Unimed - Unione delle università del Mediterraneo

04/16/2021 | News release | Distributed by Public on 04/16/2021 05:32

Webinar on Safety and security of Water Infrastructures, the SubNetwork on Critical Infrastructures kicks-off its series of thematic webinars

On March 31st 2021, from 9.30 to 11.00 CEST, the UNIMED SubNetwork on Safety and Security of Critical Infrastructureskicked-off a series of thematic webinars dedicated to a wide range of topics related to critical infrastructures. First of the series was a meeting dedicated to Water Infrastructures.

The aim of the webinar was to explore and discuss a number of topics related to water infrastructures: from water leaking and detection systems to smart water networks, from long-term water security to adaptations related to climate change, from the water energy nexus to extending systemic risk to resiliance management. Speakers were from 5 university in 5 different countries (Italy, Jordan, Palestine, Cyprus and Egypt) and presented their own experiences and researches to the audience.

At the end of the webinar, many interesting inputs for further cooperation raised up and attendees showed the strong willingness to move further in collaborations.

The webinar highlighted the high level of interdisciplinarity of critical infrastructures, as well as the potential synergies opened by collaborations across countries and across the Mediterranean.

The Agenda of the webinar on Safety and security of Water Infrastructures is available hereand the recording of the session is here below.

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