Aim & Information

Main Theme

Disaster Knows No Borders: Human Bonding


Objectives & Goals of the Conference

・To share the experiences of disaster nursing among nurses, other professional and those with an interest in the subject matter. To discuss and develop disaster (nursing) systems, strengthen preparedness, share disaster information, and network for empowerment.

・To view and comprehend disaster and development from a global perspective and make contributions that can provide relief and security for the global community.


・ To globalize information on disasters and disaster nursing

・ To empower humanity through the 1st World Society of Disaster Nursing Conference.

・ To develop and impart knowledge through research and reports of nursing practice in order to progress disaster nursing in the countries and implement a system of disaster preparedness.

General Information

Date:   January 9(Sat) – 10(Sun), 2010
Conference Main Theme:   Disaster Knows No Borders: Human Bonding
Venue:   Kobe International Conference Center (Kobe Convention Center)
    6-9-1 Minatojima-nakamachi,
    Chuo-ku, Kobe 650-0046 JAPAN
Host:   Japan Society of Disaster Nursing
Conference Chair:   Hiroko Minami, RN, DNSc
    President, University of KinDAI Himeji
Secretary General:   Keiko Okaya, RN, PhD
    Dean, University of KinDAI Himeji, School of Nursing
Official Language:   English / Japanese
Secretariat:   c/o Inter Group Corp.
Inter G Bldg, 3-20-1 Toyosaki,
Kita-ku, Osaka 531-0072 JAPAN