World Congress on Disaster Management (WCDM) is an initiative of DMICS to bring researchers, policymakers and practitioners from around the world in the same platform to discuss various challenging issues of disaster risk management.
The 4th World Congress on Disaster Management (WCDM-2019) is being organized in Mumbai during 29th January – 1st February 2019 to deliberate on some of the most critical issues and challenges of implementation of the global frameworks on building resilience to disasters.
Organized jointly by the Government of Maharashtra, Disaster Management Initiatives and Convergence Society (DMICS), Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay and Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) Mumbai, WCDM-2019 has been designed to be the largest assembly on disaster management outside the UN system.
Call for Papers
WCDM 2019 invites researchers, policy makers and practitioners to contribute papers for oral and poster presentations in different Thematic Sessions of the Congress. Accepted full-length papers will be considered for publication in Scopus-Indexed Conference Publications.
- Researching Disasters: Themes and Perspectives
- Strengthening Governance for Effective Disaster Risk Management
- Leaving No One Behind: Inclusive Disaster Management
- Resilient Health Care and Education Systems
- Resilient Ecology, Agriculture and Livelihoods in Changing Climates
For the Detailed list of subthemes, Click here.
Last date for submission of abstracts: November 30
Last date for intimation of acceptance of abstracts: December 10
Last date for submission of full-length draft papers: January 15
Students/Research Fellows: INR 2000
Governments/NGO’S/Academicians: INR 4000
Professionals/Corporates: INR 6000
4TH WCDM – Secretariat
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