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International Disaster Risk Reduction Day - Using Emerging Methods and Practices to Promote Disaster Resilience

9am - 2:30pm, Fri, 13 Oct '17
Location: HO43, Humanities, University of Warwick

Agenda

0900 - 0930 Registration

0930 - 1000 Rethinking, risk, crisis and uncertainty: disaster resilience 2.0,

Professor Jon Coaffee, Politics and International Studies, University of Warwick

1000 - 1030 Crowdsourcing and Citizen Science: Emerging Data and Practices to Support Disaster Risk Reduction

Dr João Porto de Albuquerque, Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies, University of Warwick

1030 - 1045 Break

1045 - 1130 Tutorial - Using crowdsourcing mapping software for humanitarian purposes – How to map using iD-editor

1130 - 1330 ‘Mapathon’, Collaborative mapping event for disease outbreak in Kenya (lunch provided)

Attendants are kindly ask to bring along their laptop and mouse for the Mapathon. Everybody is invited to stay after the completion of the event in an open discussion regarding a new Collaborative Mapping group, "Resilience 'Mapping Society" which is currently being launched.

Register here

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