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Friday, April 5 • 10:55am - 12:15pm
Friday - Disaster Planning and Resilient Cities [URBAN ISSUES IN ASIA & PACIFIC RIM TRACK]

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Moderator: Ha Hwang (University of Florida)

  • A House of (Concrete) Cards: Small Cities and the Future of Disaster in Urban India
    Andrew Rumbach (University of Hawaii)
  • New to New Zealand's Shores: A Meta-context for Urban-regeneration Policy Transfer
    Christopher Worth (Victoria University of Wellington)
  • Future Threats and Our Provisions: Diagnosis and Supplement through the Master Plans in World Cities
    Ha Hwang (University of Florida), Jaeseop Yang (Seoul Institute)
  • The Impacts of Urbanization on the Thermal Environment and Residents' Behaviors in Jakarta, Indonesia
    Akinobu Murakami (University of Tsukuba), Shinji Kurihara (Nihon University), Koji Harashina (Iwate University)


Ha Hwang

University of Florida

Akinobu Murakami

University of Tsukuba

Andrew Rumbach

University of Hawaii
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Christopher Worth

Doctor of Government Student (Part-time), Victoria University of Wellington
My area of research is on models of urban regeneration applicable to the New Zealand context. I also work in the field, as a senior policy advisor for the New Zealand government. I have previously worked extensively in local government, in strategic and landuse planning. I am passionate... Read More →


Jaeseop Yang

Seoul Institute

Koji Harashina

Iwate University

Shinji Kurihara

Nihon University


Ha Hwang

University of Florida

Friday April 5, 2013 10:55am - 12:15pm PDT
Fountain Room