Workshop on application of simulation decision games in crisis management on example of the game “Epidemic”
On 18th of September 2014, the group of specialists in a field of crisis management attended to a workshop organised by the Voivodship Crisis Management Centre. The event was held in Wielkopolska Voivodship Office of Emergency Call Centre in Poznań. During the meeting, a presentation and demonstration of PROCeed system took place. The participants were introduced to a decision-making simulation game „Epidemic”. As a result of performing two parallel game sessions, there was a discussion on application our system in crisis management. After a short survey, the workshop was completed by a summary which led us to conclusions on the environment of decision-making games.
On 3rd of April 2014 the annual event called “University Open Days” took place in the University of Technology in Czestochowa. During the event the ITTI enterprise had the opportunity to present the PROCeed system along with two decision making games Flood and Epidemic. “University Open Days” were organized in order to encourage high school students to study in the University of Technology in Czestochowa. During the event there were instruction movies, decision making games and Red Riding Hood demostration game presented.
From 12th till 13th of May 2014 in the National Defence University in Warsaw 3rd edition of Polish-nationwide conference “Crisis management as a part of national security system” will take place. ITTI enterprise is an official partner of the event. The theme of the this year’s edition is “Crisis management on the voivodeship and self-government level“. During the conference ITTI enterprise will present PROCeed environment, decision – making games (including Flood 2.0 and Epidemic) and virtual lab TASK, which enables preparing multi-dimensional and multi-variant crisis management trainings. We sincerely invite you to participate in the event! http://www.zarzadzanie-kryzysowe.pl
Pracownicy Wydziału Bezpieczeństwa i Zarządzania Kryzysowego Urzędu Wojewódzkiego w Katowicach 15 stycznia 2014 roku wzięli udział w testach gry Powódź 2.0 zorganizowanych przez dr Wiesława Kulmę na Politechnice Częstochowskiej. W kilkugodzinnych testach udział wzięło kilku specjalistów z dziedziny zarządzania kryzysowego, którzy wcielili się w 6 zespołów zarządzania kryzysowego. Za organizację oraz sprawne przeprowadzenie testów serdecznie dziękujemy panu dr Wiesławowi Kulmie.
On 12th of December 2013 in The Silesia Voivodeship Office a presentation and demonstration of PROCeed system took place. The meeting was attended by a dozen of specialists from the Security and Crisis Management Department of the Voivodeship Office. All of the participants were introduced not only to the innovative PROCeed system and environment but also to the two decision – making games Flood 2.0 and Epidemic. As a result of the meeting there will be close cooperation conducted between ITTI Sp. z o.o. and The Silesia Voivodeship Office. The first step will take place in January, when in the Czestochowa University of Technology first joint tests will happen.
Isolated cases of flu caused by mutated virus AH1N1 occurred in the Wielkopolska voivodeship. Quickly the number of sick rose uncontrollably which threatens the outbreak of epidemic in the whole region. In the result hospitals are overcrowded and out of medicines. Local governments had to undertake necessary steps to minimize negative consequences of the disease including quarantine of the sick, implementation of special information policy or constant control of available resources. Players impersonate: voivodeship crisis management team, three city teams and two borough teams from Wielkopolska voivodeship. Gamers have to solve over 220 problems through making the right decision and, consequently, choosing the best option of procedure. Features of the training: different varieties of the end and game play depended on decision made by the members of crisis management teams dynamic visualization of the game play available forces and resources management difficulty level management through additional side quests and problems…
Conference entitled “Crisis management systems” took place in Warsaw on 23 of October 2013th. ITTI company was one of the patrons of the event and presented materials about PROCeed system and decision-making games scenarios “Flood 2.0” and “Epidemic”. During the conference issues regarding communication systems, data safety and actions management in crisis situations were discussed.
Article on PROCeed system entitled “Decision-making games – preparation system for decision-making” was published in the first issue of polish magazine „Bezpieczeństwo publiczne” (nr 1 September/October 2013). Authors of the paper Tomasz Springer, Joanna Modławska, Maciej Szulejewski and Andrzej Adamczyk explained the functioning of decision-making games in PROCeed system. They also highlighted the importance of decision-making games in the training process of the local governments employees. Creators of the article presented the most important features of the PROCeed system and preparation of decision-making game sample scenarios.
Czestochowa University of Technology has recently finished tests of the decision – making game “Flood” designed in the PROCeed environment. During the summer semester the game was properly tested and implemented in “Crisis management” course. From now on designed by ITTI game will be a permanent element of the University curriculum. Beneath we attach word of thanks and reference letter send us by the Dean of the Faculty of Materials Processing Technology and Applied Physics prof. Zbigniew Stradomski and Director of the Security Engineering Institute prof. Henryk Dyja.