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Workshop Programme

 

Workshop Programme

Wednesday, 5th October, 2016

9:00 – 9:15

Arrival and reception

9:15 - 9:30

Welcome Address – Dr João Porto de Albuquerque (Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies, University of Warwick)

9:30 – 10:00

Warwick-Brazil Collaboration and Funding Opportunities – Emily Lim (Global Partnerships Manager, University of Warwick)

10:00 – 12:15

Session 1: Decision-making and Control Rooms - Chair: Dr Nathaniel Tkacz (Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies, University of Warwick)

10:00 – 11:00

Computational logics and the smart city: Control sites and the maintenance of urban circulation – Dr Andrés Luque-Ayala (Department of Geography, Durham University)

11:00 – 11:15

Break

11:15 – 11:45

Decision-making and Forecasting at the Brazilian National Disaster Monitoring and Early-Warning Centre (CEMADEN) – Prof Eduardo Mario Mendiondo (University of Sao Paulo/CEMADEN)

11:45 – 12:15

Integrating emerging big data sources into decision-making: a model-based framework applied to disaster monitoring and early-warning in Brazil – Flavio Horita (Institute of Mathematical and Computer Sciences, University of Sao Paulo)

12:15 – 13:00

LUNCH

13:00 – 15:15

Session 2:Using Geological and Social Data to Enhance Urban Resilience- Chair: Prof Jon Coaffee (Politics and International Affairs, University of Warwick)

13:00 – 14:00

Assessing Urban Resilience and its emerging geological dimension –

Prof Jon Coaffee (Politics and International Affairs, University of Warwick), Vangelis Pitidis (Warwick Institute for the Science of Cities)

14:00 – 14:15

Break

14:15 – 15:15

Geohazards and Risk Mapping in Brazil – Juliana Maceira Moraes (CPRM)

15:15 – 15:30

Coffee Break

15:30 – 17:45

Session 3: The role of citizen engagement and social media - Chair: Dr Joanne Garde-Hansen (Centre for Cultural Policy Studies, University of Warwick)

15:30 – 16:30

Citizen science for citizen engagement in flood risk management – simply ‘plug and play’? – Dr Uta Wehn (UNESCO-IHE)

16:30 – 16:45

Break

16:45 – 17:15

The rise of big (crisis) data and ‘digital’ humanitarians – Emma Bee (British Geological Survey)

17:15 - 17:45

Predicting floods with Flickr tags – Nataliya Tkachenko (Warwick Institute for the Science of Cities, University of Warwick)

18:00

Social gathering and dinner

Thursday, October 06, 2016

9:00 – 11:30

Session 4: Real-time environmental sensing and disaster risk modelling - Chair: Prof Eduardo Mario Mendiondo (School of Engineering, University of São Paulo & CEMADEN)

9:00 – 9:30

Emergencies and Disasters: The application domain for studies on Knowledge Engineering at the GRECO Research Group – Prof Marcos Borges (Department of Computer Science, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro)

9:30 - 10:00

Urban resilience through Rio firefighters simulation exercise: a case study - Gilbert Huber (Department of Computer Science, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro)

10:00 – 10:15

Break

10:15 – 11:00

One Geology Project – Patricia Jacques Geological Survey of Brazil/CPRM)

11:00 – 11:30

Mining spatiotemporal patterns in Twitter towards the detection of heavy rainfall events – Sidgley Andrade (Institute of Mathematical and Computer Sciences, University of São Paulo) and Camilo Restrepo (School of Engineering, University of São Paulo)

11:30 – 12:30

Introduction to the second part of the day: Towards a Collaborative Research Agenda - Dr João Porto de Albuquerque (University of Warwick)

12:30 – 13:30

LUNCH

13:30 – 15:00

Small Group discussions on research collaboration –Wolfson rooms 2 & 3

Coffee Break

15:00 – 15:30

15:30 – 17:00

Small Group discussions on research collaboration – Wolfson rooms 2 & 3

Social Event - Visit to Kenilworth Castle and social dinner

17:15

Friday, October 07, 2016

09:30 – 10:00

Summary of the group discussions of the previous day - João Porto de Albuquerque (University of Warwick)

10:00 – 12:00

Plenary discussion and final remarks

12:00 LUNCH