Friday, December 18, 2015

National CIP Workshop

KEMEA, being the Greek National Contact Point of the European Program on Critical Infrastructure Protection (EPCIP), in cooperation with the ARGOS project and the CIPRE-NET project represented by the Joint Research Center Ispra of the European Commission, jointly organized a two-day workshop on "Protection of Critical Infrastructures".
The training program was held on KEMEA premises on the 14 & 15 December, 2015 and was attended by over 160 specialist representatives on critical infrastructures. In the framework of presenting the European acquis, expert speakers from KEMEA and the Joint Research Center presented innovative methods and solutions for the protection of critical facilities against man-made and natural risks.

The conference was attended by several operators and owners of critical infrastructures in Greece providing a range of diverse services across a variety of sectors.  A comprehensive ARGOS project presentation was made to the participants and videos related to the two trials of the project (Bucharest and Athens) were shown. The latest ARGOS Newsletter and brochure was distributed in the Workshop folder. Representatives of the Dutch NCP of the EPCIP program attended the workshop, Greek Government Officials and representative of law enforcement agencies and services such as the Secretary General of the Ministry of Citizen Protection, the General Secretary of Civil Protection, high ranking Officers of the Hellenic Police and the Hellenic Fire Service, and Executive Officers representing the European Critical Infrastructures, as well as the National Critical Infrastructures.

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