6th International Conference on Building Resilience 2016

Event Organisers: 

Construction Management Groups at Massey University and the University of Auckland

Co-organisers: 

The University of Auckland and Massey University, New Zealand; The Global Disaster Resilience Centre (GDRC) at School, of Art, Design and Architecture at the University of Huddersfield, UK; The International Journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment

Date: 

07/09/2016 to 09/09/2016

Registration Deadline: 

Monday, August 15, 2016

Description: 

The 6th International Building Resilience Conference 2016, with the theme “Building Resilience to Address the Unexpected” is proudly organized jointly by the Construction Management Groups at Massey University and The University or Auckland.

The Building Resilience Conference is a an annual international conference exploring resilience as a useful framework of analysis for how society can cope with the threat of natural and human induced hazards. This is the sixth event in the Building Resilience Conference series and follows on from previous successful events.

The 6th International Building Resilience Conference 2016 will be held in Auckland, New Zealand 7-9th of September, 2016. The vibrant annual international Building Resilience Conference series brings together researchers, educators and industry practitioners involved in natural hazards and disaster resilience across the globe, providing participants with a strong platform for knowledge sharing, collaboration, disciplinary reflections, institutional exchange and collective growth.

2016’s conference is co-hosted by The University of Auckland and Massey University, New Zealand. The Global Disaster Resilience Centre (GDRC) at School, of Art, Design and Architecture at the University of Huddersfield, UK will be a key partner of this event and will be collaborating closely with the hosts in making this event a success. The International Journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment will also be partnering with this event.

Authors are invited to submit the title and an abstract for consideration for oral or poster presentations of about 250 words by online abstract submission form using the following webpage: http://buildresilience2016.nz/ 

Papers on a broad range of topics related to Building Resilience are invited. All papers will be reviewed by 2 peers and the proceedings including full papers will be provided at the conference. Selected high quality papers will be published in the special issue of International Journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment. 

Key Dates: 

  • 15 Sept 2015: Abstract submission open
  • 15 Nov 2015: Abstract submission close
  • February 2016: Abstracts notification
  • February 2016: Registration opens
  • 01 March 2016: Final paper submissions open
  • 01 June 2016: Final paper submissions close
  • 01 July 2016: Final paper notifications sent
  • 04 July 2016: Early Bird Registration close
  • 15th August 2016: Registration closes
  • Conference: 7 - 9 September 2016

Themes of the Conference:

  • Resilient Cities
  • Resilient Governance and Leadership
  • Resilience and the Sendai Framework
  • Resilient Communities
  • Resilient Buildings and Infrastructure
  • Resilience Measurements
  • Resilient Recovery and Build Back Better
  • Educating for Resilience
  • Researching Resilience
  • Resilience, Risks and Sustainability
  • Culture and diversity
  • Resilient Organisations

 

Target Audience: 

Researchers, educators and industry practitioners involved in natural hazards and disaster resilience across the globe

Venue: 

Owen G Glenn Building, University of Auckland, 12 Grafton Rd., Auckland, NZ

Venue City: 

Auckland

Venue Country: 

Language of event: 

English

Training type: 

academic
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