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TIEMS Conference in Berlin: Public Alerting and Social Media during Crisis and Disasters

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Berlin
Basic Information
Date: 
30/10/2013 - 01/11/2013
Venue Country: 
Germany
Event Organisers: 

The International Emergency Management Society (TIEMS)

Language of event: 
English

Preliminary Program

 

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Crowdsourcing: Study suggests how to best monitor disasters using Twitter

The scientist Manuel Garcia-Herranz and his team at the Autonomous University of Madrid, Spain

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 21/01/2013 - 11:28
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40.5452
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SMERST 2013: Social Media and Semantic Technologies in Emergency Response

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Conventry
Basic Information
Date: 
15/04/2013 - 16/04/2013
Venue: 
Scarman Conference Centre, University of Warwick
Venue Country: 
United Kingdom
Event Organisers: 

University of Warwick

Language of event: 
English

This conference aims to bring together researchers and practitioners in Emergency Response and Humanitarian Disasters who are interested in Social Media and/or Semantic Technologies.

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UN-SPIDER Social Media Survey Findings

USA: Social media as a disaster management tool

 When a series of storms and twisters hit at least 10 states in the USA at the end of February, many victims used social media channels to report their status or those of neighbors and friends

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 19/03/2012 - 08:18

GIS and Social Media Team to Combat Disasters

Two of the world’s top technologies are consistently pairing up in what many believe is the evolution of information.

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 29/02/2012 - 15:20