BEGIN:VCALENDAR PRODID:-//Microsoft Corporation//Outlook 11.0 MIMEDIR//EN VERSION:2.0 CALSCALE:GREGORIAN METHOD:PUBLISH BEGIN:VEVENT UID:20190826T080858-1861387533@eifonline.org DTSTART:20190220T080000 DTEND:20190220T093000 DTSTAMP:20190826T080858 SUMMARY:Technology saving lives: modern emergency warning and protection systems in Europe DESCRIPTION: Currently, in many EU Member States, the standard government instruction in case of an emergency, after the alarm sounds, is still to ‘stay inside, keep doors and windows closed, switch on public TV or radio and wait for instructions’. However, this 20th century approach has its limitations: it doesn’t allow narrowing down the area in a way that’s easy to understand, and it doesn’t include tourists and business travelers in a satisfactory way, which may lead to more damage and victims than necessary. LOCATION: European Parliament, Members' Salon, Brussels , Belgium TRANSP:OPAQUE END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR