Programme

Monday, November 17 – Fundamentals
  08:00 – 09:00   Registration  
  09:00 – 09:15   Welcome address  
  09:15 – 10:30   Risk management: an overview – Carlos Matias Ramos abstract
  10:30 – 11:00   Coffee break
  11:00 – 12:30   Fundaments of probabilistic risk analysis Methods and applications – Alfredo Campos Costa  
  12:30 – 14:00   Lunch
  14:00 – 15:30   Science-based management of civil asset risk, part I – Desmond Hartford abstract
  15:30 – 16:00   Coffee break
  16:00 – 17:30   Science-based management of civil asset risk, part IIDesmond Hartford abstract
  17:30 – 18:00   Discussion
  18:00   Ice breaking cocktail
       
Tuesday, November 18 – Risk management process, part I
2.1. Identification and risk analysis in Civil Engineering
2.1.1 Risks induced by natural hazards
  09:00 – 09:45   Earthquake risks – Charles Scawthorn abstract
  09:45 – 10:30   Geotechnical risk– Chris Clayton  
  10:30 – 11:00   Coffee break
  11:00 – 11:45   Flood and drought risks – M. Michel Lang abstract
2.1.2. Environmental risks
  11:45 – 12:30   Assessing the risk of oil spills impacts using transport and fate models – Malcolm Spaulding abstract
  12:30 – 14:00   Lunch
  14:00 – 14:45   Catchment surveillance for water resources risk assessment and management – Barry J. Lloyd abstract
  14:45 – 15:30   Soil contamination, mining environmental impact and waste landfills risks – Dominique Darmendrail abstract
  15:30 – 16:00   Coffee break
2.1.3. Other risks
  16:00 – 16:45   Fire risk management in buildings – Robert W. Fitzgerald abstract
  16:45– 17:15   Discussion
       
Wednesday, November 19 – Risk management process, part II
2.2. Risk evaluation and perception
  09:00 – 09:45   Risks and insurance policiesJosé Luis Montull abstract
  09:45 – 10:30   Risk management in water and wastewater utilitiesSimon Pollard abstract
  10:30 – 11:00   Coffee break
  11:00 – 12:39   Risk perception and acceptance criteria: With applications to damsDavid S. Bowles  
  12:30 – 14:00   Lunch
2.3. Risk management strategies
2.3.1 Risk prevention
  14:00 – 14:45   Structural measuresAgostino Goretti abstract
  14:45 – 15:30   Planning for community disaster resiliency: Challenges and choices for the 21st centuryPhilip Berke abstract
  15:30 – 16:00   Coffee break
2.3.2 Emergency preparedness and management
  16:00– 17:00   A risk management framework for emergency managementJohn R. Harrald abstract
  17:00– 18:00   Agent – based simulationDavid Mendonça abstract
  18:00– 18:30   Discussion
       
Thursday, November 20 – Case studies, part I
3.1 Structures
  09:00 – 10:30   Management of structural risksMichael Faber abstract
  10:30 – 11:00   Coffee break
  11:00 – 12:30   Management of structural risks – Michael Faber abstract
  12:30 – 14:00   Lunch
3.2 Transportation
  14:00 – 15:30   Dealing with risks in transportation projects: the case study of Public Private PartnershipsJosé Manuel Vassallo  
  15:30 – 16:00   Coffee break
  16:00 – 17:30   Traffic risk management and allocation in transport concessionsJosé Manuel Vassallo  
  17:30 – 18:00   Discussion
  20:00   Dinner at Restaurant Espaço Tejo
       
Friday, November 21 – Case studies, part II
3.3 Tunnels
  09:00 – 10:30   The Heathrow tunnel collapse, part IChris Clayton  
  10:30 – 11:00   Coffee break
  11:00 – 12:30   Risk management applied to tunnelsHans Brinkman abstract
  12:30 – 14:00   Lunch
3.4 Coastal erosion
  14:00 – 15:30   Coastal erosion risks – beachesMagnus Larson abstract
  15:30 – 16:00   Coffee break
3.5 Ports
  16:00 – 16:30   Risk analysis for port facilitiesM ª Jesús Martín Soldevilla abstract
  16:30 – 17:00   Contingency plan for the Port of HuelvaJosé Francisco Sánchez abstract
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  17:00 – 17:30   Discussion
       
Saturday, November 22 – Emergency field training exercise
 

Lecturers and course participants are invited to participate, as observers, in the Live Exercise “PROCIV IV/2008” organized by the ANPC (Autoridade Nacional de Protecção Civil), the Portuguese Civil Protection National Authority, on November 22th, Saturday.

This event is part of a three-day field training simulation of an earthquake affecting the Metropolitan Area of Lisbon (MAL), that intents to test the Special Emergency Plan for Seismic Risk of MAL.