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Conference Themes


Themes of the Conference

RRDMI-2018 includes Keynote presentations, invited talks, oral and Poster presentations, Delegate views and Exhibition. We cordially invite all the participants interested in sharing their knowledge, research work or case studies under the following themes in the field of  Disaster Management.

  • Roles of NDMA  and NDRF in disaster management
  • Siting  and plant layout criteria
  • Safe Storage, Handling and Transport of hazardous materials by sea/road/air
  • Safety aspects in cross country and internal Pipelines
  • Case studies – Fire, Explosion, Toxic release disasters
  • Onsite and offsite emergency planning and preparedness
  • Emergency medical response & medical preparedness near major accidental  hazardous units.
  • Risk assessment methodologies-Domino effects, Recent  challenges
  • Risk reduction in industries  through  safer design and replacing of  hazardous chemicals
  • Oil  and Chemical spills -  Prevention and management
  • Radiation Risks

Who can attend

Programme   is   open  to participants from below mentioned categories,  who have  contributed to or intend to gain knowledge in the area of disaster risk reduction and management:

(i) faculty, scientists,  research   scholars and students   of   Science, Social Sciences, Engineering , Medicine, law  or any related fields from academic Institutions, universities or research labs

(ii) Senior Engineers/Administrators/Researchers from Industry.

(iii)Those who are involved in  Policy making  from government or non-  government organizations

Instructions for abstract submission

Research papers, review articles or case studies may be presented at the conference . The delegates who would like to present a paper at the conference should submit an abstract of not more than 250 words before the submission dead line through the online link provided at https://rrdmi2018.nitk.ac.in.

Corresponding/ presenting authors of the abstracts will be intimated by email about the acceptance of the abstract for presentation at the conference.  The presenters of the papers need to pay the applicable registration fee on or before 26th December 2017.




Department of Chemical Engineering

National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal

Srinivasnagar Post, Mangalore -575025

Karnataka State India




Phone: 0091 824 2473042

Email: RRDMI2018@nitk.edu.in


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