Mobilizing Emergency Response
Monday, 10 September 2012 from 09:00 to 18:00 (BST)
Lancaster, United Kingdom
This workshop explores aspects of mobilizing emergency/disaster response. As the 21st Century is taking shape, four trends inspire innovation in this field;Complexity, Brittleness, Increased frequency of disasters, Digital technology. This workshop will consider these aspects and develop future research directions.
The workshop is supported by the EU FP7 project Bridge: Bridging resources and agencies in large-scale emergency management (http://www.bridgeproject.eu/en/), the Security Futures Research Centre (http://www.security-centre.lancs.ac.uk/research/security_futures/), the Centre for Mobilities Research and mobilities.lab at Lancaster University (http://www.lancs.ac.uk/fass/centres/cemore/index.php), Imagination Lancaster (http://imagination.lancaster.ac.uk/) and the Catalyst project (http://www.catalystproject.org.uk/).