Full Paper Submission Deadline:

July 30, 2024

It is our great pleasure to welcome you to the 16th Aceh International Workshop and Expo on Sustainable Tsunami Disaster Recovery (AIWEST-DR) 2024. The conference will be held on November 8 – 9, 2024 , in Banda Aceh, Indonesia. The 16th AIWEST-DR 2024 is hosted and organized by Tsunami and Disaster Mitigation Research Center (TDMRC) and Universitas Syiah Kuala (USK). This conference is also co-organized by The University of Sydney, Irides Tohoku University , National Defence University of Malaysia (UPNM), Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM), Indonesian Disaster Experts Association (PIT-IABI), and Indonesian Geographical Society (IGI).

Under the theme “Bridging History and Horizons Towards Sustainable Resilience, Adaptive, and Inclusive World: Commemorating 20 years of the 2004 Aceh Tsunami” , the conference will provide an excellent forum for knowledge sharing and research findings related to disaster management research and innovations. The conference aims to bring together academics, governments, and practitioners to share lessons and recent advances in multi-hazard disaster risk reduction, providing an interdisciplinary platform to further disaster scholarships and practice.


Authors are invited to submit or upload abstracts and extended abstracts on the following tracks:

Track 1

Hazard, Technology, and Tnfrastructure

Track 2

Inclusive Community Resilience and Disaster Education

Track 3

Urban Planning, Reconstruction and Recovery

Track 4

Disaster Society, Culture and History

Track 5

Human Security, Pandemic, and Communicable Diseases

Track 6

Disaster governance and diplomacy

Track 7

Disaster Risk Financing and Insurance

The paper themes covered by this conference include:

Geohazard, Technology and Infrastructure.

Coastal City Resilience Towards Natural Hazards.

Knowledge Management for Disaster Risk Reduction.

Disaster Risk Financing and Insurance.

Human Security and Society.

Disaster Medicine, Pandemic, and Infectious Disease.

Policy Making for Sustainable Disaster Risk Reduction.

Hydro-meteorological Hazards and Climate Changes.

Tsunami Numerical Modeling and Its Applications.

Resilient City Planning.

Evacuation Planning and Training.

Disaster Education.

Emergency Handling and Psychological Dimension of Responses.

ICT Application in Disaster Management.

GIS and Remote Sensing for Disaster Management.

Local and Indigenous Knowledge for Disaster Risk Reduction.

Applied Geosciences for Disaster Risk Reduction.

Effective Recovery, Rehabilitation and Reconstruction.

Paleotsunami and paleoseismic studies.

Disaster management in a religious perspective.

Progress of SFDRR implementation.

Intersectionalities of age, gender, disability in DRR.