CARII Workshop Presentations

CAR II Presentations 11-12 April 2011

Opening Session

Climate Change & Cities: Perspectives and Challenges

Paper Session 1: Knowledge Base for Risk Characterization and Communication

Parallel Paper Session 1A

Parallel Paper Session 1B

Paper Session 2: Assessing Risk and Vulnerability in Asian Cities

Parallel Paper Session 2A

Parallel Paper Session 2B

Paper Session 3: Developing Urban Adaptation Strategies

Paper Session 4: Adaptation Measures and Practices

Parallel Paper Session 4A

Parallel Paper Session 4B

April 11, 2011 — Day One

Opening Session

“Welcome to the Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) International Centre of Excellence, Academia Sinica”
Prof. Chao Han Liu, Vice President, Academia Sinica, Taiwan, TAIPEI

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“The Cities at Risk program and CAR II conference objectives”
Roland Fuchs, East West Center, USA

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“Perspective Presentation to CARII ”
Gordon McBean, Chair of the IRDR Scientific Committee, Chair of the START BOD, Co-PI CCaR Project, University of Western Ontario, CANADA

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“Overview of Climate Change, Vulnerability and Adaptation in Taipei and Taiwan”
Dr. Wei-Sen Li and Dr. Yung-Ming Chen, National Science and Technology Center for Disaster Reduction (NCDR), TAIPEI

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Climate Change & Cities: Perspectives and Challenges

Invited Paper: “New risks and high vulnerability of Mega-Cities”
Joern Birkmann, UNU – Institute for Environment & Human Security, GERMANY

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“Approaches to developing Cities Climate Resilience Strategies in Asian Cities”
Sarah Reed and Kai Kim Chiang, ISET

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“Lessons learned from the
ADB-WBI-JICA mega city studies”
Poonam Pillai, The World Bank, USA

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“Public-Private Partnerships in Disaster Risk Financing”
Michael Schwarz, Swiss Reinsurance Company, SWITZERLAND

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Invited Paper: “Adaptors beware: Climate change is a bumpy ride”
Roger Jones, Victoria University, Australia

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Paper Session 1: Knowledge Base for Risk Characterization and Communication

Invited Paper: “Typhoons, Extratropical Cyclones and Coastal cities – Some of the Key Issues”
Ronald Stewart, University of Manitoba, CANADA

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Invited Paper: “High Density Ground-Based Observation System in the High Human Exposure and Vulnerability Areas of Metro Manila”
Antonia Loyzaga, Manila Observatory, PHILIPPINES

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Parallel Paper Session 1A

“Shortcomings of Current Knowledge in Contributing to Climatic/Non-climatic Factors of Bangkok Flood Hazard”
Ithhi Trisirisatawawong, Chulalongkorn University, THAILAND

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“Disaster Risk Analysis of Coastal Zones in Taiwan in Response to Sea-Level Rise”
Chih-hsin Chang, NCDR, TAIPEI

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“Coastal hazards induced by global climate change in Japan: An assessment of impacts, risks and adaptation strategies”
Kazuya Yasuhara, Institute of Global Change Adaptation Science, Ibaraki University, JAPAN

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Parallel Paper Session 1B

“Improving the Characterization of Impact Variables to Extreme Flood Events: A Case Study of the Flood of 2006 in Bangkok, Thailand”
Wijitbusaba Anne Marome, Thammasat University, THAILAND

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“Risk Communication at Community Level: Case Study of Typhoon Morakot”
Liang-Chun Chen, National Taiwan University, TAIPEI

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“Industrial Desperation vs. Climatic Disruption: Flash Floods and Planning Flaws in Iskandar Metropolis”
A.N.M. Ludin, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, MALAYSIA

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April 12, 2011 — Day Two

Paper Session 2: Assessing Risk and Vulnerability in Asian Cities

Invited Paper: “Recent Development on Landslide Risk Mitigation Initiatives in Hong Kong”
Raymond Chan, CEDD, HONG KONG

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Parallel Paper Session 2A

“Measuring Climate Change Vulnerability and Adaptability Using the Social Vulnerability Index in Indonesia’s Cities”
Indra M. Surbakti, BPS – Statistics, INDONESIA

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“Assessment of Vulnerabilities to Climate Change for Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Management in Vietnam: A Case Study of HCMC”
Lam Vu Thanh Noi, Asian Institute of Technology, THAILAND

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“Social Vulnerability of Nursing Home Evacuation to Flooding in Taiwan”
Hsiang-Chieh Lee, NCDR, TAIPEI

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Parallel Paper Session 2B

“Research on the Comprehensive Evaluation Index System of City Emergency Capacity Based on External DEA”
Guanghui Wang, Institute of Policy and Management, Chinese Academy of Sciences, CHINA

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“How Flood Control Measures Influence Residents’ Risk Perception and Community’s Preparedness : The Case of Benhe Community in Kaohsiung City during Typhoon Fanapi”
Yen-Lien Kuo, NCDR, TAIPEI

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“An initial formulation of research and assessment of climate change impact in HCMC, Vietnam”
Phu Le Vo, Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, VIETNAM

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Paper Session 3: Developing Urban Adaptation Strategies

Invited Paper: “Climate change impacts: Challenges and solutions for communities”
Deborah Harford, ACT, Simon Fraser University, CANADA

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“Shared Learning Dialogue as way to engage stakeholders and build their capacity for climate resilience action in 3 cities [in] Vietnam”
Bach Tan Sinh, National Institute for Science and Technology Policy and Strategy Studies, VIETNAM

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“Java’s North Coast Region and Sea-Level Rise: Implication for Urban Development”
Tommy Firman, Institute of Technology, INDONESIA

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“Enhancing Adaptation to Climate Change by Integrating Climate Risk with Development Planning and Disaster Management: A Comparative Study of Mumbai, Bangkok and Manila”
Archana Patankar, K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies & Research, INDIA

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“Strategies and Methodologies for Integrating Risk Reduction into Urban Development Planning”
Wynn Chi-Nguyen Cam, International Initiative for a Sustainable Built Environment & RSP Architects, Planners and Engineers, SINGAPORE

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Paper Session 4: Adaptation Measures and Practices

Invited Paper: “First Generation Climate Change Adaptation in Hawaii”
Kem Lowry, University of Hawaii, USA

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Parallel Paper Session 4A

“A Process-oriented Approach in Assessing Post-Disaster Vulnerability: The Complexity of Thailand 2004 Tsunami Recovery”
Khanin Hutanuwatr, King Monghut’s Institute of Technology, THAILAND

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“Decision Support System (DSS) for Location Specific Risk Information for Coastal Hazard”
S.H.M, Fakhruddin, RIMES, THAILAND

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“Tipping Points for Integrating Climate Risk and Adaptation Assessment into Spatial and Non-Spatial Development Plans: The Case of Semarang and Tarakan Cities”
Wilmar Salim, Institute of Technology Bandung, INDONESIA

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“Enhancing Climate Change Adaptation among Cities and Local Governments in Metro Manila: Post-Ketsana Initiatives and Learnings from Marikina and Pasig”
Emma Porio, Ateneo de Manila University, PHILIPPINES

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“Disaster Information Synthesis for Community Resilience Enhancement”
Han-Liang Lin, National Cheng Kung University, TAIPEI

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“Building man-made lake cascade systems to reduce flood vulnerability – A case study in Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka”
Prabhath Patabendi, Institute of Human Development & Training, SRI LANKA

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“Adaptive Capacity of Coastal Communities in Indramayu City to Climate Change through Remittance Accumulation”
Saut A.H. Sagala, Institute of Technology Bandung, INDONESIA

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“Indonesia Now in Disaster Risk Reduction and Post Disaster”
Karina Kusumawardani, Indonesia President’s Delivery Unit for Development Monitoring and Oversight, INDONESIA

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