NEWS & EVENTS

Upcoming events

28-30th October 2020 Milan, Italy 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. read more
November 2020 Davos, Switzerland 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. read more
November-December 2020 Brno, Czech Republic 4th project General Assembly (GA4)
May 2021 Geneva, Switzerland 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. read more
TBA 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. read more

Past events

11-13th June 2019 Guangzhou, China 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. read more
21-23th October 2019 Barcelona, Spain 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. read more
23-25th October 2019 Barcelona, Spain 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. read more
27-31st October 2019 Paris, France 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. read more
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. read more
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. read more
4-6th November 2019 Coimbra, Portugal 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. read more
20th November 2019 Brussels, Belgium ILUCIDARE Playground 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. read more
5-6th December 2019 Venice, Italy 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. read more
17-18th December 2019 Seferehisar, Turkey 2nd project General Assembly (GA2)
9-10 January 2020 Singapore, Singapore 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 read more
13-14th January 2020 Zurich, Switzerland 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. read more
19-22th February 2020 Busan, Korea 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. read more
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. read more
9-10 April 2020 Athens, Greece 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 read more
27-30th April 2020 Beijing, China 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. read more
May-June 2020 Ravenna, Italy 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. read more
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. read more
15-18th June 2020 Cork, Ireland 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. read more
12-15th July 2020 Broomfield, Colorado 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. read more
30-31st July 2020 Istanbul, Turkey 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 read more
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. read more
26-30st August 2020 Budapest, Hungary 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. read more
31st August – 4th September 2020 Budapest, Hungary 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. read more
07-11th September 2020 Bratislava, Slovakia 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. read more
13-17th September 2020 Bratislava, Slovakia 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. read more

Project news

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