Call for Abstraction and & Session Proposal: The 1st International Conference on Smart Informatics and Multi-hazard Reduction (SIMR 2024)
21 May 2024

Hosted by the UNESCO Chair in Informatics and Multi-hazard Risk Reduction (IMRR), the First International Conference of the Global Partnership for Smart Informatics and Multi-hazard Reduction (SIMR 2024) will be held at Loughborough University, the United Kingdom, September 15 – 19, 2024.

SIMR 2024 aims to foster international and interdisciplinary collaboration to advance scientific research and practice in harnessing data and informatics technologies to understand, assess and manage hazard risk for disaster risk reduction to achieve long-term resilience. This First SIMR conference will not only provide a platform for networking, skills development and information exchange, but more importantly, act as a catalyst for shaping the further development of smart informatics and multi-hazard risk reduction. Contributions from all relevant science, engineering, social and humanity disciplines are welcome.

In addition to scientific sessions, SIMR 2024 will offer training courses where participants can learn the latest high-performance hazard modelling and risk assessment skills. The conference will also include a field trip to the Peak District and enjoy the English countryside scenery.

Key dates

  • Abstract and session proposal submission deadline: 31 May 2024

  • Abstract acceptance notification deadline: 15 June 2024

  • Early bird registration deadline: 15 July 2024

  • Registration deadline: 15 August 2024

IRDR and IMRR have enjoyed a positive and collaborative working relationship since its inception. IRDR provide in-kind support to the establishment of IMRR.

For more details about the conference, please refer to the attachment and the web link.

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