Presentation on theme: "The ICRARD web site Sharing information – connecting people ICRARD meeting 2007 12 September Ole-Johan Faret, Petroleum Safety Authority Norway www.icrard.org."— Presentation transcript:
The ICRARD web site Sharing information – connecting people ICRARD meeting 2007 12 September Ole-Johan Faret, Petroleum Safety Authority Norway www.icrard.org
Background ICRARD: Our main goal is to coordinate research activities, exchange information and promote research cooperation between the member organizations. The ICRARD web site: Goal: Sharing information - connecting people Content: Key information, contacts, links & unique search engine Oct. 2004: Official launch of www.icrard.orgwww.icrard.org - The PSA (Petroleum Safety Authority Norway) coveredthe costs of developing the web site - The PSA is funding its two first years in operation
www.icrard.org Unique HSE search engine Information on govt. authorities & contacts, HSE R&D projects and relevant links Relevant news (Anyone interested can subscribe to ICRARD news)
A success story? Web traffic (source/tool: awstat) –2006 500 unique visitors (average) 1300 – 1500 visits per month 5000 – 7000 pages per month Example: –Thesis on life extention … an article about the report published in February 2006 on www.icrard.org – downloaded > 500 timeswww.icrard.org –2007 Visitors Visits –march718 2186 –june687 2930 –july719 2817
Target groups Government authorities in general? ICRARD contacts Audit officers / inspectors? Research communities? The industry? – … or all of them?
Marketing activities Web articles Links from external web sites Leaflets, the pop-up, external presentations etc Future marketing activities? How, where and when?) Realistic to involve Brazil, Mexico, New Zealand and Australia?
Review www.icrard.orgwww.icrard.org R&D activities in each member country (sufficient?) News production (ambitions vs. capability) Search engine (easy to understand whats uniqe?) Background information (ICRARD - what and why?) Discussion forum/Chat room –(A user-friendly or complex tool?) Techno forum: Manuals Marketing forum: Leaflets in pdf for downloading etc R&D Projects forum: Information on co-operative projects?