9th Annual TIDES Technology Field Demonstration
Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at 9:00 AM - Friday, October 9, 2015 at 12:00 PM (EDT)
The 9th Annual TIDES Fall Field Demonstration is scheduled to take place in Washington, DC at the National Defense University (NDU) campus from Tuesday, October 6th to Friday, October 9th.
"Building Resilience: Preparing for Natural and Man-Made Disasters."
This event will be live all week, so please feel free to visit anytime during normal working hours to interact, see, and discuss the policies, practices, technologies, and organizations that affect Humanitarian Assistance/Disaster Relief, Stabilization and Reconstruction, Building Partnership Capacity, and Defense Support to Civil Authorities. All activities will be independent of the power grid, and communications will be live.
HOURS: The Demo will be open from 9-5 each day (except Friday from 9am-12pm). Exhibit will be open rain or shine!
VIEW THE 2015 TIDES DEMO EXHIBITOR LIST: https://startidesnet.wordpress.com/2015/07/29/2015-tides-demo-exhibitors-as-of-29-july-2015/
In addition to the technology display, TIDES will host a speaker series centered on this year's theme "Building Resilience: Preparing for Natural and Man-Made Disasters." Sessions include a daily lunchtime speaker (noon to 1300) and 45 minute facilitated discussions in the morning and afternoon.
SCHEDULE OF SPEAKERS SERIES
Tuesday 6 Oct 2015 (9am-5pm)
10:00-11:00:Innovative Technology Solutions for Development and Peacekeeping: Alexis Bonnell, Division Chief: Applied Innovation and Acceleration, U.S. Global Development Lab, USAID; Dr. Sheldon Himelfarb, President and CEO of the Peace Tech Lab
Noon-1pm: Lunchtime Speaker Series: New Directions for STAR-TIDES: Dr. Lin Wells II, Founder, STAR-TIDES
2:00-3:00pm: Building Resilience in the Pacific: Dr. Eric Rasmussen, CEO, Infinitum Humanitarian Systems
3:20-4:00pm: Powerful Artificial Intelligence for Humanitarians: Digital Human Understanding: Mr. Daniel Olsher, President, Integral mind Technologies
Wednesday 7 Oct 2015 (9am-5pm)
10:00-10:45am:Amazing Advances in Cheap Commercial Technology: Self-help and International Help in Complex Emergencies: Dr. Walter Dorn, Professor of Defence Studies, Canadian Forces College
Noon-1pm: Lunchtime Speaker Series: Enhancing Energy Resilience: Colonel Jim Caley, Director, Expeditionary Energy Office, US Marine Corps
2:00-2:55pm: Exhibitor Showcase: Jason Kass, Toilets for People
3:00-4:00pm: Joint Interagency Field Experimentation (JIFX):Mr. Tristan Allen, Research Associate, Department of Information Science, Naval Post Graduate School
Thursday 8 Oct 2015 (9am-5pm)
10:00-10:45am: Cyber Resilience, Mr. Dan Gallington
Noon-1pm: Lunchtime Speaker Series: Cyber Issues in Logistics, Lt. Gen. Robert R. Allardice (USAF retired), Founder and Chairman, Allardice Enterprises, Inc.
2:00-2:45pm: Interagency Collaboration to Support Disaster Response and Resilience: Mr. Neal Anderson, NORAD and USNORTHCOM Senior Advisor to the Department of Homeland Security
3:00-3:45pm: Tips and Tricks for Working with the Government: Geoff Orazem, CEO, Eastern Foundry
DIRECTIONS: We highly recommend using the Metro (subway). The Waterfront-SEU stop is just north of Fort McNair and it is a 15 minutes walk to the Visitors Gate (2nd and QSt). Please note only Common Access Card (CAC) holders are permitted to enter through the cermonial gate. If you drive, please enter through the Visitors Gate and park at the Lincoln Hall lot. Detailed directions are available here http://www.ndu.edu/info/visitingNDU.cfm
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*STAR-TIDES = Sharing To Accelerate Research - Transformative Innovation for Development and Emergency Support. The TIDES project conducts research, provides analysis, and is dedicated to open-source knowledge sharing to promote sustainable support to stressed populations under severe stress. The global STAR-TIDES network promotes distributed collaboration among public-private, whole of government and trans-national participants. TIDES has three main goals, to: 1. Leverage global talent 2. Promote integrated approaches 3. Sustain through the private sector.