IS-EPOS conference, 19-20 November, Katowice



Recommended Hotels in Katowice:

Angelo Hotel

Qubis Hotel Katowice

Diament Hotels Katowice

Novotel Katowice Centrum


Organizing Committee:

Assoc. Prof. Grzegorz MUTKE, Chairman, CMI

Prof. Stanisław LASOCKI, Project Manager, IGF PAS


Assoc. Prof. Beata ORLECKA-SIKORA, Director IGF PAS

dr Mariusz STERZEL, Academic Computer Center CYFRONET AGH



Mariusz BOREK, CMI



19.11.2015      Plenary Session

9:00 – 9:30       Welcome – Addresses of Public Administration and Industrial Stakeholders                 

9:30 – 10:50     Problems of induced seismicity and other anthropogenic hazards related to exploration and  exploitation of georesources

9:30 – 9:55 Stanisław Lasocki, Instytut Geofizyki PAN/Institute of Geophysics, PAS  ”Induced Seismicity and Other Anthropogenic Hazards Associating Exploitation of Georesources - A Background for the Project ‘IS-EPOS Digital Research Space for EPOS Purposes’ (in Polish with simultaneous translation)

9:55 – 10:20 Jean Schmittbuhl, University of Strasbourg/Uniwersytet w Strassburgu “Induced Seismicity Problems in Association With Geothermal Energy Production” 

10:20 – 10:45 Józef Dubiński, Grzegorz Mutke, Główny Instytut Górnictwa/Central Mining Institute, Adam Barański, Kompania Węglowa SA/Coal Company SA “Mining Induced Seismicity” (in Polish with simultaneous translation)


10:45 - 11:00      Coffee break    


11:00 -13:35     Integration of Research Infrastructures to Facilitate and Stimulate Research on Anthropogenic Hazards Associated With                 Exploration and Exploitation of Geo-resources

11:00 – 11:25  Dominik Sobczak, European Commission, DG Research & Innovation, B4 - Research Infrastructure “The EC Contribution to the Integration of Research Infrastructures to Facilitate and Stimulate Research in Earth Sciences” (in Polish with simultaneous translation).

11:25 – 11:50  Wiesław Studencki, National Contact Point “International Support of Earth Sciences Research Infrastructure Development and Integration in Poland” (in Polish with simultaneous translation).

11:50 – 12:15  Michał Rybiński,Department of Innovation and Development, MSHE  National Support of Earth Sciences Research Infrastructure Development and Integration (in Polish with simultaneous translation).

12:15-12:40   Massimo Cocco, EPOS Coordinator, Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia “European Plate Observing System Integration Programme

12:40 – 13:05  Beata Orlecka-Sikora, Institute of Geophysics PAS. ‘Infrastructure for Georesources’ Roadmap of EPOS Working Group ‘Infrastructure for Georesources’” (in Polish with simultaneous translation).

13:05 – 13:35   Stanisław Lasocki, Institute of Geophysics PAS, Tomasz Szepieniec, Academic Computer Center CYFRONET AGH.  “IS-EPOS IT Platform – A Prototype of EPOS Thematic Core Service ‘Anthropogenic Hazards’” (in Polish with simultaneous translation).


13:35 – 14:25     Lunch   


14:25 – 16:20     Other Disciplines, Regions and Infrastructures

14:25 – 14:50 Ian Main, Rosa Filgueira, University Edinburgh “e-Science Gateway Stimulating Collaboration in Rock Physics and Volcanology Research”

         14:50 – 15:15  Matthew Harrison, Geological British Survey, “Test Beds"

15:15 – 15:40  Paolo Gasparini, SHEER Coordinator Analisi e Monitoraggio del Rischio Ambientale (AMRA), “SHEER: ‘Shale Gas Exploration and Exploitation Induced Risks’ Research Project of HORIZON 2020 and its link to IS-EPOS IT Platform"

15:40 – 16:05  Round table discussion: Linking European Earth Science Infrastructural Initiatives, and Collaboration With Industry. Moderated by Nigel Cassidy, Keele University

16:05 – 16:15 Closing remarks (In English and Polish with simultaneous translation)


16:15 - 16:30       Coffee break      


20.11.2015     Hands-on IS-EPOS Workshop

9:00 – 13:30      Hand-on Workshop: How to Use Integrated Infrastructure and Services of IS-EPOS IT Platform (in Polish)