CHANGES meeting, at Les Diablerets – 7 to 11 April 2014

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On 7 to 11 April 2014 the group risk of ISTE, University of Lausanne, organized the CHANGES meeting at Les Diablerets. CHANGES is an ITN European project entitled: “Changing Hydro-meteorological Risks as Analyzed by a New Generation of European Scientists (A Marie Curie Initial Training Network – Jan 2011 to Dec 2014).

The meeting was attended by 24 members and PhD students of the project. The program was related to:

  • Professional skill course 6: Project Management
  • Workshop 2: Environmental changes
  • Workshop 5: Web-based platforms

The Risk-Group provided courses with the support S. Lévy (Responsable prévention des dangers naturels) of the Forest Office of canton de Vaud, who is one of our former students:

  • Changes in risk management in Developing countries (Karen Sudmeier, UNIL & UNEP)
  • Risk Management in Switzerland (Sébastien Levy, Etat de Vaud)
  • EconoMe: Risk calculation method (Pierrick Nicolet, UNIL)
  • Flood damage in Les Diablerets (M. Jaboyedoff, UNIL)
  • Hazard and risks in Les Diablerets Michel Jaboyedoff
  • Small project: Analysis of changes in Les Diablerets (P. Nicolet & M. Jaboyedoff)

The two PhD students of the project based in Lausanne: ZarChi Aye and Roya Olyazadeh, are really thanked for the organization of this week, which was appreciated by all participant, in particular the social day at le Glacier des Diablerets.