Tag Archives: Social Media

NISC Partners with the 2015 IDCE

#DisasterTech Hackathon:  Innovative Solutions On February 7 & 8, the NISC supported the IDCE #DisasterTech Hackathon, which facilitated the development of multiple platform-agnostic open technology solutions to enhance public safety and disaster response collaboration, engagement, and decision-making. The NISC provided practitioner input through an introductory video from our Chair, Chief Charles Werner, describing the role more »

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#DisasterTech Hackathon Webcast on 2/7

Register for the webcast. The NISC has partnered with the Capacity Building Webinar Series and the International Disaster Conference and Expo (IDCE) to broadcast the first 90 minutes of the #DisasterTech Hackathon. The broadcast will be available on a social collaboration space where you can connect and work with others throughout the conference. Join the more »

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DHS Releases Mobile App Development Guide

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security recently published the First Responder Mobile Application Development Best Practices Guide. This short guide is full of best practices and tips for mobile app developers to follow when creating apps for first responders. The guide was created by the DHS Office of Emergency Communications (OEC) and the Mobile Applications more »

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#CAUSE3 Twitter Chat on 1/30

On Friday, January 30 at 1:30pm Eastern Time the NISC will be participating in a Twitter chat co-hosted by the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate (DHS S&T) and Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC). The chat will focus on the results of CAUSE III, especially the Digital Volunteer-Supported Recovery Operations Experiment (DVSROE) element more »

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NISC Supports IDCE Hackathon

We are excited to be involved in the 2015 International Disaster Conference & Expo (IDCE) #DisasterTech hackathon (February 7-8) and conference (February 10-12). The IDCE hackathon will facilitate the development of multiple platform-agnostic, open technology solutions to enhance public safety and disaster response collaboration, engagement, and decision-making. We will provide practitioner input through an introductory more »

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NISC Members Participate in CAUSE III

The third round of the Canada-U.S. Enhanced Resiliency Experiment Series (CAUSE III) will culminate with a planned set of activities on both sides of the border in November. Multiple NISC members are involved in this effort, and will participate in the activities planned to take place this month. CAUSE III aims to strengthen cross-border information more »

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