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PROGRAM 14th June 2017

8h30-9h00

REGISTRATION + POSTER POSTING

9h00-9h30

OPENING

 

The challenge of facing weather-induced hazards at European Scale in the XXI century.

Antoine Lemasson (Head of Unit of ERCC)

Gianfranco Vulpiani (Italian Civil Protection)

Sergio Delgado (Deputy-Director of Civil Protection of Catalonia)

Elena Saltikoff (OPERA Chair)

Daniel Sempere-Torres (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya)

THE RELEVANCE OF THE COOPERATION AT EUROPEAN LEVEL

Chairperson: Marc Berenguer (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya)

9h30–9h45

Introducing ERICHA project: Integrating an operational rainfall-induced hazard assessment system at European scale.
ERICHA video.

Daniel Sempere-Torres (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya)

9h45-10h00

Activities of ECMWF to support Civil Protections to manage weather-induced hazards.

Christel Prudhomme (ECMWF)

10h00-10h15

Advancements in the OPERA project: improvements on the quality of the European radar composites.

Elena Saltikoff (OPERA Chair)

10h15-10h30

The Italian radar network: state of the art and future perspectives.

Gianfranco Vulpiani (Italian Civil Protection)

10h30-10h45

QUESTIONS AND DISCUSSION

10h45-11h45

POSTER SESSION With Coffee

 THE CHALLENGE OF SHORT-TERM HIGH-RESOLUTION RAINFALL INDUCED HAZARDS FORECASTING

Chairperson: Taito Vainio (Finnish Ministry of Interior)

11h45-12h00

ERICHA project: Adding short-term forecasting capabilities in EFAS to support Civil Protections at European scale.

Daniel Sempere-Torres (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya)

12h00–12h15

The interest and challenges of using OPERA data.

Shinju Park (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya)

12h15–12h30

Recent advancements forecasting convective storms and their related hazards.

Jarmo Koistinen (FMI)

12h30–12h45

Flash Flood hazard forecasting based on OPERA radar data: the added value of ERICHA products.

Marc Berenguer (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya)

12h45-13h15

QUESTIONS AND DISCUSSION

13h15-14h15

LUNCH with Poster Session

14h15-14h30

Visit to the ERCC Control Room

VERIFICATION TESTS AND REAL APPLICATION CASE STUDIES

Chairperson: Jarmo Koistinen (FMI)

14h30–14h45

The rainfall/snow event in Catalonia on 24/03/17: The situtation seen from the point of view of the Civil Protection of Catalonia.

Sergio Delgado (Deputy-Director of Civil Protection of Catalonia)

14h45–15h00

Convective case study in Finland: The situation seen form the point of view of the Finnish Civil Protection.

Taito Vainio (Finnish Ministry of Interior)

15h00-15h15

The integration of ERICHA products in EFAS: A success story.

Peter Salamon (EFAS - JRC)

15h15-15h30

Building a Community of Users on Disaster Risk and Crisis Management.

Philippe Quevauviller (DG HOME)

15h30-16h00

QUESTIONS AND DISCUSSION

16h00-16h30

POSTER SESSION With Coffee

 ROUND TABLE AND OPEN DEBATE

Chairperson: Cristian Iacob (ERCC)

16h30–17h30

Barriers and challenges for a more efficient response face the rainfall-induced risks at European Scale.

Loic Lallemand-Zeller (ERCC)

Taito Vainio (DRS Finnish MoI)

Gianfranco Vulpiani (Italian Civil Protection)

Sergio Delgado (Deputy-Director of Civil Protection of Catalonia)

Philippe Quevauviller (DG HOME)

Elena Saltikoff (OPERA Chair)

Daniel Sempere-Torres (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya)

17h30–17h35

Closing words.

Daniel Sempere-Torres (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya)