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Seminar-2008.02.08

Seminar on “Toward a partnership on disaster management and Remote Sensing/GIS Technologies” 

Date : Feb 8th, 2008 

Information : The International Center for Urban Safety Engineering (ICUS), the University of Tokyo, Japan and the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand, organized a seminar on the topic “Toward a partnership on disaster management and remote sensing/GIS technologies” at AIT Center (Room B108) on February 8, 2008. The seminar was sponsored by the International Center for Urban Safety Engineering (ICUS), the University of Tokyo. The seminar was held in one day in which ten speakers made presentations and the audience was almost from Thai Government. The seminar was inaugurated by Dr. Wataru Takeuchi, Regional Network Office for Urban Safety (RNUS) and it was followed by the welcome address of Prof. Worsak Kanok-Nukulchai, Dean of SET, and opening speech of Prof. Kimiro Meguro, Director of ICUS. The list of speakers consists of Dr. Pennung Warnitchai (School of Engineering and Technology (SET), AIT), Mr. Siri Akaakara (National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department), Mrs. Praneet Disariyakul (GISTDA), Dr. Manzul K Hazarika (Geoinformatics Center, AIT), Dr. Masahiko Honzawa (JAXA), Dr. Warakorn Mairaing (Civil Engineering, Kasetsart University), Dr. Sutat Weesakul (Water Engineering and Management Program, School of Engineering and Technology (SET), AIT), Prof. Tomonari Yashiro (Institute of Industrial Science (IIS), the University of Tokyo) and Dr. Shinji Tanaka (Institute of Industrial Science (IIS), the University of Tokyo).
The list of the organizations in which total 90 audiences attended the seminar is shown below:

Organization Number of audience
Office of Public work & Town and Country Planning 11
JAXA 2
University 2
Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DPM) 2
Pollution Control Department, Bangkok (PCD) 3
Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) 23
Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Academy 9
Department of Drainage and Sewerage 9
Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment 3
Mars Rapid Transit Authority of Thailand (MRT) 4
Hydrology and Water Management Center, Royal Irrigation Department 7
National Housing Authority 2
Department of Marine and Coastal Resources 3
Thai Meteorological Department 7
Royal Thai Survey Department 1
Half-way Home for Women 2