Special Sessions

  • Geohazards with emphasis on cascading effects, e.g. earthquakes-tsunamis, earthquakes-landslides etc.

  • COVID-19: studies, actions, best practices, consequences, challenges

  • Multi-hazard Crisis Management

  • Prediction and Forecasting / Early Warning Systems: (meteorology, climate change, earthquakes, tsunamis etc.): technology, applications, crisis management, methods, success-stories, lessons learned, social dimensions

Regular Sessions

  • Natural Disasters: causes, prevention, management, best practices, lessons learned

  • Technological & Man-made Disasters: causes, prevention, management, best practices, lessons learned

  • Natech (Mixed Natural & Technological) Disasters: causes, prevention, management, best practices, lessons learned

  • Marine, Road, and Air Accidents: Prevention and management, lessons learned

  • Innovative technology and methods on disaster study, prevention and management
    (Decision Support Systems, 3D-Printing, Artificial Intelligence, Applications, Remote Sensing etc)

  • Climate Change/Crisis and its impact on the environment and human communities

  • Human Activity and its impact on Natural Phenomena (Hydrocarbon Research, Mining etc)

  • Biodiversity: the impact of Climate Change/Crisis and destructive Phenomena on Biodiversity

  • Security: Critical Infrastructure protection from malicious actions, terrorist acts management, Cyberprotection

  • Crises Management Issues

  • Institutional & Legislative Framework for Civil Protection

  • Training: to citizens, volunteers, teachers, students, staff

  • Search & Rescue, Humanitarian Aid

  • Civil Protection & Media: Information dissemination and interactions between the stakeholders and the media

  • Civil Protection - Insularity - Tourism

  • Civil Protection & People with Special Needs / Third Age

  • Civil Protection & Cultural Heritage

  • Volunteering: Role, Work, Institutional Framework, Challenges

  • Economic dimension of disasters, crises, prevention

  • Civil Protection & GDPR (EU General Data Protection Regulation)

  • Cross-border dimensions: International, European and Mediterranean Programmes & Civil Protection Synergies