International Conference on Silk-roads Disaster Risk Reduction and Sustainable Development (SiDRR), May 11-12, 2019, Beijing International Convention Center, China

Co-Chair: Session 12 “Models for Higher Education Collaboration on Natural Disaster Risk Reduction, Response, and Reconstruction” (Day 2)

Oral Presentation: Ferolin, M.C. (presenter) and Fernandez, G. “Youth Participation in Tsunami Disaster Risk Reduction Espousing Citizen Science: A Case in Pagadian City, Southern Philippines”

With my Co-chair, Dr. Mandira Shrestha of the International Center for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD)

International Symposium on Disaster Resilience and Sustainable Development, Mar 7-8, 2019, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand

Member, Scientific Committee

Oral Presentation: Fernandez, G. and Okazaki, K. “The Role of Universities in Helping Provide Bases for Urban Disaster Resilience Action Plans”

8th International Conference on Building Resilience (ICBR), Nov 14-16, 2018, University of Lisbon, Portugal

Oral Presentation: Fernandez, G. and Okazaki, K. “Earthquake Risk Perception in Khokana, Nepal before and after the 2015 Gorkha Earthquake”

International Conference on Biodiversity and Climate Change (IConBaCC) 2018, Aug 8-10, 2018, Misamis University Auditorium, Ozamiz City, Philippines

Invited Plenary Speech: Fernandez, G. “Climate Change Education in the Philippines”

Judge, Best Poster Award

With the conference organizers and other invited speakers

7th International Conference on Building Resilience (ICBR), Nov 27-29, 2017, Le Concorde Swissotel, Bangkok, Thailand

Oral and Poster Presentation: Fernandez, G. and Okazaki, K. “Grant for Global Sustainability Project: Enhancing the Urban Disaster Resilience of Kathmandu and Yangon through Local Participatory Platform Activities”

HUST and KU International Symposium on the Education and Research of the Global Environmental Studies in Asia, Oct 31, 2017, Hanoi University of Science and Technology, Hanoi, Vietnam

Poster Presentation: Fernandez, G., Tun, A.Y., Okazaki, K., Zaw, S.H., and Kyaw, K. “Factors Influencing Fire, Earthquake, and Cyclone Risk Perception in Yangon, Myanmar”

12th Inter-University Workshop on Education and Research Collaboration in the Indochina Region, Oct 30, 2017, Hanoi University of Science and Technology, Hanoi, Vietnam

Oral Presentation: Fernandez, G. and Okazaki, K. “Grant for Global Sustainability Project: Enhancing the Urban Disaster Resilience of Kathmandu and Yangon”

3rd Global Summit of Research Institutes for Disaster Risk Reduction, Mar 19-21, 2017, Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University, Uji, Japan

Poster Presentation: Fernandez, G. and Okazaki, K. “Grant for Global Sustainability Project: Enhancing the Urban Disaster Resilience of Kathmandu and Yangon through Local Participatory Platform Activities”

With Indonesian friend, Dr. Mizan Bisri

International Symposium on Global Environmental Studies Education and Research in Asia, Nov 13-14, 2016, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

Poster Presentation: Fernandez, G., Kobayashi, H., and Okazaki, K. “Earthquake Risk Perception Research in Asia after the 2004 Indian Ocean Earthquake: A Review”

International Crisis and Risk Communication (ICRC) Conference, Mar 4-5, 2014, Nicholson School of Communication, University of Central Florida, Orlando, USA

Oral Presentation: Fernandez, G. and Shaw, R. “The Role of Mass Media in Disaster Recovery in the Philippines”

International Conference on Regional Climate Adaptation and Resilience: Towards Climate Adapted and Resilient Regions (CLARR), Feb 24-25, 2014, Old Town Hall, Bremen, Germany

2nd Runner-up, Best Poster Award

Poster Presentation: Fernandez, G. and Shaw, R. “Participation of Youth Councils in Local-level Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA) Implementation in Makati and Infanta, Philippines”

International Symposium on the Connectivity of Hills, Humans, and Oceans, Nov 26-28, 2013, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan

Poster Presentation: Fernandez, G. and Shaw, R. “Youth Participation in Disaster Risk Reduction in Mountain and Coastal Villages of Infanta, Philippines”

Joint Congress of Environmental Leader Programs, Sep 14, 2013, University of Tsukuba, Tokyo, Japan

Poster Presentation: Fernandez, G. and Shaw, R. “Youth Participation in Disaster Risk Reduction in the Philippines”

International Geographical Union Regional Conference, Aug 4-9, 2013, Kyoto International Conference Center, Kyoto, Japan

Oral Presentation: Fernandez, G. and Shaw, R. “Youth Council Participation in Disaster Risk Reduction in Makati, Philippines: A Social Network Analysis.”

International Conference of the International Institute for Infrastructure Renewal and Reconstruction, Jul 8-11, 2013, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia

Oral Presentation: Fernandez, G. and Shaw, R. “Youth Participation in Disaster Risk Reduction in the Philippines: A Policy Review.”

International Conference on Challenges in Disaster Mitigation and Management, Feb 15-17, 2013, Center of Excellence in Disaster Mitigation and Management, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee, India

Oral Presentation: Fernandez, G. and Shaw, R. “Participation of Youth Councils in Local-Level Implementation of Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA) in Makati and Infanta, Philippines.”

International Conference on Disaster Management 2012, Aug 24-26, 2012, International Institute for Infrastructure, Renewal, and Reconstruction (IIIRR), Kumamoto University, Japan

Oral Presentation: Fernandez, G. and Shaw, R. “Youth Participation in Disaster Risk Reduction through Science Clubs in the Philippines.”

30th Annual Conference of the Japan Society for Natural Disaster Science (JSNDS), Nov 17, 2011, Institute of Industrial Science, University of Tokyo, Japan

Oral Presentation: Fernandez, G., Takeuchi, Y., and Shaw, R. “1-2-3 of Disaster Education: Linking Schools to Households and Communities”