IEEE 4th World Forum on Internet of Things
05-08 February 2018 – Singapore


VERT2: Public Safety, Emergency Response, and Humanitarian Technologies

Date:  Tuesday, 6 February 2018
Time:  10:30-12:30, 13:30-15:30, & 16:00-18:00
Room: 4301A & 4301B
10:30AM Session 1 Keynote 1 The Search for MH370 Dr Neil Gordon Defense and Technology Group Australia
11:30AM Keynote 2 Black Swans, Perfect Storms and Cascading Failures: Emerging R&D challenges in infrastructure systems analysis, disaster resilience and the assessment of socioeconomic impacts of failure in extreme events Professor  Greg Foliente The University of Melbourne
12:30PM Lunch Break
01:30PM Session 2 IoT technologies in Public Safety and Emergency and Humanitarian Responses
01:30PM Invited Talk 1 Telecommunications and Connectivity as the Keystone in Crisis Response Ms Sonia Aplin Ericsson
02:00PM Invited Talk 2 Real-time Crowd Behavior Analysis for Public Safety Using Networked Cameras and Cloud Analytics Professor Palani Palaniswami The University of Melbourne
02:30PM Invited Talk 3 A Real-time and Long-term Scalable IoT-AI Stack for Natural Hazard Resiliency Assessment and Management of Critical Infrastructure Professor Yu-Hsing Wang HK University of Science and Technology
03:00PM Invited Talk 4 Public Safety Mobile Broadband – To bravely go where no one has gone before Ins. Ged Griffin Victoria Police Australia
03:30PM Coffee Break
04:00PM Session 3 Challenges in Delivering Public Safety and Delivering Emergency and Humanitarian Responses
04:00PM Invited Talk 5 TBC Ms Natasha Beschorner World Bank
04:30PM Panel Session – Protecting and Safeguarding Communities in  Extrement Events – role of IoT
05:30PM End of Vert 2