National Disaster Management Authority

Workshop Agenda : 15 January, 2018

08:30 – 09:30       Registration
10:00 – 11:00        Opening Ceremony  
11:00 – 11:15          Tea / Coffee
11:15 – 12:00          Disaster Resilient Infrastructure: Opportunities and Challenges  

                                  Chair : H.E. Sulaiman Hassan, Minister of State for Power, Works & Housing, Nigeria

                                  Co-Chair : Mr. Junaid Kamal Ahmad, Country Director - World Bank, India

                                   Keynote presentation by NDMA followed by moderated discussion
12:00 – 13:30         Technical Session 1 (TS1)  
                                  Managing risks in key infrastructure sectors

                                  Disaster Control Infrastructure
                                  Chair : Mr Kenichi Yokoyama, Country Director- India, Asian Development Bank
                                  Co-Chair : Mr Chatchawal Simaskul, Plan and Policy Analyst, Ministry of Transport, Thailand
                                   1. Mr. Cees van De Guchte, Deltares, The Netherlands   
                                   2. Er A.B.Pandya, Secretary General, International Commission on Irrigation and
                                        Drainage (ICID)   
                                   3. Prof. Takeya Kimio, Distinguished Technical Advisor to the President , JICA   
                                   4. Mr Kenichi Yokoyama, Country Director India, Asian Development Bank   
                                   5. Prof Jim Hall, Environmental Change Institute, University of Oxford (video)   

13:30 – 14:30          Lunch
14:30 – 16:00         Technical Session 1 (TS-1 Contd.) (Part-1)  (Part-2)
                                   Managing risks in key infrastructure sectors

                                  Transport and Energy
                                  Chair : Mr Aromar Revi , Director -Indian Institute for Human Settlements, Coordinating Lead
                                  Author of the 2018 IPCC Special Report on Global Warming

                                  Co-Chair : Ms Susanne Ursula Krings, National Expert, Federal Office of Civil Protection and
                                  Disaster Assistance (BBK), Germany
                                   1. Mr Ashok Kumar, Senior Highway Engineer, World Bank   
                                   2. Mr Anand Shankar, DGM(Information Security), Power Grid Corporation of India.   
                                   3. Dr Kamalasudhan Achuthan, University College London   
                                   4. Dr Raghav Pant, University of Oxford (video)   

                                  Brief sharing of country experience:
                                  Sri Lanka, Germany    
16:00 - 16:15           Tea Break
16:15 – 17:45           Technical Session 2A (TS-2A)  
                                   Risk Assessment for Infrastructure

                                   (Thematic presentations and discussion on risk assessment methodologies, risk metrics and                                    indicators of sustainability for different infrastructure classes)
                                   Chair : Mrs Aminah Abd Rahman, GM, Sustainable Construction Excellence Centre, Construction
                                   Research Institute of Malaysia

                                   Co-Chair : Mr Kamal Kishore, National Disaster Management Authority, India
                                   1. Mr Andrew Maskrey, Risk Nexus Initiative   
                                   2. Prof. Bilal Ayyub, Center for Technology and Systems Management, University of Maryland   
                                   3. Mr. Edward Charles Anderson, Senior Disaster Risk Management Specialist, World Bank   
                                   4. Prof Ravi Sinha, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay   

                                   Brief sharing of country experience:
                                   Peru, UK, Chile   
17:45 – 18:15           Cross Country Panel (CC)
                                   Facilitated discussion for deliberating upon country specific issues in DRI
                                   Chair : UNISDR
18:15 - 18:20           Brief Wrap Up
                                  Mr Kamal Kishore , National Disaster Management Authority, India
Workshop Agenda : 16 January, 2018

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