Center for Security Studies

Kemea KEMEA has been established as the Greek Ministry’s (Ministry of Public Order and Citizen Protection) think tank on security policies. KEMEA is a scientific, consulting and research agency, whose purpose is to conduct theoretical and applied research and to produce studies, particularly at a strategic level, on issues concerning security policies. KEMEA also provides advisory and consulting services to the Ministry of Public Order and Citizen Protection and other Public and Private authorities on these same issues. KEMEA is staffed by civilian experts in Security Planning in Mega Events and personnel from all supervised entities and services of the Ministry of Public Order and Citizen Protection (e.g., Hellenic Police, Fire Department). KEMEA is representing the Greek Government to the European Research and Innovation Forum (ESRIF) and is a Member to the Board of Directors of the European Organization for Security (EOS). Support for the inventory, validation and evaluation of concepts and transfer of knowledge to end-user organisations.

Role in the project

  • Contribution to the survey and analysis of existing crisis management models, the definition of the stakeholders and information flow among them as well as the definition and analysis of disaster-crisis events.
  • Contribution to the definition of interoperability issues – requirements and the conduction of interviews with first responders as well as to the definition of global systems requirements based on the abovementioned study – analysis.
  • Inquiry / investigation of the collection of representative data of past disaster events (fires 2007, demonstrations 2008, earthquake 1999, etc.)
  • Contribution to the definition of a common data analysis approach by defining a common set of ontologies that enable unique processing by a single generic
  • Contribution to the survey and evaluation of existing information systems as well as to the creation, distribution and elaboration of a questionnaire for end-users.
  • Contribution to the definition of system requirements regarding data acquired to be collected and processed as well as the functionality needed by end-users.
  • Contribution to the definition of the validation process, the system validation and the evaluation of the validation results.
  • Exploitation of the outcome of the project in designing new crisis management models and adopting the project results in handling crisis situations.

Contact

Ioannis Daniilidis, i.daniilidis@kemea-research.gr

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