This project has received funding from the European Union's 7th Framework Programme for Research, Technological Development and Demonstration under Grant Agreement (GA) N° #607798

Wednesday, 19th February 2020

9:35h    Welcome by the European Commission

                           Speaker to be confirmed


10:45h   DRIVER+ Project overview and achievements

                           Marcel van Berlo, DRIVER+ technical coordinator


11:45h   The DRIVER+ key outputs

                            Speakers to be confirmed


14:30h   Trial Experience: Running a trial and assessing innovative solutions

                            Speakers to be confirmed


16:30h   Some perspectives on policy implications

                           Speakers to be confirmed


17:00h   Top 3 Innovative Solutions in Crisis Management 2020

                            Award ceremony


17:30h   Wrap-up of day 1

                            Philippe Quevauviller, DG Home (invited)

Thursday, 20th February 2020

09:30h    Welcome to day 2

                              Speaker to be confirmed


11:15h   Standardisation in DRIVER+

                         White paper presentation
                            Speakers to be confirmed


12:45h   The DRIVER+ legacy- Establishing the first CoEs

                         Signature ceremony
                            Speaker to be confirmed


13:00h   The DRIVER+ legacy- Looking into the future

                            Marcel van Berlo, DRIVER+ technical coordinator



Marcel van Berlo


Dr. Marcel van Berlo is a Program Coordinator in the field of ‘Human factors in Safety and Security’ at TNO, the Netherlands. He holds a Ph.D in Instructional Psychology and Technology from the University of Leuven, Belgium. Marcel is a member of the EARTO Security and Defence Working Group and is the Technical Coordinator of the European FP7 research project DRIVER+. His main topics of interest are crisis management, interaction between professional responders & citizens, radicalisation, training & serious gaming, individual/community/societal resilience and public order management.

Philippe Quevauviller


Philippe Quevauviller started his career at the European Commission in 1989 as scientific officer at DG Research, then as policy officer at DG Environment, and moved to the DG Home Secure Societies Programme in 2013. He was researcher in oceanography in the years 1983-1989 at the University of Bordeaux. He obtained two PhDs (oceanography and chemistry) and the highest French University degree (HDR). Besides his work at the European Commission, he is also Associate Professor at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) and a scientific writer and editor.