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SEMINAR and OPEN DAY
Master of Disaster Risk Management (MDRM)
Malaysia-Japan International Institute of Technology (MJIIT)
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) Kuala Lumpur

Date: 02 August 2016 (Tuesday)
Venue: Seminar Hall, Razak Tower, UTM Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia-Japan International Institute of Technology, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia with the support of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Japanese University Consortium (JUC) and University of Tsukuba Japan are hosting Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Seminar 2016, together with the Open Day of the Master of Disaster Risk Management (MDRM).

MDRM Seminar 2016 aims at bringing together stakeholders, prominent figures, leading academic scientists, professors, especially the prospect post-graduate students who are interested to acquire knowledge and skills in the fields of Disaster Risk Management. We are aiming to discuss and advance our understanding on disaster risk reduction towards building a disaster resilient community in Malaysia. This event is accompanied by the Board of Studies (BOS) DRM MJIIT members, funding agencies, and Japanese University Consortium (JUC) representatives in such a way that the respective participants will be able to get a glimpse of what this Master’s Course and current activity of disaster risk management in Malaysia

Highlights of MDRM: It is an initiative by MJIIT-UTM that offers the first Master’s degree by coursework in Disaster Risk Management in Malaysia. It aims to foster highly skilled human resources who can be leaders in the field of disaster risk management in public and private sectors in Malaysia and ASEAN region. The course is offered to full time (1 year) and part-time (3 years) students, and also certified Professional Training Courses. MDRM is implemented as a joint collaboration between lecturers of MJIIT-UTM and prominent Japanese universities and institutions. Students will have an opportunity to also join a 2-week programme in Japan to obtain hands-on field experience and great knowledge in Disaster Risk Management

***PLEASE FIND THE MDRM SEMINAR AND OPEN DAY REGISTRATION FORM HERE

***To know more about Master of Disaster Risk Management (MDRM) programme and to download the MDRM registration form, please visit our page by clicking the pictures below.

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TENTATIVE AGENDA

8.30 a.m. – 9.00 a.m. : Registration
     
9.00 a.m.  – 9.10 a.m. : Opening address
    Prof Datin Dr Rubiyah Yusof, 
    Dean, Malaysia-Japan International Institute of Technology, 
    Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
     
9.10 a.m. – 9.40 a.m. : Keynote speech
    Dato’ Zaitun Ab Samad,
    Director General of National Disaster Management Agency (NaDMA) Malaysia
     
9.40 a.m. – 9.50 a.m. : Commemorative photo session
     
9.50 a.m. – 10.20 a.m.  : Disaster Demonstration Session / Tea Break
    Disaster Response, Recovery and Relief: JPAM in Action
    Malaysia Civil Defense Department
    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
     
10.20 a.m. – 10.40 a.m.  : Overview of MDRM Programme
    Dr. Khamarrul Azahari Razak,
    Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
     
10.40 a.m. – 11.00 a.m. : Integrated Disaster Risk Management: Importance to Malaysia
    Prof. Dr. Masafumi Goto, Director, Disaster Preparedness and Prevention Center (DPPC),
    Malaysia-Japan International Institute of Technology,
    Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
     
11.00 a.m. – 11.20 a.m. : DRM in Malaysia: Understanding Disaster Risk
    Dato’ Hj. Zakaria Mohamad
    Board of Study (BOS) Disaster Risk Management MJIIT
    Chair, International Association of Engineering Geology Malaysia
    Research Fellow, Southeast Asia Disaster Prevention Research Initiative
    (SEADPRi), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)
     
11.20 a.m. – 11.40 a.m. : DRM in Malaysia: Strengthening Disaster Risk Governance
    PPj. (PA) Norhafifi Hj Ismail
    Board of Study (BOS) Disaster Risk Management MJIIT
    Malaysia Civil Defense Department
     
11.40 a.m. – 12.00 p.m. : DRM in Malaysia: People and Action for Resilience
    Dr. Hariyati Shahrima Abdul Majid
    Board of Study (BOS) Disaster Risk Management MJIIT
    Malaysia Medical Relief Society (MERCY)
     
12.00 p.m. – 12.20 p.m. : DRM in Malaysia: Preparing for the worst
    Dr. Mohd Rosaidi Che Abas
    Board of Study (BOS) Disaster Risk Management MJIIT
    Malaysia Meteorological Department Malaysia
     
12.20 p.m. – 12.40 p.m. : DRM in Malaysia: Building Disaster Knowledge
    Prof. Dr. Zulkifli Yusof
    Board of Study (BOS) Disaster Risk Management MJIIT
    Dean Research Alliance in Resource Sustainability UTM
     
12.40 p.m. – 1.00 p.m. : Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction: A way forward
    Dr. Shohei Matsuura,
    JICA Expert (Disaster Risk Management)
    Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA),
    Disaster Preparedness and Prevention Center, MJIIT, UTM Kuala Lumpur
     
1.00 p.m. – 2.00 p.m.  : Lunch/Pray
     
2.00 p.m. – 2.45 p.m. : Disaster Risk Management: Experience & Lessons from Japan
    Prof. Dr. Kuniyoshi Takeuchi, ICHARM
    Representative of Japanese University Consortium (JUC),
    Disaster Management Sub-Committee, Japan
     
2.45 p.m. – 3.00 p.m. : Q&A and Discussions
     
3.00 p.m. – 4.30 p.m. : Meet & Greet: Consultations for participants
    MJIIT’s Board of Studies, MDRM Coordinators and MDRM Lectures
     
4.30 p.m. – 5.00 p.m. : Coffee Break/ End of seminar

 

Further information, please contact secretariat:
1. Dr. Khamarrul Azahari Razak (khamarrul.kl@utm.my, 019 3649495)
2. Dr. Shohei Matsuura, JICA Expert at MJIIT (smatsuura@utm.my)

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