Encore-Puerto Rico hurricane status and use of technolog

May 7, 2019
Hosted by Jose Negron

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Eight months ago, T3 describe the need for rebuilding and reconstruction on the island of Puerto Rico after the destructions of two major Hurricanes, Irma and Maria in 2017. Today, the Caribbean Islands are approximately 24 days away from Hurricane season which officially began on June 1, 2019 and will end on November 30, 2019. The last time we spoke about technology and hurricane was 8 months ago. Today, T3 will discuss the on-going reconstruction effort island and the tools used to help predict, prepare and avoid impact of hurricanes. Additionally, how is Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Government of PR doing since our last update. Joins us at Today, Tomorrow’s Technologies (T3), to discuss the use of technology and how Puerto Rico is recovering. Our guest for this show is Dr. Edgar Rentas. Jerry is a resident and Vice President of AVANTI Technologies Inc. in Puerto Rico. He has been at the forefront dealing with Puerto Rico Hurricane Assessments and Technology Uses.

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Today, Tomorrow’s Technologies (T3) enables our scientists, engineers and innovators to establish a daily dialogue with a non-techy listener. This engagement will expand our understanding of how technology can impact our daily lives. The goal is to simplify, avoid the tech mystery and encourage the study or participation in these new disciplines. T3 benefits will answer the following questions:
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Jose Negron

Jose Negron

Mr. Jose Negron is CEO/President at AVANTI Technologies, Inc., an Annandale, Virginia, veteran-owned small business. He retired from the USAF in 2005 in the rank of Colonel after 29 years of service.

Mr. Negron has 40 years of government and commercial experiences working on major technology programs, analytical activities with budgetary consequences, and pioneered research for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). His program manager experiences were tested leading to major application and research successes, in 1994 he led the Sarajevo/Rwanda Humanitarian relief effort with Geneva AirOps, Switzerland, in 1999 organized the first interaction to structure how the USAF Air Expeditionary Force (AEF) was to deploy, in 2000 led the analytic/tech study for the Air War over Serbia, led the 2004 1st DARPA Grand Challenge Autonomous Vehicle event across the Mojave desert. Currently, he leads two medical revolutionary efforts: 1) Numobag for advanced wound care, and 2) NeuChroma vision glasses, and today, the visionary for the technical understanding and visualization of electronic warfare (radio frequency) and cyber digital formats with impacts on humanity.

Mr. Negron’s technical insights are often sought out to assist or lead the future planning of research efforts as the result of his past successes to plan, schedule, integrate, and execute one-of-a-kind programs or activities leaving a positive mark on our nation and globally.

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