The RESILENS project just concluded a general Assembly meeting held in Lisbon on the 7th of October, 2016. Representatives from all the RESILENS consortium partners were in attendance were issues on the progress of ongoing work as well as future activities to be carried out in the project were discussed.
“The first of a series of testing exercises for the tools developed by the RESILENS project took place on the 29th of September, 2016 at Irish Water, Dublin, Ireland. Future Analytics Consulting was responsible for the coordination of the workshop which was attended by key stakeholders from Irish critical infrastructures sectors including Irish Water, Transport [...]
Dr. Maria Nogal presented the RESILENS project in the SMART RESILIENCE Conference, held in Dublin, Ireland, on 25th May 2016, and organised by Jacobs Engineering. The conference aimed at highlighting the good practice in resilience and adaptation, and at linking with the application of Smart thinking. The event, oriented to engineers, critical infrastructure managers, climate [...]
The RAIN (Risk Analysis of Infrastructure Networks in Response to Extreme Weather Events) project organised a workshop at Trinity College Dublin (Ireland) on the 9th of November, 2015, to identify and analyse the most probable extreme climatological phenomena affecting Europe infrastructure based on previous events. RESILENS was represented at this workshop with the aim of [...]
RESILENS Project visit to Câmara Municipal de Lisboa (Lisbon City Hall’s) Civil Protection Service’s Growing in Safety Programme.
Lisbon City Hall’s Civil Protection Service, are one of our RESILENS project partners and will be involved in pilot testing during RESILENS, providing us with a particular focus on how our guidelines and resources can support wider public awareness. Lisbon City Hall’s Civil Protection have identified children as one of their main ‘targets’ to raise [...]
Coordinator Future Analytics Future Analytics Consulting (FAC) oversees the overall project management and coordination aspects of the RESILENS project. FAC is also involved in the development of the resilience methodologies, the resilience management matrix and audit toolkit, and the ERMG formulation (including table-top testing). Project communication and dissemination activities are also carried out. Form more [...]
Due to the dependency on these infrastructures, disruptions to the normal operation, or the removal or suspension of such services would significantly affect public safety, security, economic activity or environmental quality within the surrounding area and on a larger scale. Therefore there is a clear need to identify, develop and operationalise resilience approaches and methods [...]
EDP is one of the largest energy (electricity and gas) distributers in the Iberian peninsula, with a strong presence in Brazil and considerable investments in USA. In Portugal EDP has an installed capacity of 8,911 MW, 5.7 Million Electricity customers, electricity generation of 22,723 GWh and electricty distribution of 43,858 GWh . EDP have 224,000 [...]
As part of gaining a better understanding of the part people play in the project and what their individual thoughts or on the programme of work, we will be undertaking a series of Question and Answer sessions with key people, partners and stakeholders and sharing these thoughts with all those involved in the project. This [...]
The management structures for RESILENS comprise several governance bodies: Work Packages (WP) leaders, the General Assembly (GA), the Executive Board (EB) and the Advisory Board (AB), as illustrated above. The General Assembly (GA) is responsible for the overall success of RESILENS. The GA consists of 1 senior representative from each Partner in the Consortium, who [...]