European Workshop on Resilience in Cities and Communities


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Cities and communities across Europe are facing complex environmental, social and economic challenges as well as an increasing frequency and intensity of hazards and disasters. Cities need to work together to enhance Europe’s resilience as a whole: this requires a standardized resilience management.

Against this background the research project Smart Mature Resilience (SMR) will conduct a European Workshop on Resilience in Cities and Communities, which will be hosted at the 4th of April from 10 am to 5 pm by DIN in Berlin (Germany). During this Workshop cities and communities will have the chance to network and talk about resilience problems, needs, different experiences and solutions. The workshop is open to interested cities and communities as well as to related research projects and authori-ties working on the topic of resilience.

Agenda items

  1. Information about city resilience: Activities in research projects and standardization: Presentations from the projects SMR, DARWIN, IMPROVER, RESILIENS, RESOLUTE, Resccue, RESIN, SmartResilience, and from the standardization committees ‘Security and Resilience’ and ‘Sustainable cities and communities’
  2. Sharing experiences: Challenges and needs of cities and communities for becoming more resilient vs. possible solutions and good practices
  3. Bridge the gap: Gap analysis and future to do’s in standardization


Please register until 27 March 2017 via the online registration form to participate at this full-day workshop at the DIN premises in Berlin on 4th April 2017.

With any questions please contact Mr. René Lindner (Email:; Tel: +49 30 2601 2942). The number of participants is limited and the organizing committee will contact registrants following registration to confirm whether they have been accepted. Limited travel support is available to a limited number of cities to support attend the event.

For more information about the project please visit:

Location Berlin
Start 2017-04-04,
End 2017-04-04,
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René Lindner

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