The International Conference on Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (ICDRI 2021) is an interactive virtual conference which follows International Workshops on Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (IWDRI) held in 2018 and 2019. ICDRI is the annual international conference of the Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI) in partnership with member countries, organizations and institutions to strengthen the global discourse on disaster and climate resilient infrastructure.




Wednesday to Friday
17-19 March 2021

Conference Speakers

Speaker 3

Dr. P. K. Mishra

Principal Secretary to Prime Minister of India

Speaker 3

Dr. Prof. K. VijayRaghavan

Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India

Speaker 3

Ms. Mami Mizutori

Secretary-General and Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction, United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction

Speaker 4

Prof. Jim W. Hall

Professor of Climate and Environmental Risks, University of Oxford


Mr. Kamal Kishore

Member, India’s National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) and Indian Co-chair of CDRI’s Executive Committee

Speaker 5

Ms. Paola Albrito

Chief of Branch for the Intergovernmental Processes, Interagency Cooperation and Partnership,UNDRR

Speaker 5

Ms. Lauren Anders Brown

Global Health Film Producer


Mr.Haward Wells

Director of the National Integrated Planning and Programme Unit


Session Partners