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ICDM 2012 : International Conference on Disaster Management 2012


When Jun 30, 2012 - Jun 30, 2012
Where Online (Islamabad)
Submission Deadline May 30, 2012
Final Version Due Jun 15, 2012
Categories    disaster management   socialolgy   social work

Call For Papers

Dear Colleague

It is to inform that submissions and registration for International Conference on Disaster Management 2012 (ICDM ’12 ) are now open.

URL of the Conference:

For more information, contact conference secretary at:

Introduction and Scope

ONE-DAY International Conference on Disaster Management (ICDM '12) will be held ONLINE.ICDM '12 will be technically co-sponsored by MASAUM Network.
All the activities of the conference will take place Online.

Today’s societies are faced with numerous interconnected, complex and emerging risks. Environmental, technical, social and economic risks are often closely linked and can result in successive impact. For example, in the past few years, earthquakes in Pakistan, Japan, floods in Pakistan and disastrous tsunami, creating many problems and disasters. Risks and disasters explored at the ICDM include, amongst others, natural hazards, failures of critical infrastructure and services, pandemics, acts of terrorism and financial crises. All can severely impact and influence human beings and collective societies.

ONE-DAY International Conference on Disaster Management (ICDM'12) is a one-day conference aiming to provide a forum for risk management experts, practitioners, scientists, key players from civil society, Non-Governmental Organisations, the private sector. Professionals, researchers, engineers, students to debate current international issues and challenges in the broad area of disaster management. This is an Online Conference, which merely takes place online, allowing you to save accommodation and flight expenses.

The event will bring together risk management experts, practitioners, scientists, key players from civil society, Non-Governmental Organisations,the private sector.professionals, researchers, engineers, students interested in disaster management and other sister disciplines .

Disaster Management and Applications are research areas of much importance .These include several areas of theoretical and practical importance. Therefore, we look forward to receive research work and applications on innovative aspects of several areas related to disaster management.

Conference Format

ICDM'12 enjoys desktop sharing technology, which means while presentations are delivered, participants will have the ability to watch the presenter power point file, hear the presenter and even ask questions via text and voice. To sum up, all you need to participate in this prestigious Conference program is a normal PC/laptop with a reliable Internet connection, a microphone and a speaker. Conference participation instructions will be shared with registered participants soon.


The topics of interest for ICDM '12 Conference includes but is not limited to:
• Disaster Prevention, Disaster Preparedness, Emergency Response, Recovery, Vulnerability and Resilience
• Critical Infrastructures and Services
• Na-tech Hazards, Cascading Risks, Technological Risks
• Health Impacts, Medical Response
• Capacity Building, Education, Communication and Training
• Economics of Disaster, Financial Tools for Risk Management
• Risk and Society, Risk Governance, Risk Culture
• Reconstruction Planning and design
• Best Practices in Advanced Disaster Management
• Competency Management in Disaster Management
• Disaster Management Models
• Role of Donor Agencies in Disaster Management

Submission Formatting

Authors are invited to submit their work in MASAUM Network Paper Template as an attachment (Doc format) by email to:

The suggested instructions to follow for the MASAUM Net format are available at:

All accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings published by MASAUM Network. Proceedings of ICDM '12 will be published in CD format and enhanced versions of all the papers will be published as chapters of e-book.

Important Dates

Papers/Articles are to be submitted electronically
Paper/article Submission Deadline: May 30, 2012

Author Notification: After 7 days of Submission

Camera Ready Paper Submission Deadline: June 15, 2012

Deadline for Registration: June 28, 2012


For Authors/presenters/Participants

Early Bird Registration (by April 30, 2012): $50 /Rs.2000 (for Pakistani)
Normal Registration (by May 15, 2012): $75 /Rs.3000 (for Pakistani)
Late Registration (After May 15, 2012): $100 /Rs.4000 (for Pakistani)

For Student Authors/Presenters/Participants
Early Bird Registration (by April 30, 2012): $40 /Rs.1000 (for Pakistani)
Normal Registration (by May 15, 2012): $60 per Paper /Rs.1500 (for Pakistani)
Late Registration (After May 15, 2012): $80 per Paper/Rs.2000 (for Pakistani)

Registration fee includes access to conference sessions, Conference participation certificate and Proceedings.
Download ICDM Registration Form from

Contact Us

For more information please contact to conference secretary at:



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