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Program

 

International Conference on Emergency Management Technology
ICEMT 2011

Development of European Union public administrative procedures for the reduction and management of environmental hazards

 

 

May 23-25, 2011
Budapest, Veszprém – Szekszárd

 

May 23, 2011

Venue: Budapest – Mercure Budapest Buda

Chair: Prof. Dr. József Solymosi, Director of PhD Institute in Military Engineering, Zrinyi Miklos National Defence University

09:30 Conference Opening

Krisztina Farkas, Deputy State Secretary, Ministry of Public Administration and Justice, Hungary

09:40 Plenary

Disasters and the Modern State
Dr. Krisztina Davidovics, Head of Department, Ministry of Public Administration and Justice, Hungary

Contribution of Hungarian Defense Forces to Disaster Relief Efforts

Colonel Attila Süle, Ministry of Defence, Defence Administration Office, Hungary 

New Challenges in Disaster Management
Péter Jackovics, National Directorate General for Disaster Management, Hungary

Complex Education System on Disaster Management at the Zrinyi Miklos National Defence University
Júlia Major Hornyacsek, Ph.D, associate professor, Zrinyi Miklos National Defence University, Hungary

11:30 Coffee Break

11:50 Plenary

Emergency Management Technology
Prof. Dr. Helmut Wenzel, VCE Holding GmbH, Austria

New Approaches to Emergency Management
Prof. Dr. József Rohács, Head of Department, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary

The main police measurements during the disaster relief
Dr. János Zoltán Kuczik, police lieutenant colonel, law enforcement director Komárom-Esztergom County Police HQ, Hungary

13:00 Lunch (Mercure Budapest Buda)

14:00 Sections

I. EU Policy and Regulations

EU policy and regulations
A katasztrófavédelem európai uniós szabályai
Dr. Gábor Baranyai, Deputy State Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Hungary

II. Simulations and Robotics Technics

Integrating Agent-Based Modeling with Virtual Environment for Disaster Simulation and Training
Dr. Ali Asgary, Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director, York University, Canada

III. Communication

Reporting the Red Sludge Disaster: the Media Arrives in Kolontar
Adam LeBor, Journalist, Times, Great Britain

Role of the Pannon Lapok Társasága in the disaster relief of the red sludge catastrophe
Bernadett F. Németh, Journalist, Napló, Péter Tálosi, head of marketing management, Pannon Lapok Társasága, Hungary

15:30 Coffee Break

15:50 Sections

IV. Prevention, International Cooperation in Disaster Management

Prevention or Mitigation; Risk Reduction Directives, Standards of Process Industry in the European Union and Hungary
Dr. György Baradits, Managing Director, SIL4S Ltd., Hungary

Precautionary measurement taken by Ministry of Environment and Forestry for preparedness to Red Sludge Accident
Dr. Aydin Yildirim, Deputy General Director, Ministry of Environment and Forestry of Turkey, Turkey

The U.N. Platform for Space-Based Information for Disaster Management and Emergency Response (UN-SPIDER) and its role in Disaster Response activities
Lóránt Czárán, United Nations Platform for Space-based Information for Disaster Management and Emergency Response (UN-SPIDER), Germany

V. Role of Defence Forces in Disaster Management

Role of Defence Forces in Disaster Management
Zoltán Csák, Deputy Head of Lessons Learned Department, Operational and Doctrinal Centre, Hungarian Defence Forces, Hungary

Participation of the National Defence University in the Restoration Activities After the Red Sludge Disaster
Dr. Istvan Hubina, Zrinyi Miklos National Defence University, Hungary

18:00 Dinner (Hotel Mercure Buda)

May 24, 2011

Venue: Budapest – Mercure Budapest Buda

Chair: Prof. Dr. József Rohács, Head of Department, Budapest University of Technology and Economics

09:00 Opening

Prof. Dr. József Rohács, Head of Department, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary

09:10 Plenary

Properties, Disposal and Utilization of Red Sludge
Prof. Dr. János Szépvölgyi, Director, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Materials and Environmental – Chemistry CRC HAS, Hungary

Experience in Risk Management of the Red Sludge Accident
Col. Dr. Ferenc Tóth, Inspector General for Civil Protection, National Directorate General for Disaster Management, Hungary

Life After the Disaster
András Farkas, President, ECOPolis Cluster, Hungary

10:40 Coffee Break

11:00 Plenary

Red Sludge Spill Modelling: Its Role to Support Prevention, Protection and Recovery Measures
Prof. Dr. János Józsa, Head of Department, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary

Remote Sensing Applications in Disaster Management
Dr. Tibor Bíró, Associate Professor, Dean, Károly Róbert College, Faculty of Natural Resources Management and Rural Development, Hungary

Control and measurement possibilities of food-chain following a nuclear accident
Dr. Sándor Tarján, Head of Laboratory, Central Agricultural Office, Hungary

12:45 Lunch (Mercure Budapest Buda)

13:45 Sections

I. Technological Development, Automation and Ongoing Project

IRIS (Industrial Risk Reduction System) Project Presentation
VCE Holding Gmbh, Austria

II. Waste Management, Remediation and Monitoring

Application of a Complex Accredited Water Quality Telemetry System for Monitoring of Water Quality in Torna-stream’s
Noémi Barabás, Project Manager; Zsófia Kovács, Assistant Professor, Ökoret Spin-Off Zrt., University of Pannonia, Combit Zrt., Hungary

Nitrokemia Corporation, Our Role in the State Funded Environmental Rehabilitation Projects; Phase 4 in Our Rehabilitations, Projects of Nationwide Interests in Western Hungary
Gergely Köves, Environmental Manager, Nitrokemia Corporation, Hungary

Red Sludge Neutralization on Soil, by Natural Humic Acids
Dr. János Csicsor, General Manager, Organit Kft., Hungary

A Newly Developed Aerosol Monitoring Instrument for Real Time Monitoring of Aerosol Pollution Propagation and Its Application During the Red Sludge Disaster
Prof. Dr. Gábor Szabó, Member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, University of Szeged, Department of Optics and Qunatum Electronics, Hungary

15:25 Coffee Break

15:45 Roundtable Discussions

I. Ongoing national and regional projects

moderator: 
Professor Dr. József Rohács, Head of Department, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary

II. Preparations for handling municipal emergency situations

moderator: András Farkas, president, Ecopolis Cluster, Hungary

 

18:00 Dinner (Mercure Budapest Buda)

May 25, 2011

Venue: Veszprém – University of Pannonia

Chair: Prof. Dr. Ferenc Husvéth DSc, Professor, Head of Department, University of Pannonia, Georgikon Faculty, Hungary

08:00 Program ’A’: Leave to the territory of the red sludge spill

07:00 Program ’B’: Leave for Szekszárd, IRIS Project Exercise

10:00 Program ’A’: Observing the territory of the red sludge spill

Program ’B’: Take part in the IRIS Project Exercise

12:30 Leave for Veszprém

13:15 Lunch

14:15 Welcome Speech

Dr. Zsolt Horváth, Member of Parliament, Hungary

14:30 Opening

Introduction to the University of Pannonia, Its Role in Handling the Red Sludge Spill
Prof. Dr. Ákos Rédey, Rector, University of Pannonia, Hungary

15:00 Plenary

Professional Experience of the Red Sludge Spill
Prof. Dr. Tamás Németh, Secretary General, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary

Crisis Intervention and Follow-up Treatment
Prof. Dr. Valéria Csépe, Deputy Secretary General, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary

16:00 Coffee Break

16:20 Sections

I. Remote sensing

Results of the Thermal, Near Infrared and Visible Remote Sensing Data Investigation or Red Sludge Catastrophe
Dr. József Berke, Professor, Károly Róbert College, Hungary

Impact Assessment of the Red Sludge Catastrophe Applying LIDAR Technology 
Dr. Tamás Tomor, Associate Professor, Károly Róbert College, Hungary

Mapping the Environmental Impacts of the Red Sludge Catastrophe Applying Hyperspectral Remote Sensing Technology
Dr. Péter Burai, Associate Professor, Károly Róbert College, Hungary

II. Environmental Impacts of Red Sludge Spill

Remediation of Red Sludge-Contaminated Service Waters
Mária Bálint, Director, Bálint Analitika Kft., Hungary, István György Tóth, Consultant, Hungarian Central Directorate for Water and Environment

III. Social and Health Management

Voluntary Crisis Response - Beyond the Physical Needs
Sándor Fábián, Pastor, Head of OM Voluntary Crisis Response Team, Vice-President of Onesimus Foundation, Hungary

IV. Recommendations and Tasks

Methods for utilization of red sludge
Dr. János Lakatos, Dr. Attila Lengyel, Associate Professor, University of Miskolc, Institute of Chemistry

18:15 Closing Speech

András Farkas, President, ECOPlis Cluster, Hungary

19:00 Reception

20:00 Leave for Budapest

22:00 Arrival at Budapest (Mercure Budapest Buda)