Second Scientific Seminar of the Knowledge Centre for Disaster Risk Management: Science for Policy and Operations

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The Disaster Risk Management Knowledge Centre is glad to announce that the registration to the DRMKC 2nd Annual Scientific Seminar is now open and will close on 18th February

The seminar will be hosted by the Italian Department of Civil Protection in Rome, from 9th to 10th of March:

  • cover the progress made by the DRMKC since its launch in September 2015
  • gather early input to the upcoming 2018-2019 DRMKC Action Plan
  • address challenges for policy and science in Disaster Risk Reduction, including DRM capabilities assessment and Sendai monitoring framework
  • draw concrete conclusions to feed into the upcoming Global Platform (Cancun, Mexico, May 2017)

The seminar aims to gather around 100 inter-disciplinary experts on disaster management, early detection, forecasting, warning and risk assessment of natural and man-made disasters, in both the fields of civil protection and humanitarian aid. The target audience includes scientists, practitioners and policy-makers at national, regional and international levels, as well as first responders, and private sector representatives. 



During the registration process you will be asked to register to one of the two parallel sessions that will be organized on Friday morning:

1 – Dealing with Earthquakes
2 – Climate Change Adaptation

Participation to the event will be self-paid. We can propose you the following hotels, which are both at walking distance from the train station (please, see enclosed map):

– Hotel Valadier (
– Hotel Diplomatic (

When making your reservation at your preferred hotel, please provide the Event Code DRMKC in order to benefit from the preferential rates we have reserved for participants. You can proceed with the reservation by:

1- calling +39 06 6861779
2- email  to
3- Fax at +39 06 6832685

Please, be aware that the selection of the hotel during the registration process is intended only for organizational reasons and will not imply automatic reservation of the hotel. The booking must be done by the participant by directly contacting the selected hotel.

We want to remind you that participation to the event will be self-paid and that no travel or accommodation costs will be reimbursed.

To register please follow the link hereunder:









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