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Inter-Agency Meeting on Outer Space Activities: 2013
Thirty-third session
(12-14 March 2013, Geneva)

Open Informal Session: "Space and disaster risk reduction: Planning for resilient human settlements", Tuesday 12 March 2013
Towards the fourth session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

The following presentations were made at the Open Informal Session:

PANEL A: Towards resilient cities: a wider use of geospatial data in urban planning
From outer space to underground space - helping cities become more resilient
Mr. Han Admiraal, Chairman, and Ms. Antonia Cornaro, Secretary-General, ITA Committee on Underground Space of the International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association (ITA-AITES)
Powerpoint Presentation
Space-based, terrestrial technologies and resilience towards a sustainable city : an academic point of view
Dr. Youssef Diab, Université Marne-la-Vallee, Paris Est, France
Powerpoint Presentation

PANEL B: Mainstreaming space technology in land use planning and rural development strategies for effective disaster management
Mainstreaming Space Technology for Effective Disaster Management - towards resilient societies
Ms. Keiko Saito, Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, World Bank/GFDRR
Powerpoint Presentation
Mainstreaming space technologies for effective disaster management
Mr. Einar Bjorgo, Officer in Charge, UNITAR/UNOSAT
Powerpoint Presentation
Space and Disaster Risk Reduction Planning for resilient human settlements
Mr. Juan-Carlos Villagran, Head of  UN-SPIDER Bonn Office, UNOOSA
Powerpoint Presentation
Copernicus: Overview and Emergency Management Service
Mr. Frédéric Bastide, EC/COPERNICUS
Powerpoint Presentation
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