IDRC Conferences

Over 1000 participants from more than 100 countries gather at the International Disaster and Risk Conferences (IDRC) -  the world's leading conferences on integrative risk management. It's an unique community of business leaders, decision makers, practitioners, UN-, IO- & NGO-agents, and scientists that share and discuss new findings and experiences about the broad spectrum of risks societies are facing today. The conferences are structured in plenary & parallel sessions, workshops & training courses, and poster exhibitions.

Scope of the conference

The International Disaster and Risk Conference IDRC Davos 2016 is organised by GRF Davos. IDRC Davos 2016 attempts to find solutions to today‚Äôs challenges by managing risks, reducing disasters and adapting to climate change. Focussing on a multi-sectors, multi-stakeholders  and multi-disciplines approach IDRC helps to build stronger ties with adequate public-private partnership models among risk management communities and sectors, enabling a move towards a truly integrative way of thinking about disasters and risks.

Structure

A biennial IDRC is held in Davos, Switzerland complemented in the years between with regional IDRCs hosted in different international locations with a regional focus.

IDRC DAVOS

IDRC REGIONAL

"To promote the integral risk management approach." "To focus on topics relevant to the host region."
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The GRF Davos approach in Integrative Risk Management

How to cope with the broad array of risks and disasters society is facing today? A multisectors, multistakeholders  and multidisciplines approach is needed to analyse, assess and manage risks and disasters at all levels. Inter- and trans- disciplinarity is essential.


The multimeasures approach along the risk cycle in Integrative Risk Management
. Integrative risk reduction and disaster management implies vulnerability reduction and resilience increase. A multimeasures approach along the risk cycle including prevention, intervention and recovery is required.