• Lauren Jarrad

BUDMC Team in San Francisco

Updated: Feb 19

Professor Lee Miles and Dr Henry Bang accompanied a number of BUDMC PhD students to the 2018 ISA convention in San Francisco.

The five person strong team representing BUDMC attended ISA’s 59th Annual Convention held in San Francisco, California. Providing a unique opportunity to three current PhD students within the Disaster Management Centre to participate in an international conference alongside staff members from the Centre and attend working groups, attend key note lectures and network with international experts. Professor Lee Miles delivered two presentation at the conference; the first titled ‘A Glass of Disaster Management with a Foreign Policy Entrepreneurship Twist? Entrepreneurial Resilience and Foreign Policy Dynamics in Ghana' and the second 'The Scandinavian Foreign Policy Collective: Managing Greater Imperatives of Safety and Resilience.’ Both draw upon Professor Miles years of experience in working in Scandinavian and West African countries and on-going research project AfriCab; a project aimed at driving African capacity building in Disaster Management.

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