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The community as first responder: Social media in local emergencies

The Black Saturday fires devastated Australia and shocked the world. Now, the Country Fire Authority of Victoria has become a leading example of the use of social media for emergency management, winning this year’s Australian eGovernment award.

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Collaborative tech in emergency planning + response

Jessica Jackson and Michael Walter from the City of Houston’s Office of Emergency Management talk about the Southeast Texas Regional Technology Seminar & Fair, which has a focus on technology, best practices and regional collaboration in the area of emergency management and public safety.

Maurits van der Vlugt

Crowdsourcing emergencies with Bushfire Connect

In this episode, we chat with Maurits van der Vlugt, one of the co-founders of Australia’s Bushfire Connect service on the power of the crowd in an emergency. Maurits talks candidly about the…

Julian Carver

Open NZ and the Christchurch Quake Recovery

Join us for a discussion with Julian Carver, a founding member of Open NZ – bringing citizens and government together around open data standards. Julian also talks about the two recent devastating quakes…

Bryan Sivak

2.0 Meets Acts of Nature in Maryland

We talk with Bryan Sivak, new chief innovation officer for the State of Maryland, about innovating in government, and trying to keep a web-savvy citizenry up to speed during the recent DC-area earthquake…

James Kliemt

Social Media for Emergency Management

From the News Media to Moms and Dads – Twitter and Facebook in a Crisis: James Kliemt, senior digital communications officer with the Queensland Police, joins us to discuss using social media as…

Chief Richard Price

A Mobile App to Save Lives

Be A Hero: Richard Price, chief of the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District, shares the latest on a new app that links trained volunteers with heart attack victims using GPS-enabled smart phones….

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Big Ideas for Local America

Join a fast-paced conversation about innovation in local government and emergency management with Govfresh founder Luke Fretwell, Manor, TX, CIO Dustin Haisler and Bob Greenberg of G&H International Services. We discuss the upcoming…

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