Disaster Research Days 2022
Science and research play an essential role in preventing disasters and building resilient systems. The transfer of scientific knowledge into practice, as well as the joint discourse with representatives of experts from authorities, emergency organizations and business are crucial in order to be as prepared as possible for challenges in the prevention and management of disasters.
The Disaster Research Days 2022 support this dialogue and the networking between the individual scientific disciplines and departments in disaster management.
The #DRD22 will be held from October 12th to 14th at the University of Innsbruck.
Call for Abstracts
Would you like tsubmit a contribution for the Disaster Research Days in Innsbruck? Submissions that have received positive reviews will be published in a conference proceedings. The most interesting contributions will be peer-reviewed and included in the conference program as an oral presentation. All others are invited tpresent their contribution during the poster session. Selected articles are tbe published in a special issue of the International Journal for Disaster Risk Reduction.
An abstract (two pages with tables and figures) can be written in both German and English and should be assigned to the following main topics:
- Disaster risk:
- Risk and crisis communication
- Risk governance and societal handling of disasters
- Digitization and technology assessment
- Critical infrastructure:
- Vulnerability tnatural hazards
- Structural safety
- security of supply,
- Mass movements, avalanches and earthquakes:
- Geospatial data management and monitoring
- Modeling and simulation
- Interaction of gravitational mass movements with infrastructure
- Extreme weather events:
- Heavy rain, hail, storms
- forest fire
- Extreme heat and late frost
- Flood risk modeling
- Simulation (prediction and early detection)
- Public Health:
- Current studies on COVID-19
- Pandemic management
- Emergency and Disaster Medicine
- Crisis Psychology and Community Resilience
- until May 9, 2022: abstract submission period
- until the end of June 2022: Reviewer period
- July / August 2022: Paper selection for Special Issue (International Journal for Disaster Risk Reduction), as well as conference program and poster session
Science and research play an essential role in preventing disasters. The transfer of scientific knowledge into practice, as well as the common discourse with expert representatives from authorities, emergency organizations and the economy are crucial in order to be optimally prepared for challenges in the prevention and management of disasters.
The Disaster Research Days 2020 support this dialogue and the networking between the individual scientific disciplines and departments in disaster management. The conference will take place as Webinar Series from October 13 to 22, 2020 and will include the following highlights:
- Opening by Federal Minister Heinz Faßmann
- National and international keynote lectures
- Specialist lectures about the topics
- Disaster Risk
- Critical Infrastructure
- Public Health
- Extreme weather events
- Mass movements
You can register to DRD22 using our ConfTool at the following link:
The following participation fees apply:
Participant: 250 €
DCNA member: 125 €
Student & member of an emergency organization or government agency: 25 €
For further questions we are available per E-Mail.
The evening reception is still being planned.
University of Innsbruck
Innrain 52, A-6020 Innsbruck
Universitätshauptgebäude, 1. Obergeschoß
The evening reception is still being planned.
The main train station in Innsbruck is the arrival and departure station for national and international train connections of the Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB). Tickets can be purchased and further information obtained from this link.
Bus connections from the main train station
The conference center is optimally connected by public transport.
Lines F & O
Directly from the main train station at Südtiroler Platz with line F (15 min. Cycle) towards the airport to the Fürstenweg stop - change to line O (5 min. Cycle) in the direction of Allerheiligen / Peerhofsiedlung or Technik West to the Technik bus stop, total travel time 20 min.
Lines R & O
Line R (7.5 min cycle) towards Rehgasse to the Fürstenweg stop - change to line O (5 min cycle) towards Allerheiligen / Peerhofsiedlung or Technik West to the Technik bus stop, total travel time 20 min.
Lines D / E & O
Line D, E or D / E (at least 15 min intervals) in the direction of Hall Kurmittelhaus or Absam / Eichat to the Marktplatz stop - change to line O (5 min intervals) in the direction of Allerheiligen / Peerhofsiedlung or Technik West to the Technik stop, Total travel time 20 min or 4 minutes walk north from the main train station to the Landesmuseum stop on line O on Museumstrasse. Line O (5 min cycle) direct connection to the building faculty (technical stop), total travel time 15 min.
from Germany via Kufstein
A12 Inntal Autobahn (vignette required) near Innsbruck towards Bregenz, exit at the Kranebitten exit towards Innsbruck, after about 1 km turn left and follow the signs (Technik)
from Germany via Garmisch Partenkirchen or Reutte
A12 Inntal Autobahn (toll sticker), exit at the Kranebitten exit in the direction of Innsbruck, turn left after approx. 1 km and follow the signs (Technik)
from Germany and Switzerland via the Arlberg (or below through - toll tunnel) or Italy via the Reschen pass
Arlberg Schnellstraße S16, A12 Inntal Autobahn (vignette required), exit at the Kranebitten exit in the direction of Innsbruck, turn left after approx. 1 km and follow the signs (Technik)
A13 Brenner Autobahn (toll), continue on the A12 Inntal Autobahn (vignette) towards Bregenz, exit at the Kranebitten exit in the direction of Innsbruck, turn left after approx. 1 km and follow the signs (technology)
Accommodation can be booked here or through booking.com and the following search.
All information about the conference location is available on the Innsbruck Tourism website. The following video gives a little insight into and around Innsbruck.