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Regional Workshop on Sahana Emergency Management

Joint Program with the Global CAP Implementation Workshop regional workshop, on the 22nd, is a precursor to the Global CAP Implementation Workshop, 23-24 August 2016. Attendees of this workshop are invited to join the Global CAP Implementation Workshop


  1. Exposure to the Sahana emergency management suite inclusive of mapping, warning, and first-response standards, concepts and deployments Sahana SAMBRO (warning/alerting) and SAFIRE (dipatch and incident management)
  2. Exposure to EDXL suite of GIS, CAP, RM, & SITREP standards
  3. Exposure to the advantages of a Common Operating Picture in Emergency Management for enhancing Cross-Agency Situational-Awareness and Coordination
  4. Exposure to presentations on global CAP implementation experiences by National & International Organizations and Vendors
  5. Opportunity to network with International Warning Experts and participate in the expert forum


Takes placeMonday, 22nd through 25th August 2016
Hosted by theAsian Institute of Technology Geoinformatics Center
At locationAddress : Geoinformatics Center, Asian Institute of Technology, P.O. Box 4, Klong Luang, Pathumthani, 12120, Thailand (MAP VIEW)
Funded byUnited National Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP)

The CAP on a Map project is hosting a Regional Workshop on Sahana Warning and First Response. The Regional Workshop is a precursor to the Global CAP Implementation Workshop. Participants invited to the Regional Workshop are also invited to attend the Global CAP Implementation Workshop. Both workshops take place on the premises of the Asian Institute of Technology. This Regional Workshop is made possible through funding from the UNESCAP Trust Fund on Tsunami & Climate Change. The program is co-organized by the Asian Institute of Technology Geoinformatics Center and the Sahana Software Foundation. Participants will be exposed to Sahana tools in mapping, warning, and incident reporting. These tools are interoperable and specificaly the mapping and warning tools adopt Emergency Data Exchange Language (EDXL) standards. Participants attending the workshop will understand the Sahana concepts of Risk Mapping, Warning Broker, Dispatch (Resource Messaging), Incident Reporting and Situational-Reporting.


Day 01 - Monday 22nd

Time Activity Speaker
08:30 - 09:00 Opening
09:00 - 10:30 GIS-enabled Risk Mapping
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Tea Break
11:00 - 12:30 Sahana Alerting and Messaging Broker
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 15:00 Sahana First Response
15:00 - 15:30 Tea/Coffee Break
15:30 - 16:30 Evaluate SAMBRO & SAFIRE
16:30 - 17:00 Action Plan
17:00 - 17:30 Closing remarks

Day 02 - Tuesday 23rd

Time Activity Speaker
08:30 - 09:30 Opening SSF, ATI, IFRC, OASIS, ITU, WMO
09:30 - 10:00 Key Note - Thai Warning
10:00 - 10:30 Photo Session; Tea/Coffee Break
10:30 - 12:00 Session I
14:00 - 15:30 Session II
15:30 - 16:00 Tea/Coffee Break
16:00 - 17:30 Session III

Gala - Dinner (Sponsor: TBA)

Day 03 - Wednesday 24th

Time Activity Speaker
07:00 - 08:30 OASIS EMTC Conference Call
08:30 - 10:00 Session IV
10:00 - 10:30 Tea/Coffee Break
10:30 - 12:00 Session V
14:00 - 15:30 Session VI
15:30 - 16:00 Tea/Coffee Break
16:00 - 17:00 Session VII
17:00 - 17:30 Closing

Day 04 - Thursday 25th

Excursion - Auytthia
Vans will leave the Conference Hall at 8:00am, 25th August, 2016

Pictographs Design Workshop

Time Activity
morning analyze findings
afternoon outline blueprints
evening agree on an agenda

Program Committee

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