World Conference on Transport Research 2016

Posted by on Apr 1, 2016 in News, Slider | 0 comments

The CIP Initiative’s Ahsan Habib, Jahedul Alam, and Kevin Quigley have co-authored a paper, entitled “Critical Infrastructure Renewal: A Framework for Fuzzy Logic Based Research Assessment and Microscopic Traffic Simulation Modelling.” Dr. Habib and his MASc student, Jahedul Alam, will be presenting this paper at the 14th World Conference on Transport Research in Shanghai, China this July. Their paper has been accepted for...

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CIP Initiative’s Kevin Quigley presents to Senate’s Standing Committee on National Security and Defencee

Posted by on Mar 22, 2016 in News | 0 comments

On March 21st, 2016, Dr. Kevin Quigley gave the following presentation to the Senate’s Standing Committee on National Security and Defence on the subject of critical infrastructure in Canada: “Thank you for the opportunity to comment. I’d like to talk about risk regulation to limit the possibility of low-probability / high-consequence events—disasters, crises, so-called black swan events—in our critical infrastructure (CI). My...

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CIP Initiative Receives MEOPAR funding

Posted by on Jan 8, 2016 in News | 0 comments

The CIP Initiative research team, in partnership with Professor Eleni Stroulia at the University of Alberta and Dr. Tim Webster from the Centre for Geographic Sciences, has received a 50,000 dollar grant from the Marine Environmental, Observation, Prediction and Response (MEOPAR) Network. This money will be used to fund research on evacuation of coastal cities from floods. For more information, please visit MEOPAR’s...

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CIP Initiative’s Kevin Quigley Presents at Canadian Red Cross’s 9th Annual Disaster Management Forum

Posted by on Dec 1, 2015 in Events, News | 0 comments

The Canadian Red Cross’s 9th Annual Disaster Management Forum took place in Halifax, Nova Scotia from November 24th to the 26th. The theme for this year’s conference was ‘educating and connecting disaster management professionals.’ At this year’s conference, the CIP Initiative’s Kevin Quigley presented a session entitled, “Of Gods and Men: Taking Media into Account when Preparing for Natural and...

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TSAS awarded SSHRC Partnership Development Grant

Posted by on Nov 2, 2015 in News | 0 comments

Dr. Kevin Quigley, founding member of the CIP Initative research team, is a co-investigator on a 2.15 million dollar SSHRC Partnership Development Grant that has just been awarded to The Canadian Network on Terrorism, Security, and Society (TSAS). This grant will be used to fund new research on national security...

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