Hearing on Social Media as a Communication Tool for Disasters, Crisis Commons to Testify
Hearing of the Subcommittee on Disaster Recovery and Intergovernmental Affairs
Live video will not be available until approximately 15 minutes prior to the scheduled hearing start time.
Thursday, May 5, 2011
Dirksen Senate Office Building, room SD-342
- The Honorable W. Craig Fugate
Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
- Ann Curry
- Renee Preslar
Public Information Officer
Arkansas Department of Emergency Management
- Ms. Suzy DeFrancis
Chief Public Affairs Officer
American Red Cross
- Shona Brown
Senior Vice President
- Heather Blanchard
Tags: American Red Cross, Ann Curry, Crisis Commons, Crisis Response, Disaster 2.0, Disaster recovery, Emergency Management, Facebook, Federal Emergency Management Agency, ICT, News and Events, Social media, Twitter
Dr. Lea Shanley is the founder and former co-Chair of the Federal Community of Practice on Crowdsourcing and Citizen Science, a vibrant community of 200 federal employees from more than 35 agencies. She is also a co-founding member of the Citizen Science Association. Dr. Shanley recently served as a Presidential Innovation Fellow at NASA, where she helped to foster a culture of open innovation. Prior to this, she founded and directed the Commons Lab at the Wilson Center, served in the US Senate as a Congressional Science Fellow, and worked with local and tribal communities to develop GIS-based decision support systems for city planning, natural resource management, coastal management, and disaster response through the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
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