The joint final conference of SmartResilience and SAYSO entitled "An EU Initiative towards Advanced Situational Awareness and Enhanced Resilience" culminates the work done for these EU Horizon 2020 (H2020) projects. The main objectives of the joint final conference are not only to present and discuss their respective outcomes but also to discuss next steps in Terms of how to build upon the work done for and use the tools developed by these projects in future work.
The joint final conference intends to go beyond simply presentations of project results. It will include intensive exchange of opinions, confronting the ideas, identifying clearly the pros and cons of different approaches and highlighting paths and opportunities for integration of results from the two projects. The joint final conference will involve nearly 100 practitioners, developers, technology suppliers, standardization and procurement specialists, and decision-makers eager to find the best ways to harmonize, integrate, enhance the projects’ outcomes, and achieve tangible impact at the European Level.
The joint final conference will be a unique opportunity to share experiences in areas including resilience and risk governance, situational awareness systems, cross-border issues, communication, analysis and management, also by means of person-to-person talks, not only among the projects partners but also among all the interested stakeholders in Europe and worldwide.
Prof. Dr. Aleksandar Jovanovic is the director of the Steinbeis Advanced Risk Technologies group in Stuttgart, Germany providing consultancy in the areas of risk assessment and management for industry and public sector. As of 2006, he is also the CEO of the European Virtual Institute for Integrated Risk Management (EU-VRi).
Hanna Maria Burkow is working for the German Federal Agency of Technical Relief as Project Coordinator for the European project SAYSO (Standardisation of situational Awareness sYstems to Strengthen Operations in civil protection) since May 2017.
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