Proceedings of the Congress

R 9.1 Disaster Management based on Digital Transformation

Monday, February 7 16:00 - 17:30 (Calgary)

GMT : 02/07| 23:00 - 00:30 Paris : 02/08| 00:00 - 01:30 New Delhi : 02/08| 04:30 - 06:00 Tokyo : 02/08| 08:00 - 09:30 Sydney : 02/08| 10:00 - 11:30

Chair: Mr. Jan GRUBER, WG1 Leader, PIARC TC 1.5, Czech Republic

It is said that we are currently in an era of digital transformation, in which the penetration of increasingly sophisticated information and communication technologies is changing people's lives for the better in all aspects. It is said that this change will permeate society in stages, having a significant impact on society and changing it drastically.
The field of road disaster management is no exception. The digitization of all kinds of data is expected to lead to the evolution of technologies for rapid transmission of disaster information, the reliable and accurate understanding of disaster situations, impacts on road operations, influence on disaster response and recovery activities, and impacts on economic and social activities, as well as technologies for understanding these impacts and supporting more appropriate decision-making based on these technologies.
In addition to the aforementioned technology of digitization, recent years have seen the emergence of the use of big data and social network information for disaster management, which will acelerate digital transformation processes.
This session will provide an opportunity to share the world's efforts to sustain information supply chains in disaster management against natural events, through digitization and digital transformation, and discuss about sustainable road operations under this circunstances.

  1. Welcome and session introduction
  2. Presentations
  3. Video
  4. Questions and Answers
  5. Conclusion

Welcome and session introduction

• Dr. Yukio ADACHI, Chair of PIARC TC 1.5, Japan
• Mr. Marcelo MEDINA SANTIBANEZ, Spanish speaking secretary of PIARC TC 1.5, Chile


Upgrade to the redundant traffic management system having high resilience of the traffic management functions against large-scale disaster
• Mr Hiroki TAKAMATSU, Hanshin Expressway Co., Ltd., Japan

The SISMET Method: A Tool for Seismic Risk Assessment of Urban and Peri-Urban Roads in a Context of Crisis Management
• Mr Denis DAVI, Cerema, France

Study on resilience improvement of Hanshin Expressway infrastructure by cyber management
• Dr Masahiro HATTORI, Hanshin Expressway Research Institute for Advanced Technology, Japan

Data mining implementation for disaster and risk management (Learn from Palu disaster area)
• Mr Andri IRFAN RIFAI, Directorate General of Highway, Indonesia


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Questions and Answers

• Mr. Neil FISHER, English speaking secretary of PIARC TC 1.5, New Zealand
• Mr. Tomohiro FUJITA, TC 1.5 Member (Young Professional), Japan  


• Mr. Jan GRUBER, WG1 Leader, PIARC TC 1.5, Czech Republic

Session Organiser: Yukio ADACHI
Session Secretary: Marcelo MEDINA SANTIBANEZ