High-Level Round Table

In Brussels

April 22, 2016

A high-level working round table discussion took place at the Spanish Office for Science & Technology (SOST) in Brussels on 22nd April 2016 . We exchanged expertise, good practices, mitigation and adaptation strategies regarding Heat Waves that are expected to become more frequent and intense the following years due to Climate Change. In addition, the procedures needed to be established so that information from the heat wave risk nowcasting system that we have developed in TREASURE is useful for the citizens and the relevant Authorities were discussed.

We were honoured by the presence of distinguished participants and we are grateful for their valuable feedback and warm comments. The experts met and interacted with the TREASURE partners and advised the consortium so that TREASURE’s impact is maximised.

The experts that participated are:

  • Mr. Apostolos Paralikas, EU DG-ECHO
  • Dr. Vladimir Kendrovski, World Health Organisation
  • Flaminia Gallo & Gustavo Donato, Red Cross EU Office
  • Mr Adam Banaszak, member and Rapporteur on Civil protection Mechanism of the EU Committee of the Regions (CoR)
  • Ms. Anja Kosjek, Commission for Natural Resources CoR
  • Mr. Adam Lazarski, Political advisor European Conservatives and Reformists Group CoR
  • Anna García, ENoLL European Network of living Labs
  • Mr Joan Pol, Government of the Balearic Islands

On behalf of TREASURE consortium the following participated:

  • Prof. Chris Kiranoudis, National Technical University of Athens , TREASURE coordinator
  • Prof. Klea Katsouyanni, Epidemiologist, National Kapodistrian University of Athens
  • Dr. Iphigenia Keramitsoglou, National Observatory of Athens
  • and Ms. Dolores Ordóñez, AnySolution, who organised and hosted the event.

National Technical University of Athens


National Observatory of Athens


National and Kapodistrian University of Athens


AnySolution SL