Call for Participation: 9th APRU Research Symposium on Multi-Hazards around the Pacific Rim

The Asia Pacific Rim Universities symposium series on Multi-hazards around the Pacific Rim will hold its ninth symposium from 28-29 October 2013 at National Taiwan University in Taipei, Taiwan. The 9th APRU symposium is hosted by the Center for Weather Climate and Disaster Research (WCDR) at National Taiwan University. The 9th APRU symposium aims to convene scholars and experts from the countries around the Pacific Rim. The inter-disciplinary knowledge on multi-hazard researches can be exchanged and shared through APRU collaboration. The symposium will focus on related topics of multi-hazards induced by extreme weather, earthquake, volcanic activity and haze pollution. Other issues are also included such as advanced monitoring and forecasting techniques, risk assessment, disaster health and emergency management, and education on disaster reduction. All the participants are encouraged to join discussion and share experiences throughout the symposium. For more information, please visit