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Emergency Social Data Summit: We Can All Participate Remotely

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The Red Cross is hosting the Emergency Social Data Summit today Thursday, August 12, 2010 from 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM (ET).   This is a hybrid event which means you don’t have to be in Washington, DC to participate.

You can participate remotely.  There are two ways:

1) First is via U-Stream, which will be hosted on the NextGenWeb site (http://nextgenweb.org).  This U-Stream will be archived via The Emergency Social Data blog

2) Via Twitter and #crisisdata hashtag.  There will be a formal Twitter chat at 1 p.m. EDT/10 a.m. PDT featuring questions from @ntenhross and @ikepigott.  This is a great way for your voice to be heard and added to the Crisis Data wiki (http://crisisdata.wikispaces.com)

The American Red Cross is hosting the Emergency Social Data Summit to bring together government agencies, emergency management professionals, disaster response organizations, tech companies and concerned citizens to address how to reply to these digital requests for help more effectively. That means what you bring to this discussion is really important.  There are a variety of ways to participate remotely:

In addition to the above, in person attendees will update their observations and impressions via the Whrrl Emergency Social Data Society.  Feel free to join!

You can also add or comment on the Summit’s aggregated information via the Emergency Social Data Wiki

You can read the complete agenda here. All of this information is also available at our Emergency Social Data Summit on the American Red Cross blog.
If there are any questions, please contact Kami Huyse  at @kamichat, kami@zoeticamedia.com or Geoff Livingston, @geoffliving, geoff@zoeticamedia.com.

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