WGDisasters-9

Event Dates: March 13th - 15th, 2018

 

The 9th Meeting of the Working Group on Disasters

Hosted by: The European Commission

Location: Brussels, Belgium

Agenda

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018: — Day 1

12:00

Welcome sandwiches/coffee – DEVCO MEET L-41 05/A128 (social)

13:00

01 – Opening and welcome

Mauro Facchini, EC Copernicus Programme

Simona Zoffoli

13:15

02 – Tour de table of participants

All

13:25

03 – Logistics

Francoise Villette

13:30

04 – Outstanding WG business :

MoM from teleconference  #20: Review of open actions

Andrew Eddy, Simona Zoffoli

14:15

05 – Meeting objectives [ Presentation ]

Reporting on activities – GSNL, GEO-DARMA, Haiti RO, Landslide Pilot, Geohazards Lab

Defining new demonstrators: Volcanoes, seismic hazards and floods

Strategy for communicating the success of the pilots and engaging demonstrator communities

Engagement with new partners – IWG-SEM joint session, report on AmeriGEOSS cooperation

Simona Zoffoli, Andrew Eddy

14:30

Group Photo

 

14:45

Coffee Break

 

15:00

06 – European Commission’s Copernicus Emergency Management Service [ Presentation ]

Francoise Villette, Peter Spruyt

15:30

07 – GSNL Session [ Presentation ]

  • Results from supersites
  • New supersites
  • Vision for future

Stefano Salvi

 

17:30

ADJOURN

 

Wednesday, March 14th, 2018 — Day 2

09:00

08 – GEO-DARMA [ Presentation ]

Ivan Petiteville (remotely), Andrew Eddy

10:30

Coffee Break

 

10:45

09 – Landslide Pilot [ Presentation ] [ Document ]

Jean-Philippe Malet, Sigrid Roessner (remotely)

11:45

10 – Geohazards Lab [ Presentation ]

Philippe Bally, Stefano Salvi, Dorella Papadopoulou

12:30

Lunch Break – Canteen Charlemagne Building

 

14:00

11 – Recovery Observatory [ Presentation ]

Helene de Boissezon, Boby Piard (remotely)

15:30

Coffee Break

 

16:00

12 – DRM Demonstrator development 

    1. Flood demonstrator (45 min) [ Presentation ]
    2. Seismic hazards demonstrator (45 min) [ Presentation ]
    3. Volcano demonstrator (and report on volcano pilot Objective C) (60 min) [ Presentation ]

Bob Kuligowski (remotely), Stu Frye  (remotely)

Philippe Bally, Dorella Papadopoulou

Mike Poland, Simona Zoffoli 

18:30

ADJOURN

 

Thursday, March 15th — Day 3

9:00

13 – Joint session with International Working Group of the Satellite Emergency Mapping (IWG-SEM) [ Presentation ]

  • Introduction of IWG-SEM membership and activities
  • General discussion on possible collaboration

Stephen Clandillon, Chair of IWG-SEM (SERTIT)

(other IWG-SEM members remote connection to be arranged) 

10:30

Coffee Break

 

11 :00

14 – Strategy for communications and engagement

  • Target audiences
  • Website update
  • Pilot user testimonials
  • Handbook distribution
  • User engagement through demonstrators

Simona Zoffoli, Andrew Eddy

11:45

15 – News from agencies:

  • Presentation of “Russian Space Systems” Research Center for Earth Operative Monitoring
  • Other agencies?

Andrei Kuklin

12:15

16 – Conclusion, Summary of follow-up action points and Next WG Disasters meeting

 

12:30

Lunch @ DG ECHO, ECHO MEET 0/MED3 AUD, 79 rue Joseph II

 

Visit of DG ECHO EU Emergency Response Coordination Centre (ERCC), 79 rue Joseph II

14:30

Arrive at Emergency Response Coordination Centre – DGECHO MEET 0/MED 3 AUD

 

14:45

17 – Site visit of European Commission’s ERCC 

[ Presentation ]

  • Visit
  • General discussion on work of ERCC

Francoise Villette

Spyros Afentoulidis

16:30

END of MEETING