The 20th International Symposium on Geo-disaster Reduction

1st Circular

 August 16-20, 2022 | Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan



The 20th International Symposium on Geo-disaster Reduction “20ISGdR” is an international platform for scholars, researchers and practitioners to discuss interdisciplinary research and practices in the fields of the reduction of the disasters triggered by geological and geophysical phenomena on the earth and beyond. The 20th ISGdR will take place on August 16-20, 2022 in Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan. Prospective authors are invited to submit original research abstracts.



• Kanazawa University

• National Institute of Technology (KOSEN) Fukui College

• Kanazawa Institute of Technology

• Fukui University of Technology

• International Consortium on Geo-disaster Reduction (ICGdR)


Call for Abstracts

Authors are invited to submit original research abstracts on the following topics:

• Disasters caused by earthquake
• Disasters and climate change
• Disasters related to volcanism
• Disasters caused by human activities
• Landslides, Debris-flows, Rock avalanches
• Tsunamis and Storms
• Social resilience to disasters
• New technologies for disaster reduction
• And other related topics
Note: Template for abstract, how to submission and detail of schedule will be informed by 2nd circular on April, 2022
Important Dates

• Release of 2nd Circular          April, 2022

• Start of Call for Abstracts       April, 2022

• Registration                           August 16, 2022

• Symposium                            August 17-18, 2022

• Technical Tour                        August 19-20, 2022


Symposium Venue

The Kanazawa Chamber of Commerce and Industry

9-13 Oyama-machi, Kanazawa 920-8639, Japan



Asst. Professor Xi Xiong, Kanazawa University


Download the flyer of the 1st Circular here.