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Global Disaster Management: Workshop Schedule

This research guide is a starting point for research into the management of global disasters. It supports Pitt classes and workshops like - Building Community Resilience to Global Hazards, as well as the Hazard SEES Team members and their research.

Friday Workshop Schedule (Updated on 4.3.14)

Building Community Resilience to Global Hazards:  A Sociotechnical Approach

 

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014      Arrival: Wyndham University Center Hotel, 100 Lytton Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA

Friday, April 4th, 2014     8:30 am – 9:00 pm      Location:  Room 307, Eberly Hall, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

8:008:30    Continental Breakfast and Registration

8:309:00   Welcome and Introductions

  • Nancy Condee, Director, Global Studies Center and Professor of Slavic and Film Studies    
  • John Keeler, Dean and Professor, Graduate School of Public & International Affairs
  • Kathleen Blee, Associate Dean and Sociology Professor, School of Arts & Sciences, and
  • Taieb Znati, Professor in Computer Science

9:0010:30    Panel I:  A Regional Approach to Resilience in Asia

  • Moderator: John Keeler, Dean, GSPIA
  • Panelists:
  • Keiichi Ogawa, Kobe University, Kobe, Japan
  • Haibo Zhang, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China
  • Kilkon Ko, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea

 10:3010:45 Break and Refreshments

10:4512:15  Panel II:  Sociotechnical Systems to Support Resilience

  • Moderator: Daniel Mosse, University of Pittsburgh, Computer Science
  • Panelists:
  • Kathleen Carley, Carnegie Mellon University, CASOS
  • Sera Linardi, University of Pittsburgh, GSPIA
  • Harkunti Rahayu, Bandung Institute of Technology, SAPPD

3:00 – 4:30   Panel II: Monitoring Community Resilience

  • Moderator: Jürgen Pfeffer, Carnegie Mellon University, CASOS         
  • Panelists:
  • Febrin Ismail, Andalas University, Padang, Indonesia
  • Taieb Znati, University of Pittsburgh, Computer Science
  • Louise Comfort, University of Pittsburgh, Center for Disaster Mangement
  • Kathleen Carley, Carnegie Mellon University, CASOS

12:15 – 1:15 Lunch

1:152:45   Panel III: Monitoring Seismic Threats

  • Moderator: Thomas Allen, Global Studies Center
  • Panelists:
  • Emile Okal, Northwestern University, Earth and Planetary Sciences
  • Lee Freitag, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
  • Taieb Znati,  University of Pittsburgh, Computer Science                                                                          

2:45 – 3:00   Break and Refreshments

3:00 – 4:30   Panel IVSociotechnical Systems to Support Resilience

  • Moderator: Daniel Mosse, University of Pittsburgh, Computer Science
  • Panelists:
  • Kathleen Carley, Carnegie Mellon University, CASOS
  • Sera Linardi, University of Pittsburgh, GSPIA
  • Harkunti Rahayu, Bandung Institute of Technology, SAPPD
4:30 – 5:00   Mark Dunn, Technical Procedures for Integrating Data
                     from Investigators’ Web Sites
 

5:00 – 5:15   Wrap Up and Open Discussion:   

  • Moderator: Louise Comfort            

5:15 – 6:15   Relaxation

6:15              Walk to Dinner, leave from Wyndham Hotel

6:30 – 9:00   Dinner

Saturday Workshop Schedule (Updated on 4.3.14)

Building Community Resilience to Global Hazards:  A Sociotechnical Approach

Saturday, April 5th, 2014     8:30 am – 9 pm      Location:  Room 307, Eberly Hall, University of Pittsburgh

8:309:00     Continental Breakfast

9:0010:30   Panel V:  A Systems Approach to Developing Resilience 

  • Moderator: Kilkon Ko, Seoul National University
  • Panelists:
  • Louise Comfort, Center for Disaster Management
  • Haibo Zhang, Nanjing University
  • Kent Harries, University of Pittsburgh, Civil and Environmental Engineering
10:3010:45 Break and Refreshments

 

10:3012:00  Panel VI:  A Special Issue on Global Resilience to Hazards for Safety Science

12:00 – 1:00   Lunch

1:002:00     Tour: Nationality Rooms, Cathedral of Learning, Visiting Researchers

      OR

1:00 – 4:00     Review Meeting,  Hazard SEES Investigators

      Session I:  Underwater Sensor Network and Communications Technology

  • Moderator: Daniel Mosse, University of Pittsburgh, Computer Science        
  • Panelists:
  • Lee Freitag, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
  • Emile Okal, Northwestern University, Earth and Planetary Sciences
  • Taieb Znati, University of Pittsburgh, Computer Science    

4:00 – 5:00      Discussion, Clarification, Integration of Components,  Specification of Work Plan    

5:00 – 6:15      Relaxation

6:30 – 9:00      Dinner

Workshop Resources Info

2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami in Thailand

 

This work has been released into the public domain by its author, David Rydevik. and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license.

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This Workshop to strengthen Global Academic Partnerships is supported by the Global Studies Center (in collaboration with the Office of the Provost), Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, and the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences, University of Pittsburgh and the National Science Foundation.

 

Sunday Workshop Schedule (Updated on 4.3.14)

Building Community Resilience to Global Hazards:  A Sociotechnical Approach

Sunday, April 6th, 2014     8:30 am – ??? pm      Location:  Room 3430, Wesley w. Posvar Hall, University of Pittsburgh

8:309:00    Continental Breakfast

9:00 – 12:00   Review Meeting,  Hazard SEES Investigators

      Session II:  Land–Based Sensor Network and Communications Technology

  • Moderator: Taieb Znati, University of Pittsburgh, Computer Science
  • Panelists:
  • Kathleen Carley, Carnegie Mellon University, CASOS
  • Jürgen Pfeffer, Carnegie Mellon University, CASOS 
  • Sera Linardi, University of Pittsburgh, GSPIA
  • Febrin Ismail, Andalas University, Padang, Indonesia
  • Harkunti Rahayu, Bandung Institute of Technology, SAPPD
  • Louise Comfort, Center for Disaster Management
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch

 

1:002:30   Integration of Tsunami Early Warning System

      Mapping key points of connection, possible breakdown, clarification, specification of work plan

2:30 – 3:00   Wrap Up, Set agenda for next year    

3:00              Adjourn