Agenda: Disaster Risk Reduction across the Americas Summit

Science, Technology, Management and Policy Integration 

September 4th - 8th, 2017
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Summit working languages: Spanish and English


Monday, September 4, 2017

Morning Session: Joint Plenary (All attend)

9:00-9:15 Welcome and Logistics CoNAE
9:15-9:30 Introductory Remarks – CoNAE
9:30-9:45 Summit Objectives - NASA Disasters Program
9:45-9:55 Sendai Framework for DRR, Integrating partnerships – UNISDR
10:15-10:35 Earth Observations– GEO Secretariat
10:35-10:50 CEOS Working Group on Disasters and AmeriGEOSS Disasters Working Group
11:15-11:45 Emergency Management Perspective
11:45-12:00 Global partnerships and data provision – Global Flood Partnership
12:15-12:30 Non-governmental and Policy Makers
  GEOSS architecture for disasters- OGC
12:30-1:30 LUNCH BREAK

Afternoon Session: Individual group business meetings in separate rooms (detailed agenda to be provided by each business group)

1:30-5:30 CEOS Working Group Disasters - Business
1:30- 5:30 AmeriGEOSS Disaster Group – Regional Status and Needs
1:30-5:30 Emergency Management Group – Best Practices and Needs
1:30-5:30 Global Flood Partnership – Global to Regional to Local scaling
1:30-5:30 Humanitarian/Policy/Other – Preparedness, Response and Recovery Needs

Evening Activity:


Welcome Reception