EVENT | March 15, 2015 | Lessons learned from the Great East Japan Earthquake

To consolidate expertise, a university-wide organization the Institute for Disaster Reconstruction and Regeneration Research (IDRRR) was established at Tohoku University in April 2011. The institute provides specialist scientific, technological and humanitarian support to aid reconstruction the region.

The IDRRR symposium is a platform to share the lessons learned from the Great East Japan Earthquake, as well as research results and ongoing activity at the university.

Date: March 15 (Sunday)
Time: 10:00am ~ 5:15pm (Doors Open at 9:30am)
Venue: Tokyo Electron Hall Miyagi Main Hall

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon will speak before the symposium begins at 10:00am. Following the symposium, Marty Kuehnert will have a talk session with Japanese pop band "Nihonjin Project".

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