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From Risk to Resilience: Practice made perfect - ICE's 11th Brunel International Lecture, London

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15 June 2016

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How to Empower Local Communities by Benchmarking Resilience​

Online registration for this lecture is now closed. If you wish to attend this lecture, please call 020 7665 2226. Alternatively, view the Webex tab to watch the lecture live online. 

Engineers play an important role in dealing with extreme scenarios and in efficiently collaborating with all relevant stakeholders to ensure resilience of strategic infrastructure and cities as a whole.

At this popular event, Eelco H. Dykstra MD, Executive Chairman of Daily Impact Emergency Management (DIEM) will provide attendees with a unique and region-specific perspective on emergency management.

To create a sense of co-ownership with the audience, this creative lecture will consist of four interactive parts:

1. Common Frame of Reference
The preseantion starts with the creation of a ‘Common Frame of Reference’ covering issues such as semantics and terminology, formulas, basic principles of risk/crisis communication and a brief forecasting exercise.

2. Nine Universal Roadblocks (NUR) Model
A brief overview of the ‘Nine Universal Roadblocks’ model will be given. These are universal problems where acceptable solutions have not yet been found and the audience will be asked to prioritise these roadblocks.

3. Reality-fiction Scenario
The audience will be immersed in a “what if…?” scenario and be given an opportunity to offer conclusions and recommendations.

4. Questions and Answers
The lecture will finish with a Q&A session, allowing the audience to discuss any of the points that have been raised.

Follow the booking links to register. Due to the popularity of the event early bookings are recommended.


18:00 Registration and refreshments
18:30 Welcome from the Chair
18:35 Main lecture
19:15 Questions and answers session
19:30 Summation from the Chair
19:35 Close