Seminar On : Disasters Risk Reduction : Another Important Route To Poverty Alleviation
Guest of Honour : Shri Mullappaly Ramchandran, Minister of State, Home
Chief Guest : Shri A P J Abdul Kalam (Former President of India)
Chairmen : Dr.(Ms.)Sayeda Hammed, Member, Planning Commission
Dr. Mohan Kanda, Former Chief Secretary AP and Former Member National Disaster Management Authority [NDMA]
Prof. V K Menon, Former Member, NDMA
Dr.(Ms.) Bhichit Rattakul, Director - Asian Disaster Preparedness Centre, Bangkok.
Shri Mohd. Younis , Noble Laureate
Prof. Vinod Sharma , Mr. P G Dawakar, Sh. Mihir R Bhatt, Shri Anil Sinha,
Mr.Peter Hassan, Lt Gen J R Bhardwaj, Shri K M Singh , Prof. Jayanti Ghosh,
Mr. S Radhakrishan
Valedictory Address : Shri. M S R Reddy, Vice Chairman - NDMA
Venue : VIF Seminar Hall, 3, San Martin Marg, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi (IN).