ASEAN Earthquake Model (AEM) Workshops

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AEM Core Group Workshop on OpenQuake Hazard Component

Date: 30 July – 1 August 2013
Venue: Institute of Catastrophe Risk Management, NTU, Singapore

The Institute of Catastrophe Risk Management (ICRM) and ASEAN Secretariat jointly organizing ASEAN Earthquake Model (AEM) Workshop on OpenQuake Hazard Component during 30 July – 01 Aug 2013 at the Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. The aim of the AEM project is provide comprehensive assessment of seismic hazard and risk of exposure and disaster preparedness in ASEAN member states. The workshop is focused on training the use of OpenQuake platform, in particular the hazard component, to the AEM Core Group members. During the Workshop, we will also have an opportunity to discuss the AEM Project planning and execution.

The meeting will serve as an opportunity for the proposed AEM Core Group members, i.e. NTU, BMKG/BG, and Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS), to discuss several important matters including:

  • Discussion on the Project execution in particular hazard component; and
  • Training on OpenQuake platform to the AEM Core Group




ASEAN Earthquake Model (AEM) Core Group Meeting

Date: 20 November 2012
Venue: Nanyang Executive Centre

Members of NTU, BMKG and PHIVOLCS, which are ASEAN’s three leading technical institutions with significant experience in earthquake science and risk assessments, had gathered in NTU’s Nanyang Executive Centre on 20 November 2012 to discuss the preliminary plan of major activities for the ASEAN Earthquake Model (AEM) project. The objective of the AEM project was to provide comprehensive assessment of seismic hazard and risk of exposure and disaster preparedness in ASEAN member states with ASEAN being an earthquake prone region.





ASEAN Earthquake Model (AEM) Regional Scoping Workshop




The ASEAN Earthquake Model (AEM) Regional Scoping Workshop was organized during 18-19 November 2011 at the Institute of Catastrophe Risk Management, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) of Singapore.

The Workshop was attended by representatives of the ASEAN Committee on Disaster Management (ACDM), seismic and geophysical agencies such as Indonesian Agency for Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics (BMKG), Philippines Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) and Malaysian Meteorological Department (MMD), academics and research institutions as well as ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on disaster management (AHA Centre) and Australia-Indonesia Facility for Disaster Reduction (AIFDR).