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CascEff is finished

The EU project CascEff is now concluded. Over the course of just over three years, the cascading effects of incidents have been studied; how these effects can occur and propagate, and how such cascading incidents can be predicted. All public deliverables are now available under Publications.

Cascading Effects Conference a success!

During two days approximately 120 persons attended the Cascading Effects Conference (March 16-17, 2017) in Brussels to discuss different aspects of cascading effects, especially if and how such effects can be modelled. The conference was organized by the five FP7 projects CascEff, CIPRNet, FORTRESS, PREDICT, and SnowBall. More information from the conference will be made available soon.


Joint final conference

The EU projects CascEff, FORTRESS, PREDICT, Snowball and CIPRNet are planning a Joint final conference on “Understanding, modelling and management of cascading effects in crises”. The conference will be held March 16-17, 2017 at BAO Congress Centre in Brussels. More information will come.

CascEff on the Crisis4 conference

CascEff partners will be presenting at the Fourth International Conference on Crisis Communication in the 21st Century (Crisis4) taking place at Lund University, Sweden, 7-10 October 2015. The paper titled ‘The fire was tweeted: Twitter, information flows and the 2015 Channel Tunnel fire’ will be presented on October 10th during a session on ‘Social media and crisis communication’.

More information about the conference including a book of abstracts and a conference programme can be found on the conference website


CascEff on European Safety and Reliability Conference ESREL

Members of the CascEff project will present two papers at the European Safety and Reliability Conference ESREL taking place in Zurich. Both contributions are presented in the sessions on Modelling interdependencies and cascades, and the titles of the contributions are ³Investigation method for cascading effects between critical infrastructures² and ³Method for describing and analysing cascading effects in past events: Initial conclusions and findings².Esrel

Domino congress

Members of the CascEff consortium will be attending the DOMINO congress, organized by the Dutch First Responder platform IFV, the congress will be a joint research and development event about crisis information management during incidents with cascading effects. Dates of the event are the 20th to the 22nd of May.