Innovative approaches on risk management culture

Fri, 27 Jan 2017 10:42:00 GMT

Prof Richard Haigh was an invited Panellist at the Panel Discussion entitled ‘‘Innovative approaches on risk management culture’’ at the “Risk Awareness and Future Challenges” - NBRO International Symposium, held from  6 – 7 December 2016  at Waters Edge, Battaramulla, Sri Lanka.

Richard’s contribution was based on the theme: “Strategies for the effective engagement of multi stakeholders in disaster resilient development initiatives”.

Photos above and below: Richard’s interventions

Other panellists included: Dr. Rajindra Bhasin, Dr. Joshua T. Bazuin, Dr. Asiri Karunawardane, and Mr. Christophe Balg who contributed on the following themes:

  • Innovative approaches in promoting disaster early warning systems for Sri Lanka
  • Social dimensions of risk management
  • Value of investment on geo-technical approaches to mitigate geological hazards
  • Role of NBRO in facilitating disaster resilient development in Sri Lanka


Photo: the panel

National Building Research Organisation (NBRO) of Sri Lanka is the premier research and development institute established in 1984 has now grown in to a successful technical service provider and research & development institution where experts from multiple disciplines have teamed up and dedicated to create a disaster free built environment for the nation.

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