Open symposium at the University of Iceland:
Risk and Resilience in the Arctic
• 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 computerassisted tools for SAR-exercises in the Arctic and Rasmus Dahlberg, Kristian Cedervall Lauta and Björn Karlsson about the NORDRESS project.
Time: Tuesday 1 December 2015 0900-1700 Venue: Auditorium 132 in building Askja, University of Iceland, Reykjavík Organized by: NORDRESS and the Icelandic Construction Authority Registration (optional): email@example.com (no fee – lunch at own expense)