D4 Emergency Roundtable Series

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Location: Zoom conversation

D4 Emergency Roundtable Series 22-23

Session 1: Information Designer Claudine Jaenichen (Orange California) will present ‘Cognition and Wayfinding for Disaster planning'. Then, Architect Jorge León (Valparaiso Chile) will present ‘Fostering tsunami resilience through vertical evacuation’.

After the presentations, there will be open time for discussion about communication for tsunami evacuation. 

Wednesday 14 December, 4 pm EST / 6 pm SCL / 9 pm London

Register link:  https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUkfuCurTkqG9DKEA_6zs8wGMDsXGWsYzNX

This event is being done in collaboration with the Design Network for Emergency Management, DNEM, and the Chilean National Research Centre in Disaster Management, CIGIDEN.

Claudine Jaenichen, Cognition and Wayfinding for Disaster planning
Bachelor of Fine Arts, CalArts. MA Information Design, University of Reading UK. Expertise: Graphic Design; Information Design. Professor, Life Research Fellow for Communication Research Institute, Wayfinding for Disaster Planning. Continued work supported by The California Governor's Office of Emergency Services: TsunamiClear, a public-facing evacuation mapping standard for coastal cities in California.

Jorge León, Fostering tsunami resilience through vertical evacuation
Architect, UTSM Technical University. Master in Urban Planning, University of Buenos Aires. PhD in Architecture and Urbanism University of Melbourne.
Research areas: Role of the urban way in optimizing response actions against natural threats of rapid start, vulnerability of coastal areas, urban planning and territorial planning.

If you are interested to join as a speaker or moderator, our plan is to meet every two months during 2023.