We are pleased to welcome FH OÖ Studienbetriebs GmbH (University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria) as a new ordinary member of Disaster Competence Network Austria.
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Download now for free: The proceedings of Fachtagung Katastrophenforschung 2023 (our disaster research conference #fkf23) include the abstracts of all presentations from the various sessions and the posters from the poster session. Our thanks go to the authors for their insightful and multifaceted contributions and we are already looking forward to the next DCNA conference!
Between March 2021 and September 2023, Florentin Weiss was a DCNA Young Scientist and was funded for his chemistry doctorate at the University of Innsbruck. After successfully completing his studies, he has now started his career in the chemical industry. In this interview, he tells us, among other things, how he benefited from the Young Scientists program.
Since the beginning of October 2023, DCNA has been leading a new research project funded by the Austrian Climate and Energy Fund: VULKANO aims to determine the extent to which Austrian communities take vulnerable groups into account when drawing up emergency and disaster plans.
We are pleased to welcome Frequentis AG as a new associated member of the Disaster Competence Network Austria.
From 10 to 13 June 2024, the international conference INTERPRAEVENT 2024 will be held for the first time in Vienna at the Conference Center Hofburg.
On July 27th, the final event of the FFG project took place together with the German consortium (thanks to the "Kooperative R&D" funding scheme) at the Tritolwerk, the disaster relief training ground of the Austrian Armed Forces. The final event started with presentations by the project consortium and the sponsors, after which the system was presented in action.