Share with

24 Jan 2024
The registration is closed.

CIFAL Bangkok - Hidden Earthquake Induced Tsunami Risk in Thailand

Side Event
1 Days
Programme Area
Decentralize Cooperation Programme
Event Focal Point Email
CIFAL Bangkok
Asian Institute of Technology
Asian Institute of Technology
TQR Public Company Limited
R Square Co., Ltd.
Public – by registration
Mode of Delivery
Data Protection and Privacy
The personal data of participants applying for, registering for or participating in UNITAR's training courses and other events is governed by the Data Protection and Privacy Policy. By applying for, registering for or participating in this event, the participant acknowledges that he or she is, (or they are) aware of the policy and agree to its terms.

The characteristics and severity of an earthquake-induced tsunami depend on various factors, including the magnitude and depth of the earthquake, the vertical movement of the seafloor, the distance from the source to the coastline, and the shape and underwater topography of the coastal area. To understand the risk of seismic-induced Tsunami, as well as to minimize the risks, concerned agencies risk assessors need to have wider knowledge on causes and types of the earthquake near the coastal areas. This session will describe and analyze lessons learned from the recent earthquake occurring in Japan.

  • To share lessons learned from the recent earthquake in Japan
  • To identify important seismic risks and types of impacts caused by the disaster
  • To update knowledge and information of the unknown that concerned agencies need to know more to minimize the risks.

Tentative topics

  • Characteristics and forms of seismic disaster which can cause earthquake in India and South China sea regions;
  • Chance and probability of the occurrence of earthquake induced Tsunami in Thailand; and
  • Risk areas and risk impact assessment.

This event will be conducted through the online training platform.

Potential audiences of this online event include:

  • Academic institutions/ research institutions
  • Disaster risk management agencies / organizations
  • Risk assessors
  • Insurance regulators / supervisors
  • Financial service companies
  • Financial risk assessment professionals

To complete the registration process, please follow this link: แบบฟอร์มลงทะเบียน Webinar: Hidden Earthquake Induced Tsunami Risk in Thailand (

To participate in this session a fee will be applicable. 

The session will take place online and will last 2 hours.


  1. Prof. Pennung Warnitchai, PH.D., Chair of Structural Engineering Program, AIT
  2. Asst. Prof. Panon Latcharote, D.Eng., Department