Workshop on Big Data for Emergency Management (BDEM 2018)

The Workshop on Big Data for Emergency Management (BDEM 2018) will be hosted by BDEM project in Sogndal, Norway.

On two days 22 – 23 October 2018, researchers, practitioners and students will discuss on emergency management analytics open issues and provide interesting insights for future actions in the hazard response.

BDEM 2018 aims to give answers to

  • How to address challenges of current and future emergency management

  • How analytics and intelligence can support an enhanced emergency management in the future

Venue:   Quality Hotel, Sogndal, Norway

Participants:  (1st day and first half of 2nd day) Invited guests, UiB students, BDEM partners.

                         (Second half of 2nd day) Only BDEM partners.

Programme

October 22, 2018

09:30 – 09:45 Welcome and Introduction by Rajendra Akerkar (WNRI, Norway)

09:45 – 10:30 Keynote address – 1

                       Kåre Harald Drager, Big Data Opportunities in Emergency Management and   

                       Disaster Response.

10:30 – 11:00 Question Answers

11:00 – 11:15 Coffee break

11:15 – 12:00 André Skupin, San Diego State University

12:00 – 13:00 Lunch

13:00 – 13:45 Aron Culotta, Illinois Institute of Technology

13:45 – 14:00 Coffee break

14:00 – 14:45 Hemant Purohit, George Mason University

15:45 – 16:30 Rajendra Akerkar, Western Norway Research Institute

19:00 – 21:00 Dinner

 

October 23, 2018

09:30 – 10:15 Keynote address – 2

Ivar Konrad Lunde, Methodology in Risk and Crisis Management.

10:15 – 10:45 Question Answers

10:45 – 11:00 Coffee break

11:00 – 11:45 Andreas Lothe Opdahl, University of Bergen

11:45 – 12:30 Fan Zipei, The University of Tokyo

12:30 – 14:00 Lunch

 

BDEM Project Meeting

October 23, 2018

14:00 – 16:30 Planning for 2018 - 2019

16:30 – 16:45 Coffee break

17:00   Closing  

 

October 24, 2018

Hackathon at UiB