International conference on Facilitation of Supply Chain for Disasters (FSCD)

Venue: Pragati maidan

Location: New Delhi, New Delhi, India

Event Date/Time: Mar 19, 2007 End Date/Time: Mar 19, 2007
Registration Date: Mar 13, 2007
Early Registration Date: Mar 10, 2007
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International conference on Facilitation of Supply Chain for Disasters

and Learning's of Stakeholders for proactive scalable collaborations
19th March, 2007, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, India

A review of the headlines alone reminds us that a Disaster, Natural or Manmade, can strike in the workplace, at home or abroad. In order to plan, prepare, educate and fight disasters cross boundaries, we need to exchange and share views & technologies on the learning's from all disciplines of disaster and emergency management. Disaster management 2007 is being held with a global participation where the exhibitors and stakeholders from all over the world share the technologies in fighting disasters and towards gaining expertise at focusing on Disaster Mitigation, both preparedness and recovery for the future. As a trade show Disaster Management 2007 offers a huge platform for buyers and sellers across the world to tap opportunities of increased investments in all developing as well as developed countries towards Disaster Management, Reduction and Mitigation.

Objectives of the Conference

This specialized conference will enhance the skills of disaster professionals to carry out their responsibilities for effective, timely relevant information dissemination for preparedness, warnings, search and rescue operations , first aid, trauma, damage, values etc. The conference will highlight the following:

* Preparedness and Coordinating Response for Disaster Management, Reduction and Mitigation
* Means and methods for establishing effective models of Relief, Rehabilitation, and Preparedness, involving Industry, Government, Organizations working on Rescue and Relief and stakeholders for supply chain optimisation.
* Sharing Innovative Ideas and best practices and the importance of innovations in Disaster management.
* Networking knowledge on effective approaches, methods and tools for disaster risk management and mitigation.
* Potential of the business sector in providing both emergency help and long term assistance at the time of Natural Disasters.
* Promotion and facilitation of the sharing of information and knowledge about disasters through use of Information Communication Technology, and meeting the relief needs arising from such a situation.
* Engaging media to create and manage linkages and synergies between the Industry people, the Government, and the Humanitarian organizations to meet challenges of supply and demand during a disaster.


o Presentations

o Interactive discussion

o Successful Case studies and analysis

o Participatory

Sessions Plan

08:30 AM - 09:00 AM Registration

09:00 AM - 09:30 AM Inaugural Session

o Welcoming Address - Responsenet & Omaxe Foundation
o Keynote Address - Mr. Vinod Menon, Member - NDMA (GOI)
o Special Note Address - Mr Ghanshyam Dass, MD, NASDAQ
o (Asia-Pacific)

Session - 1

Learning's & Coordination Experience

Chair:Prof. Santosh Kumar, National Institute of Disaster Management

09:30 AM - 11:35 AM

09:30 AM - 09:50 AM Session Introduction Speech

Prof. Santosh Kumar, National Institute of Disaster Management

09:50 AM - 10:15 AM Preparedness and Relief Coordination's Learning - Experience from the past

Speaker: Naina Minka, Head of Humanitarian Logistics, USAID

10:15 AM - 10:40 AM Coordination of Developmental Agencies & Civil Society Organizations for Humanitarian Crisis

Speaker: Dr. Parivelan, Information Management and Communication Associate, Tamil Nadu Tsunami Resource Centre, (TNTRC) UNDP Chennai

10:40 AM - 11:05 AM Role of ECHO in Humanitarian Aid

Speaker: EU - ECHO

11:05 AM - 11:20 AM Question & Answer Session and Presentation of Mementoes

11:20 AM - 11:35 AM Tea Break

Session - 2

Evolving an Efficient Supply Chain for Preparedness, Relief & Rehabilitation

Chair: Mr. Mohamed Babiker, Head - India Office

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

11:35 AM -2:20 PM

11:35 AM - 11:50 AM Session Introduction Speech

Mr. Mohamed Babiker, Head - India Office

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

11:50 AM - 12:15 PM Warehousing preparedness and response for times of disasters

Speaker: Mr. Alexander, Manager - Disaster Preparedness & Mitigation, World Vision

12:15 PM - 12:40 PM How to ensure the availability of resources and securing the continuity of the supply.

Speaker: Mr.Mohamed Babiker, Head - India,

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

12:40 PM -1:05 PM Transportation and Coordination Challenges and ways to bridge them

Speaker: Air Marshal A. K Singh (Retd.)

Former Commander in Chief, Western Air Command, India

1:05 PM - 1:20 PM Question & Answer Session and Mementoes Presentation

1:20 PM - 2:20 PM Lunch Break

Session - 3

Innovative solutions, Products & Services for Disasters

Chair: Dr. Sadamate, Advisor - Planning Commission of India

2:20 PM - 5:10 PM

2:20 PM - 2:35 PM Session Introduction Speech

Dr. Sadamate, Advisor - Planning Commission of India

2:35 PM - 3:00 PM Structural Mitigation solutions

Speaker: Mr. Manu Gupta, Director of Seeds India

3:00 PM -3:25 PM The importance of Food Chain at Times of Disasters

Speaker: Mr. Gian Pietro Bordignon, Representative and Country Director of World Food Programme

3:25 PM -3:50 PM Emergency Medicine and mapping geographical locations

Speaker: Dr. Bipin Verma, SEARO - Emergency and Humanitarian Action

3:50 PM - 4:05 PM Tea Break

4:05 PM -4:30 PM Humanitarian Logistics Movement

Speaker: Mr. Matthew Hemy, Regional Crisis Manager - Operations Team DHL Express, Asia Pacific

4:30 PM - 4:55 PM Local/Regional / National Early Warning & Response for Chemical & Nuclear Disaster Management

Speaker: Mr. Michael Jorgensen- Director of Business Development, RAE Systems Middle East, UAE, Central Asia and South Pacific

4:55 PM - 5:10 PM Question & Answer Session and Mementoes Presentation

Session - 4

Effective engagement of Communication Technology at the Times of Disaster

Chair: Mr. S. D Saxena, Director - BSNL

5:10 PM - 7:00 PM

5:10 PM -5:25 PM Session Introduction Speech

Mr. S. D Saxena, Director - BSNL

5:25 PM -5:50 PM How telecommunications help in Disaster Management Lifecycle, its challenges and the new developments.

Speaker: Mr. Yogesh Kochhar, CSR Head

Tata Tele services Company,

5:50 PM - 6:15 PM Incorporation of the utilisation of technologies for development planning and increasing the efficiency of societies for disaster mitigation.

Speaker: Bob Ward-Director, Global Science Networks UK

Risk Management Solutions Ltd

6:15 PM - 6:35 PM Saving Lives with Voice Alarm Systems

Speaker: Mr. Kuldip Nar - India Country Director, AMS Acoustics UK

6:35 PM - 6:45 PM Question & Answer Session

6:45 PM - 6:50 PM Presentation of Mementoes

6:50 PM- 7:00 PM Vote of Thanks, Omaxe Foundation

Target Audience:

· Companies involved in services and products for Disaster Preparedness, Relief and Rehabilitation

· Existing Civil Society disaster preparedness and management organisations

· Fresh Graduates - chooses to career in Development Arena

· Students from Schools/Colleges and Institutions

· Managers (Middle/Senior level)

· Armed Forces Personnel

· Disaster response organisations and individuals

· Media

Exhibitors and Industry participants Categories, for the Expo and the conference.

Rescue & Safety Tools:-

Cutting Equipment, Diving Equipment, Forcible Entry Tools, Jacks (Hydraulic / Pneumatic), Life rafts, Lighting (Torch, Lamps, Searchlights), Location Beacons, Night Vision Equipment, Pneumatic / Hydraulic Equipments & Tools, Rescue Equipment, Rescue Tools, Rope Rescue Systems, Rescue Belts, Safety Equipment, Search Equipment , Spreading Tools, Thermal Imaging Equipment, Water Rescue Equipment, Winches.

Major Incident Management / Emergency Response Equipment: -

Ambulance Vehicles, Bomb Handling Equipment, Barriers, Controlled Burning Equipment, Disaster Recovery Planning, Earthquake Safety Equipment & Services, Emergency Lighting, Environmental Systems, First Aid Kit & Equipment, Helicopters, Landing Kits (Portable), Helicopters (Rescue / Firefighting), Rescue Boats / Hovercraft, Shelters & Tents, Stretchers

Disaster Relief and Assistance: -

Command & Controlled Systems, Environmental Systems, Land-Mine Clearance Systems, Location Beacons, Minefield Clearance, Mobile Catering, Mobile Heating & Cooling, Rapid Intervention Vehicles, Respirators, Shelter & Tenting, Toxic Waste Clearance, Water Purification and Supply, NGO's, Training Institutes

Emergency medical Services (EMS):

Ambulance Vehicles & Accessories, Burn Treatment & Kits Supplies, Decontamination / Safety Showers , First Aid Kits & Supplies , Oxygen & Respiratory Equipment & Airlines, Spine board, Stretchers, Telemedicine

Extinguishing Systems Fire Fighting: -

Aerial / Articulated Boom Extinguishing Systems, Compressed Foam Systems, CO2 Gas & Extinguishing Systems, Extinguishers, Extinguishing Agents, Fire Blankets, Fire Extinguishers Service Equipment, Fire Suppression Systems, Foam Agents, Foam Trailers / Trucks, Halon substitute & Systems, Monitors, Sprinklers & Deluge Systems, Water Mist Systems, Aircraft Firefighting, Chemicals (Fire Resistant), Coatings (Fire Resistance), Explosion Protection Systems, Safety Clothing, Passive Fire Protection Systems.


Communication / Radio Systems, Mobile Command Systems, Radios & Pagers, Software's

Detection Systems: -

Alarm Bells, Alarm Detection, Alarm Panels & Accessories, Beam, Smoke Detectors, Detector Testing Equipment, Detectors (Flame / Spark), Detectors (Hazard / Radiation), Detectors (Heat/ Smoke)

The following are the names of some of the exhibitors who have confirmed their participation for the Disaster Management 2007 Exposition.

Groupe Leader, New Age Industries, Safety Publication, Aska Equipment Ltd. ,Pacific Helements(ltd), YIF Ltd, EMERCOM of Russia., Zenith Fire Services (I) Pvt Ltd., Super Safety Services., Swan, P.S.Telecom Pvt Ltd., System 5S Pvt Ltd., EADS Defence and Security Systems., Joseph Leslie and Company, Respo Products., Calcutta Commercial Corporation., BL Health and Safety., Hindustan Marine., Seeds India, New Age Industries, Kings Infomedia, Techno Relief/Techno Trap, Hospimedica Group of Industries., Vijay Sabre Safety Ltd., Proilite(Professional Lighting Ltd), Shree Lalita, Firel Systems Ltd., Safety Publication, Nuswift Pvt Ltd., NICEE, IIT Kanpur, Solaroy Engineers Pvt Ltd., Brijabasi fire safety solutions., Hospitals Designers and Developers (I) Pvt Ltd., Insta Sol, Jyotech Engineering and Mktg Consultants., Paras Equipments and Engineers Pvt Ltd., Joseph Leslie Drager Mfg Pvt Ltd., Monsher Fire Protection Systems., Life Gear Safetech Pvt Ltd., Bacou Dollaz Hongkong Ltd, ROC Asia, Andreas HTSIL Ltd., Daelim Electronic Co, Foremost Technico Pvt Ltd., Agni Industial Fire Services Ltd.

To be sure of participation, the nomination(s) may be sent at the earliest before 13th March 2007 and kindly use the participation form attached below. This is on a First Registered First Confirmed basis. The Following Registration Form may be sent to or faxed to ++91 11 42705965 and a confirmation Email would be sent to you.


Pragati Maidan
New Delhi
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