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Common Alerting Protocol

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Common Alerting Protocol ...

    Version 2.1

    Sharing Knowledge on Disaster Warning, with a focus on Community-

    based Last-Mile Warning Systems

     Sarvodaya Head Quarters, Moratuwa,

    Wednesday 28 & Thursday 29 March, 2007

Objectives

    ? Bring together knowledge from the South Asia Region to Sarvodaya for a forum on

    practical solutions for communicating risk information to rural communities

    ? Learn about end-to-end hazard detection and alerting systems that serve grassroots

    communities in the South Asia Region

    ? Obtain feedback on the outputs of “Evaluating Last-Mile Hazard Warning

    Dissemination: A Research Project” and the Sarvodaya Community Disaster

    Management Center “Public/Private Partnership Information Communication

    Framework”

Key Words

    All-Hazard, Last-Mile, Disaster, Resilience, Public Warning, Information,

    Communication, Technology, Sri Lanka, Asia Pacific

Conference Announcement

LIRNEasia in partnership with Sarvodaya, is organizing the concluding events of "Evaluating

    Last-Mile Hazard Information Dissemination Research Project" in Moratuwa, Sri Lanka on 28-

    29 March 2007. This "Last-Mile" project reflects Sarvodaya and LIRNEasia's shared objective

    of evaluating the suitability of information communication technology (ICT) in the last mile of

    a national disaster warning system for Sri Lanka and possible extension to other developing

    countries. A major part of the concluding events is the forum entitled, "Sharing knowledge on

    disaster warning, with a focus on community-based last-mile warning systems", which will be

    held on 28-29 March 2007 at the Sarvodaya Damsak Mandiraya (Sarvodaya Main Campus) in

    Moratuwa. The conference intends to bring together knowledge from the South Asia Region

    to Sarvodaya for a forum on practical solutions for communicating risk information to rural

    communities. The events also include a Media Conference on 30 March 2007.

2 Day Program

    28. Mar. 2007 (Wednesday)

    Chair -- Prof. Rohan Samarajiva SESSION I Inauguration Executive Director, LIRNEasia,

    Colombo, Sri Lanka

    Mr. Nandana Jayasinghe, Director,

    Welcome Comments and Opening Sarvodaya Community Disaster 0900-0910 Ceremonies Management Center, Moratuwa, Sri

    Lanka

    Keynote Address Dr. Vinya Ariyaratne, Executive “Accountability to the Community 0910-0930 Director, Sarvodaya, Moratuwa, Sri in Modern Day Disaster Lanka Management”

    Government of Sri Lanka and

    Sarvodaya Disaster Management Dr. Buddhi Weerasinghe, Director, 0930-1000 Partnership; Presentation on Sri TVE Asia Pacific, Colombo, Sri Lanka

    Lanka’s work

    1000-1030 Tea/Coffee

    Chair -- Dr. Buddhi Weerasinghe Regional & Country SESSION II Director, TVE Asia Pacific, Colombo, Presentations Sri Lanka

    Mr. Nalaka Gunawadene, Chief Communicating Disasters: 1030-1100 Executive Officer & Director, TVE Reflections from Asia Asia Pacific, Colombo, Sri Lanka

    India’s contribution to Early Mr. Mehul Pandya

    Warning and Interoperability in the Program Coordinator, All India 1100-1130 Region; Presentation on India’s Disaster Mitigation Institute,

    Regional work Ahmedabad, India

    Development of a Disaster Prof. Mehedi Ahmed Ansary

    Preparedness program for Earthquake Department of Civil Engineering 1130-1200 and Tsunami Hazards in Cox's Bangladesh University of Engineering

    Bazaar, Presentation on and Technology

    Bangladeshi work Dhaka, Bangladesh

    Sahana GIS and SMS Messaging Mr. Mifan Careem, Software 1200-1230 Module, Presentation on Regional Engineer, Lanka Software Foundation,

    Work Colombo, Sri Lanka 1230-1330 Lunch

    Note - Speakers are advised to prepare their presentations for 20 minutes; allowing for a 10 minute discussion period; allocating a total of 30 minutes; working language will be

    Sinhala/English, with simultaneous interpretation provided for Sinhala, Tamil, and English.

    Documentation will be in English; when possible some will be translated to Sinhala and Tamil.

    www.lirneasia.net asia@lirne.net Tel: +94 11 452 7647 Fax: +94 11 452 7648 2

    Chair Prof. Dileeka Dias Information Communication Electronics and Telecommunication SESSION III Technology Decision Support Department, University of Moratuwa, Systems Sri Lanka

    An Alternative Communication and

    Support System in Tsunami Hazard Mr. Gegar Prasetya, BPP Teknologi Information, Dissemination and Warning 1330-1400 Indonesia, Tsunami Research System: A lesson learned from 26 Foundation Indonesia December 2004, March 28, 2005 and

    July 17, 2007 Events

    Mr. Anup Karanthi, TBA

    Hydro-Meteorological Disaster Kalu basin simulation results Hydro-Mitigation in Secondary Cities in 1400-1430 meteorological Disaster Management; South and South East Asia, Asia presentation on Sri Lanka’s work Disaster Preparedness Center,

    Bangkok, Thailand

    Simulation of Tsunami Dynamics Prof. S.S.L Hettiarachchi, 1430-1500 and the Train Derailing in Balapitya; Department of Civil Engineering,

    illustrate importance of simulations University of Moratuwa 1500-1530 Tea/coffee

    Chair Mr. Nalaka Gunawardene, Alternative Communication and SESSION IV Chief Executive Officer & Director, Support Systems TVE Asia Pacific, Colombo, Sri Lanka

    Mr. Nuwan Waidyanatha,

    Last-Mile Simulations a Video of the Researcher/Project Manager, Last-1530-1600 HazInfo Project; Presentation of Sri Mile Hazard Warning Systems, Project

    Lanka’s work Manager, LIRNEasia, Colombo, Sri

    Lanka

    Discussion on any of the topics presented or Panel of Experts will comprise 1600-1700 other issues related to the subject of Speakers from all the Sessions. community-based last-mile warning systems

    Sarvodaya Community Disaster [Optional] Visit “Samane Teta” 1700-1930 Management Center, Moratuwa, Sri Hazard Information Hub (HIH) Lanka

    Reception and dinner at Palm Beach Hotel,

    Mount Lavinia Speaker -- Prof. Peter Anderson, 1930-on Director, Telematics Lab, Simon

    My 2003 Summer Vacation: The Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada

    Mobile Communications Truck

    Note - Speakers are advised to prepare their presentations for 20 minutes; allowing for a 10 minute discussion period; allocating a total of 30 minutes; working language will be

    Sinhala/English, with simultaneous interpretation provided for Sinhala, Tamil, and English.

    Documentation will be in English; when possible some will be translated to Sinhala and Tamil.

    www.lirneasia.net asia@lirne.net Tel: +94 11 452 7647 Fax: +94 11 452 7648 3

    29. Mar. 2007 (Thursday)

    Chair Mr. Mehul Pandya

    Last Mile Hazard Warning Program Coordinator, All India SESSION V - System Research Design Disaster Mitigation Institute,

    Ahmedabad, India

    Mobilizing information and Prof. Rohan Samarajiva, communications technology for effective 0900-0930 Executive Director, LIRNEasia, disaster warning: lessons from 2004 Colombo, Sri Lanka tsunami

    Dr. Gordon Gow, Policies framework for Implementing Associate Professor, Faculty of 0930-1000 Common Alerting Protocol for Hazard Extension, University of Alberta, Warnings in a Sri Lanka Edmonton, Canada

    Addressable Radio for Alerting Dr. S Rangarajan, Vice President Emergencies: for Disaster Warning 1000-1015 Engineering, WorldSpace Recovery and Response System; Corporation, Maryland, USA Presentation on Sri Lanka’s work

    Harsha Purasinghe, MicroImage Disaster and Emergency Warning Kutila Gunasekara and Nuwan G., Network System: The 2 GSM 1015-1030 Dialog UoM Mobile Communication Solutions; Presentation on Sri Research Lab, University of Moratuwa Lanka’s work (UoM), Moratuwa, Sri Lanka & 1030-1100 Tea/Coffee

    Chair -- Prof. Mehedi A. Ansary Last-Mile Hazard Warning Department of Civil Engineering SESSION VI - System Research Findings & Bangladesh University of Engineering Next Steps and Technology Dhaka, Bangladesh

    Evaluation of last-Mile Hazard Prof. Peter Anderson, Director, Warning Information Communication 1100-1130 Telematics Labs, Simon Fraser Technology Hardware and Software University, Vancouver, Canada Systems

    Community-based Hazard Warnings in Mr. Nuwan Waidyanatha, Sri Lanka: Implementing Content 1130-1200 Researcher/Project-Manager, Standards for Last-Mile Alert and LIRNEasia, Colombo, Sri Lanka Notification

    Ms. Natasha Udu-gama, Sarvodaya Community Disaster Consultant, Community Disaster 1200-1230 Management Centre Communication Management Center, Sarvodaya, Framework Moratuwa, Sri Lanka 1230-1330 Lunch

    Note - Speakers are advised to prepare their presentations for 20 minutes; allowing for a 10 minute discussion period; allocating a total of 30 minutes; working language will be

    Sinhala/English, with simultaneous interpretation provided for Sinhala, Tamil, and English.

    Documentation will be in English; when possible some will be translated to Sinhala and Tamil.

    www.lirneasia.net asia@lirne.net Tel: +94 11 452 7647 Fax: +94 11 452 7648 4

    Chair Mr. Nandana Jayasinghe,

    Director, Sarvodaya Community SESSION VII - Field Exercise Disaster Management Center,

    Moratuwa, Sri Lanka

    Coastal drive to Urawatta

    Sarvodaya Center, Galle from 1330 - 1500 Bus Co. TBA Sarvodaya Head Quarters

    Moratuwa

    Visit Sarvodaya Center in Urawatta

    1500-1600 Planned Museum and Education

    Center

    Mr. Mendis, District Coordinator, 1600-1830 River Boat Trip on Maaduganga Galle, Sri Lanka 1830-2030 Dinner in Ambalangoda

    Travel back to Sarvodaya Head 2030-2230 Bus Co. TBA Quarters in Moratuwa

    Note Please inform Nandana Jayasinghe, Director if you wish to go on the 9-hour

    excursion to Urawatta, Galle.

    www.lirneasia.net asia@lirne.net Tel: +94 11 452 7647 Fax: +94 11 452 7648 5

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