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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 CAP interoperable data standards
  3. Realize the efficiency gains, through hands-on experimentation with the SAMBRO tools
  4. Assess the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats for enhancing Cross-Agency Situational-Awareness and Coordination
  5. Learn of global CAP implementations, tools, and service providers



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
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 all-media alerting broker and situational-awareness. 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.

Co-hosts Regional Sahana and CAP Workshop

Co-sponsors CAP Workshop




Day 01 - Friday 19th - Sahana Spokes Council Meeting

Time Activity Resource Person
09:00 - 12:30 SSF Strategic Planning
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch
14:30 - 16:00 SPC Overview, charter, operating procedures Devin Balkind
16:00 - 17:00 Project updates - ops, DROP, Code, COE
17:00 - 18:00 Closing remarks Devin Balkind

Day 02 - Saturday 20th - Center of Excellence

Day 03 - Sunday 21st - Damage and Loss Assessment

Day 04 - 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 05 - 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 06 - 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 07 - 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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