February 2012: All Things VOST
August 2011: Identifying the “who” of “what” of VOST
Existing account access
New account creation
March 2011: First collaborative draft document:
Social Media and Emergency Management: Community of Interest
Code of Conduct, Engagement Framework and Existing Resources
(A collaboration document by the SMEM Community of Interest)
Date: March 2011
SMEM: Bridging Social Media and Web Based Solutions into emergency management.
SMEM is an open community with participants from federal, state and local crisis management entities and those who support domestic incident response systems including private sector, non-government organizations (NGO), technology volunteer communities and individuals.
In November 2010 a group of people coalesced around this idea, established the #SMEM hashtag and a theme “bridging Social Media and Emergency Management.# Since then a tremendous amount of energy has built around SMEM and the group convened in March 2011 to establish this Code of Conduct and Engagement Framework. more….