Social Dynamics Workshop Report




Lead Partner

TECNUN, University of Navarra


Maider Sainz, Patricia Maraña, Josune Hernantes (TECNUN)


Colin Eden, Susan Howick, Igor Pyrko (Strathclyde)

The third workshop of the SMR (Smart Mature Resilience) project took place from the 22nd to the 25th of February 2016 in Rome (Italy), and focused on policies, indicators and barriers associated to Social Dynamics. In this workshop, experts from the cities of Bristol, Donostia, Glasgow, Kristiansand, Riga, Rome and Vejle had the opportunity to exchange information and knowledge related to the risks associated to Social Issues and to provide material for the development of the Resilience Management guidelines.

The aim of this report is to explain the execution of the workshop, explaining the activities carried out and the obtained results. First, the organisational and preparation issues, which took place in relation to the workshop are presented, including the invitation to the workshop, the agenda setting and associated issues. Second, the main results from the exercises developed within the workshops are presented. These exercises were developed in order to identify the challenges and promising approaches related to the risks associated to social dynamics. Finally, the evaluation and lessons learnt from the workshop are presented.











This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement no. 653569.