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Regional Workshop on Sahana Situational-Awareness

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


  1. Be introduced to the Sahana situational-awareness inclusive of mapping, warning, first-response, & common operating picture tools and workflows
  2. Learn about the EDXL suite of GIS, CAP, RM, & SITREP interoperable data standards
  3. Realize the efficiency gains, through hands-on experimentation with the tools, in 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, Friday, the 25th August 2016
Hosted atAsian Institute of Technology Geoinformatics Center
AddressAddress : 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 all-hazard emergency management. The Regional Workshop, on August 22nd, is a precursor to the Global CAP Implementation Workshop. Participants invited to the Regional Workshop are also invited to attend the 2016 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 00 - Sunday 21st - Sahana Spokes Council Meeting

16:00 (UTC+7) - LocationTBA

Day 01 - Monday 22nd - Sahana Situational-Awareness

Time Activity Resource Person
08:30 - 09:00 Opening, introductions, and go over the program Manzul Hazarika
09:00 - 09:30 Sahana Overview [Sahana 101] Nuwan Waidyanatha
09:30 - 10:30 Experiment with Sahana Emergency Management Tools [Sahana 105] biplov Bhandari
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Tea Break
11:00 - 12:30 Sahana Alerting/Warning Practices [Sahana 220] Nuwan Waidyanatha
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 15:00 Sahana Alerting Lab Exercise I Biplov Bandhari
15:00 - 15:30 Tea/Coffee Break
15:30 - 16:30 Sahana Alerting Lab Exercise II Nuwan Waidyanatha
16:30 - 17:00 Action Plan Nuwan Waidyanatha
17:00 - 17:30 Closing remarks Nuwan Waidyanatha

Day 02 - Tuesday 23rd - CAP Implementation Workshop


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

Gala - Dinner (Sponsor: TBA)

Day 03 - Wednesday 24th - CAP Implementation Workshop


07:00 UTC+7, OASIS EM-TC Meeting

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

If SSF gets funding then we will host a one day design workshop on the pictographs for emergency management for the linguistically challenges. Otherwise, SSF may organize an alternative session.

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

Program Committee

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