#EENA2017 free access to #smem live stream Wed 5 April.
The EENA Conference & Exhibition 2017 is on 5-7 April in beautiful Budapest, Hungary. It’s all about hot topics and new trends, including social media in crisis, Advanced Mobile Location, drones in search & rescue, the future of CAD, eCall, and more, some of which will be available remotely on live-stream. Check #EENA2017 on Twitter for all updates & insights.
The morning on the first day, Wednesday 5 April, includes a Facebook Live interview with David Ginola at 9:25 followed by a session on the use of Social Media in a crisis from 9:55 – 10:40 Budapest time on @periscopetv. Convert to your time zone here at www.timeanddate.com.
Informing the public with accurate and timely information following weather, public safety or security events is a challenge authorities are facing today. Merging this challenge with the power of social media is a possible solution that can reach the public en masse. In this session you will hear interesting discussions and opinions from experts in the field.
- Chair: Sylvain Lapoix
- Journalist Benoît Ramacker, Spokesperson, CrisisCenter, Belgium
- Andrea Keune, Staff Member Social Media Team, Berlin Police, Germany
- Nicolas Vanderbiest, Assistant, Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium
- Patrick Lagadec, Senior Scientist, Ecole Polytechnique (retired), France
- Marina Tymen, Member, VISOV (Virtual Operations Support Team), France
- Iratxe Gomez, Spokesperson, Virtual Operations Support Team Europe
Later on the same day, between 14:00 – 16:00, Iratxe Gomez, Operations Director, EENA, and VOSG Global Advisory Council Member, will chair a discussion on Social Media in emergencies and #VOST – Virtual Operations Support Teams (1 hr). In this session, you will hear emerging trends and practical uses of social media during emergencies and how citizens can become empowered to become a central part of any response. Check your time zone here.
Make sure not to miss it. http://goo.gl/jApGV8
EENA, the European Emergency Number Association, is a Brussels-based NGO set up in 1999 dedicated to promoting high-quality emergency services reached by the number 112 throughout the EU.The EENA memberships include more than 1300 emergency services representatives from over 80 countries world-wide, 80 solution providers, 15 international associations/organisations, more than 200 Members of the European Parliament and over 90 researchers. EENA serves as a discussion platform for emergency services, public authorities, decision makers, researchers, associations and solution providers with a view to improving the emergency response in accordance with citizens’ requirements. EENA is also promoting the establishment of an efficient system for alerting citizens about imminent or developing emergencies.
Over the years, the EENA Conference has become the place to go for emergency services, public authorities, researchers and industry representatives to get the very last updates on emerging trends and hot topics in the field of emergency services. The 2017 edition will welcome more than 600 participants from about 50 countries in Europe and beyond, including Argentina, Australia, Egypt, Georgia, Hong Kong, Mexico, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and the United States of America.
For more information, go to EENA.og
For the latest information on existing #VOST teams, go here.