Event Schedules

Day 1

MONDAY 1 JULY 2019

  08:30 - 09:30

Registration & Welcome Tea/Coffee

  09:30 - 10:30

Welcome Addresss

VP Mahawar

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Co-Chairman - GiDMC 2019
Ex-Director (Onshore)

ONGC


Inaugral Speech

Shri Pratap Chandra Sarangi*

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Hon. Minister of State
Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises


Opening Address

Dr. Ashutosh Karnataka

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Chairman, GiDMC 2019

Director (Projects), GAIL

Utpal Bora

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Advisor, GiDMC 2019

Chairman & Managing Director Oil India Limited

Dr. Uddesh Kohli

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UN Global Compact Network



Release of Knowledge Paper

Vishal Jain

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Partner, Deloitte India

  10:30 - 11:00

Keynote Address

Keynote Speaker

Major General Manoj Kumar Bindal

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Executive Director

National Institute of Disaster Management

  11:00 - 11:15

Exhibition Inauguration & Tea Break


All VIPs from Conference Opening Ceremony

  11:15 - 12:15

Plenary Session - 1

THEME - LOCAL LEADERSHIP AND ACTION FOR DISASTER PREPAREDNESS

Strengthening local capacities for disaster preparedness and response has been active on the humanitarian agenda as laid out in the major global frameworks ... Read More

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Chairperson

Pratyaya Amrit

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IAS

Govt. Of Bihar

Moderator

Dr. Mona Chhabra Anand

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Program Manager

ADPC


Speakers

M. Ramachandrudu

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IAS

Gov. of Bihar

P.M.D. RANGA NADEERA PALLAWALA

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Chief Executive Officer Janathakshan GTE Ltd

Sri Lanka

SISIRA MADURAPPER

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Director

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC)

ANNIE GEORGE

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CEO

BEDROC

  12:15 - 12:45

Visit to Exhibition

  12:45 - 13:45

Plenary Session - 2

THEME - EARTHQUAKE PREPAREDNESS, RESPONSE AND RECOVERY: LESSONS FROM THE 2015 NEPAL EARTHQUAKE

India, especially North India lies in a seismically active zone and is vulnerable to earthquakes. With increasing urbanization, the effects of a major earthquake in North India ... Read More

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Chairperson

Arjun Katoch

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Member Advisory Committee

NDMA and former Secretary INSARAG


Speakers

DR. V. THIRUPPUGAZH

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IAS, Joint Secretary (Policy & Plan)

NDMA

RAJAN GENGAJE

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Former Regional Disaster Response Advisor

UN OCHA Regional Office Asia-Pacific

MS ARYA MANANADHAR

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Secretariat

INSARAG

IAIN LOGAN

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Director

Global Emergency Group

  13:45 - 14:30

Lunch Break and Networking

 14:30 - 15:45

Technical Cluster - 1, Build Back Better

Sovereign 1

Technical Session 1

Innovation for Resilience in disaster relief, recovery and reconstruction

Organized By :
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At the heart of ‘building back better’ is the ability to increase the resilience of affected communities ..Read More

Chairperson

Dr. Manu Gupta
Co-Founder and
Executive Director
SEEDS

Speakers

Joe John George
State Project Officer
State Disaster Management Authority Kerala

Lars Bernd
Chief Emergency and Risk Informed
Programming, UNICEF

Deepak Singh
Lead Disaster Risk Management Specialist
World Bank

Dr. Mona Chhabra Anand
Program Manager
ADPC

Sangita Ghalay
Head - CSR
Honeywell India

Sovereign 2

Technical Session 2

Disaster Resilient Cities


Organized By :

Cities are important centres for economic development and growth, however, most of the cities both in developing as well ...Read More

Chairperson

Divya Sharma
Portfolio Leader-Urban Planning and
Policy, Economic Policy Program,
Oxford Policy Management

Speakers

Raina Singh
Senior Fellow, Urban Resilience Unit, National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA)

Digvijaysinh Chudasama
Director, Delloite India

Manish Mohandas
Programme Officer (Resilience) at UNDP

Ranjan K Panda
Convenor Water Initiatives Odisha (WIO)
Convenor, Combat Climate Change Network, India

Paschim Tiwari
Technical Director, AIILSG


Inspire

Technical Session 3

Laws and Policies in Disaster management

Organized By :
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Laws and policies serve as the foundation for building resilience future for nations. They are essential to reducing existing risks ..Read More

Chairperson

Prof. Anil K. Gupta
NIDM

Speakers

Sudhanshu S. Singh
CEO, Humanitarian Aid International

Sanjay Upadhyay
Advocate Supreme Court of India and Managing Partner at Enviro Legal Defence Firm

Aditi Kapoor
Climate and Resilience Advisor, International Federation of Red Cross

Mitul Arora
Public Policy Lead, DJI

Brig (Dr.) BK Khanna
CEO, ARISE-FICCIl


  15:45 - 16:15

Visit to Exhibition and Tea Break

  16:15 - 17:30

Technical Cluster -2, Volunteering – Young Men, Women and Children

Technical Session 4

Women and Children in Disaster Management


Organized By :
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To ensure that countries and communities adopt inclusive bottom up processes for processing ..Read More

Chairperson

Ray Kancharla
Head of Child Centred Resilience and Adaptation (CC RA), Save the Children

Speakers

Rama Rao Dammala
Program Manager, DRM Child Fund India

Sarbjit Singh Sahota
DRR Specialist, Unicef

Dr. Sudeshna Chatterjee
Founder CEO Action for Children’s Environment (ACE)

Deba Prasad Sharma
Coordinator, Save the Children Assam

Mihir Bhatt
Founder-President, AIDMI


Technical Session 5

Role of Youth and Volunteers in Disaster Management

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Volunteerism has been contributing worldwide to people‐centred development through its ...Read More

Chairperson

G. Padmanabhan
Former Emergency Analyst, UNDP

Moderator

Manoj Kr. Dash
Integrated Volunteers Network

Speakers

Arun Sahdeo
Programme Officer, UN Volunteer

Udya Shankar
Chief Controller, Vishwa Yuwak Kendra

Vivek Prakash
AVP, CSR Jubilant Life Sciences

Dr. KK Singh
Chairman, Internation Youth Committee

Madhusudan Das
National Trustee, NYP Cum Conveynor,NYP, Odisha





Technical Session 6

Partnerships, Collaborations and Networking for Effective Disaster Management


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Collaboration is necessary foundation for dealing with disaster risk management. ...Read More

Chairperson

Ratna Viswanathan
Head - Strategic Partnership, UNDP

Speakers

Venu Arora
Co-Founder/Executive Director, Ideosync Media Combine

Dr. Shiraz Wazih
Gorakhpur Environmental, Action Group

Dr. Rajan Sudesh Ratna
Economic Affairs Officer
United Nations ESCAP
South and South West Asia Office

Udit Mehta
Executive Vice President, Global Security Solutions
International SOS and Control Risks

  19:00 - 22:00

Gala Networking Dinner

Day 2

TUESDAY 2 JULY 2019

  08:30 - 09:30

Registration & Welcome Tea/Coffee

  09:30 - 10:30

Keynote Address

Dominic

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National President


FASI

Darshan Divakaran

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UAS Program Engineer
NC Department of Transportation

Division of Aviation


  10:30 - 11:30

Plenary Session - 3

THEME - Philanthropic, Social and Corporate Investment in Disaster Risk Reduction and Response

Corporate Social Responsibilty activities in the field of disaster management primarily focus on response and recovery activities than mitigation and preparedness. Read More

Chairperson

Rajendra Wanchoo

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Executive Director

HRM & CSR NBCC Limited


Speakers

Meenakshi Gupta

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Co - Founder

Goonj

Arvind Bodhankar

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Jt. Executive President & Chief Sustainability Officer

Ultratech Cement

Brig BK Khanna

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Chief Executive Officer

ARISE-FICCI

Col. Prakash Tewari (Retd)

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Senior Consultant

Exub Energy Consultants Pvt Ltd

  11:30 - 12:00

Visit to Exhibition and Tea Break

  12:00 - 13:00

Plenary Session - 4

THEME - Smart Technologies for Disaster Risk Reduction and Response

Rapid influx of Smart technologies continually fed by artificial intelligence have changed the very narrative of Disaster Risk Reduction and Response in the ways unimaginable. ... Read More

Chairperson

Prof. RK Bhandari

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Chairman, Forum on Disaster Mitigation

Indian National Academy of Engineering


Speakers

Divya Jain

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President

Ideaforge Technology Pvt. Ltd.

Surya Prakash

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Co-Founder

Samvriddhi Infotech

Col Sanjay Srivastava

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Chairperson

CROPC

Sushil Gupta

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Assistant Vice President

RMSI

  13:00 - 13:45

Lunch Break and Networking

 13:45 - 15:00

Technical Cluster -3, Disaster Response, Recovery And Mitigation

Sovereign 1

Technical Session 7

Environment, Climate Change Adaptation for Effective Disaster Risk Management and Sustainability

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Environmental management is a critical, yet under-used, form of disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation. ..Read More

Chairperson

Dr. Akhilesh Gupta
Adviser & Head, Strategic Programs
Large Initiatives and Coordinated
Action Enabler (SPLICE) and Climate
Change Program

Speakers

Pradnya Paithankar
SDG Manager and Head of Programme Operations
World Food Programme

Dr. Kulwant Singh
Chief Executive Officer
3R Waste Foundation

Aditi Kapoor
Climate and Resilience Advisor
International Federation of Red Cross

Aniket Jalgaonkar
Principal Consultant & Climate Change Risk Assessment Specialist ERM India

S. Raveendran
HSE Manager
Shapoorji Pallonji
(S.P. Engineering Services)

Sovereign 2

Technical Session 8

Big Data, Drones, AI – Tools for Disaster Management


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Developments in disruptive technologies – such as artificial intelligence (AI), the Internet...Read More

Chairperson

Darshan Divakaran
AUAS Program Engineer
NC Department of Transportation
Division of Aviation

Speakers

Dr. Ruchi Saxena
Director
India Flying Labs

Mitul Aroroa
Public Policy Lead
DJI

Vishal Jain
Partner
Deloitte

JC Sekar
CEO & Co-founder
AcuiZen Technologies Singapore Pte. Ltd







Inspire

Technical Session 9

Urban Rescue and Response

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Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) is the process of locating, accessing, medically treating..Read More

Chairperson

Arjun Katoch
Member Advisory Committee
NDMA
Former Secretary, INSARAG

Speakers

Prabhat Rahangdale
DDirector
Maharashtra Fire Services

P.K. Srivastava
Commandant
8th Bn NDRF

Iain Logan DAgric. (Edin), MSM
Director
Global Emergency Group


  15:00 - 15:30

Visit to Exhibition and Tea Break

  15:30 - 16:45

Technical Cluster - 4, Experiences and Lessons Learnt

Technical Session 10

Experiences and Resilience Methods - Impact of Tropical Cyclones


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India is highly vulnerable to natural hazards especially earthquakes, floods, drought, cyclones and landslides. ..Read More

Chairperson

J K Mohapatra
Former Chief Secretary, Govt of Odisha and former Secretary Rural Development, Govt of India

Manoj Kumar Dash

Founder Cum CEO
Integrated Volunteers Network

Speakers

Jagdananda
Mentor & Co-founder
Center for Youth and Social Development

KG Ramesh
Director General
IMD

Bishnupada Sethi*
Special Relief Commissioner
MD-OSDMA
Principal Secretary (DM)

Akshaya Kumar Biswal
Chairperson
IAG Odisha









Technical Session 11

Industries Talk Show – Disasters: Preparedness, Response and Recovery

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Effective disaster management can go a long way in mitigating the damage caused by industrial disasters....Read More

Chairperson

VP Mahawar
Ex-Director (Onshore), ONGC (Retd)

Co-Chairperson

SP Garg
Executive Director, GAIL India

Speakers

Dr. S. V. Subramanian
Professor in the Department of Metallurgy and Material Science McMaster University, Canada

Shri HPS Ahuja
CEO & MD, ISPRL

Sudarshan Singh
HSSEQ MANAGER

Dr. G C Misra
Advisor, GOVT of Assam
Former Director, Delhi Fire Services

Sanjay Bhatt
Head Safety, ONGC


Technical Session 12

Excellence (Case Studies) from Different States


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Disaster is a subject of concern for all the states and countries. Based on the topography or geography ...Read More

Chairperson

Prof Vinod K Sharma
Senior Professor, IIPA
Vice Chairman, Sikkim State Disaster Management Authority

Speakers

Laba Kumar Sarma
FNS Focal Person
Assam State Branch
Indian Red Cross Society
Guwahati, Assam SDMA

Arvind Kumar Chauhan
DM State Coordinator
Himachal Pradesh State Branch
Indian Red Cross Society, Shimla

  16:45 - 17:30

Valedictory and Closing

THEME - Your Problems Our Solutions

Understanding the fact that disasters are causing a great loss to the society, there is immediate need to manage them at all the levels and involving all the stakeholders. This requires a thoughtful consideration of the issues, challenges and solutions among all the major disaster related bodies like NGO’s, industries, associations, institutes and more. Through this panel: Your Problems Our Solutions, we aim to discuss, highlight and address the problems of different stakeholders in managing disaster risks for a sustainable future. Read More

Chairperson

Arvind Bodhankar

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Jt. Executive President & Chief Sustainability Officer

Ultratech Cement

Ruchi Saxena

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Director

India Flying Labs


JC Sekar

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CEO & Co-founder

AcuiZen Technologies Singapore Pte. Ltd.


Anil Kumar Tyagi

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Ex - Executive Director

IOCL

AK Tewari

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Executive Director

IOCL


Vote of Thanks

VP Mahawar

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Co-Chairman - GiDMC 2019
Ex-Director (Onshore)

ONGC