DRIVER+ Final Conference

Unlocking the Innovation Potential in European Crisis Management
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 (All day) to Thursday, February 20, 2020 (All day), Brussels, Belgium

Be part of a unique conference that will report on the EU-funded DRIVER+ project. It will provide valuable new insights into approaches and methodologies for assessing crisis management solutions in light of climate change-related threats such as wildfires and floods. The conference will feature reports and analysis from leading crisis managers and other experts involved with the DRIVER+ project alongside climate change specialists. Attendees will also have access to a solutions marketplace of technologies and tools tested at DRIVER+ Trials. 

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The 6th International Conference on Preparedness & Response to Emergencies & Disasters

Sunday, January 12, 2020 (All day) to Wednesday, January 15, 2020 (All day), Tel Aviv, Israel

The Israeli Ministry of Health and the Home Front Command will be hosting the Sixth Israeli International Conference on Preparedness and Response to Emergencies and Disasters. This conference will provide an opportunity for professionals from around the world to share the latest findings and new experiences concerning health system readiness for disasters and emergencies of all types.
Come join us, together with participants from 30 countries from across the globe, and take advantage of this great opportunity to network.

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DRIVER+ Policy Research Dialogue Roundtable Meeting

Wednesday, December 18, 2019 (All day), Brussels, Belgium

After the PRDR kick-off meeting in February 2019, where Adam Widera together with Chiara Fonio (EC JRC) moderated a brainstorming session on gaps and challenges in the area of crisis management and security research projects, the second meeting will cover the results achieved since then.

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"Information and Communication Technologies for Crisis and Emergency Management" at the HICSS 2020

Minitrack on ICT in crisis management within the track "Collaboration Systems and Technologies"
Tuesday, January 7, 2020 (All day) to Friday, January 10, 2020 (All day), Gran Wailea, Maui, USA

This minitrack provides a venue for collaborative systems and technologies related to all phases in the disaster management cycle: prevention and mitigation; preparedness; alert; response; recovery; and post disaster. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

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Innovation for Crisis Management (I4CM)

4th I4CM on Volunteer Management in Crisis Response
Wednesday, June 12, 2019 (All day) to Thursday, June 13, 2019 (All day), Copenhagen, Denmark

The 4th edition of the I4CM event organised by the DRIVER+ project has been designed for you
and will be visiting Denmark in 2019. This event will provide a platform allowing practitioners, experts and
solution providers from the region and beyond to meet and exchange best practices and lessons learned. Focusing on Volunteer Management in a crisis situation, with special attention being paid to issues around organised volunteers, spontaneous volunteers and psychosocial support. This event will also be the occasion to pave the way for the

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C³M contributing with HumLogSIM to the DRIVER+ Trial in the Netherlands!

Assessment of socio-technical innovations for crisis management
Tuesday, May 21, 2019 (All day) to Thursday, May 23, 2019 (All day), The Hague, Nertherlands

DRIVER+ Netherlands Trial is being organised by the German Aerospace Center (DLR) and Safety Region Haaglanden (SRH). It will be conducted as a tabletop Trial at the premises of SRH in The Hague from Tuesday 21 May 2019 to Thursday 23rd May 2019.




Severe weather causes the Scheveningen lock to fail, flooding The Hague city centre, putting more than 500,000 people at risk.  Cascade effects will be (partial) loss of electricity, gas, drinking water, telecoms networks and damage to roads, houses, cars, shops, tram lines.

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4th International Conference on Dynamics of Disasters

DOD 2019
Monday, July 1, 2019 (All day) to Friday, July 5, 2019 (All day), Kalamata, Greece

Humans experience a wide array of disasters that generally fall into two categories: natural disasters such as hurricanes, earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanic eruptions, etc.; and unnatural, or man-made, disasters such as wars, explosions, wildfires, chemical spills, etc. Such disasters wreak havoc and provoke extensive and large-scale devastation, and carry extremely serious financial repercussions for nations, organizations, and individuals.

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