WHO WILL THE EXPERTS BE AND WHAT WILL THEY TALK ABOUT?

The programme for the first Global Virtual Day will involve the participation of the following specialists:

• Apocalypses in 2012?
What pre-Hispanic Mayas and the skies are telling us
Dr. Jesús Galindo, Institute of Aesthetics Research from the UNAM.
Presentation
Dr. Alfredo Santillán, General Directorate of Computing and Information and Communication Technologies from the UNAM.
 
• Natural disasters, risks and their perception
Dr. Bertha Márquez Azúa, Centre for Strategic Studies for Development at the UDG.alajara (UDG).
Presentation
Mtro. Carlos Suarez, University of Guadalajara (UDG). Presentation

Dr. Mabel Padlog, University of Guadalajara (UDG). Presentation


• Risk scenarios due to big earthquakes and tsunamis in Chile, Japan and Mexico
Dr. Marcelo Lagos López, School of History, Geography and Political Science, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.

• The El Hierro Case, formation of a volcano
Jesus Rivera, Olvido Tello, Nuria Hermida and Baetriz Arrese – geology team working in El Hierro, and Juan Acosta, geologist and coordinator of the volcanic cartography and monitoring work in El Hierro.
Presentation

• Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management
Mr. Ronald Hugh Jackson, Director General of the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM).
Presentation

LIVE BROADCAST:

If you are not connected to advanced academic networks or do not have access to a videoconferencing room and want to participate in the meeting, Do no worry! We will have an online streaming at: http://www.ditae.uat.edu.mx/envivo/especial/ and by the Skype account dia.global.2012 will be possible to send questions and comments to the panelists.