INTERPRAEVENT is an International Research Society based in Klagenfurt (Austria). It is considered to be “the expert network for the protection from natural hazards”. The organisation was founded in Austria after the extreme flood disasters of 1968 and provides a framework for experts from science, practice and administration. The members of INTERPRAEVENT include public authorities, regions, communities, research institutions and private organisations.
The research society INTERPRAEVENT ensures a constant international exchange of information and contributes actively to the further development of the preventive protection against natural disasters. The international conference INTERPRAEVENT is an important part of the research association to strengthen the international cooperation, connect scientists and practitioners, discuss the latest developments and exchange knowledge and experience.