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UNITED NATIONS GLOBAL COMPACT NETWORK INDIA IS ORGANISING GiDMC 2019


Date:2019-05-23


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Delhi to hold a two-day international conference on Disaster Management

Addressing the cause of Disaster Management; The Global Inclusive Disaster Management Conference (GiDMC) marked an impactful first edition in 2018. The sequel edition is launched and scheduled for 1-2 July 2019 at Le Méridien, Hotel, New Delhi. This year the event is being organized by United Nations Global Compact Network supported by National Disaster Management Authority,hosted by Oil India, partnered by Gail India & Indian Red Cross Society and managed by ICONEX India and will be revolving around the theme of “Towards Resilient Future - Preparedness, Response, Recovery, Mitigation”.

GiDMC 2019 has also witnessed great support form PSUs, Corporates, NGOs and major associations involved in addressing the cause from all across the globe. The Navaratna PSU Oil India Limited (OIL), the Maharatna companies – GAIL India Limited & ONGC and the India Red Cross Society are the major supporters of the Show.

Alongside great support from the authorities and United Nations bodies, GiDMC 2019 has so far seen a great partnership with elite brands like Deloitte, Ernst and Young, Airport Authority of India, Kerala Startup Mission, Asian Disaster Preparedness Center, Save the Children, INSARAG, Integrated Volunteers Network and many more. The conference this year is aimed to witness 500+ Global Attendees, 60+ Speakers and participation from more than 10 Countries.

Dr. Ashutosh Karnatak, Director Projects, GAIL India Limited and Chairman Steering Committee, said, “We earnestly hope that the conference will work as a catalyst in providing new insights on Disaster laws, policies, innovation and technical expertise Our vision to host this show is to bring forth the discussions highlighting preparedness for the Disasters.”

Mr V.P. Mahawar, Ex Director-Onshore, ONGC and Co-Chairman, Steering Committee further added, “Disasters either natural or man-made have a devastating impact on the development. They not just jeopardize human lives and livelihoods, but also impact economies as a whole. The conference will see participation from the industry stakeholders aimed to identify hazards as well as risk and will deliberate to find ways and solutions to minimize them.”

About GiDMC

Global Inclusive Disaster management conference was first launched in 2018 and was organized by iCONEX Exhibitions. The 2018 debut edition witnessed an overwhelming response and hence the second edition this year is organised under the umbrella of UN Global Compact Network supported by National Disaster Management Authority ,hosted by Oil India, partnered by Gail India & Indian Red Cross Society and managed by ICONEX India. The conference has marked its presence with an elaborate conference agenda and topics of discussions. Not only this, the industry experts accepted it as a platform of vital importance in the global journey towards a resilient future. The vision of GiDMC is to establish a stage for the world’s most influential leaders to gather and help the world across to find best ways to fight the calamities and enhance environmental positives for a better quality of life.

Media Contact:
Khushbu Nair
iCONEX Exhibitions
PH: + 919711868043
E-mail ID: knair@iconex.in