IT for Mega Disaster

Information technology play an important role in last few mega disaster. In particular, social networks such as Facebook, twitter, and plunk provide a convenient platform to exchange information during the mega disaster. However, there are also lots of challenging issues for using IT for mega disaster such as the availability and creditability of information. There are several work forces working on these challenging topics. From January 30 to February 3, 2012, a forum will be held in San Francisco to discuss various issues in this area. OpenISDM will host one of the panel discussion and present our proposal. The information of this forum can be found at their web site. You are welcome to join us.

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