Following the initiatives coming from several DRS-projects and support expressed by the European Commission, this joint workshop is organized with the goal to ensure collaboration and alignment among the projects, especially in the areas related to methods, guidelines and tools developed in the projects. The challenges related to aligning experience, findings and lead to research in single project towards a "common approach" will be tackled during this workshop and the possibilities for joint practical actions examined. The format of the joint workshop will include:

  • Plenary sessions devoted to alignment of:
    • Methods & Guidelines for resilience assessment Resilience
    • Indicators
    • Tools, operationalization, application
    • International/global collaboration in the area of resilience involving international organizations (OECD, EU) and partners from USA and China (ytbc)
    • Infobooths of projects
    • Posters & demonstrations
    • Serious gaming: Perspectivity Challenge
  • Book of abstracts
  • Presentations made available online (CoU website and/or projects websites)

Program in a nutshell:

Start: September 13, 2017 11:30
Registration, Introduction & Welcome
Session 1: Towards the aligned European Resilience Management Guidelines: How to achieve alignment and interoperability?
Session 2: Resilience assessment and indicators: How to define them? How to monitor them? How to implement them?
Session 3: Tools and methods for resilience operationalization
Session 4: Application cases: Where the newly developed methods, guidelines & tools have been implemented/ analyzed?
Session 5: Importance of international/global cooperation in the area of resilience
Session 6: IMG-S-EARTO
Final discussion
End: September 14, 2017 14:00

Indicator-based resilience assessment for critical infrastructures -
the Smart Resilience methodology and tools
A. Jovanovic & K. Øien
September 14, 2017 14:00 - 16:30
Max no. of participants: 25 (first registered - first served)

Coordinators: A. Jovanovic, E. Bellini (via:

Partners from the EU-DRS projects are specifically invited and encouraged to participate, all other interested Community of Users (CoU) members and external parties are cordially invited.
Please, register online (room limitations: 120 participants).

Participation in the workshop and the course is free of charge, but registration is mandatory!

Download the complete announcement here.
Download the agenda here.

Date: Wednesday, September 13, 2017