NEWS & EVENTS

Upcoming events

13th of October 2022 International Risk Reduction Day Various Locations, Europe & worldwide Each year this event features lots of correlated events across Europe as well worlwide. read more
14-15th September 2022 EURESFO Athens, Greece Over the past 9 years, the European Resilience Forum has served as a unique exchange platform for city representatives, experts and stakeholders from local and regional institutions to discuss strategies, initiatives and actions for adapting to climate change, managing disasters and building urban resilience. read more
29-30 th July 2022 IEEE ICDM Istanbul, Turkey ICDM aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Data Mining. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered, and solutions adopted in the fields of Data Mining read more
20th July 2022 ARCH Final Event Hamburg, Germany One of our sister projects is coming to a conclusion. So save the date for their final event! A day to discuss results, showcase ARCH tools, raise the visibility of resilience and cultural heritage, and bring the project to a close. read more
15th July 2022 SHELTER on Horizon Magazine Online We have been featured, along with our sister projects ARCH and HYPERION, in Horizon Magazine. Read the article 'Europe’s major tourist sites battle climate change to survive' and discover all the efforts put in place to support cultural heritage sites in their #resilience against #climatechange. read more
5-7 July 2022 ICONHIC Athens, Greece Founded in 2016, the conference emerged in response to the ever-growing need for a landmark event that will gather together a broad field of expertise, aiming to prevent and reduce the risk of extreme natural events and their aftermaths on infrastructure. Sponsored by international industrial partners and institutions, who worked hand-in-hand with the academia to deliver an event that fosters collaboration between different stakeholders. read more
23- 28th May 2022 GPDRR Bali, Indonesia GPDRR is a biennial forum for information exchange, discussion of latest developments, knowledge and partnership-building across sectors, with the goal of improving implementation of disaster risk reduction through better communication and coordination amongst stakeholders. read more
18-20th May 2022 HERI-TECH Florence, Italy HERI-TECH is an international conference addressing the Future of Heritage Science and Technologies. It involves a large number of researches and scholars and puts the industry's current issues under spotlight, specifically on issues related to innovative techniques and technologies for Cultural Heritage. The Conference is part of the Florence International Biennial for Art and Restoration, creating a unique opportunity to bring together the academic word with industry. read more
2-5th May 2022 IEEE INFOCOM London, United Kingdom IEEE INFOCOM is a major conference venue for researchers to present and exchange significant and innovative contributions and ideas in the field of networking and closely related areas. The conference covers both theoretical and systems research. read more
18th of April 2022 International Day for Monuments and Sites Various Locations, Europe & worldwide Each year this event features lots of correlated events across Europe as well worlwide. read more
April 2022 UIA Various Locations, Europe UIA is an Initiative of the European Union that provides urban areas throughout Europe with resources to test new and unproven solutions to address urban challenges. read more
17th – 18th February 2022 ICCC 2022 Online ICCC 2022 is a platform for eminent researchers, scientists, industry experts and all interested scholars to discuss and share current policies, implementations, data streams about climate change. read more
15-18 December 2021 IEEE Big Data Online The goal of the International Conference on Big Data and Smart Computing (BigComp), initiated by KIISE (Korean Institute of Information Scientists and Engineers), is to provide an international forum for exchanging ideas and information on current studies, challenges, research results, system developments, and practical experiences in these emerging fields. read more
7-11th December 2021 IEEE GLOBECOM Madrid, Spain Online GLOBECOM is one of the IEEE conferences dedicated to driving innovation in nearly every aspect of communications. read more
10-12th November 2021 ICDRM Online ICDRM aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Disaster Response and Management. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered, and solutions adopted in the fields of Disaster Response and Management read more
21st of October 2021 ISCRAM Tarbes, France ISCRAM it provides the opportunity for researchers and practitioners from across the world to meet and share their expertise in the design, development, and implementation of information systems that are focused on improving the management of crises and disaster situations. read more
20-23rd October 2021 14th European Cultural Tourism Newtork conference Athens, Greece The 14th ECTN conference with main theme 'Regenerating European Tourism through Culture, Heritage and Creativity' will discuss the latest trends in the field of culture, heritage and sustainable tourism, including innovation, digitalisation, creativity and cultural tourism product development. The emphasis will be on the important role of culture, heritage and creativity in regenerating the European tourism, following the pandemic crisis in 2020 and 2021. It is aimed to have a real event in Athens, but depending on the situation if necessary there may be a hybrid event with limited physical presence in Athens and digital streaming facilities for online participation. read more
19-22th October 2021 ENCAT Online The ENCATC Congress aims to explore ground-breaking innovations in cultural management and policy education and encourage steps to ensure significant improvements in this industry. A key annual gathering for academics, trainers and researchers from the cultural management and policy educational fields with cross-disciplinary interests, the ENCATC Congress is the opportunity to network with professionals, policy makers and artists and thus to bridge the knowledge gap, to discuss about new methodologies in pedagogy as well as promote research esteem. read more
13th of October International Risk Reduction Day Various Locations, Europe & worldwide Each year this event features lots of correlated events across Europe as well worlwide. read more
11-13th October 2021 WiMob Bologna, Italy WiMob is an international forum for the exchange of knowledge and experience among researchers, developers and practitioners of wireless and mobile technology. The WiMob conference provides unique opportunities for researchers and developers to interact, share new results, show live demonstrations, and discuss emerging directions in Wireless Communications, Mobile Networking and Ubiquitous Computing. read more
6th of October 2021 GFP Online The GFP is a multi-disciplinary group of scientists, operational agencies and flood risk managers focused on developing efficient and effective global flood tools that can address these challenges. Its aim is to establish a partnership for global flood forecasting, monitoring and impact assessment to strengthen preparedness and response and to reduce global disaster losses. read more
23-30th September 2021 DEXA Online DEXA provides a forum for presenting research results in the area of database and intelligent systems and discussions on advanced applications and issues related to these areas. It will offer the opportunity to extensively discuss requirements, problems, and solutions in the field. The conference and associated workshops will inspire a fruitful dialogue between developers in practice, users of database and expert systems, and scientists working in the field. read more
6-7th September 2021 EAA Conference Kiel, Germany It is the annual conference of the EEA, the Association for all professional archaeologists of Europe and beyond. The aim of these meetings is to highlight of the EAA year, bringing together EEA members and colleagues to discuss important issues in research, heritage management and commercial practice, ethics and theory, and the newest results of fieldwork. read more
5-10 September 2021 IEEE CLOUD Online IEEE Cloud prime international forum for both researchers and industry practitioners to exchange the latest fundamental advances in the state of the art and practice of cloud computing, identify emerging research topics, and define the future of cloud computing. read more
3-10th September 2021 ECAC Online The Annual Meetings of the European Meteorological Society aim at fostering exchange and cross-fertilization of ideas in the meteorological, climatological and related communities, focusing particularly on strategic issues relevant to the future of meteorology in Europe. read more
1-3rd September 2021 IDIMT Kutná Hora, Czech Republic IDIMT-conferences have established themselves as a truly interdisciplinary and international forum for the exchange of concepts and visions in the area of complex and/or software intensive systems, management and engineering of information and knowledge, systemic thinking, business engineering, and related topics. read more
1-30 September 2021 European Heritage Days Various Locations, Europe The European Heritage Days are the most widely celebrated participatory cultural event shared by the citizens of Europe. read more
26-27 August 2021 ICCHTM Paris, France ICCHTM aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Cultural Heritage and Tourism Management. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered, and solutions adopted in the fields of Cultural Heritage and Tourism Management read more
9 - 11th August 2021 ICFM Iowa City, USA ICFM is international conference platform to discuss a range of flood related issues and realise significant change in a multidisciplinary, multisectoral area. read more

Project news

15th November 2022 SHELTER Peer Learning Visit Trip Outcomes On September 12-14, 2022 we held a peer-learning experience with the SHELTER stakeholders of the SAVA open lab, more precisely the task group established by the International Sava River Basin Commission (ISRBC), visited and interacted with stakeholders from the SHELTER Dordrecht open lab in the Netherlands. read more
12th October 2022 Climate-neutral and resilient historic districts: Findings from the EU R&I Task Force As part of the EU R&I Task Force we are taking part in an online workshop during the #euregionsweek; we will be present with our sister projects ARCH and Hyperion! read more
12th September 2022 SHELTER Peer Learning Study Tour Ready to take on a Study tour to The Netherlands? With Sava River Basin Open Lab and UNESCO, focus on 'Flood risk management and cultural heritage protection'. read more
7th September 2022 7th SHELTER General Assembly The SHELTER project team will celebrate its 7th General Assembly, in a three-day meeting session from the 07th to the 09th of September 2022. Finally, live! read more
6th September 2022 Towards Adaptive, Climate Neutral and Resilient Historic Urban Districts In the frame of the 10th AISU Congress on the 06th of September in Turin, SHELTER will open the first day with a dedicated dissemination session. read more
13th June 2022 R2B transition transformation The interdisciplinary group of the Ravenna Open Lab will participate in the R2B 2022 event, for the 17th International Exhibition on Research and Skills for Innovation. During the meeting, the research groups will present the monitoring and survey activities performed in the archaeological area and the Church of Santa Croce. read more
3rd June 2022 EU Task Force meeting A meeting of the EU R&I Task Force for Climate Neutral and Resilient Historic Urban Districts will occur during the event 'Stakeholder Dialogues' organised by ARCH, as a hybrid event. read more
6th April 2022 Peer Learning Workshop On the 6th of April, we have linked up with our sister projects HYPERION and ARCH to go through a workshop on Peer Learning, a space of new ideas and a lot of insightful outcomes. read more
10th March 2022 SHELTER celebrates its 6th General Assembly! The SHELTER project team celebrated its 6th General Assembly, in a two-day meeting session last 3-4th of February 2022. read more
18th November 2021 SHELTER joins the discussion at RURITAGE's Rural Connections webinar "Disaster risk reduction for resilience" Last 15th of November 2021, the SHELTER project has been presented in RURITAGE webinar on "Disaster risk reduction for resilience", through the experience and expected outcomes of the Baixa-Lima (Galicia) Open Lab in the management of forest fires. read more
17th November 2021 Save the Date for the EU Task Force for Climate Neutral and Resilience Historic Urban Districts - 2nd Meeting The 2nd Meeting of the EU Task Force for Climate Neutral and Resilient Historic Urban Districts that will be conducted virtually on the 14th & 15th of December 2021. read more
28th October 2021 SHELTER at the 9th Sava Youth Parliament The 9th  Sava Youth Parliament was held on the 8th  and 9th  of October 2021. This year the SHELTER consortium joined young leaders from the Sava Youth Parliament to brainstorm about how we can together help to enhance flood risk management of cultural heritage in the Sava River basin. This event was organized by the International Sava River Basin Commission (ISRBC), and it is supported by the SHELTER EU Project and the UNESCO Regional Bureau for Science and Culture in Europe. read more
27th October 2021 SHELTER launches the Youth Ambassador Call! Presented in the frame of Ninth edition of the Sava Youth Parliament, held on the 8th of October 2021, the SHELTER Youth Ambassador call is officially open! read more
31st August 2021 SHELTER' Sava River basin Open Lab: Co-creating tools for better flood risk response The 4th SHELTER Sava River basin Open Lab Stakeholder Workshop was convened virtually on 8 June 2021 by the International Sava River Basin Commission and the UNESCO Regional Bureau for Science and Culture in Europe. read more
14th July 2021 The Ravenna Open Lab just launched the implementation of the whole set of tools for the SHELTER integrated monitoring strategy On July 14th, the Ravenna Open Lab organized a press conference to enhance the dissemination of the Shelter project actions in the area of Santa Croce at local level. read more
23rd June 2021 Kick-off Session: EU Task Force for Climate Neutral and Resilient Historic Urban Districts This meeting aims to discuss the role historic urban districts can play in making European cities climate neutral and more resilient. For this purpose, the new EU Task Force for Climate Neutral and Resilience Historic Urban Districts will officially be launched, connecting public and private actors in related fields. The Task Force is promoted by the Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Actions ARCH, HYPERION, and SHELTER. read more
23rd June 2021 Kick-off of the EU Task Force for Climate Neutral and #Resilient Historic Urban Districts Three sister projects i.e. SHELTER, ARCH and HYPERION kicked off the “EU Task Force for Climate Neutral and #Resilient Historic Urban Districts” on June 23rd 2021.
The mission of the EU Task Force for Climate Neutral and Resilient Historic Urban Districts is to co-ordinate EU efforts to make historic and contemporary urban districts climate neutral and strengthen their resilience to the effects of climate change and natural hazards as well as the resilience of the communities depending on those areas.
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22nd June 2021 Upcoming next Tuesday, 22nd of June at 14:00 CEST, the 2nd talk of "After the Damages International Academy" in which TECNALIA - Leading partner and coordinator of SHELTER - is joining the discussion. This meeting aims to discuss the role historic urban districts can play in making European cities climate neutral and more resilient. For this purpose, the new EU Task Force for Climate Neutral and Resilience Historic Urban Districts will officially be launched, connecting public and private actors in related fields. The Task Force is promoted by the Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Actions ARCH, HYPERION, and SHELTER. read more
21st June 2021 SHELTER celebrates its 5th General Assembly! The SHELTER project team celebrated its 5th General Assembly, in a two-day meeting session last 21-22nd of June 2021. During the virtual event, partners showcased the achievements of the last six months, introducing the first set of results. read more
21st May 2021 SHELTER joins ECCA 2021! SHELTER joined the 5th European Climate Change Adaptation Conference: Bringing adaptation solutions to life: Inspiring climate adaptation action today for a resilient future. read more
2nd April 2021 SHELTER in the Heritage Research Hub The SHELTER project is now featured on the Heritage Research Hub. The Heritage Research Hub is a platform on and for the cultural heritage research community. It has been created and is managed by the Joint Programming Initiative on Cultural Heritage (JPI CH). read more
8th February 2021 SHELTER celebrates its three-days 4th General Assembly! During the first day, the exchange-meeting with the twin projects ARCH and HYPERION allowed to identify potential collaborations and interactions between the projects, with a particular focus on the activities of the different case studies. The meeting saw more than +70 participants including the partners of the three projects and some of the main stakeholders of the 5 SHELTER Open Labs. read more
18th December 2020 Open Lab Baixa Limia Natural Park Serra do Xurés 3rd workshop with local agents The SHELTER team has developed the “SHELTER wiki”, a platform meant to provide a common space to share core definitions and materials. You can check it out here: https://wiki.shelter-project.cloud/ read more
18th November 2020 SHELTER wiki and ontology finally released! The SHELTER team has developed the “SHELTER wiki”, a platform meant to provide a common space to share core definitions and materials. You can check it out here: https://wiki.shelter-project.cloud/ read more
11th November 2020 Ravenna Open Lab - Shelter activities continue despite COVID-19 restrictions! Last week, the Ravenna Open Lab run an internal online workshop with the local Soprintendenza Archeologica Belle Arti e Paesaggio (i.e. the manager of the Santa Croce archeologic area) to discuss the exact location of tools and sensors to be installed both in the archaeological area and in the Church. read more
28th September 2020 SHELTER Ravenna Open Lab celebrates its 2nd workshop The second Ravenna Open Lab online workshop took place on the 15th of September 2020. To the workshop 36 people attended among the stakeholders, UNIBO colleagues from various research fields and the SHELTER’s Italian project partners (POLITO, LINKS, RED and SISTEMA). read more
28th September 2020 SHELTER celebrates its 3rd General Assembly 23-25th September Due to the COVID-19 restrictions, the three-day 3rd General Assembly took place entirely online. During the first day, a semi-open session saw over +60 participants, including SHELTER project team, SHELTER Project’s Advisory Board and invited guests. Among them, the coordinators of ARCH and HYPERION projects together with EASME representatives.  read more
17th June 2020 SHELTER consortium celebrates its virtual Assembly Due to COVID-19, the SHELTER project team celebrated its virtual Assembly, in a two-day meeting session last 17-18th June 2020. During the event, partners showcased the achievements of the last six months outlining the roadmap with the next steps to be undertaken in view of the months to come. read more
28th May 2020 SHELTER Sava River Basin Open Lab: Second Stakeholder (online) Workshop Due to the COVID 19 healthcare emergency, the II Open Lab co-organised by International Sava River Basin Commission and UNESCO is taking place online. read more
17th December 2019 SHELTER celebrates its 2nd General Assembly The SHELTER project team celebrated its second general assembly in Sığacık, Seferihisar district (Turkey), in a Two-day meeting session last 17-18th December 2019. During the event, partners showcased the achievements of the last six months outlining the roadmap with the next steps to be undertaken in view of the months to come. read more
5th December 2019 UNESCO celebrates the International workshop on GLOCAL user requirements for Disaster Risk Reduction and Cultural and Natural Heritage Within the context of the Horizon 2020 project SHELTER, the International workshop on GLOCAL user requirements for Disaster Risk Reduction and Cultural and Natural Heritage convened by UNESCO Regional Bureau for Science and Culture in Europe at its premises in Venice, Italy, took place on 5-6 December 2019 with the support of UNESCO’s Disaster Risk Reduction unit and guidance of SHELTER’s project partners, notably the project coordinator Tecnalia. read more
25th November 2019 Xunta de Galicia celebrated its first Open Lab workshop in Baixa Limia- Serra do Xures (Galicia) The 25th of November, Xunta de Galicia hosted the first Open Lab workshop in Galicia to present the SHELTER project. The General Directorate of Environmental Quality and Climate Change, partner of SHELTER, explained to the stakeholders the project aims to bring together the scientific community and managers of natural and cultural heritage in order to increase resilience. read more
7th November 2019 1st Ravenna Open Lab - Workshop launched The first Ravenna Open Lab in the framework oh H2020 Shelter-Project took place on the 6th of November 2019. Shelter aims at enhancing resilience of historic areas and improving sustainable reconstruction (building back better) by combining data driven and Open Lab approaches. read more
5th November 2019 1st workshop for Seferihisar Open Lab Seferihisar Municipality celebrates its first Open Lab workshop in Sığacık, involving local stakeholders and institutions representatives attended namely the Izmir Museum Directorate, Izmir Cultural Heritage Preservation Regional Board Directorate, Izmir Survey and Monuments Directorate, Ankara University Teos Excavation President, Friends of Cultural Heritage and Ecodenge. read more
2nd October 2019 1st Workshop Open Lab Sava River Basin successful The International Sava River Basin Commission (ISRBC) organized the first Shelter’s Open Lab workshop in Zagreb, Croatia. The workshop, held on October 2, was attended by representatives of relevant authorities from the Sava River basin (Bosnia Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro, Serbia and Slovenia), targeted stakeholders responsible for the UNESCO’s cultural heritage sites within the Sava River basin and experts from Shelter partners Technalia, UNESCO and IHE Delft. read more
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