PREDICT - PREparing for the Domino effect in Crisis siTuations

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PREDICT News & Activities

In order to keep the PREDICT partners and all other external interested stakholders up to date, this section provides the latest news about the project: publications, information about conferences, workshops and meetings will be published and Press releases will be uploaded here.



The CEA welcomed the PREDICT consortium in the charming region of Quercy for a consortium meeting on the 16th and 17th of March 2015. It was the opportunity for the partners to meet the local press and communicate on the project and the European Union's action in the field of research and innovation. 


On 22 January 2015, CEIS, one of the PREDICT partners in charge of the dissemination and exploitation activities, met representatives of the Directorate General for Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection (DG ECHO) of the European Commission in Brussels. The objectives of this meeting were to present the PREDICT project and discuss about the best way to involve the DG ECHO in the project activities, in particular by reaching out a broader community of European end-users and by raising awareness about DG ECHO action in the field of crisis management.


On the 6 january 2015, Amélie Grangeat (CEA) gave a lecture entitled "Cascading effects: Between Technical Networks, Actors, Scenarios and Data" at the Prefecture de Police of Paris. 

Based in Paris, the capital of France, and situated at the heart of a vulnerable and densely populated metropolitan area with a population of 12 million, the Prefecture de Police’s task is to prevent and take action against a myriad number of threats: crime, public disturbances, natural and technological disasters, health risks and terrorism....


This article describes how PREDICT, a European project, seeks to improve how EU member states - especially the first responder communities - understand and mitigate cascading effects in a crisis.


The 2014 issue of the annual FP7 Security Research Catalogue includes a fact sheet on the project (see p. 318)

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On 2 October 2014, CEIS organized the first end-user workshop in the framework of the FP7 PREDICT project (PREparing for the Domino effect in Crisis siTuations) in collaboration with the CEA and Thales. More than fifteen crisis management professionals working for European institutions and national civil protection agencies took part in the seminar. This workshop aimed at assessing the first findings of the project team.

During this first workshop, participants were notably invited to share their knowledge and understanding...


On the 5th septembre 2014, SYKE and VTT held a first meeting with representatives of the end-user organisations that would be involved in the use case lead by SYKE. The discussion focused on the description of this use case: a maritime incident happening in the waiting area of the the Vuossari Harbour in Finland. This meeting also gave the opportunity to the partners to present the scope and objectives of the PREDICT project. 


The PREDICT team is happy to announce the organization of its first end-user workshop.

When: Thursday 2 October 2014

Where: Paris, SIA Lab (40, rue d'Oradour sur Glane - 75015)

Target participants: CI operators, accidents & risks analysts, civil protection, fire fighters, public authorities in charge of managing crises etc.

This workshop will be focused on understanding the needs and requirements of end-users for crisis...


The July 14 - October 14 edition of the European CIIP Newsletter includes a presentation of the PREDICT project by Domnique Sérafin, coordinator of the PREDICT project. This article introduces the objectives of the project, the expected outputs, and the PREDICT consortium.

The European CIIP Newsletter ( a focused dissemination organ for fostering the cooperation between the CI(I)P research communities and CI and CII stakeholders.The ECN addresses the CIP and CIIP research...


On the 3rd July 2014, the UIC (the International Union of Railways) team involved in PREDICT presented the scope and objectives of the project to the members of the Steering Committee of the UIC Security Platform in Paris, France.