NEWS & EVENTS

Upcoming events

17th – 18th February 2022 Online International Conference on Climate Change (ICCC) 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
18th of April 2022 Various Locations, Europe & worldwide International Day for Monuments and Sites Each year this event features lots of correlated events across Europe as well worlwide. read more
2-5th May 2022 London, United Kingdom 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
18-20th May 2022 Florence, Italy International Conference Florence HERI-TECH 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
5-7 July 2022 Athens, Greece International Conference on Natural Hazards and Infrastructure, Hazards as Earthquake, Floods and Harsh Weather - ICONHIC 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,
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

15-18 December 2021 Online 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
21-25th of May 2022 Tarbes, France 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
23- 28th May 2022 Bali, Indonesia 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
29-30 th July 2022 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
16th of November 2022 Various Locations, Europe & worldwide 50th Anniversary of the 1972 Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage Its the 50th anniversary of the Convention read more
13th of October 2022 Various Locations, Europe & worldwide International Risk Reduction Day Each year this event features lots of correlated events across Europe as well worlwide. read more
n/a - November 2022 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
9 - 11th August 2021 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
26-27 August 2021 Paris, France 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
1-3rd September 2021 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.
1-30 September 2021 Various Locations, Europe European Heritage Days The European Heritage Days are the most widely celebrated participatory cultural event shared by the citizens of Europe. read more
3-10th September 2021 Online 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
5-10 September 2021 Online 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
6-7th September 2021 Kiel, Germany 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
23-30th September 2021 Online 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
6th of October 2021 Online 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
11-13th October 2021 Bologna, Italy 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
13th of October Various Locations, Europe & worldwide International Risk Reduction Day Each year this event features lots of correlated events across Europe as well worlwide. read more
19-22th October 2021 Online ENCAT Digital Congress on Cultural Management and Policy 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
20-23rd October 2021 Athens, Greece 14th European Cultural Tourism Newtorkconference 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
7-11th December 2021 Madrid, Spain Online 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
10-12th November 2021 Online 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

Project news

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