Editorial: 4th International Conference on Building Resilience, Incorporating the 3rd Annual Conference of the ANDROID Disaster Resilience Network

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This volume includes selected papers presented at the 4th International Conference on Building Resilience, held in MediaCity, Salford Quays, United Kingdom from 8th – 11th September 2014. The conference was organised by: the Centre for Disaster Resilience, University of Salford, United Kingdom; the Global Disaster Resilience Centre, University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom; and the ANDROID Disaster Resilience Network, a project of the EU Lifelong Learning Programme.
The conference was organised in association with: the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR); the International Journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment; the Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC); the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office; the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP); the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO; the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT); Collaborative Action towards Disaster Resilience Education (CADRE); Collaborative Action towards Societal Challenges through Awareness, Development, and Education (CASCADE); and, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

The conference incorporated keynote addresses by: Professor Martin Hall, Vice Chancellor, University of Salford; Dan Lewis, Chief, Urban Risk Reduction, UN-HABITAT; Dan Lewis, Chief, Urban Risk Reduction, UNHABITAT; Professor Siri Hettige, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka and and Adjunct Professor, RMIT University, Australia; Professor Janaka Ruwanpura, Vice-Provost (International), University of Calgary, Canada; and, Professor Samantha Hettiarachchi, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-8
Number of pages8
JournalProcedia Economics and Finance
Early online date30 Dec 2014
Publication statusPublished - 30 Dec 2014
Event4th International Conference on Building Resilience - Salford Quays, Manchester, United Kingdom
Duration: 8 Sep 201411 Sep 2014
Conference number: 4


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