David Alexander is Keynote Speaker at S-HELP Final Event

S-HELP is currently planning its Final Event which will take place on Friday 27th January 2017 in Wood Quay Venue, Dublin. The event will provide a platform for the demonstration of the Decision Support System which has been developed by the project, in addition to providing a forum for speakers and attendees from across the disaster, risk and emergency management sector.

The keynote speaker at the event is Professor David Alexander of UCL whose research includes diverse aspects of disaster risk, impact and response. He is a trained geographer and geomorphologist specialising in natural hazards and their consequences, in particular, the characterisation and assessment of vulnerability to major hazards. 

Professor Alexander's teaching focusses on how to formulate and apply emergency plans, both generally and in the context of different contingencies and sectors, including business continuity, cultural heritage protection, medical emergency response and industrial disaster management. He is the author of several books, including Confronting Catastrophe: New Perspectives on Natural Disasters (2001), Principles of Emergency Planning and Management (2002) and How to Write an Emergency Plan (2016)

Other speakers at the event include Professor Lokesh Joshi of NUIG and Jonathan Middleton, International Programmes Manager of the PSNI.

To register for this event please add your details here  

Friday, December 16, 2016