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SIBYL project mid-term meeting report
Thessaloniki, Greece, 15th – 16th February, 2016

The mid-term meeting for the SIBYL project was held in Thessaloniki, Greece, hosted by the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, from the 15th to 16th of February 2016. Representatives of all partners attended, as well as members of the Greek Civil Protection, the Decentralized Administration of Macedonia and Thrace, the Institute of Engineering Seismology and Earthquake Engineering and the Technological Educational Institute of Central Macedonia, Serres. The first day involved presenting the results of the work that had been carried out during the past year, while the second day was concerned with demonstrating some of the tools and methods developed for the project, including a visit to the instrumented administration building of the university.

The presentations given may be accessed below:

General overview of the state of the project

Component B “Rapid data collection and integration”

Component C “Rapid and low-cost in-situ building vulnerability assessment”

  • Cologne field work

Component D “Real-time monitoring during a seismic sequence”

Preliminary presentation of tools

  • Real-time site assessment and building monitoring tool

Components E “Training and capacity building” and F “Task publicity”

Final discussions

Overall the meeting was a success, with the input from the civil protection of particular value.


Attendees of the SIBYL project mid-term meeting in Thessaloniki, Greece.

Attendees of the SIBYL project mid-term meeting in Thessaloniki, Greece.