IMPRESS has participated in information Infrastructuring for Disaster Risk Management Workshop

Public protection and disaster relief (PPDR) and disaster risk management are characterized by increasingly intense information sharing. Digital technologies and infrastructures offer new interoperability, immediacy, efficiency, and novel opportunities for collaboration around big data and detailed local and citizen data, but they also introduce complex ethical, legal and social challenges (ELSI) around data quality, relevance and usability, privacy, data protection and sharing.

On the 26th of January, an one day workshop explored challenges and opportunities by bringing together groups that work with various information sharing technologies in crisis management, including practitioners, academic researchers, and standardisation bodies. A prototype online community resource of ELSI Guidelines was presented and the results of the discussions now contribute to the development of this community resource.

Dr Sofia Tsekeridou, has participated and presented IMPRESS project, among other related EU funded projects. The presentation is availiable here.

More information regarding the workshop are availiable here.



This project has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement no 608078.