Workshop


Building Community Resilience to Global Hazards:

 A Sociotechnical Approach

 

Workshop Schedule

 

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Arrival: Wyndham University Center Hotel, 100 Lytton Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA

 

Friday,  April 4, 2014

Room 307, Eberly Hall, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

8:00 – 8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast and Registration

8:30 – 9:00 a.m.       Welcome

                                    Nancy Condee, Director, Global Studies Center

                                    John Keeler, Dean, Graduate School of Public & International Affairs

                                    Kathleen Blee, Associate Dean, School of Arts & Sciences

                                    Taieb Znati, Professor, Department of Computer Science

9:00 – 10: 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

                                    Suleyman Celik, Gazi University, Turkey

10:30 – 10:45:          Break and Refreshments

10:45 – 12:15:          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 Mgt.

                                    Kathleen Carley, Carnegie Mellon University, CASOS

12:15 – 1:15:             Lunch

1:15- 2:45:                 Panel III: Monitoring Seismic Threats

                                    Moderator: Thomas Allen, Global Studies Center

                                    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 IV: 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

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 - 6:30:                 Walk to Dinner, leave from Wyndham Hotel

6:30 – 9:00:                Dinner


Saturday,  April 5, 2014

Room 307, Eberly Hall

8:30 – 9:00:                Continental Breakfast

9:00 – 10:30:             Panel V: A Systems Approach to Developing Resilience

                                    Moderator: Kilkon Ko, Seoul National University

                                    Panelists:

                                    Louise Comfort, CDM

                                    Haibo Zhang, Nanjing University

                                    Kent Harries, University of Pittsburgh

10:30 – 10:45:            Break and Refreshments

10:45 – 12:00:            Panel VI: A Special Issue on Global Resilience to
                                        Hazards for Safety Science

12:00 – 1:00:             Lunch

1:00 – 2:00:               Tour: Nationality Rooms, Cathedral of Learning, Visiting Researchers

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

                                    I. Underwater Sensor Network and Communications Technology

                                    Moderator: Daniel Mosse, University of Pittsburgh

                                    Presentations:

                                    Lee Freitag, WHOI

                                    Emile Okal, Northwestern

                                    Taieb Znati, University of Pittsburgh, Computer Science

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

6: 30 – 9:00:               Dinner

 

Sunday, April 6: Review meeting, Hazard SEES Investigators

Room 3430, Wesley W. Posvar Hall, University of Pittsburgh

8:30 – 9:00:                Continental Breakfast

9:00 – 12:00              II. Land–Based Sensor Network and Communications Technology

                                    Moderator: Taieb Znati

                                    Presentations:

                                    Kathleen Carley, Carnegie Mellon University, CASOS

                                    Jürgen Pfeffer, Carnegie Mellon University, CASOS

                                    Sera Linardi, University of Pittsburgh, GSPIA

                                    Febrin Ismail, Andalas University

                                    Harkunti Rahayu, Bandung Institute of Technology, SAPPD

                                    Louise Comfort, CDM

12:00 – 1:00:            Lunch

 

1:00 – 2:30:               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

 

A Workshop to strengthen Global Academic Partnerships 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.


 


Center for Disaster Management
3807 Wesley W. Posvar Hall, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260