Session Program:

*Please note that the program is tentative and subject to change.  


Plenary Sessions:

  • International Flood Initiative (IFI)
  • Integrated Flood Management under/after the COVID-19 Pandemic
  • Climate Change Adaptation: IPCC/AR6 and Actions to be Taken
  • River Basin Disaster Resilience and Sustainability by All


Themes for Submissions to be Presented in Parallel Sessions:

Submitted abstracts on each theme will be divided into parallel and poster sessions.


Poster Sessions:

  • Submitted abstracts on each topic will be divided into parallel and poster sessions.
  • One-hour poster view including indexing with one page PPT. for 100 seconds at the end of Plenary session each day.
  • Erich Plate Poster prize


Special Sessions:

The ICFM9 has accepted a total of 266 abstracts for its ten thematic sessions. The conference is now calling for proposals for special sessions to discuss cross-cutting, area-specific, or other uniquely themed issues. The following types of meeting rooms are available to hold special sessions:

Type     Seating Capacity     Cost (JPY per 90min. session)
A 48 30,000
B 84 40,000
C 133 50,000





Proposal due: 31st October 2022 (on a first-come-first-served basis due to the limited room availability)

Please note that abstracts and extended abstracts that will be collected by special session conveners without the ICFM9 review process are not allowed to be submitted to the PIASH special issue though they will be shared electrically during the conference. 

If you're interested, please contact ICFM9 Secretariat at icfm9"at" (replace "at" with @).


Other Events:

Booth exhibitions – proposal-basis

Side Events – proposal-basis

Half day Visit to Research Institutes in TsukubaFebruary 21, 2023 (PM) 

Field Trip: February 22, 2023

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