Istanbul Earthquake Workshop Starts Tomorrow

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istanbul earthquake calistayi starts tomorrow

The International Earthquake Workshop, which is organized by Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality to make Istanbul a city resistant to disasters, starts tomorrow. The opening speech will be made by Ekrem İmamoğlu, the Mayor of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, and the effects of a possible earthquake in the city and suggestions for solutions will be discussed extensively. The workshop will be held on 2-3 December at the Istanbul Congress Center.


The “Istanbul Earthquake Workshop” organized by Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, where national and international stakeholders will come together, will start tomorrow. The two-day workshop will focus on Istanbul's problems, solutions and project suggestions for all possible disasters, especially earthquakes.

In the Workshop, which will start with the opening speech of İBB President Ekrem İmamoğlu, managers of IMM related to earthquake and urban transformation, national and international academics, relevant ministries, governorships, institutes, non-governmental organizations, foundations, associations, representatives from different disciplines and sectors will meet over 700 participants. 

ÇALIŞTAY AT ISTANBUL CONGRESS CENTER

The workshop aims to analyze problems that prevent Istanbul from becoming resistant to a potentially devastating earthquake and other natural disasters, and to develop solutions and project suggestions.

After the opening speech of İmamoğlu, the Workshop It will start with the speech of Marco Bohnhoff titled “The Meaning of North Anatolian Fault for Seismotectonic Condition and Earthquake Hazard”.

During the workshop, 6 thematic titles determined according to the principles announced in the 'Sendai Framework Plan', which the United Nations Disaster Risk Center (UNDRR) also takes into account, will be discussed:

  • Disaster Risk Management
  • Emergency Management,
  • Disaster Risk Analysis,
  • Enhancing Disaster Risk Financing Capacity / Disaster economy,
  • Urban / Spatial Planning, Design, Renovation, Development
  • Climate Change Adaptation with Conservation of Ecosystem and Natural Resources

Representatives from the United Nations, Japan, USA, Germany, Italy and France will be making presentations on various topics during the workshop at the Istanbul Congress Center.

PROGRAM INFORMATION:

Program Date: 2-3 December 2019

Clock: 09.00-18.30

Address: Istanbul Congress Center - Beyazit Hall

Harbiye, Darülbedai Street No: 3, 34367 Şişli / İstanbul 

ISTANBUL EARTHQUAKE WORKSHOP PROGRAM FLOW

2 DECEMBER 201

Keynote- 1: Seismotectonic Status of North Anatolian Fault and Meaning for Earthquake Hazard Dr. Marco BOHNHOFF

Keynote - 2: Contribution of Marine Earth Sciences to Istanbul Earthquake Hazard Analysis

Speaker: Pierre HENR

Keynote - 3: Structural Fragility Against Earthquake Hazard

Speaker: Cecilia NIEVAS

Keynote - 4: Disaster Risk Management for Local Administrations

Speaker: Fouad BENDIMERAD

Keynote - 5: Durable and Sustainable Cities

Speaker: Dr. Contact azime directly

Keynote - 6: The Importance of Disaster Risk Finance in Risk Reduction

Speaker: Salih ERDURMUŞ

Keynote - 7: Emergency Management

Speaker: Dr. Mikdat KADIOĞLU

PARALLEL SESSIONS 1. CHAPTER

SESSION - 1.1: DISASTER RISK MANAGEMENT

Moderator: Fouad Bendimerad (Earthquake and Megasehir Initiative)

Speakers: - Prof. Dr. Haluk Ey Yenidoğan - Shoji Hasegawa (JICA) - Dr. Lecturer Meltem Şenol Balaban (Middle East Technical University) - Erdem Ergin (UNDP)

SESSION - 2.1: EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

Moderator: Dr. Mikdat Kadıoğlu (İstanbul Technical University)

Speakers: - Zafer Baybaba (Istanbul Provincial Police Department) - Abdurrahman Yıldırım (KIZILAY) - Murat Yazıcı (Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality) - Ali Nasuh Mahruki (President of AKUT Foundation) - Assoc. Dr. Gülşen Aytaç (Istanbul Technical University)

SESSION - 3.1: ISTANBUL EARTHQUAKE HAZARD

Moderator: Dr. Marco Bohnhoff (GFZ)

Speakers: - Prof. Dr. Mustafa We (Turkey Earthquake Foundation) - Professor Dr. Haluk Özener (Boğaziçi University) - Prof. Dr. Ziyadin Çakır (Istanbul Technical University) - Prof. Dr. Okan Tuysuz - Prof. Dr. Semih Ergintav (Boğaziçi University) - Prof. Dr. Sinan Ozeren (Istanbul Technical University)

SESSION - 4.1: DISASTER RISK FINANCE

Moderator: Pelin Kihtir Öztürk (Business World Platform for Goals) Speakers: - TÜSİAD - Dr. Oktay grandfather (MUSIAD) - Nart Levent (Istanbul Chamber of Industry) - Yuichiro Takada (JICA Turkey) - Robust SME

SESSION - 5.1: DURABLE BUILDINGS

Moderator: Prof. Dr. Atiye Tuğrul (Istanbul University - Cerrahpaşa)

Speakers: - Prof. Dr. Polat Gülkan (Çankaya University) - Prof. Dr. Atiye Tuğrul (Istanbul University - Cerrahpaşa) - Prof. Dr. Güray Arslan (Yıldız Technical University) - Ferdi Erdoğan (İMSAD) - Sinan Türkkan (Earthquake Strengthening Association)

SESSION - 6.1: ECOSYSTEM, NATURAL RESOURCES AND CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION

Moderator: Dr. Azime TEZER (Istanbul Technical University)

Speakers: - Dursun Yıldız (Water Policy Association) - Engin Işıltan (ÇEDBİK) - Dr. Ender Peker (Çankaya University, Istanbul Policy Center) - Original Gemciler (WWF Turkey) - Bahtiyar Kurt (UNDP) - Assoc. Dr. Harun Aydın (Hacettepe University)

PARALLEL SESSIONS 2. CHAPTER

SESSION - 1.2: DISASTER RISK COMMUNICATION

Moderator: Mehmet ÇAKILCIOĞLU (Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality)

Speakers: - Prof. Dr. Nuray Karancı (Middle East Technical University) - Dr. Lecturer. Canay Doğulu (TED University) - Member of the Board Lecturer. Member Gözde İkizer (TOBB University of Economics and Technology) - Assoc. Dr. Gülüm Tanırcan (Boğaziçi University) - Dr. Lecturer. Nazan Cömert Baechler (Marmara University)

SESSION - 2.2: EARTHQUAKE AFTER: IMPROVEMENT

Moderator: Gürkan AKGÜN (Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality)

Speakers: - Selim Kaçmazoğlu (Istanbul Provincial Directorate of National Education) - Remzi Albayrak (Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality) - Giray Moralı (Istanbul Provincial Directorate of Environment and Urbanization) - Assoc. Dr. Ezgi Orhan (Cankaya University)

SESSION - 3.2: DAMAGE IN ISTANBUL

Moderator: Cecilia Nievas (GFZ)

Speakers: - Prof. Dr. Eser Çaktı (Boğaziçi University) - Prof. Dr. Haluk Sucuoğlu (Middle East Technical University) - Prof. Dr. Alper İlki (Istanbul Technical University) - Assoc. Dr. Nevra Ertürk (Yıldız Technical University, ICOMOS) - Dr. Lecturer Özgün Konca (Boğaziçi University)

SESSION - 4.2: DISASTER RISK TRANSFER

Moderator: We ER Mustafa (Turkey Earthquake Foundation)

Speakers: - İsmet Güngör (Natural Disaster Insurance Institution) - Mehmet Akif Eroglu (Turkey Insurers Association) - Serpil Ozturk (Natural Disaster Insurance Institution) - Professor Dr. Sinan Akkar (Boğaziçi University) - Güneş Karakoyunlu (Milli-Re)

SESSION - 5.2: DURABLE URBANIZATION

Moderator: - Dr. İbrahim Orhan Demir (Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality) Speakers: - Assoc. Dr. Ufuk Hancılar (Boğaziçi University) - Nusret Alkan (İGDAŞ) - METRO A.Ş. - M. Kemal Demirkol (GTE) - İSKİ - KİPTAŞ

SESSION - 5.3: DURABLE SPATIAL PLANNING

Moderator: Prof. Dr. Nuran Zeren Gülersoy (Istanbul Technical University) Speakers: - Prof. Dr. Nihal Ekin Erkan (Marmara University) - Prof. Dr. Handan Türkoğlu (Istanbul Technical University) - Assoc. Dr. Seda Kundak (Istanbul Technical University) - Dr. Zeynep Deniz Yaman Galantini (Istanbul Technical University) - Prof. Dr. Murat Balamir

3 DECEMBER 201 

ROUND TABLE SESSIONS

(PROBLEMS, SOLUTIONS AND PROJECTING)

THEME - 1: DISASTER RISK MANAGEMENT AND COMMUNICATION

THEME - 2: EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AND IMPROVEMENT

THEME - 3: UNDERSTANDING THE RISK

THEME - 4: DISASTER RISK FINANCING AND COMMUNICATION

THEME - 5: DURABLE SPATIAL PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

TEMA-6: ECOSYSTEM, NATURAL RESOURCES AND CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION

CLOSING AND EVALUATION SESSION


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