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Preparing for the Unexpected

Preparing for the Unexpected

Thursday at 6 AM Pacific

August 02nd 2018:Using Social Media and Drones for Emergency Management

Communications during disasters is paramount, especially when there is the potential for the loss of human life. The need for communications and the way we communicate, along with what we communicate, has changed with the advent of social media and drones. We speak with social media expert, researcher and author of "Social Media, Crisis Communications, and Emergency Management: Leveraging Web 2.0 Technologies" Dr. Connie M White. Dr. White will talk about how Social Media assists first responders and emergency personnel, as well as how it gives a voice to those that didn't have one befo

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Connie M. White

Dr. White is a research scientist who studies the ways the Emergency Management practitioner community can utilize and leverage emerging technologies for decision support. She holds a PhD from the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) in Computer and Information Systems with her doctoral work focusing on building Emergency Management Information Systems for decision support during: • time critical events • without all of the information needed • without all of the team members input • in a near real time dynamic online environment For the past 4 years, her research has focused on the use of drone technology and the web 2.0 environment, for Emergency Management use. Specif
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2682/preparing-for-the-unexpected 18/07/2019 06:00 18/07/2019 07:00 Preparing for the Unexpected https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2682/preparing-for-the-unexpected Communications during disasters is paramount, especially when there is the potential for the loss of human life. The need for communications and the way we communicate, along with what we communicate, has changed with the advent of social media and drones. We speak with social media expert, researcher and author of "Social Media, Crisis Communications, and Emergency Management: Leveraging Web 2.0 Technologies" Dr. Connie M White. Dr. White will talk about how Social Media assists first responders and emergency personnel, as well as how it gives a voice to those that didn't have one before - especially when that voice can help during disasters. Dr. White will also talk to us about a new communication tool that is helping the realm of Emergency Management; the use of drones. A leading researcher in decision support systems during disasters, we'll learn how drone are assisting and changing the face of traditional emergency response and management. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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