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IMPACT brochure on final results

IMPACT brochure on final results

We’ve just released a brochure illustrating, in only seven pages, the main final results reached by IMPACT. In its 30 months of activity, IMPACT has analysed the role played by socio-cultural factors in managing safety and security issues related to emergencies in public transport systems. The project

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THE EVENT AT A GLANCE – “Managing socio-cultural factors during emergencies in public transport systems”

THE EVENT AT A GLANCE - “Managing socio-cultural factors during emergencies in public transport systems”

The IMPACT Final dissemination event “Managing socio-cultural factors during emergencies in public transport systems”, jointly organised by the projects IMPACT and LETSCROWD, took place on 21 and 22 of September in Rome, at the Hotel Beverly Hills. The event brought together experts, researchers, practitioners, and relevant stakeholders

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IMPACT back from Airport2017

IMPACT back from Airport2017

IMPACT took part in the Airport Disaster & Crisis Management conference during the Airport 2017 event, held in Vienna on the 12th of September. A 30-minute presentation presented the team working on IMPACT, its aims and the work done so far. A few slides from the training

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IMPACT Final Event – Updated Agenda

IMPACT Final Event - Updated Agenda

The IMPACT Final Event “Managing socio-cultural factors during emergencies in public transport systems” will take place on the 21st and 22nd of September at the Beverly Hills Hotel in Rome. More information here. Updated Agenda here.

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IMPACT Final Event – Draft version of the Agenda

IMPACT Final Event - Draft version of the Agenda

The IMPACT Final Event “Managing socio-cultural factors during emergencies in public transport systems” will take place in Rome on the 21st and 22nd of September. A first version of the agenda is already available. Further information will follow soon!

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“Europe in My Region” campaign launched

Europe in My Region is a European Union-wide campaign encouraging citizens to discover European projects near them. In 2017, four different initiatives take place: project openings, a photo contest, a project hunt and a blogging contest. Visit an aquaculture research centre in Ílhavo, Portugal; a language school

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IMPACT paper accepted by Disaster Management Conference 2017

The Disaster Management Conference 2017 accepted an abstract written by IMPACT. The paper illustrates “A taxonomical framework of socio-cultural hazards in transport hubs”. The Disaster Management Conference 2017 will take place on the 7-9th of June, 2017 in Seville, Spain.

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IMPACT general meeting

IMPACT general meeting

The IMPACT Consortium will have a general meeting on the 1-2nd of March, 2017 at Vrije University in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. First of all, project partners will discuss the outcomes achieved by IMPACT so far. These include the internal and external validation of the Computer based model,

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New deliberables submitted

New deliberables submitted

Last October, IMPACT submitted three deliverables to the European Commission for approval. Work Package 1 “Psycho-Social and Cross-cultural Theoretical Framework of Crowd Behaviour and Management” produced the D1.3 Theoretical framework of cross-cultural pedestrian and staff behavior. This is the third and final deliverable by WP1. D1.3 integrates

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Project brochure released

Project brochure released

Following the 2nd IMPACT External Stakeholders Group workshop held in October in Krakow, you can now find in the download page an IMPACT project brochure created for the occasion. The brochure briefly describes the scope of the project and its expected outcomes, detailing in particular the Psycho-Social

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