26-29 October 2021: disaster resilience theme for the 70th Anniversary of ITC (Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation, University of Twente)

From Tuesday the 26th till Friday the 29th of October 2021 the 70th anniversary will be celebrated with research seminars, invited speakers and a diverse range of activities. An exciting mix of live and online sessions has been planned to discuss the topic of disaster resilience. Keynote sessions will be live and are available to watch online.Three themes will be highlighted during the week: 1) Bio-diversity and Food Security (Tuesday, October 26th); Geo-Health (Wednesday, October 27th); Hazard Risk & Resilience (Thursday, October 28th).

The session on Thursday 28 October will focus on disaster resilience in practice and gender equality, diversity and inclusion in support to resilience. The final session of the day will be dedicated to the inauguration of the UT-ITC centre for disaster resilience. DRMKC will contribute to the session on gender equality in DRM with an intervention of Alessandra Zampieri, head of the "Disaster Risk Management" Unit of the Joint Research Centre. 


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