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Social Media in Emergency Management, presentation at Sydney "Bridging the Gap" Crisis Camp

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  • 1. Bridging the Gap ThinkTank

2. Welcome and Introductions
Tolmie MacRae
Rebecca Paget
Maurits van der Vlugt
And of course: You!
Thank You!
Google Australia for the Catering
3. Program for the day
9 11 AM: Morning presentations
11:30 AM:
Ushahidi 101
Dev/Hacker & Business Streams
1 PM Lunch
2 PM:
Open StreetMap info session
Streams Continue
4:30 PM: Reconvene, present outcomes
6PM: End
4. Morning Program
5. 6. Trust, Transparency & Timeliness
Using social media to empower communities in the face of disaster
Maurits van der Vlugt
There is a need for change []
Empower communities with Timely, Relevant and Tailored information
Craig Lapsley, VIC FSC

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9. 10. 11. Bridging the Ecosystems
12. A2C Sample
13. Twitter Earthquake Detector (TED)
Filter Tweets for Earthquakes (place, time, keyword)