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Report on the 20th International Symposium on Geo-disaster Reduction, 16–19 August 2022, Kanazawa, Japan

Report on the 20th International Symposium on Geo-disaster Reduction, 16–19 August 2022,... The joint event of 20th International Symposium on Geo-disaster Reduction (20th ISGdR) was held onsite and online during 16–19 August 2022 in Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan. This symposium focused on the theme of “the reduction of the disasters triggered by geological and geophysical factors on the earth and beyond”, providing a platform for academics, researchers and practitioners from different countries to discuss the research progress and exchange ideas on the reduction of disasters. The symposium consisted of keynote lecture, invited lectures and other presentations in parallel session. A technical trip to Hakusan Tedorigawa Geopark was conducted on August 19. Geo-disasters related to volcanism; (4) Geo-disasters Introduction caused by human activities; (5) Landslides; (6) Tsunami; From August 16 to 19, 2022, the 20th ISGdR was held in (7) Social resilience to disasters; (8) New technologies for Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan. This hybrid geo-disaster reduction, and other related topics. conference was organized by the International Consor- There were two parts of this event, including the sym - tium on Geo-disaster Reduction (ICGdR), Kanazawa posium at The Kanazawa Chamber of Commerce and University, National Institute of Technology, Fukui Col- Industry and technical tour to Hakusan Tedorigawa lege, Kanazawa Institute of Technology, Fukui University Geopark. A total of 107 academics, researchers and prac- of Technology, and Tobishima Corporation. titioners from different countries participated in this The executive committee of this event was led by three event (Fig. 1). Among them there were 29 on-line partici- co-chairs, Prof. Emer. Masakatsu Miyajima (Honor- pants and 78 on-site participants. One keynote lecture, 4 ary chair/ICGdR Director-General, Kanazawa Univer- invited lectures and 46 presentations (proceeded in two sity, Japan), Prof. Masaho Yoshida (Chair/ICGdR Vice parallel conference rooms) were reported in the sympo- Presidents, National Institute of Technology, Fukui Col- sium, arousing heated discussion among the participants lege, Japan), and A. Prof Toshikazu Ikemoto (Vice chair/ both online and onsite. Kanazawa University, Japan). The joint event focused on the theme of “the reduction Symposium of the disasters triggered by geological and geophysi- Opening ceremony cal factors on the earth and beyond”. Subthemes under The opening ceremony was presided over by A. Prof. the overall theme include: (1) Geo-disasters caused by Toshiyuki Takahara from Kanazawa Institute of Tech- earthquake; (2) Geo-disasters and climate change; (3) nology. As the Chair of 20th ISGdR, Prof. Masaho Yoshida gave an opening speech, warmly welcomed *Correspondence: masaho@fukui-nct.ac.jp all the guests attended this conference, and ended his speech with the best wish for the success of this sym- Department of Civil Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Fukui College, Sabae, Fukui 916-8507, Japan posium (Fig.  2a). Then, Prof. Fawu Wang from Tongji Full list of author information is available at the end of the article © The Author(s) 2022. Open Access This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, which permits use, sharing, adaptation, distribution and reproduction in any medium or format, as long as you give appropriate credit to the original author(s) and the source, provide a link to the Creative Commons licence, and indicate if changes were made. The images or other third party material in this article are included in the article’s Creative Commons licence, unless indicated otherwise in a credit line to the material. If material is not included in the article’s Creative Commons licence and your intended use is not permitted by statutory regulation or exceeds the permitted use, you will need to obtain permission directly from the copyright holder. To view a copy of this licence, visit http:// creat iveco mmons. org/ licen ses/ by/4. 0/. Xiong et al. Geoenvironmental Disasters (2022) 9:24 Page 2 of 6 Fig. 1 Group photo of participants of the 20th ISGdR: (a) Onsite; (b) Online University, China, the president of ICGdR, introduced For the final part of opening ceremony, Prof Emer. the activity report of ICGdR. He expressed sincere Masakatsu Miyajima announced the recipients of five appreciation to the efforts of the organizing committee awards of ICGdR, the detail information is showed in and all the staff, and introduced the major achievements Table  1. Dr. Azemeraw Wubalem won the Geoenvi- of ICGdR in 2021–2022, including the structures, activ- ronmental Disasters 2021 Best Paper Award for his ities, projects, trainings, workshops and so on (Fig.  2b). excellent work in the paper “Landslide susceptibility In the next segment, Prof. Tonglu Li from Chang’an mapping using statistical methods in Uatzau catchment University, China, the Secretary-General of ICGdR, area, northwestern Ethiopia” (Fig. 3), worth 1000 Euro. introduced the new ICGdR members (Fig. 2c). A total of 20 researchers from different institutions joined ICGdR, Keynote lecture adding new vitality to ICGdR for more cooperation and The Keynote Lecture of 20th ISGdR was chaired by research. Prof. Masaho Yoshida. Prof. Emer. Masakatsu Miyajima Xiong  et al. Geoenvironmental Disasters (2022) 9:24 Page 3 of 6 Fig. 3 2021 Best Paper Award of the ICGdR official journal: Geoenvironmental disasters Fig. 2 Opening ceremony: a Opening speech by Prof. Masaho Yoshida gave an opening speech; b Activity Report of ICGdR by Fig. 4 Keynote Lecture presented by Prof. Emer. Masakatsu Miyajima Prof. Fawu Wang; c Introduction of the new ICGdR members by Prof. Tonglu Li Table 1 Winners of five ICGdR awards Awards Awards-Winner Affiliation ICGdR Excellent Doctoral Dissertation Award Dr. Xingsen GUO Dalian University of Technology, Chin a Dr. Xi XU Tongji University, China ICGdR Outstanding Young Scientist Award Dr. Yifei CUI Tsinghua University, China Prof. Xiaolei LIU Ocean University, China Dr. Wuwei MAO Tongji University, China Prof. Kun SONG China Three Gorges University, China ICGdR Outstanding Activity Award Prof. Fenggui LIU Qinghai National University, China Prof. Shengwei QI Chinese Academy of Science, China ICGdR Technology Invention Award Prof. Bin HE Guangdong Academy of Science, Chin Prof. Yonggang JIA Ocean University of China, China ICGdR Science Achievement Award Prof. Emer. Masakatsu MIYAJIMA Kanazawa University, Japan Xiong et al. Geoenvironmental Disasters (2022) 9:24 Page 4 of 6 Fig. 5 Invited Lectures presented by a Prof. Yusuke Ono, b Dr. Ryoichi Furuta, c Prof. Maochao He, d Prof. Tetsuo Tobita Table 2 List of Keynote Lecture and Invited lectures Type Title Presenter Affiliation Keynote Lecture Resilience of water pipelines and facilities against geo-hazards induced by Prof. Emer. Masakatsu Miyajima Kanazawa Uni- earthquakes and heavy rains versity Invited Lecture Numerical simulation of earthquake-induced slope failures using the SPH Prof. Yusuke Ono Tottori University method Invited Lecture Monitoring disasters and surveying damages using remote sensing technolo- Dr. Ryoichi Furuta Remote Sensing gies Technology Center of Japan Invited Lecture Cross-fault measurement for earthquake prediction Prof. Manchao He China University of Mining and Tech- nology—Beijing Invited Lecture LEAP: International collaborative research project for centrifuge model test- Prof. Tetsuo Tobita Kansai University ing and numerical analysis on dynamic behavior of saturated sloping sand deposit presented the Keynote Lecture named “Resilience of water pipelines and facilities against geo-hazards induced by earthquakes and heavy rains” (Fig. 4). Invited lectures The 20th ISGdR arranged 4 Invited Lectures, cover- ing the areas of numerical simulation, disaster moni- toring, earthquake measurement and model testing (Fig.  5). The details of the Invited Lectures, including topics, presenters and their affiliations can be found in Table 2. Fig. 6 Presentation of Parallel Sessions Xiong  et al. Geoenvironmental Disasters (2022) 9:24 Page 5 of 6 Parallel sessions Closing ceremony From August 17 to 18, 46 presentations were reported in The closing ceremony was held on the afternoon of the Parallel Sessions focusing on different topics under August 18, and presided over by A. Prof. Toshiyuki Taka- the overall theme of this symposium. These sessions were hara. A. Prof. Wuwei Mao (Tongji University, China) gave held simultaneously in two conference rooms, and pro- a general overview of the next symposium, which will be vided a platform for young researchers to interact and held at Tongji University, Shanghai, China in the summer discuss their research in depth (Fig.  6). They also got a of 2023. The theme of 21st ISGdR is “A new era for safe great opportunity to summarize and share their ideas and and resilient coastal and marine systems”. research progress, and received lots of encouragement and Then, Prof. Masaho Yoshida read out the list of win - advice in the discussion that followed the presentations. ners for the excellent presentation, presented them with awards and expressed great encouragement (Fig. 7). At the end of closing ceremony, Prof. Emer. Masakatsu Miyajima gave a closing speech and expressed sincere appreciation to the organizers and supporters for the work they did for this symposium. Technical tour A technical trip to Hakusan Tedorigawa Geopark was conducted on August 19. The entirety of Hakusan City, Ishikawa Prefecture, is designated as the Hakusan Tedo- rigawa Geopark. In the geopark, a number of geosites have been set up as "highlight points (geo points)" in the three areas "mountain and snow" "river and canyon" "sea and fan". Fig. 7 Prof. Masaho Yoshida presented the awards to the winners Fig. 8 Technical trip at Hakusan Tedorigawa Geopark: a Hyakumangan Rock; b Ichinose Visitor Center; c Watagaya waterfall on Tedori Canyon; d Shishiku Highland Xiong et al. Geoenvironmental Disasters (2022) 9:24 Page 6 of 6 The participants firstly visited Hyakumangan Rock (Fig.  8a), which is a big rock transported by enormous flood on 1934. Then in Ichinose Visitor Center, they learned the formation of the land that makes up the geopark (Fig.  8b) as the guides explained. In the after- noon, they visited Watagaya waterfall on Tedori Canyon and Shishiku Highland (Fig.  8c, d). In this technical trip, the participants not only learned the causes of geologi- cal disasters, but also learned how to release the disasters and live in harmony with them. Acknowledgements Financial support from the Maeda Engineering Foundation, Hokuriku Road Research Association (Hokuriku Doro Kenkyukai), is greatly appreciated. Author contributions XX and BZ wrote the manuscript, MY and MM refined it. All authors read and approved the final manuscript. Funding Not applicable. Availability of data and materials Not applicable. Declarations Competing interests Not applicable. Author details Faculty of Geoscience and Civil Engineering, Kanazawa University, Kanazawa, Ishikawa 920-1192, Japan. Department of Geotechnical Engineering, College of Civil Engineering, Tongji University, Shanghai 200092, China. Depar tment of Civil Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Fukui College, Sabae, Fukui 916-8507, Japan. Lifeline Disaster Mitigation Lab, Kanazawa, Ishikawa 920-0965, Japan. Publisher’s Note Springer Nature remains neutral with regard to jurisdictional claims in pub- lished maps and institutional affiliations. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Geoenvironmental Disasters Springer Journals

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The joint event of 20th International Symposium on Geo-disaster Reduction (20th ISGdR) was held onsite and online during 16–19 August 2022 in Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan. This symposium focused on the theme of “the reduction of the disasters triggered by geological and geophysical factors on the earth and beyond”, providing a platform for academics, researchers and practitioners from different countries to discuss the research progress and exchange ideas on the reduction of disasters. The symposium consisted of keynote lecture, invited lectures and other presentations in parallel session. A technical trip to Hakusan Tedorigawa Geopark was conducted on August 19. Geo-disasters related to volcanism; (4) Geo-disasters Introduction caused by human activities; (5) Landslides; (6) Tsunami; From August 16 to 19, 2022, the 20th ISGdR was held in (7) Social resilience to disasters; (8) New technologies for Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan. This hybrid geo-disaster reduction, and other related topics. conference was organized by the International Consor- There were two parts of this event, including the sym - tium on Geo-disaster Reduction (ICGdR), Kanazawa posium at The Kanazawa Chamber of Commerce and University, National Institute of Technology, Fukui Col- Industry and technical tour to Hakusan Tedorigawa lege, Kanazawa Institute of Technology, Fukui University Geopark. A total of 107 academics, researchers and prac- of Technology, and Tobishima Corporation. titioners from different countries participated in this The executive committee of this event was led by three event (Fig. 1). Among them there were 29 on-line partici- co-chairs, Prof. Emer. Masakatsu Miyajima (Honor- pants and 78 on-site participants. One keynote lecture, 4 ary chair/ICGdR Director-General, Kanazawa Univer- invited lectures and 46 presentations (proceeded in two sity, Japan), Prof. Masaho Yoshida (Chair/ICGdR Vice parallel conference rooms) were reported in the sympo- Presidents, National Institute of Technology, Fukui Col- sium, arousing heated discussion among the participants lege, Japan), and A. Prof Toshikazu Ikemoto (Vice chair/ both online and onsite. Kanazawa University, Japan). The joint event focused on the theme of “the reduction Symposium of the disasters triggered by geological and geophysi- Opening ceremony cal factors on the earth and beyond”. Subthemes under The opening ceremony was presided over by A. Prof. the overall theme include: (1) Geo-disasters caused by Toshiyuki Takahara from Kanazawa Institute of Tech- earthquake; (2) Geo-disasters and climate change; (3) nology. As the Chair of 20th ISGdR, Prof. Masaho Yoshida gave an opening speech, warmly welcomed *Correspondence: masaho@fukui-nct.ac.jp all the guests attended this conference, and ended his speech with the best wish for the success of this sym- Department of Civil Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Fukui College, Sabae, Fukui 916-8507, Japan posium (Fig.  2a). Then, Prof. Fawu Wang from Tongji Full list of author information is available at the end of the article © The Author(s) 2022. Open Access This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, which permits use, sharing, adaptation, distribution and reproduction in any medium or format, as long as you give appropriate credit to the original author(s) and the source, provide a link to the Creative Commons licence, and indicate if changes were made. The images or other third party material in this article are included in the article’s Creative Commons licence, unless indicated otherwise in a credit line to the material. If material is not included in the article’s Creative Commons licence and your intended use is not permitted by statutory regulation or exceeds the permitted use, you will need to obtain permission directly from the copyright holder. To view a copy of this licence, visit http:// creat iveco mmons. org/ licen ses/ by/4. 0/. Xiong et al. Geoenvironmental Disasters (2022) 9:24 Page 2 of 6 Fig. 1 Group photo of participants of the 20th ISGdR: (a) Onsite; (b) Online University, China, the president of ICGdR, introduced For the final part of opening ceremony, Prof Emer. the activity report of ICGdR. He expressed sincere Masakatsu Miyajima announced the recipients of five appreciation to the efforts of the organizing committee awards of ICGdR, the detail information is showed in and all the staff, and introduced the major achievements Table  1. Dr. Azemeraw Wubalem won the Geoenvi- of ICGdR in 2021–2022, including the structures, activ- ronmental Disasters 2021 Best Paper Award for his ities, projects, trainings, workshops and so on (Fig.  2b). excellent work in the paper “Landslide susceptibility In the next segment, Prof. Tonglu Li from Chang’an mapping using statistical methods in Uatzau catchment University, China, the Secretary-General of ICGdR, area, northwestern Ethiopia” (Fig. 3), worth 1000 Euro. introduced the new ICGdR members (Fig. 2c). A total of 20 researchers from different institutions joined ICGdR, Keynote lecture adding new vitality to ICGdR for more cooperation and The Keynote Lecture of 20th ISGdR was chaired by research. Prof. Masaho Yoshida. Prof. Emer. Masakatsu Miyajima Xiong  et al. Geoenvironmental Disasters (2022) 9:24 Page 3 of 6 Fig. 3 2021 Best Paper Award of the ICGdR official journal: Geoenvironmental disasters Fig. 2 Opening ceremony: a Opening speech by Prof. Masaho Yoshida gave an opening speech; b Activity Report of ICGdR by Fig. 4 Keynote Lecture presented by Prof. Emer. Masakatsu Miyajima Prof. Fawu Wang; c Introduction of the new ICGdR members by Prof. Tonglu Li Table 1 Winners of five ICGdR awards Awards Awards-Winner Affiliation ICGdR Excellent Doctoral Dissertation Award Dr. Xingsen GUO Dalian University of Technology, Chin a Dr. Xi XU Tongji University, China ICGdR Outstanding Young Scientist Award Dr. Yifei CUI Tsinghua University, China Prof. Xiaolei LIU Ocean University, China Dr. Wuwei MAO Tongji University, China Prof. Kun SONG China Three Gorges University, China ICGdR Outstanding Activity Award Prof. Fenggui LIU Qinghai National University, China Prof. Shengwei QI Chinese Academy of Science, China ICGdR Technology Invention Award Prof. Bin HE Guangdong Academy of Science, Chin Prof. Yonggang JIA Ocean University of China, China ICGdR Science Achievement Award Prof. Emer. Masakatsu MIYAJIMA Kanazawa University, Japan Xiong et al. Geoenvironmental Disasters (2022) 9:24 Page 4 of 6 Fig. 5 Invited Lectures presented by a Prof. Yusuke Ono, b Dr. Ryoichi Furuta, c Prof. Maochao He, d Prof. Tetsuo Tobita Table 2 List of Keynote Lecture and Invited lectures Type Title Presenter Affiliation Keynote Lecture Resilience of water pipelines and facilities against geo-hazards induced by Prof. Emer. Masakatsu Miyajima Kanazawa Uni- earthquakes and heavy rains versity Invited Lecture Numerical simulation of earthquake-induced slope failures using the SPH Prof. Yusuke Ono Tottori University method Invited Lecture Monitoring disasters and surveying damages using remote sensing technolo- Dr. Ryoichi Furuta Remote Sensing gies Technology Center of Japan Invited Lecture Cross-fault measurement for earthquake prediction Prof. Manchao He China University of Mining and Tech- nology—Beijing Invited Lecture LEAP: International collaborative research project for centrifuge model test- Prof. Tetsuo Tobita Kansai University ing and numerical analysis on dynamic behavior of saturated sloping sand deposit presented the Keynote Lecture named “Resilience of water pipelines and facilities against geo-hazards induced by earthquakes and heavy rains” (Fig. 4). Invited lectures The 20th ISGdR arranged 4 Invited Lectures, cover- ing the areas of numerical simulation, disaster moni- toring, earthquake measurement and model testing (Fig.  5). The details of the Invited Lectures, including topics, presenters and their affiliations can be found in Table 2. Fig. 6 Presentation of Parallel Sessions Xiong  et al. Geoenvironmental Disasters (2022) 9:24 Page 5 of 6 Parallel sessions Closing ceremony From August 17 to 18, 46 presentations were reported in The closing ceremony was held on the afternoon of the Parallel Sessions focusing on different topics under August 18, and presided over by A. Prof. Toshiyuki Taka- the overall theme of this symposium. These sessions were hara. A. Prof. Wuwei Mao (Tongji University, China) gave held simultaneously in two conference rooms, and pro- a general overview of the next symposium, which will be vided a platform for young researchers to interact and held at Tongji University, Shanghai, China in the summer discuss their research in depth (Fig.  6). They also got a of 2023. The theme of 21st ISGdR is “A new era for safe great opportunity to summarize and share their ideas and and resilient coastal and marine systems”. research progress, and received lots of encouragement and Then, Prof. Masaho Yoshida read out the list of win - advice in the discussion that followed the presentations. ners for the excellent presentation, presented them with awards and expressed great encouragement (Fig. 7). At the end of closing ceremony, Prof. Emer. Masakatsu Miyajima gave a closing speech and expressed sincere appreciation to the organizers and supporters for the work they did for this symposium. Technical tour A technical trip to Hakusan Tedorigawa Geopark was conducted on August 19. The entirety of Hakusan City, Ishikawa Prefecture, is designated as the Hakusan Tedo- rigawa Geopark. In the geopark, a number of geosites have been set up as "highlight points (geo points)" in the three areas "mountain and snow" "river and canyon" "sea and fan". Fig. 7 Prof. Masaho Yoshida presented the awards to the winners Fig. 8 Technical trip at Hakusan Tedorigawa Geopark: a Hyakumangan Rock; b Ichinose Visitor Center; c Watagaya waterfall on Tedori Canyon; d Shishiku Highland Xiong et al. Geoenvironmental Disasters (2022) 9:24 Page 6 of 6 The participants firstly visited Hyakumangan Rock (Fig.  8a), which is a big rock transported by enormous flood on 1934. Then in Ichinose Visitor Center, they learned the formation of the land that makes up the geopark (Fig.  8b) as the guides explained. In the after- noon, they visited Watagaya waterfall on Tedori Canyon and Shishiku Highland (Fig.  8c, d). In this technical trip, the participants not only learned the causes of geologi- cal disasters, but also learned how to release the disasters and live in harmony with them. Acknowledgements Financial support from the Maeda Engineering Foundation, Hokuriku Road Research Association (Hokuriku Doro Kenkyukai), is greatly appreciated. Author contributions XX and BZ wrote the manuscript, MY and MM refined it. All authors read and approved the final manuscript. Funding Not applicable. Availability of data and materials Not applicable. Declarations Competing interests Not applicable. Author details Faculty of Geoscience and Civil Engineering, Kanazawa University, Kanazawa, Ishikawa 920-1192, Japan. Department of Geotechnical Engineering, College of Civil Engineering, Tongji University, Shanghai 200092, China. Depar tment of Civil Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Fukui College, Sabae, Fukui 916-8507, Japan. Lifeline Disaster Mitigation Lab, Kanazawa, Ishikawa 920-0965, Japan. Publisher’s Note Springer Nature remains neutral with regard to jurisdictional claims in pub- lished maps and institutional affiliations.

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