The Information and Communication Technology Disaster Response Conference (ICT DRC) is a 2-day conference and workshop that aims to raise awareness in reducing the effects of disasters through a showcase of different Information and Communication Technology (ICT) solutions to serve as instruments in improving communication and response in the community. We invited international speakers from Japan, Australia, Singapore, Thailand, USA as well as local prime movers, to discuss the available ICT solutions and applications, best practices and future mitigation trends.
Cebu City hosted the International Conference on Information Communication and Technology on Disaster Preparedness and Response which was held at Waterfront Hotel and Casino last September 20 and 21, 2017. This was organized by Japan’s Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT) and Cebu’s own Central Visayas Information and Sharing Network Foundation, Inc. (CVISNet), in cooperation with the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) - Region VII, the Department of Information and Communication Technology (DICT) – Visayas Cluster II, National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) – Region VII, the Office of Civil Defence (OCD) – Region VII, Philippine Information Agency (PIA) – Region VII, The Province of Cebu, Tohoku University – Japan, and the University, Philippine Information Agency (PIA) – Region VII, The Province of Cebu, Tohoku University – Japan, and the University of Aizu – Japan. This 2-day conference aimed to raise awareness in reducing the effects of disasters through a showcase of different Information Communications Technology (ICT) solutions to serve as instruments in improving communication and response in the community. Read More
Hon. Hilario P. Davide, III
Province of Cebu
Fortunato T. de la Peña, Ph. D.
Department of Science and Technology
R&D Activity Overview in Disaster-Resilient ICT in Japan
Hiroshi Kumagai, Ph. D.
Philippine ICT Initiatives During Disasters
Denis F. Villorente
Value of Partnership in Tech for Disprep Innovations
Ramon R. Isberto
Philippine Hazard Program
(Disaster Prevention and Mitigation)
Renato U. Solidum, Jr., Ph. D.
Sahana Disaster Management System
HANDA - Hazard Notification, Dissemination and Awareness
Alexander R. Madrigal, Ph. D.
Reachi, a Resilient Communication System
Maria Regina E. Estuar, Ph. D.
ICT to make Lastmile Communications First
Dann T. Diez
RIM: Resilient Information Management System in Network-Isolated Environment After Disasters
Toshiaki Miyazaki, Ph.D.
ICT Security During Disaster
Decision Support System for
Disaster Risk Reduction in Ilo-Ilo City
Joel T. De Castro, Ph. D.
Lady Julie Grace L. Baronda
LiDAR Disaster Application
Roland Emerito S. Otadoy, Ph. D.
Hydrologic Applications for Disaster
Danilo T. Jaque, Ph. D.
A Report on the JICA Funded DRRM Project of Pangasinan
Maria C. Mendoza-Akol
UCAReS– Unified Communications and Alert Response System
Francis L. Dy, Ph. D.
Movable and Deployable ICT Resource Unit (MDRU) - NTT,
Nerve.Net - NICT,
Advanced Ad Hoc and Mesh Networks Technologies to Facilitate Specialized Disaster-resilient Networks,
RIM: Resilient Information Management System in Network-Isolated Environment After Disasters,