The 16th International Symposium on Geo-disaster Reduction (16th ISGdR) 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.
16th ISGdR will take place on 27-31 August 2018 in Université de Strasbourg, France. Prospective authors are invited to submit original research abstracts.
27-31 August 2018
University of Strasbourg, France.
International Consortium on Geo-disaster Reduction (ICGdR)
UNESCO Chair on Geoenvironmental Disaster Reduction
Recruiting (About 5)
Recruiting (About 5)
♦ Key Dates
|Call for Abstracts||1 January 2018|
|Online Registration and Accommodation Open||10 January 2018|
|Deadline for Abstract Submission||31 May 2018|
|Notifications of Abstract Decisions||15 June 2018|
|Early Bird Registration Deadline||25 May 2018|
|Deadline for Standard Registration||10 July 2018|
|The 16th ISGdR Symposium||27-31 August 2018|
|27 Aug.||10:00 - 16:00||UNESCO Headquarter||Annual Meeting of ICGdR|
|14:00 - 18:00||University of Strasbourg||Registration|
|18:00 - 20:00||University of Strasbourg||Ice Break Party|
|28 Aug.||9:30 - 10:30||University of Strasbourg||Opening Ceremony|
|10:30 - 12:00||High Level Forum|
|12:00 - 13:15||Lunch Break|
|13:15 - 15:00||High Level Forum|
|15:00 - 15:15||Coffee Break|
|15:15 - 18:15||University of Strasbourg||Keynote Lectures|
|19:30 – 22:00||Welcome Banquet|
|29 Aug.||8:30 - 10:30||University of Strasbourg||Scientific Session 1 & 2|
|10:30 - 10:45||Coffee Break|
|10:45 - 12:30||Scientific Sessions 3 & 4|
|12:30 - 13:45||Lunch Break|
|13:45 - 16:00||Scientific Session 5 & 6|
|16:00 - 16:15||Coffee Break|
|16:15 - 18:00||Scientific Sessions 7 & 8|
|30 Aug.||7:30 - 19:00||
Field trip to the Vosges Mountain
Flooding risk in the Rhine River Graben
|7:30 - 18-00||
Visit of the City of Colmar and Riquewihr typical village
in the heart of Alsace Vineyard. Visit of a Cellar and wine tasting
• Geo-disasters caused by earthquake
• Geo-disasters and climate change
• Geo-disasters related to volcanism
• Geo-disasters caused by human activities
• Social resilience to disasters
• New technologies for geo-disaster reduction
• And other related topics
♦ General Instruction
♦ Submission Format
The abstract should be a summary of your presentation. Please avoid scientific or engineering symbols, acronyms and bullets. The submission should be typed single-spaced in 12-point type Times New Roman in Microsoft Word file (*.doc/*docx). The length should be within 800 words in 2 pages (a temperate will be uploaded soon).
♦ Receipt Notification
Authors will be notified about the receiving of their abstract or full paper by e-mail automatically. In case the author does not receive confirmation e-mail within 24 hours, please check the spam folder. In case of no confirmation e-mail, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
♦ How to Submit Your Presentation at the Symposium:
Your presentation must be uploaded into the PC in your lecture room before the session will start.
During your lecture you will be using a Remote Controller for controlling your presentation.
Please note that we cannot guarantee the quality of Mac-based presentations. Please check in advance (2 hours before your session starts) to ensure Windows compatibility.
All presentations will be deleted from the entire PC used after the symposium.
15-minute presentation, 5-minute discussion.
♦ Poster Presentation
Posters will be on display in the Poster Area, which will be located in the symposium venue.
Poster session will be organized individually through sessions. Each presenter will have 2-3 minutes for very short presentation (only 2-3 slides). More information on site during the session.
Recommended poster size: A0 (841 × 1189 mm)
Registration will be open as of 1 January 2018. Registration should be completed at the latest by 10 July 2018.
Registration link: https://cloud.agoraevent.fr/Site/117902/3843?Concept=1
Note: All participants should register. There should be at least one registration for each paper
before 15 May 2018
after 16 May 2018
|ICGdR Member||300 €||350 €|
|Non-Member||350 €||400 €|
|Student*||250 €||270 €|
*Full-time student will be required to present a student ID (or another proof of full-time study) at check-in.
• Paper presentation
• Attendance to all technical sessions
• Symposium materials (program, local information, etc.)
• Lunches and coffee-breaks
• Ice break party (on Monday 27th)
• Welcome banquet (on Tuesday the 28th)
• 1 days field trip (lunch in a typical restaurant included)
The receipt as a proof of payment will be issued at the registration desk during the conference.
Université de Strasbourg - Cellule Congrès
19, rue du Maréchal Lefebvre - 67100 Strasbourg
Tel : +33 (0)18.104.22.168.56