The Sustainable Development Festival 2018 – Workshop on “Vulnerability and Resilience: Theories, Methodologies and Applications”

On Monday, May 28th, 2018 it will take place at the Sapienza University of Rome the workshop organized by CED – Center for Economic Development & Social Change, Italian Association for Quality of Life Studies (AIQUAV) and Sapienza University of Rome with the title “Vulnerability and Resilience: Theories, Methodologies and Applications”. The workshop is planned as an independent event within the framework of the The Sustainable Development Festival 2018 organized by the Italian Alliance for Sustainable Development (ASviS). Both CED and AIQUAV are ASviS’ members.

The workshop will involve the participation of Andrea Gatto (President of CED) from Naples University “Parthenope”, Filomena Maggino (President of AIQUAV), Sapienza University of Rome, and Maurizio Vichi (Director of the Department of Statistical Sciences at Sapienza University of Rome). Further speakers will be Donato Speroni from ASviS, Anna Rita Manca from Joint Research Centre of European Commission, Linda Laura Sabbadini from ISTAT and Gaetano Borrelli from ENEA.

The CED will propose the following speeches: “Defining and Measuring Energy Vulnerability and Resilience” by the President of CED Andrea Gatto, and by Carlo Drago, CED researcher, from Rome University “N. Cusano” and the theme of “Reflexive Governance and the EU Energy Union” by Mattia Ferrari, CED member from the European Investment Bank.

To conclude the workshop, a hands-on tutorial on how to develop a vulnerability and resilience indicator through the statistical software R will be hold by Carlo Drago, CED member.

The organization of such a new event in collaboration with ASviS represents a significant opportunity of growth for CED, as part of CED strategy to increase its activities of independent scientific research and its training proposals.


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