The next Science Talk, organized by the Institute of Systems Sciences, Innovation and Sustainability Research, will be given by Dr. Weena Gera (University of the Philippines Cebu) on the topic “Rethinking Scales in Urban Disaster Management for Local Sustainability: Insights from the Philippines’ Flood Risk Governance”. Her talk will take place on Wednesday, 8 June (postponed from 6th) 2018 at 12.30 pm in the meeting room of SIS (Merangasse 18, 1st floor). Duration: Approximately one hour including discussion. The participation is free of charge and there is no need to register. SIS usually organizes three to five guest talks in each semester, covering its main research fields, i.e., systems sciences, innovation and sustainability research.