.:SafeGreece:. - Safe Chania 2015
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Conference information
Title Safe Chania 2015
Start Date 2016-05-10
End Date 2016-05-12
Organised by - Technical University of Crete,
- Chania Municipality
Co-organisers - Institute of Technology of Crete,
- Prefecture of Crete
Conference details

The international workshop: "SafeChania 2015: The Knowledge Triangle in the Civil Protection Service" held on 10-12 June 2015 at the Venetian Harbor of Chania in the island of Crete in Greece.

The workshop focused on the integration of education, research and innovation (the knowledge triangle) for the benefit of Civil Protection services, such as:

  • Natural Disasters: forest fires, earthquakes, floods, landslides, rockfall events, volcanic activity, tsunamis, etc.
  • Industrial Accidents: water and air pollution, energy, mining industry, large infrastructure (i.e. dams) collapse, etc.
  • Transportation Accidents: major maritime / aviation / train accidents, transport of hazardous materials, etc.
  • Other incidents: search and rescue, humanitarian aid, emergency response centers, etc.

Representatives from Academia, education, public authorities and private sector, and world-class researchers presented their work in respective fields, indicatively:

  • Integrated sensor systems, Monitoring, Prevention and Analysis Systems;
  • Earth observation systems including Satellite Remote Sensing and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles;
  • Case studies; Educational programs.

Key-note lectures from decision makers and stakeholders have  been provided.
During the workshop parallel events for networking and joint project preparation took place.