DMI 2nd Annual Workshop and California MCC Rally
"EmComm: Mobile Communications for Public Safety: Policy, Technology and Practice"
May 22-23, 2011
Register Today! Join us for two exciting days of workshops, panel discussions, training exercises, emergency truck displays, exhibitor booths, mobile command center classes, disaster communications exercises and great speakers!
Carnegie Mellon University Silicon Valley Disaster Management Initiative (DMI), the California Emergency Management Agency (Cal EMA) and California Fire Chiefs Association (CFCA) are pleased to announce this year's combined Disaster Management Initiative workshop and California Mobile Command Center Rally. The event will be hosted and co-sponsored by NASA Ames at the CMU Silicon Valley campus located within the NASA Research Park at Moffett Field, California.
Featured Workshops Include:
Basic Incident Command System and Implementation
Common Operating Picture
Next Generation Emergency Operating Center
Panel: Rapid Disaster Communications Setup
Crowdsourcing Situational Awareness
Automated Speech Recognition for Emergency Responders
San Bruno Debrief
Disaster Communication for Firefighters
Packet Radio Exercise for MCC
HAM - Digital and Packet Radio
Plugfest for MCC Operators
More Workshops and Speakers to Come, check back for updates!
About the Workshop/Rally:
Some 20 emergency communications vehicles from a wide cross sector including government agencies, non-profits, volunteers, and private corporations will convene. Workshops, exercises, experiments, classes and demonstrations are being planned encompassing disaster data collection and management, communications interoperability, incident command, domestic and international multiple agency responses by public safety and volunteer/NGO resources, as well as technology specific presentations by vendors and sponsoring agencies.
California Emergency Management Agency (Cal EMA)
California Fire Chiefs Association (CFCA)
National Disaster Resiliency Center (NDRC)
American Red Cross Silicon Valley Chapter
Wireless Communications Alliance (WCA)
NASA Disaster Assistance and Rescue Team (DART)
SF Police Credit Union
CMU Heinz School
When & Where
CMUSV DMI, CalChiefs, CalEMA
Carnegie Mellon Silicon Valley Disaster Management Initiative (DMI, http://sv.cmu.edu/dmi).
Registration is still open, but pre-orders for lunch boxes are no longer available. If you plan to attend the event on Sunday, you will need to go off-campus to buy lunch.
If you plan to attend on Monday, you may purchase lunch at the on-campus cafeteria or go off campus.
Registration is now closed. Walk-ins are welcome on the day of the Event.
Thank you very much,