May 21, 2017
May 22, 2017
May 23, 2017
May 24, 2017
07:30-07:45 Free shuttle from Albi
07:45-08:00 Registration
08:00-08:15 Free shuttle from Albi Free shuttle from Albi Free shuttle from Albi
08:15-08:30 Registration Registration Registration
08:30-09:00 Opening Ceremony Keynote
by Kate Starbird
Mystery Keynote
by Mystery Speaker
09:00-09:30 Workshops,
& Tutorials
Luk N. Van Wassenhove
09:30-10:00 Break Break
10:00-10:30 Break Response
Recovery 1
(5 sessions)
(3 sessions)
10:30-11:00 Break Prevention
Preparation 1
(4 sessions)
11:00-11:30 Workshops,
& Tutorials
12:00-12:30 Lunch Lunch
12:30-13:00 Lunch Lunch
13:30-14:00 Round Table Response &
Poster & Demos
(Wine & Cheese)
14:00-14:30 Workshops,
& Tutorials
Round Table Prevention &
14:30-15:00 Response
Recovery 2
(5 sessions)
15:00-15:30 Break Closing Ceremony
15:30-16:00 Break Prevention
Preparation 2
(3 sessions)
Preparation 3
(2 sessions)
Free Shuttle to Albi (15:45)
16:00-16:30 Workshops,
& Tutorials
16:30-17:00 Practitioners'
17:00-17:30 ISCRAM
General Assembly
17:30-18:00 Free Shuttle to Albi (17:45) (18:15)
18:00-18:30 Free Shuttle to Albi (18:15) Free Shuttle to Albi (18:15)
Evening Beer Event On site meeting at 19:30 Country Dinner Shuttles Departure 19:00 Gala Dinner Shuttles Departure 19:00 Chillout Dinner On site meeting at 19:30

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  • Each WiPe paper will have a 20 minutes time slot
    (a 15 minutes presentation and 5 minutes for questions).
  • Each CoRe paper will have a 30 minutes time slot
    (a 20 minutes presentation and 10 minutes for questions).
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ISCRAM General Assembly
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 — 17:00-18:00 — Amphi d'honneur

The ISCRAM General Assembly is a meeting of the ISCRAM Members in order to update them on the workings of the Association and to obtain their approval on certain issues. The agenda is below:

  • Short presentation of the present Board of Directors
  • Acceptance of membership, for members proposed by the board of directors
  • Approval of the yearly accounting report and the budget proposal
  • Approval of the work plan of the board of directors
  • Granting of discharge for the current members of the board of directors
  • Election of new members of the board of directors
  • Short presentation on the House rules concerning the Board of Directors
  • Election and Vote on these rules
  • Announcement of the new Board of Directors
  • Further communications on the Association

As a member, please try to attend this. Along with learning about what we've done and what we plan to do next year you'll also have a chance to ask any questions.

Round Table “Prevention & Prepardness”
Monday, May 22, 2017 — 14:00 - 15:00 — Amphi d'honneur

  • Colonel Jacob Graham (PSU) — Training Datasets- Information Requirements for Future Crisis
  • Prof. Juanqiong Gou (BJTU) — Collaborative pre-control in railway risk prevention
  • Eva Poujardieu (ALLIANZ) — The role of the insurance industry in loss prevention
  • Prof. Valerie November (LATTS) — From the exercice (EU Sequana, March 2016) to the reality (Flooding in Paris in June 2016): what has been learned?
  • Prof. Hamideh Afsarmanesh (UvA) — Establishing the base infrastructure and system - breeding environment - as a key enabler for fluid formation of crisis handling networks of organizations

Round Table “response & Recovery”
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 — 13:30 - 14:30 — Amphi d'honneur

  • Commandant Florent Courrèges (SDIS 81) — The french firemen functions in response and recovery- state of the art and future outlook
  • Dr. Andrea Tapia (PSU) — Scanning the Landscape of Social Media for Disaster Response and Recovery
  • Xavier Tytelman (CGI consulting) —Social media exploitation in crisis management
  • Dr. Sebastien Penmellen Boret (IRIDES) — Supporting recovery through managing bodies and memorialisations during emergency response
  • Prof. Luis Camarinha-Matos (UNINOVA) — The role of collaborative networks in crisis response and recovery

Prevention Preparation 1
May 22, 2017 — 10:30 - 12:30

Room 0A45
Chair: C. Zobel
Amphi 1
Chair: S. Truptil
Amphi 2
Chair: C. Reuter
Room 0F01
Chair: C. Hanachi

An Agile Framework for Detecting and Quantifying Hazardous Gas Releases
by Wang, Yan; Huang, Hong; Huang, Lida; Han, Minyan; Qian, Yiwu; Su, Boni

Evaluation of Conversion to Quake-Resistant Buildings in Terms of Wide-Area Evacuation and Fire-Brigade Accessibility
by Oki, Takuya; Osaragi, Toshihiro

Extraction of significant scenarios with sparse modeling in earthquake damage estimation
by Ogawa, Yoshiki; Akiyama, Yuki; Shibasaki, Ryosuke

Constructing Synthetic Social Media Stimuli for an Emergency Preparedness Functional Exercise
by Hampton, Andrew J.; Bhatt, Shreyansh; Smith, Alan; Brunn, Jeremy; Purohit, Hemant; Shalin, Valerie L.; Flach, John M.; Sheth, Amit P.

Intelligent fire risk monitor based on Linked Open Data
by Van Oorschot, Nicky

Research on the forecasting of Air Quality Index (AQI) based on FS-GA-BPNN: A case study of Beijing, China
by Zhai, Binxu; Chen, Jianguo

Modeling of Railway Risk Inter-Relation based on the study of Accident Context
by Li, Jiayao; Gou, Juanqiong; Mu, Wenxin; Peng, Liyu

A Heuristic Approach to Flood Evacuation Planning
by Bennett, Gary; Yang, Lili; Simeonova, Boyka

Emergency plans are software, too
by Canós-Cerdá, José H.; Piedrahita, Diego

Temporal Sampling Implications for Crowd Sourced Population Estimations from Social Media
by Toepke, Samuel Lee

Social Media Analyst Responding Tool: A Visual Analytics Prototype to Identify Relevant Tweets in Emergency Events
by Marbouti, Mahshid; Mayor, Irene; Yim, Dianna; Maurer, Frank

The Impact of Social Media for Emergency Services: A Case Study with the Fire Department Frankfurt
by Kaufhold, Marc-André; Reuter, Christian

Classifying User Types on Social Media to inform Who-What-Where Coordination during Crisis Response
by Purohit, Hemant; Chan, Jennifer

A Framework of Quality Assessment Methods for Crowdsourced Geographic Information: a Systematic Literature Review
by Degrossi, Lívia Castro; Albuquerque, João Porto de; Rocha, Roberto dos Santos; Zipf, Alexander

The key role of animation in the execution of crisis management exercises
by Fréalle, Noémie; Tena-Chollet, Florian; Sauvagnargues, Sophie

Applying Usability Engineering To Interactive Systems For Crisis and Disaster Management
by Mentler, Tilo

Quality Improvement of Remotely Volunteered Geographic Information via Country-Specific Mapping Instructions
by Klonner, Carolin; Eckle, Melanie; Usón, Tomás; Höfle, Bernhard

Social Triangulation: A new method to identify local citizens using social media and their local information curation behaviors
by Grace, Rob; Kropczynski, Jess; Pezanowski, Scott; Halse, Shane; Umar, Prasanna; Tapia, Andrea

Prevention Preparation 2
May 22, 2017 — 15:30 - 17:00

Room 0A45
Chair: F. Brauner
Room 0F01
Chair: S. Truptil
Room 0F03
Chair: K. Moore

Process modelling of physical and cyber terrorist attacks on IT networks of public transportation infrastructure
by Gabriel, Alexander; Schleiner, Simon; Brauner, Florian; Steyer, Florian; Gellenbeck, Verena; Mudimu, Ompe Aimé

Smart Grid Topologies for Enhanced Resilience against Critical Infrastructure Disruptions
by Ottenburger, Sadeeb; Münzberg, Thomas

New Decision-Support Framework for Strengthening Disaster Resilience in Cross-Border Areas
by Lotter, Andreas; Brauner, Florian; Gabriel, Alexander; Fiedrich, Frank; Martini, Stefan

Challenges for critical infrastructure resilience: cascading effects of payment system disruptions
by van Laere, Joeri; Berggren, Peter; Gustavsson, Per; Ibrahim, Osama; Johansson, Björn; Larsson, Aron; Lindqwister, Towe; Olsson, Leif; Wiberg, Christer

Towards Projected Impacts on Emergency Domains Through a Conceptual Framework
by França, Juliana Baptista dos Santos; Dias, Angélica Fonseca da Silva; Neiva, Frâncila Weidt; Borges, Marcos Roberto da Silva

What about IT? Crisis Exercises for multiple skills
by Granholm, Martina

Co-creating Communication Approaches for Resilient Cities in Europe: the Case of the EU Project Smart Mature Resilience
by Grimes, Clara; Sakurai, Mihoko; Latinos, Vasileios; Majchrzak, Tim A.

Integrative Risk Identification Approach for Mass-Gathering Security
by Glantz, Edward J.; Ritter, Frank E.

Spatiotemporal Dynamics of Public Response to Human-Induced Seismic Perturbations
by Mohammadi, Neda; Taylor, John Eric; Pollyea, Ryan

Towards practical usage of domain adaptation algorithms in classifying disaster related tweets
by Li, Hongmin; Caragea, Doina; Caragea, Cornelia

The Tweet Before the Storm: Assessing Risk Communicator Social Media Engagement During the Prodromal Phase - A Work in Progress
by Moore, Kathleen Ann

Mining Multimodal Information on Social Media for Increased Situational Awareness
by Kelly, Stephen

Prevention Preparation 3
May 22, 2017 — 15:30 - 16:30

Amphi 1
Chair: C. Rizza
Amphi 2
Chair: C. Hanachi

Agility in crisis management information systems requires an iterative and flexible approach to assessing ethical, legal and social issues
by Kroener, Inga; Watson, Hayley; Muraszkiewicz, Julia

Machine Learning and Social Media in Crisis Management: Agility vs Ethics
by Lanfranchi, Vitaveska

Translation in Personal Crises: Opportunities for Wearables Design
by Bratt, Sarah; Semaan, Bryan; Franco, Zeno

Business Intelligence Model for Disaster Management: A Case Study in Phuket, Thailand.
by Panrungsri, Tanaporn; Sangiamkul, Esther

IT infrastructure at the Rio de Janeiro City Operations Center – the case of 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games
by Costa, Rafael; Fontainha, Tharcisio Cotta; Yoshizaki, Hugo; Leiras, Adriana; Gonçalves, Paulo; de Paula, Abdon

Unpacking Data Preparedness from a humanitarian prioritization perspective: towards an assessment framework at subnational level
by van den Homberg, Marc Jan Christiaan; Visser, Jannis; van der Veen, Maarten

Response Recovery 1
May 23, 2017 — 10:00 - 12:00

Room 0A45
Chair: B. Johansson
Amphi 1
Chair: C. Zobel
Amphi 2
Chair: A. Tapia
Room 0F01
Chair: V. Chapurlat
Room 0F03
Chair: M. Lauras

A tool to quickly increase knowledge for effective coordination in crises
by de Koning, Lisette; van Dongen, Kees; Thönissen, Floor; de Vries, Thom; Essens, Peter

Artefacts Role in Creation of a COP During Large Crisis
by Borglund, Erik A.M.

Assessing command and control teams’ performance and agility
by Wikberg, Per; Andersson, Dennis; Johansson, Björn

A Meta-Theory of Command & Control in Emergency Management
by Grant, Timothy John

Solving the earthquake disaster shelter location-allocation problem using optimization heuristics
by Zhao, Xiujuan; Coates, Graham; Xu, Wei

Agent-based Modelling and Simulation for Lecture Theatre Emergency Evacuation
by Zhang, Xiaoyan; Coates, Graham; Ni, Xiaoyang

An interactive simulation for testing communication strategies in bushfires
by Bailly, Charles; Adam, Carole; Dugdale, Julie

Tracking urban resilience to disasters: a mobility network-based approach
by Wang, Yan; Taylor, John Eric

Studying Virtual Teams during Organizational Crisis from a Sociomaterial Perspective
by Yu, Xiaodan; Khazanchi, Deepak

Linguistic Limitations in Rumor Research? Comparing French and English Tweets from the 2015 Paris Attacks
by Wilson, Tom; Stanek, Stephanie A.; Spiro, Emma S.; Starbird, Kate

A Required Work Payment Scheme for Crowdsourced Disaster Response: Worker Performance and Motivations
by Spatharioti, Sofia Eleni; Govoni, Rebecca; Carrera, Jennifer; Wylie, Sara; Cooper, Seth

On Variety, Complexity, and Engagement in Crowdsourced Disaster Response Tasks
by Spatharioti, Sofia Eleni; Cooper, Seth

Rumors, Fake News and Social Bots in Emergencies: Towards a Model for Believability in Social Media
by Reuter, Christian; Kaufhold, Marc-André; Steinfort, René

Rumors detection on Social Media during Crisis Management
by Laudy, Claire

Study on Integrated Risk Management Support System - Application to Emergency Management for Cyber incidents -
by Kishi, Kouji; Kosaka, Naoko; Kura, Tsuneko; Kokogawa, Tomohiro; Maeda, Yuji

Resilience Information Portal
by Serrano, Nicolas; Hernantes, Josune; Majchrzak, Tim A.; Sakurai, Mihoko

The Resilience and Its Dimensions
by Rubim, Ivison da Costa; Borges, Marcos Roberto da Silva

Embedding Unaffiliated Volunteers in Crisis Management Systems: Deploying and Supporting the Concept of Intermediary Organizations
by Zettl, Veronika; Ludwig, Thomas; Kotthaus, Christoph; Skudelny, Sascha

Deducing Complex Scenarios for Resilience Analysis: Application to the Franco-German High Speed Train Network
by Amokrane, Nawel; Daclin, Nicolas; Chapurlat, Vincent

On the use of automated planning in crisis management
by Bidoux, Loïc; Pignon, Jean-Paul; Bénaben, Frédérick

Managerial Challenges in Early Disaster Response: The Case of the 2014 Oso/SR530 Landslide Disaster
by Scholl, Hans Jochen; Carnes, Sarah L

A situation model to support collaboration and decision-making inside crisis cells, in real time
by Fertier, Audrey; Montarnal, Aurélie; Truptil, Sébastien; Barthe-Delanoë, Anne-Marie; Bénaben, Frédérick

Response Recovery 2
May 23, 2017 — 14:30 - 16:30

Room 0A45
Chair: A. Voisard
Amphi 1
Chair: C. Zobel
Amphi 2
Chair: C. Reuter
Room 0F01
Chair: A. Widera
Room 0F03
Chair: M. Lauras

Learning From Non-Acceptance: Design Dimensions for User Acceptance of E-Triage Systems
by Elmasllari, Erion; Reiners, René

Improving Dynamic Information Exchange in Emergency Response Scenarios
by Quesada Real, Francisco José; McNeill, Fiona; Bella, Gábor; Bundy, Alan

Attributes for Simulating Spontaneous On-side Volunteers
by Lindner, Sebastian; Betke, Hans; Sackmann, Stefan

Agile Emergency Responses Using Collaborative Planning HTN
by Hendijani Fard, Fatemeh; Davies, Cooper; Maurer, Farnk

ENSURE: A general system for coordination of volunteers for agile disaster response
by Meissen, Ulrich; Fuchs-Kittowski, Frank; Voisard, Agnès; Jendreck, Michael; Pfennigschmidt, Stefan; Hardt, Markus; Faust, Daniel

The role of cognitive biases in reactions to bushfires
by Arnaud, Mael; Adam, Carole; Dugdale, Julie

Uncertainty Handling during Nuclear Accidents
by French, S.; Argyris, N.; Smith, J.Q.; Haywood, S.; Hort, M.

A Review on the Influence of Social Attachment on Human Mobility During Crises
by Bangate, Julius; Dugdale, Julie; Adam, Carole; Beck, Elise

People Behaviors in Crisis Situations: Three Modeling Propositions
by Arru, Maude; Negre, Elsa

Calling 311: evaluating the performance of municipal services after disasters
by Zobel, Christopher William; Baghersad, Milad; Zhang, Yang

Monitoring disaster impact: detecting micro-events and eyewitness reports in mainstream and social media
by Tanev, Hristo; Zavarella, Vanni; Steinberger, Josef

Public expectations of social media use by critical infrastructure operators in crisis communication
by Petersen, Laura; Fallou, Laure; Reilly, Paul; Serafinelli, Elisa

Social Media during a Sustained Period of Crisis: Lessons from the UK Storms 2015 - 2016
by Gray, Briony Jennifer; Weal, Mark; Martin, David

WhatsApp for Monitoring and Response during Critical Events: Aggie in the Ghana 2016 Election
by Moreno, Andrés; Garrison, Philip; Bhat, Karthik

Linking up the last mile: how humanitarian power relations shape community e-resilience
by Mulder, Femke; Boersma, Kees

Integrated Logistics and Transport Planning in Disaster Relief Operations
by Widera, Adam; Lechtenberg, Sandra; Gurczik, Gaby; Bähr, Sandra; Hellingrath, Bernd

Assessing Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) for Humanitarian Organizations
by Lechtenberg, Sandra; Widera, Adam; Hellingrath, Bernd

Sustainable Performance Measurement for Humanitarian Supply Chain Operations
by Laguna Salvadó, Laura; Lauras, Matthieu; Comes, Tina

Using Volunteers for Emergency Response in Rural Areas – Network Collaboration Factors and IT support in the Case of Enhanced Neighbors
by Ramsell, Elina; Pilemalm, Sofie; Andersson Granberg, Tobias

Towards using Volunteered Geographic Information to monitor post-disaster recovery in tourist destinations
by Eckle, Melanie; Herfort, Benjamin; Yan, Yingwei; Kuo, Chiao-Ling; Zipf, Alexander

Decision Support for Search and Rescue Response Planning
by Morin, Michael; Abi-Zeid, Irène; Nilo, Oscar; Quimper, Claude-Guy

Perspective Avenues
May 24, 2017 — 10:00 - 12:00

Room 0A45
Chair: F. Benaben
Amphi 2
Chair: C. Reuter
Room 0F01
Chair: T. Comes

Social Media Visual Analytic Toolkits for Disaster Management: A Review of the Literature
by Ngamassi, Louis; Malik, Abish; Zhang, Jiawei; Ebert, David

Policy Gaming for Humanitarian Missions
by Schwarz, Philipp; Wang, Yan; Lukosch, Heide; Lukosch, Stephan

DoRES — A Three-tier Ontology for Modelling Crises in the Digital Age
by Burel, Grégoire; G. Piccolo, Lara S.; Meesters, Kenny; Alani, Harith

Simulations and Serious Games for Firefighter Training: Users’ Perspective
by Heldal, Ilona; Hammar Wijkmark, Cecilia

Smoke dynamics in compartment fires: large scale experiments and numerical simulations
by Betting, Benjamin; Varea, Emilien; Patte-Rouland, Béatrice

Towards a Crowdsourcing-based Approach to enhance Decision Making in Collaborative Crisis Management
by Benali, Mohammed; Ghomari, Abdessamad Réda

Automatic Image Filtering on Social Networks Using Deep Learning and Perceptual Hashing During Crises
by Nguyen, Dat Tien; Alam, Firoj; Ofli, Ferda; Imran, Muhammad

A #cultural_change is needed. Social media use in emergency communication by Italian local level institutions
by Comunello, Francesca; Mulargia, Simone

Interactive Monitoring of Critical Situational Information on Social Media
by Aupetit, Michael; Imran, Muhammad

User-Assisted Information Extraction from Twitter During Emergencies
by Sheikh, Zoha; Masood, Hira; Khan, Sharifullah; Imran, Muhammad

Thumbs up? Attitudes of Emergency Managers to Proposed Masters Programs in EM with an IS Focus
by Plotnick, Linda; Turoff, Murray; Hiltz, S. Roxanne; Dugdale, Julie

Collaboration among Humanitarian Relief Organizations and Volunteer Technical Communities: Identifying Research Opportunities and Challenges through a Systematic Literature Review
by Siemen, Christian; Rocha, Roberto dos Santos; van den Berg, Roelof P.; Hellingrath, Bernd; Albuquerque, João Porto de

Tracking in real time the blood products transportations to make good decisions
by Schoen, Quentin; Truptil, Sébastien; Anquetil, Anne Ghislaine; Franck, Fontanili; Matthieu, Lauras

Behind the Scenes of Scenario-Based Training: Understanding Scenario Design and Requirements in High-Risk and Uncertain Environments
by Noori, Nadia; Comes, Tina; Schwarz, Philipp; Wang, Yan; Lukosch, Heide