we’ve ever been!
- 6,344 registrants from 182 countries
- Covering 3 global time zones (SGT, GMT, EST)
- 2,558 participants (Dec. 1 – 4) from 179 countries
- Breakdown available here
- 138 hours of content over three days
- 534 speakers
- 120 sessions
- 150 partners
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.
Topics 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