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Conferences and Workshops

October 13, 2020
It's All About Governance. A special webinar for the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction (In Hebrew)

Upcoming Seminar lectures 

Covid-19 Meets Politics: The Novel Coronavirus as a Novel Challenge for Legislatures. Seminar talk with Dr. Ittai Bar-Siman-Tov, Bar-Ilan University, Faculty of Law, co-hosted with the Minerva Center for the Rule of Law under Extreme Conditions. Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at 14:00

2020-2021 program is under construction

Seminar talks are held every two weeks between 14:15-15:45. In normal times - at the Center, located at ground level of the Terrace building (Hamadrega). See map. During the Coronavirus outbreak we meet in Cyber Space. 
Most talks are streamlined and available on YouTube 

Tentetive Plan for Fall Semester

October 21, 2020
Prof. Orit Nuttman-Shwartz

October 28, 2020
Joint lecture with the Minerva Center for the Rule of Law under Extreme Conditions: Prof. Eli Salzberger: Introduttion to the Rule of Law under Extreme Conditions (In Hebrew)

November 4, 2020
Prof. Hendrik J. Bruins: Risks for Food Security in Global and Regional Perspective

November 11
Joint lecture with the Minerva Center for the Rule of Law under Extreme Conditions: Dr. Antal Berkes: Compliance by tribunals of armed opposition groups with international law

November 18, 2020
Dr. Shay Ben Yosef: Capacity Oriented Emergency Management

December 2, 2020
Joint lecture with the Minerva Center for the Rule of Law under Extreme Conditions: Prof. Michael Birenhak: Privacy in Crisis: Privacy Guidelines for the Design of Contact Tracing Technologies

December 9, 2020
Joint lecture with the Minerva Center for the Rule of Law under Extreme Conditions:TBD

December 16, 2020
Dr. Alex Altshuler

December 23, 2020
Joint lecture with the Minerva Center for the Rule of Law under Extreme Conditions:TBD

December 30, 2020
Dr. Ran Kuttner and Dr. Anat Avrahami-Marom: Covid-19 as an opportunity for advancing social cohesion as part of social resilience construction in Israel: Research findings and recommendations for action

January 6, 2021
Joint lecture with the Minerva Center for the Rule of Law under Extreme Conditions: Dr. Oren Shlomo: From Contested Sovereignty to Urban Politics: Palestinian Rights-Claiming and 'Accessing the State' in post-Oslo East Jerusalem

January 13, 2021
TBD

January 20, 2021
TBD

Tentetive Plan for Spring Semester

March 3, 2021
Jonathan Yonni Schwartz,Minerals & Geology Program Manager and BAER Program Coordinator, Forest Service, Los Padres National Forest, California : Protection of Natural & Cultural Resources During a Wildfire Incident

March 17, 2021
Prof. Shlomit Paz, Dr. Maya Negev ans Dr. Motti Zohar: Local resilience: vulnerability assessment and adaptation to climate emergencies in Haifa

April 21, 2021
TBD

May 5, 2021
TBD

May 26, 2021
TBD

June 9, 2021
Dr. Motti Zohar: The Analysis of Natural Hazards in Israel Using the Social Media Twitter

Upcoming Workshop

March 30-31, 2020 Workshop will be rescheduled after the Coronavirus outbreak
Using participatory complex systems modeling to support decision-making for emergency planning. Guest investigator: Moira Zellner, Associate Professor, Urban Planning and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago

Past Conferences and Workshops

July 20, 2020
Workshop with Yossi Zamri: Identifiction and prioterization of risks for managing the Coronavirus (in Hebrew. See here for more details, and here for recording on YouTube)

December 29, 2019
Research on Preparedness to Emergencies and Disasters (in Hebrew)
Conference was held within the framework of the Israeli Geographic Associasion's annual conference, at the Port Campus - University of Haifa

November 28-29 2018
Cascading Disasters - an International researchers workshop (November 28) and conference (November 29

Past lectures

Spring 2020

June 17, 2020
Prof. Rassem Khamaisi: The violence in the Arabic sector as an emergency situation (in Hebrew. See here for recording on YouTube)

June 24, 2020
Prof. Noam Greenbaum: Flood risks around the world and in Israel (in Hebrew. See here for recording on YouTube)

May 13, 2020
Mr. Yona Yahav, former mayor of Haifa municipality: Preparedness of local authorities to emergencies (in Hebrew. See here recording on YouTube)

April 20, 2020
Prof. Michal Shamai: Relationship under fire: Implications of exposure to extended security risk situations on couple relations (in Hebrew. See here recording on YouTube)

March 24, 2020
Nicki Cons, Risk management specialist: Case studies of risk management in extreme conditions 

 

Fall 2019-2020

January 21, 2020:
What happens out there? Is it really warming up?
Prof. Micha Klein
See link to recording on YouTube here

January 7, 2020:
Forest fire risk reduction: towards an integrated fire management approach in Haifa (in English). See here for more details
Dr. Yaella Depietri
See link for recording on YouTube here

December 3, 2019:
Prevention of PTSD (in Hebrew) see here for more details 
Dr. Eyal Fruchter
See link for recording on YouTube here

November 19,2019
Preparedness to emergencies for people with disabilities, from their point of view (in Hebrew)
Ilan Finkelstein, MPH
See link to recording on YouTube here

Spring 2019

Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Modeling Peoples' Behavior in Emergencies and War Situations
Prof Yoram Shiftan

See link to recording on YouTube here

Tuesday, May 28 
Children in an Emergency
Prof. Rivka Yahav and Dr. Adar Ben Eliyahu
See link to recording on YouTube here

Monday, April 1st, 2019 

When System Meets Eco-system in an Emergency: The Challenge of Emergency Management in a Complex Environment
Dr. Shay Ben-yosef, Sociologist, Navigating Complexity
See link to recording on YouTube here

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 :
'Deep' adaptation to drought: Lessons from Israel
Dr. Amit Tubi
See link to recording on YouTube here

Fall-2018-19 lectures

Tuesday, January 8, 2019:
Health and Social Issues in Dealing with Displaced People
Einav Levi
See link to recording on YouTube here

Thursday, December 13, 2018:
History of Earthqukes Damages in Israel in the last 3,500 years
Dr. Motti Zohar
See link to recording on YouTube here

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2018
Health Risk Communication in Epidemic Outbreaks
Prof. Anat Gesser-Edelsburg

Thursday, November 1st, 2018: 
Strategic Planning for Emergency Readiness: An Info-gap Approach
Prof. Yakov Ben-Haim,  Technion (Risk Assessment and Risk Management group)
See link to recording on YouTube here

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Prepardness for a Nuclear Event
Colonel (reserves) Ori Nissim-Levi (Affiliate at the Center)
See link to recording on YouTube (in Hebrew) here

Tuesday, June 12 at 14:00
A Model for Providing Initial Emotional Assistance in Distress and Emergency Situations
Dr. Moshe Farchi,  Tel Hai Academic College (Welfare and Social Work group) 
See link to recording on YouTube (in Hebrew) here

Tuesday, May 22 at 14:00
Making Hong Kong a Resilient City
Prof. Timothy Sim, the Hong Kong Potytechnic University
Lecture was co-sponsored  by the School of Social Work, University of Haifa
See link to recording on YouTube here

Tuesday, May 8 at 14:00
Prof. Avigdor Gal, Technion (Engineering, Technology and Planning group)
Big Data Challenges in Detecting Uncertain Events in Intelligence and Security Informatics
See link to recording on YouTube here, and presentation here (In Hebrew)

Tuesday, April 24 at 14:00
Prof. Shaul Kimhi, Tel Hai Academic College (Welfare and Social Work group)
What is Resilience? How is it measured and why it is important?
See link to recording on YouTube here (In Hebrew)

Tuesday, March 27  at 14:00
Kevin FlemingScenario-based exercises for Disaster Risk Management information elicitation - insights from the SENSUM and ESPREssO European projects