Cold Disasters, Risk and Resilience in the Arctic
Time and place:
Auditorium 132 in building Askja, University of Iceland, Reykjavík 01.12.2015 from 09:00 to 17:00
- Professor Ed Galea, University of Greenwich, UK, on cruise ship safety and evacuation challenges in extreme weather conditions.
- Commander Blake McBride, US Naval Office of Research – Global, USA, on the Keflavík Rescue Hub project.
- Risk expert George Karagiannis, Technical University of Crete, Greece, on creating common situational awareness in large-scale emergency management operations.
Opening remarks by the Canadian and Danish ambassadors to Iceland (inv.).
Also presentations by Guðbrandur Örn Arnason, SAReye.com, on computer- assisted tools for SAR-exercises in the Arctic and Rasmus Dahlberg, Kristian Cedervall Lauta and Björn Karlsson about the NORDRESS project.
Organized by: NORDRESS and the Icelandic Construction Authority
Registration (optional): firstname.lastname@example.org (no fee – lunch at own expense)