NEWS & EVENTS
Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GPDRR)
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.
Various Locations, Europe
Urban Innovative Actions (UIA)
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.
11-13th June 2019
Annual Conference of the Global Flood Partnership (GFP)
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.
21-23th October 2019
WiMob - International Conference on wireless and mobile computing, networking and communication
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.
23-25th October 2019
Workshop on Emergency Networks for Public Protection and Disaster Relief, (co-located with ACM WiMob)
The workshop aims to gather researchers and experts working in the field of public safety, emergency response, protection, disaster risk reduction of natural resources, resilience and recovery of critical infrastructures.
27-31st October 2019
European Cultural Heritage Summit
The conference is organised by EUROPA NOSTRA which represents a rapidly growing citizens’ movement for the safeguarding of Europe’s cultural and natural heritage. Europa Nostra is recognised as the most representative heritage organisation in Europe with members from over 40 countries.
4-6th September 2019
Kutná Hora, Czech Republic
Interdisciplinary Information Management Talks (IDIMT)
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.
4-5th September 2019
Washington DC, United States
Aid and International Development Forum (AIDF) Global Disaster Relief Summit
AIDF is the world leading forum specialising in disaster relief, mobile for development, food security and water security. It strives to be a catalyst of cross-sector collaboration and innovation in humanitarian and development sectors by bringing together governments, UN agencies, intergovernmental agencies, national and international NGOs, development banks, investors and the private sector.
4-6th November 2019
IEEE International Conference on Cloud Networking (IEEE CLOUD)
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.
20th November 2019
The ILUCIDARE Playground creates a unique space for those unconventional encounters sparking discussion, networking, international exchanges and innovation. Empowering heritage professionals, researchers, innovators, policy makers, activists and volunteers in their innovative and collaboration practices, the event also ambitions to make a contribution to aligning international and EU actions for heritage and international cultural relations.
5-6th December 2019
International workshop for GLOCAL user requirements for disaster risk
reduction and heritage
The International workshop on International workshop for GLOCAL user requirements for disaster risk reduction and cultural and natural heritage. The event held in Venice (Italy), is organized by the UNESCO Regional Bureau for Science and Culture in Europe, Venice (Italy), with the support of UNESCO’s unit for disaster risk reduction based in Paris, France and guidance of SHELTER project partners, notably the project coordinator Tecnalia.
9-13th December 2019
Waikoloa Hawaii, USA
IEEE Global Communications Conference (IEEE GLOBECOM)
GLOBECOM is one of the IEEE conferences dedicated to driving innovation in nearly every aspect of communications.
17-18th December 2019
2nd project General Assembly (GA2)
9-10 January 2020
International Conference on Cultural Heritage and Tourism Management (ICCHTM)
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
13-14th January 2020
International Conference on Natural Disasters and Emergency Management (ICNDEM)
ICNDEM 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 and Emergency Management.
It 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 and Emergency Management.
19-22th February 2020
IEEE International Conference on Big Data (IEEE Big Data)
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.
27-28th February 2020
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
International Conference on Climate Change (ICCC)
ICCC 2020 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.
9-10 April 2020
International Conference on Disaster Response and Management (ICDRM)
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
27-30th April 2020
IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (IEEE INFOCOM)
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.
3rd project General Assembly (GA3)
24-27th May 2020
Blacksburg, Virginia, USA
International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM)
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.
27th May 2020
Shaping Europe’s digital future
European web conference on the value and use of 3D digital cultural heritage for resilience, recovery and sustainability
The crisis caused by the global coronavirus pandemic has had a major impact on our mobility, and it is changing our habits. In the context of such limitations, digital 3D technologies can be an effective solution for keeping our cultural heritage virtually accessible to citizens. Furthermore, 3D digital cultural heritage can provide important opportunities for cultural heritage institutions and for other sectors that re-use such content, including in particular in the tourism sector, for immediate resilience and recovery but also for long-term sustainability.
15-18th June 2020
International Symposium on a World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks (IEEE WoWMoM)
WoWMoM is an international conference for researchers and practitioners interested in all aspects of wireless, mobile, and multimedia pervasive communications.
12-15th July 2020
Annual Natural Hazards Research and Applications Workshop (NHRAW)
The workshop brings together federal, state, and local mitigation and emergency management officials; representatives of non-profit, private sector, and humanitarian organizations; hazards and disaster researchers; and others dedicated to alleviating the impacts of disasters.
30-31st July 2020
IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (IEEE ICDM)
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
17-19th August 2020
Iowa City, USA
International Conference on Flood Management (ICFM)
ICFM is international conference platform to discuss a range of flood related issues and realise significant change in a multidisciplinary, multisectoral area.
26-30st August 2020
European Association of Archeologist (EAA) Conference
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.
31st August – 4th September 2020
European Conference on Flood Risk Management (FLOODrisk)
FLOODrisk2020 is committed to attract, coach and listen to the next generation of scientists and practitioners who will future-proof our research methods and help to improve our flood risk management practice in order to better cope with deep uncertainty.
07-11th September 2020
European Conference on Applied Climatology (ECAC)
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.
13-17th September 2020
International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA)
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.
28-30th October 2020
World Cities Culture Forum (WCCF) summit
WCCF, provides a way for policy makers in 38 key cities to share research and intelligence, and explore the vital role of culture in their future prosperity, as many of the great contemporary policies from tackling climate change to promoting social equity are being let at city, rather than national level.
International Disaster and Risk Conferences in Davos
The IDRC is the world's leading conferences on integrative risk management. A unique community of business leaders, decision makers, practitioners, international organisations, NGO, and scientists committed to find solutions to the risks posed at societies and organisations today.
Brno, Czech Republic
4th project General Assembly (GA4)
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/
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.