# Risk finance

Closing Remarks/Keynote: George Roter – Expert-in-Residence at Rippleworks; Tyler Radford-Executive Director at HOT

   Closing Remarks/Keynote: George Roter-Expert-in-Residence at Rippleworks; Tyler Radford-Executive Director at HOT Organizer: Humanitarian OpenStreetmap team <<< Back to Hot sessions About:2020 theme is “10 Years of Humanitarian OpenStreetMap: The Past, Present, and Future of Humanitarian Mapping.” UR2020 Home Main Event Sessions Community Session by title Community Sessions by topic HOT Summit Sessions by title…

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Dialogue: Regina Campos Ccarhuarupay-GAL Center: MapImpact

   Dialogue: Regina Campos Ccarhuarupay-GAL Center: MapImpact: University students developing mapping projects in times of pandemic Organizer: Humanitarian OpenStreetmap team <<< Back to Hot sessions About:2020 theme is “10 Years of Humanitarian OpenStreetMap: The Past, Present, and Future of Humanitarian Mapping.” UR2020 Home Main Event Sessions Community Session by title Community Sessions by topic HOT…

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Lightning Talk: Anna Teach-HOT

   Lightning Talk: Anna Teach-HOT: Beyond the Mapathon – The Future of Volunteering at HOT Organizer: Humanitarian OpenStreetmap team <<< Back to Hot sessions About:2020 theme is “10 Years of Humanitarian OpenStreetMap: The Past, Present, and Future of Humanitarian Mapping.” UR2020 Home Main Event Sessions Community Session by title Community Sessions by topic HOT Summit…

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Lightning Talk: Jian He

   Lightning Talk: Jian He: User-Centric Design for Open Source Mapping Tools Organizer: Humanitarian OpenStreetmap team <<< Back to Hot sessions About:2020 theme is “10 Years of Humanitarian OpenStreetMap: The Past, Present, and Future of Humanitarian Mapping.” UR2020 Home Main Event Sessions Community Session by title Community Sessions by topic HOT Summit Sessions by title…

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Lightning Talk: Chad Blevins-Critigen-Trashsites

   Lightning Talk: Chad Blevins-Critigen-Trashsites: Mapping the Trash Value Chain Organizer: Humanitarian OpenStreetmap team <<< Back to Hot sessions About:2020 theme is “10 Years of Humanitarian OpenStreetMap: The Past, Present, and Future of Humanitarian Mapping.” UR2020 Home Main Event Sessions Community Session by title Community Sessions by topic HOT Summit Sessions by title Session tags…

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Lightning Talk: Erika Nunez-U.S. Department of State (MapGive initiative)

   Lightning Talk: Erika Nunez-U.S. Department of State (MapGive initiative): Cities Covid Mitigation Mapping Organizer: Humanitarian OpenStreetmap team <<< Back to Hot sessions About:2020 theme is “10 Years of Humanitarian OpenStreetMap: The Past, Present, and Future of Humanitarian Mapping.” UR2020 Home Main Event Sessions Community Session by title Community Sessions by topic HOT Summit Sessions…

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Lightning Talk: Kazeem Owolabi-Humanitarian Mappers

   Lightning Talk: Kazeem Owolabi – Humanitarian Mappers: Getting the best of COVID-19 for Data Organizer: Humanitarian OpenStreetmap team <<< Back to Hot sessions About:2020 theme is “10 Years of Humanitarian OpenStreetMap: The Past, Present, and Future of Humanitarian Mapping.” UR2020 Home Main Event Sessions Community Session by title Community Sessions by topic HOT Summit…

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Lightning Talk: Madison Musgrave-Maxar Technologies

   Lightning Talk: Madison Musgrave-Maxar Technologies: Open Data for Disaster Response Organizer: Humanitarian OpenStreetmap team <<< Back to Hot sessions About:2020 theme is “10 Years of Humanitarian OpenStreetMap: The Past, Present, and Future of Humanitarian Mapping.” UR2020 Home Main Event Sessions Community Session by title Community Sessions by topic HOT Summit Sessions by title Session…

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Lightning Talk: Laura Mugeha-YouthMappers

   Lightning Talk: Laura Mugeha-YouthMappers: OSM Contribution 101: Contributing to OpenStreetMap beyond mapping Organizer: Humanitarian OpenStreetmap team <<< Back to Hot sessions About:2020 theme is “10 Years of Humanitarian OpenStreetMap: The Past, Present, and Future of Humanitarian Mapping.” UR2020 Home Main Event Sessions Community Session by title Community Sessions by topic HOT Summit Sessions by…

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Lightning Talk: Leon-Practical Action

   Lightning Talk: Leon-Practical Action: Mapping against wildfires in Bolivia [HOT 2020 Micrograntee] Organizer: Humanitarian OpenStreetmap team <<< Back to Hot sessions About:2020 theme is “10 Years of Humanitarian OpenStreetMap: The Past, Present, and Future of Humanitarian Mapping.” UR2020 Home Main Event Sessions Community Session by title Community Sessions by topic HOT Summit Sessions by…

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Failfest: Bethany McGowan-Purdue University

   Failfest: Bethany McGowan-Purdue University: OSM Mapping as a Critical Data Literacy Instruction Tool Organizer: Humanitarian OpenStreetmap team <<< Back to Hot sessions About:2020 theme is “10 Years of Humanitarian OpenStreetMap: The Past, Present, and Future of Humanitarian Mapping.” UR2020 Home Main Event Sessions Community Session by title Community Sessions by topic HOT Summit Sessions…

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Dialouge: Katie Pickett-Cadasta Foundation

   Dialouge: Katie Pickett-Cadasta Foundation: The Future of Mapping Land Rights and Resources Organizer: Humanitarian OpenStreetmap team <<< Back to Hot sessions About:2020 theme is “10 Years of Humanitarian OpenStreetMap: The Past, Present, and Future of Humanitarian Mapping.” UR2020 Home Main Event Sessions Community Session by title Community Sessions by topic HOT Summit Sessions by…

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Dialouge: Erica Hagen-Map Kibera/GroundTruth Initiative

   Dialouge: Erica Hagen-Map Kibera/GroundTruth Initiative: Ethical Geography and Humanitarian Mapping Organizer: Humanitarian OpenStreetmap team <<< Back to Hot sessions About:2020 theme is “10 Years of Humanitarian OpenStreetMap: The Past, Present, and Future of Humanitarian Mapping.” UR2020 Home Main Event Sessions Community Session by title Community Sessions by topic HOT Summit Sessions by title Session…

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Dialouge: Jeff Underwood, Yunzhi Lin-Facebook: Map With AI: Past, Present, and Future

   Dialouge: Jeff Underwood, Yunzhi Lin-Facebook: Map With AI: Past, Present, and Future Organizer: Humanitarian OpenStreetmap team <<< Back to Hot sessions About:2020 theme is “10 Years of Humanitarian OpenStreetMap: The Past, Present, and Future of Humanitarian Mapping.” UR2020 Home Main Event Sessions Community Session by title Community Sessions by topic HOT Summit Sessions by…

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Debate: Rupert Allan, Deo Kiggude, Arnalie-Missing Maps & HOT: Geospatial Ethics, Philanthropy, Politics of Representation

   Debate: Rupert Allan, Deo Kiggude, Arnalie-Missing Maps & HOT: Geospatial Ethics, Philanthropy, Politics of Representation Organizer: Humanitarian OpenStreetmap team <<< Back to Hot sessions About:2020 theme is “10 Years of Humanitarian OpenStreetMap: The Past, Present, and Future of Humanitarian Mapping.” UR2020 Home Main Event Sessions Community Session by title Community Sessions by topic HOT…

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Debate: Marc van den Homberg, Cristiano Giovando, Antoni Ros Martinez-Netherlands Red Cross 510, REACH Impact Initiatives, & HOT: Damage Assessment

   Debate: Marc van den Homberg, Cristiano Giovando, Antoni Ros Martinez-Netherlands Red Cross 510, REACH Impact Initiatives, & HOT: Damage Assessment Organizer: Humanitarian OpenStreetmap team <<< Back to Hot sessions About:2020 theme is “10 Years of Humanitarian OpenStreetMap: The Past, Present, and Future of Humanitarian Mapping.” UR2020 Home Main Event Sessions Community Session by title…

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Dialouge: Natalia da Silveria Arruda-Universidad de Antioquia

   Dialouge: Natalia da Silveria Arruda-Universidad de Antioquia: SIGenBici: a collaborative mapping project of cycling infrastructure in Medellin, Colombia Organizer: Humanitarian OpenStreetmap team <<< Back to Hot sessions About:2020 theme is “10 Years of Humanitarian OpenStreetMap: The Past, Present, and Future of Humanitarian Mapping.” UR2020 Home Main Event Sessions Community Session by title Community Sessions…

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Opening Remarks/Keynote: Emily Jacobi

   Opening Remarks/Keynote: Emily Jacobi, Executive Director at Digital Democracy Organizer: Humanitarian OpenStreetmap team <<< Back to Hot sessions About:2020 theme is “10 Years of Humanitarian OpenStreetMap: The Past, Present, and Future of Humanitarian Mapping.” UR2020 Home Main Event Sessions Community Session by title Community Sessions by topic HOT Summit Sessions by title Session tags…

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Failfest: Tommy Charles-OSM- Sierra Leone

   Failfest: Tommy Charles-OSM- Sierra Leone: Reviving and Expanding the OSM Community in Sierra Leone & Supports to keep communities alive Organizer: Humanitarian OpenStreetmap team <<< Back to Hot sessions About:2020 theme is “10 Years of Humanitarian OpenStreetMap: The Past, Present, and Future of Humanitarian Mapping.” UR2020 Home Main Event Sessions Community Session by title…

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Lightning Talk: Solomon Kica-Resilience Mappers

   Lightning Talk: Solomon Kica-Resilience Mappers: Developing a web map repository of Kampala’s Informal Settlements: Kawempe Division Organizer: Humanitarian OpenStreetmap team <<< Back to Hot sessions About:2020 theme is “10 Years of Humanitarian OpenStreetMap: The Past, Present, and Future of Humanitarian Mapping.” UR2020 Home Main Event Sessions Community Session by title Community Sessions by topic…

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Lightning Talk: Micheal Yani-OpenStreetMap Community South Sudan

   Lightning Talk: Micheal Yani-OpenStreetMap Community South Sudan: Building a Mapping Community in South Sudan Organizer: Humanitarian OpenStreetmap team <<< Back to Hot sessions About:2020 theme is “10 Years of Humanitarian OpenStreetMap: The Past, Present, and Future of Humanitarian Mapping.” UR2020 Home Main Event Sessions Community Session by title Community Sessions by topic HOT Summit…

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Dialogue: Hannah Ker-MapAction/UCL/HeiGIT: Beyond the mapathon

   Dialogue: Hannah Ker-MapAction/UCL/HeiGIT: Beyond the mapathon: Considering the Sustainability of community engagement and data production in humanitarian mapping activities Organizer: Humanitarian OpenStreetmap team <<< Back to Hot sessions About:2020 theme is “10 Years of Humanitarian OpenStreetMap: The Past, Present, and Future of Humanitarian Mapping.” UR2020 Home Main Event Sessions Community Session by title Community…

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Dialogue: Geoffrey Kateregga-Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team

   Dialogue: Geoffrey Kateregga-Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team: Overcoming barriers to sustainable OpenStreetMap communities Organizer: Humanitarian OpenStreetmap team <<< Back to Hot sessions About:2020 theme is “10 Years of Humanitarian OpenStreetMap: The Past, Present, and Future of Humanitarian Mapping.” UR2020 Home Main Event Sessions Community Session by title Community Sessions by topic HOT Summit Sessions by title…

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Dialogue: Michael Montani & Diego Gonzalez Ferreiro – United Nations Global Service Center (UNGSC) – Mapping
for Peace

   Dialogue: Michael Montani &amp; Diego Gonzalez Ferreiro – United Nations Global Service Center (UNGSC) – Mapping for Peace : Unite Maps initiative challenges Organizer: Humanitarian OpenStreetmap team <<< Back to Hot sessions About:2020 theme is “10 Years of Humanitarian OpenStreetMap: The Past, Present, and Future of Humanitarian Mapping.” UR2020 Home Main Event Sessions Community…

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Dialogue: Darafei Praliaskouski & Tatsiana Karvat-Kontur

   Dialogue: Darafei Praliaskouski & Tatsiana Karvat-Kontur: Kontur Population Dataset & disaser.ninja feedback session Organizer: Humanitarian OpenStreetmap team <<< Back to Hot sessions About:2020 theme is “10 Years of Humanitarian OpenStreetMap: The Past, Present, and Future of Humanitarian Mapping.” UR2020 Home Main Event Sessions Community Session by title Community Sessions by topic HOT Summit Sessions…

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Lightning Talk: [French Session] Bienvenu Muluba, Jackson Mumbere Kombi-HOT/OSM DRC

   Lightning Talk: [French Session] Bienvenu Muluba, Jackson Mumbere Kombi-HOT/OSM DRC: Community use of map data in Nord-Kivu Organizer: Humanitarian OpenStreetmap team <<< Back to Hot sessions About:2020 theme is “10 Years of Humanitarian OpenStreetMap: The Past, Present, and Future of Humanitarian Mapping.” UR2020 Home Main Event Sessions Community Session by title Community Sessions by…

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Lightning Talk: Deo Kiggudde-HOT

   Lightning Talk: Deo Kiggudde-HOT: MapUganda a Drone tech OSM Community in Uganda Organizer: Humanitarian OpenStreetmap team <<< Back to Hot sessions About:2020 theme is “10 Years of Humanitarian OpenStreetMap: The Past, Present, and Future of Humanitarian Mapping.” UR2020 Home Main Event Sessions Community Session by title Community Sessions by topic HOT Summit Sessions by…

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Lightning Talk: Muhammad Saleem-Faculty of Geo-information Science and Earth Observation (ITC), University of Twente

   Lightning Talk: Muhammad Saleem-Faculty of Geo-information Science and Earth Observation (ITC), University of Twente: Dashboard to monitor spatial data quality compliance of OpenStreetMap for humanitarian action Organizer: Humanitarian OpenStreetmap team <<< Back to Hot sessions About:2020 theme is “10 Years of Humanitarian OpenStreetMap: The Past, Present, and Future of Humanitarian Mapping.” UR2020 Home Main…

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Lightning Talk: Marcel Reinmuth-University Heidelberg

   Lightning Talk: Marcel Reinmuth-University Heidelberg: OpenStreetMap for healthcare access Organizer: Humanitarian OpenStreetmap team <<< Back to Hot sessions About:2020 theme is “10 Years of Humanitarian OpenStreetMap: The Past, Present, and Future of Humanitarian Mapping.” UR2020 Home Main Event Sessions Community Session by title Community Sessions by topic HOT Summit Sessions by title Session tags…

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Lightning Talk: Oguzhan Er-Yer Cizenler

   Lightning Talk: Oguzhan Er-Yer Cizenler: Volunteer Activiation and Creating Documentation Organizer: Humanitarian OpenStreetmap team <<< Back to Hot sessions About:2020 theme is “10 Years of Humanitarian OpenStreetMap: The Past, Present, and Future of Humanitarian Mapping.” UR2020 Home Main Event Sessions Community Session by title Community Sessions by topic HOT Summit Sessions by title Session…

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Lightning Talk: Mark Herringer-Open Healthsite Consulting LTD

   Lightning Talk: Mark Herringer-Open Healthsite Consulting LTD: Mapping Emergency Health Services in Senegal Organizer: Humanitarian OpenStreetmap team <<< Back to Hot sessions About:2020 theme is “10 Years of Humanitarian OpenStreetMap: The Past, Present, and Future of Humanitarian Mapping.” UR2020 Home Main Event Sessions Community Session by title Community Sessions by topic HOT Summit Sessions…

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Lightning Talk: Victor Sunday-Unique Mappers Network, Nigeria

   Lightning Talk: Victor Sunday-Unique Mappers Network, Nigeria: Assessing Women Empowerment Needs Using Open Data and Geospatial Skills Organizer: Humanitarian OpenStreetmap team <<< Back to Hot sessions About:2020 theme is “10 Years of Humanitarian OpenStreetMap: The Past, Present, and Future of Humanitarian Mapping.” UR2020 Home Main Event Sessions Community Session by title Community Sessions by…

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Lightning Talk: Samson Ngumenawe-MapUganda:

   Lightning Talk: Samson Ngumenawe-MapUganda: How we responded to Covid-19 Pandemic by Mapping Uganda Border Towns with HOT Rapid Response Microgrant Organizer: Humanitarian OpenStreetmap team <<< Back to Hot sessions About:2020 theme is “10 Years of Humanitarian OpenStreetMap: The Past, Present, and Future of Humanitarian Mapping.” UR2020 Home Main Event Sessions Community Session by title…

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Dialogue: Zacharia Muindi-Map Kibera

   Dialogue: Zacharia Muindi-Map Kibera: Kenya Covid Tracker: Tracking Covid-19 cases and resources in informal settlements Organizer: Humanitarian OpenStreetmap team <<< Back to Hot sessions About:2020 theme is “10 Years of Humanitarian OpenStreetMap: The Past, Present, and Future of Humanitarian Mapping.” UR2020 Home Main Event Sessions Community Session by title Community Sessions by topic HOT…

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Opening Remarks/Keynote: Miriam Gonzales

   Opening Remarks/Keynote: Miriam Gonzales: Board President at HOT & Claire Melamed, CEO at Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data Organizer: Humanitarian OpenStreetmap team <<< Back to Hot sessions About:2020 theme is “10 Years of Humanitarian OpenStreetMap: The Past, Present, and Future of Humanitarian Mapping.” UR2020 Home Main Event Sessions Community Session by title Community…

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Closing Remarks/Keynote

   Closing Remarks/Keynote: Tyler Radford Organizer: Humanitarian OpenStreetmap team <<< Back to Hot sessions About:2020 theme is “10 Years of Humanitarian OpenStreetMap: The Past, Present, and Future of Humanitarian Mapping.” UR2020 Home Main Event Sessions Community Session by title Community Sessions by topic HOT Summit Sessions by title Session tags AI / Machine learning Data…

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Failfest: Saurav Gautam-YouthMappers: Inspiring Youths to Map Nepal

   Failfest: Saurav Gautam-YouthMappers: Inspiring Youths to Map Nepal: Challenges, Successes, Lessons Learned and Way Forward Organizer: Humanitarian OpenStreetmap team <<< Back to Hot sessions About:2020 theme is “10 Years of Humanitarian OpenStreetMap: The Past, Present, and Future of Humanitarian Mapping.” UR2020 Home Main Event Sessions Community Session by title Community Sessions by topic HOT…

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Lightning Talk: Erdenetsogt Sumiyasuren-Public Lab Mongolia

   Lightning Talk: Erdenetsogt Sumiyasuren-Public Lab Mongolia: Mapping to support COVID-19 response in Mongolia Organizer: Humanitarian OpenStreetmap team <<< Back to Hot sessions About:2020 theme is “10 Years of Humanitarian OpenStreetMap: The Past, Present, and Future of Humanitarian Mapping.” UR2020 Home Main Event Sessions Community Session by title Community Sessions by topic HOT Summit Sessions…

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Lightning Talk: Ark Arjurn

   Lightning Talk: Ark Arjurn: HOT OSM and Indian Community Organizer: Humanitarian OpenStreetmap team <<< Back to Hot sessions About:2020 theme is “10 Years of Humanitarian OpenStreetMap: The Past, Present, and Future of Humanitarian Mapping.” UR2020 Home Main Event Sessions Community Session by title Community Sessions by topic HOT Summit Sessions by title Session tags…

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Greetings from backers of HOT’s Audacious Vision

   Greetings from backers of HOT’s Audacious Vision: ELMA Foundation and Rippleworks Organizer: Humanitarian OpenStreetmap team <<< Back to Hot sessions About:2020 theme is “10 Years of Humanitarian OpenStreetMap: The Past, Present, and Future of Humanitarian Mapping.” UR2020 Home Main Event Sessions Community Session by title Community Sessions by topic HOT Summit Sessions by title…

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Dialogue: Sajjad Anwar-Development Seed

   Dialogue: Sajjad Anwar-Development Seed: Observe – offline, cross-platform field editor for OSM Organizer: Humanitarian OpenStreetmap team <<< Back to Hot sessions About:2020 theme is “10 Years of Humanitarian OpenStreetMap: The Past, Present, and Future of Humanitarian Mapping.” UR2020 Home Main Event Sessions Community Session by title Community Sessions by topic HOT Summit Sessions by…

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Dialogue: Edoardo Neerhut-Mapillary

   Dialogue: Edoardo Neerhut-Mapillary: An homage to the projects of #map2020 Organizer: Humanitarian OpenStreetmap team <<< Back to Hot sessions About:2020 theme is “10 Years of Humanitarian OpenStreetMap: The Past, Present, and Future of Humanitarian Mapping.” UR2020 Home Main Event Sessions Community Session by title Community Sessions by topic HOT Summit Sessions by title Session…

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Lightning Talk: Angela Tamrakar-Youth Innovation Lab: OSM Adda

   Lightning Talk: Angela Tamrakar-Youth Innovation Lab: OSM Adda: Virtually training and engaging mappers in Nepal Organizer: Humanitarian OpenStreetmap team <<< Back to Hot sessions About:2020 theme is “10 Years of Humanitarian OpenStreetMap: The Past, Present, and Future of Humanitarian Mapping.” UR2020 Home Main Event Sessions Community Session by title Community Sessions by topic HOT…

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Lightning Talk: Kuniharu Higano-YouthMappersAGU

   Lightning Talk: Kuniharu Higano-YouthMappersAGU: Mapping the Map in Japan Organizer: Humanitarian OpenStreetmap team <<< Back to Hot sessions About:2020 theme is “10 Years of Humanitarian OpenStreetMap: The Past, Present, and Future of Humanitarian Mapping.” UR2020 Home Main Event Sessions Community Session by title Community Sessions by topic HOT Summit Sessions by title Session tags…

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Lightning Talk: Adityo Dwijananto-HOT ID

   Lightning Talk: Adityo Dwijananto-HOT ID: The State of OSM Data in Indonesia: Then, Now, and Future Organizer: Humanitarian OpenStreetmap team <<< Back to Hot sessions About:2020 theme is “10 Years of Humanitarian OpenStreetMap: The Past, Present, and Future of Humanitarian Mapping.” UR2020 Home Main Event Sessions Community Session by title Community Sessions by topic…

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Dialogue: Mikko Tamura-MapBeks

   Dialogue: Mikko Tamura-MapBeks: LGBT Communities and the Unmapped Philippines Organizer: Humanitarian OpenStreetmap team <<< Back to Hot sessions About:2020 theme is “10 Years of Humanitarian OpenStreetMap: The Past, Present, and Future of Humanitarian Mapping.” UR2020 Home Main Event Sessions Community Session by title Community Sessions by topic HOT Summit Sessions by title Session tags…

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Opening Remarks Keynote

   Opening Remarks Keynote: Roshni Venkatesh Organizer: Humanitarian OpenStreetmap team <<< Back to Hot sessions About:2020 theme is “10 Years of Humanitarian OpenStreetMap: The Past, Present, and Future of Humanitarian Mapping.” UR2020 Home Main Event Sessions Community Session by title Community Sessions by topic HOT Summit Sessions by title Session tags AI / Machine learning…

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Toa Mata Band – RISKMACHINE

Earth Wind Fire <<< AGENDA Toa Mata Band RiskMachine is a data mining multimedia performance applied to robotics music. Toa Mata Band uses real historical disaster and climate risk data to create rhythmic music played by a LEGO robot orchestra. During the performance, data will become a live robotic performance, streamed simultaneously in three different…

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Minfulness

<<< AGENDA When our usual way of life gets suspended, fear and discomfort confront us; when what we are familiar with is no longer available to us, we feel ungrounded and anxious about what is to come. When change is an inevitable part of life, what is within our locus of control, and what is…

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Fireside chat with Google

<<< AGENDA Learn about Google’s Flood Forecasting Initiative from the head of the program. Sella Nevo walks through the advances made around flood maps and early warning alerts. Sella NevoSenior Software Engineer, Google Sella Nevo is a tech researcher committed to enacting large-scale effective social impact, and specialises in machine learning, research & development and…

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Heavy Rain

<<< AGENDA In the year 2030, a small coastal community is hit by twin crises: a typhoon and an earthquake, in quick succession. The impact that these disasters will have depend on many different variables. What if we can make different decisions in the year 2020 or 2025 to alter the outcome for this community?…

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Closing ceremony

<<< AGENDA Creating Change Through Music: Two talented artists, from two different cultures and generations, play music to raise awareness about natural hazards and climate change. Dr. Lucy Jones, who is also a renowned Californian seismologist, will perform her piece, “In Nomine Terra Calens”, or “In the Name of a Warming Earth”, to reflect on…

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Racism, Exclusion & Risk

<<< AGENDA The widespread prevalence of racism in our society and institutions shapes disaster risks. Mechanisms of differentiation based on race are determinants in the social construction of vulnerability and exposure, perpetuating systemic patterns of exclusion and privilege. By overlooking reality, people and organizations often fail to notice racism, or anticipate the risks this can…

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Risk and Crisis Communication in a COVID-19 World: Confronting Uncertainty

<<< AGENDA Leaders must understand how to engage with their communities when uncertainty is high, leveraging collaboration among different sectors to understand and communicate the true effects of the crisis. A strong crisis communication strategy is able to, in real-time,  get across the realities of the predicament, addresses emotions and challenges faced in the community,…

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Discussion: Deep Tech for Disaster Response

<<< AGENDA With so much innovation and advancement, we have come a long way in the last few decades in using technology to predict disasters and mitigate risks. Yet, the possibilities are immense.This session titled ‘Deep Tech for Disaster Response’ moderated by Stacie Chan brings together three of the world’s best subject experts – Yossi…

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UR2020 Keynote Ken Pimlott

<<< AGENDA Chief Ken Pimlott, retired Head of CAL FIRE, will share his experiences of tackling some of the biggest fires in California’s history, including the Camp Fire of 2018. Data and risk information play a large role as CAL FIRE prepares for fire season and responds to sweeping fires in the area. No less…

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Keynote: Dr. Losang Rabgey

<<< AGENDA All too often we think about risk in terms of what can be lost, but what if we could flip that? What would happen if risk calculations integrated a bit more empathy and compassion? Dr Losang Rabgey will walk us through her journey of taking risks through empathy, resulting in powerful long-term outcomes….

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UR2020 Opening ceremony – Part 1

<<< AGENDA The Understanding Risk Community was born out of a need to bring together diverse sectors who are all trying to better understand and manage disaster and climate risk to create a more resilient world. Join our host, Kaori Enjoji, as she opens up the 10th anniversary celebration of the UR Community! We will…

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Global Risk Narratives and Communications: Strategy, Tools, and Cultural Considerations

   Global Risk Narratives and Communications: Strategy, Tools, and Cultural Considerations Organizer: Lloyd’s Register Foundation, National University of Singapore This session launches two white papers from the Lloyd’s Register Foundation Institute for the Public Understanding of Risk: (1) Global Risk Perception Gap: Comparing Societal Narratives and Individual Perceptions of Risk; and (2) Culture and Risk:…

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Landslides: the Next Frontier of Hazard Early Warning

   Landslides: the Next Frontier of Hazard Early Warning Organizer: Met Office Landslides are complex hazards that affect many areas of the world and cause significant loss of life and damage. Landslide early warning systems provide an opportunity to generate information in advance of such events, allowing for early actions that can reduce risks and…

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Satellite EO for DRR in international development cooperation.

   Satellite EO for DRR in international development cooperation. Organizer: ESA This session is focused on appoaches proposed to improve access and use of satellite EO to better understand and manage risks, in particular hydromet and geohazard risks. It is based on the framework of the collaboration between International Financial Insititutions and the European EO…

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DAT/Artathon: Turning risk data into visual art

   DAT/Artathon: Turning risk data into visual art Organizer: University of New Mexico, Stanford Urban Resilience Initiative, Earth Observatory of Singapore Data art has the power to evoke emotions while simultaneously conveying information on risk and resilience to a wider audience. Risk data is often trapped in long reports and articles that never reach key…

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Launching A Time Capsule for our Future Ancestors

   Launching A Time Capsule for our Future Ancestors Organizer: Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre *this session is part of the Development & Climate Days This session is part of the Development & Climate Days. How will the choices we make today affect the lives of future generations, the people who are yet to…

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Mapathons, movement data, machine-learning – oh my! A ‘jam session’ on geospatial data innovations and how to use them

   Mapathons, movement data, machine-learning – oh my! A ‘jam session’ on geospatial data innovations and how to use them Organizer: Mapbox, MIT Urban Risk Lab, Youth Innovation Lab Nepal, Thinking Machines, First Street Foundation The world of data sources that are useful for the assessment and communication of risk is expanding rapidly. New and…

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Carousel talks: Latest developments in the science and technology for early warning early action – Researchers Edition

   Carousel talks: Latest developments in the science and technology for early warning early action – Researchers Edition Organizer: Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre In this session we will have a carousel of humanitarian scientists from all over the world presenting the latest advancements in anticipatory action, early warning and early action systems. Speakers:Tim…

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Catalyzing inclusive risk finance in LAC: Opportunities for Innovation in Guatemala and the Caribbean

   Catalyzing inclusive risk finance in LAC: Opportunities for Innovation in Guatemala and the Caribbean Wednesday, Dec 02, UTC 16:00 to 16:55 Organizer: WFP  MiCRO The regional context2020 illustrates clearly the challenges of the Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region, with countries experiencing a combined impact of the COVID-19 pandemic – a major crisis…

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