SmartResilience Project Partners, Members of Critical Infrastructure Resilience Advisory Board, insurance experts, representatives of different research institutes as well as end-users met in Potsdam on May 29, 2018 in order to discuss the progress of the work done in the project and align the further line of action fo the remaining 11 months of the Project duration.

Around 40 participants from all over the world (China, USA, France, etc.) gathered together in the premises of Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies in Potsdam. During the 1-day workshop, the most tangible results of the work done in the project have been presented. Project Partners higlighted the specific issues tackled by theirs Case Study, showed indicators which they have selected for the assessment as well as their contribution to the integerated network/ tool developed within the SmartResilience. Furthermore, application of SR Tool on other EU DRS project has been presented by dr Emanuelle Bellini, coordinator of RESOLUTE.

In the second part of the meeting, Frederic Petit from Argonne National Laboratory, presented the need to promote a global approach to resilience.
At the end, chair of Critical Infrastructure Resilience Advisory Board Prof. Claudio Rolandi and coordinator of the project, Prof. Aleksandar Jovanovic led the fruitful panel discussion about the challenges related to resilience management, perspective on enterprise resilience and engagement of the relevant politicians.

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Date: Wednesday, May 30, 2018