DDE 6th EC Meeting

2022-03-15
190

Time

1500-1800 CET (Paris time), 25 March, 2022

Location

Virtual meeting

Meeting Chair:

Chengshan Wang

Meeting participants:

EC Members: Junxuan Fan, Ishwaran Natarajan, Susan Nash, Mikhail Fedonkin

GC Chair: Jennifer McKinley

SC Chair: Roland Oberhansli

Secretariat: Whitney Landress, Juxin Shen, Chao Li

Guests: Mike Stephenson, Qiuming Cheng

Others by invitation only

Agenda

1. Opening of the Meeting – Chair (5 minutes)

2. Adoption of the Agenda – Chair (5 minutes)

3. Report of the 5th session of the EC Meeting (7 December 2021) and follow-up on action items – Ish (10 mins)

4. Report of the 4th meeting of the GC (14 March 2022) – Jennifer (10 mins)

5. Progress on the organization of the DDE Forum sponsored by UNESCO, IUGS & DDE on 8 June 2022 in UNESCO, Paris:

· Introduction by the Secretariat – Ish (5 mins)

· Preparation of the Forum, including the organization of joint Secretariat, Forum agenda, etc – Chao Li (30 mins)

· Call for parallel in-person EC meeting in Paris in June - Chengshan (5 mins)

6. Plan for Priority international, regional and national events where DDE needs to be represented :  - Ish (10 mins ) (i) Europe & Middle East – Mike (8 Mins); (ii) North & South Americas – Susan (8 mins);

7. Approval of the Seed Grant Fund and call for project submissions – Chao Li (10 mins)

8. Evaluation of 2021 WTGs work and 2022 funds allocation, including:(i) Forming the evaluation group. (ii) Introduction to the evaluation mechanism and criterion. (iii) Solution to the 2021 unused funds - Mikhail (20 mins )

9. Introduction to the two proposed new SC members - Roland (5 mins)

10. DDE Web – the new, updated site – Chao (10 mins)

11. Call for establishing the  National Working Group - Ish (15 mins)

12. Establishment of two new working groups - engineering geology and Earthquake geology - all (10 mins)

13. AOB – Chair (5 mins)

Closure of the meeting – Chair (5 mins)