8TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON BUILDING RESILIENCE 

Risk and Resilience in practice: Vulnerabilities, Displaced People, Local Communities and Heritages
Risk and Resilience in practice: Vulnerabilities, Displaced People, Local Communities and Heritages
November 14-16, 2018  I  Lisbon, Portugal

The Building Resilience Conference is an annual international conference exploring resilience as a useful framework of analysis for how society can cope with the threat of natural and human induced hazards.  The 2018 edition is organised by the University of Lisbon, the University of Coimbra (Portugal) and the Global Disaster Resilience Centre at the University of Huddersfield (UK), in association with the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR). 

The ICBR’2018 will take place in historic city of Lisbon in Portugal and the mot for the 2018’s edition is “Risk and Resilience in practice: Vulnerabilities, Displaced People, Local Communities and Heritages”. The goal of the conference is to promote the sharing and discussion on current and future trends in understanding, modeling and managing resilience-related domains.

The topics that structure the planned Tracks are rooted in the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction and include:

  • resilience in long-term forced displacement

  • operationalizing risk-related concepts

  • climate change challenges

  • multi-scale risk governance

  • public and private initiatives in risk management

  • cultural, built and natural heritage

  • communities’ involvement

  • critical infrastructure

  • urban design and planning

  • drivers of disaster risk creation

  • reliability in Build Back Better and architectural heritage

  • informal settlements

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8th ICBR Lisbon 2018 Introduction Video
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What to expect at 8th ICBR in Lisbon

Lectures. Discussion. Workshops. Social events...

A PRESTIGIOUS LIST OF 7 KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
6 SIDE EVENTS, INCLUDING 'RESILIENT TOURS'
 EXPECTED OVER 300 PAPERS SUBMISSIONS
MORE THAN 20 
 THEMATIC TRACKS ON RISK AND RESILIENCE
Contacts

If you require technical advice about abstract or paper submission, or further details about the conference venue, travel and accommodation, please contact the conference organiser at 

icbr2018@buildresilience.org

 

@2018 by 8th ICBR Lisbon, Portugal.