The RESILENS project just concluded its first General Assembly and Executive Board meeting for 2017. The meeting was held at premises of one of the project partners Eastern and Midlands Regional Assembly (EMRA) in Dublin Ireland on the 2nd of March, 2016. Representatives from all the RESILENS consortium partners were in attendance were issues on the [...]
The tools (Resilience Management Matrix and Audit Toolkit (REMMAT) and the European Resilience Management Guideline) developed by the RESILENS project were presented and evaluated in the table-top testing workshop held in Cologne, Germany Lisbon on the 25th of October, 2016. Representatives from the transportation CI sector (Landesbetrieb Straßenbau Nordrhein-Westfalen (Straßen.NRW) and the Federal Highway Research [...]
The resilience management tools developed by the RESILENS project were presented and tested by different critical infrastructure providers, owners and stakeholders in a workshop held in Lisbon on the 6th of October, 2016. The resilience management matrix and audit toolkit (REMMAT) and the European Resilience Management Guideline produced by the RESILENS project were evaluated. The [...]
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 [...]