Liability and Reliability of Crowdsourced Information for Disaster Management
Panel Discussion: Liability and Reliability of Crowdsourced and Volunteered Information for Disaster Management (NAPSG-Woodrow Wilson Center, Washington, DC, Aug 30, 2011)
- Event Summary: Liability and Reliability of Crowdsourced and Volunteered Information for Disaster Management: http://stipcommunia.wordpress.com/2011/10/04/liability-and-reliability-event-summary/
- Webcast of Liability and Reliability of Crowdsourced and Volunteered Information for Disaster Management: http://www.wilsoncenter.org/event/liability-and-reliability-crowdsourced-and-volunteered-information-for-disaster-management
- Interview with LAFD Captain Xenophon Gikas (panelist): http://stipcommunia.wordpress.com/2011/10/17/social-media-for-disaster-management-interview-with-captain-xenophon-gikas/
- Ed Robson (panelist) on Potential Liability for Crowdsourced Groups: http://stipcommunia.wordpress.com/2011/09/26/potential-liability-for-crowdsourced-disaster-response-groups/
- News coverage of the event:Social Media Brings Out New Capacities and Liabilities to Crisis (NextGov, August 31, 2011)
- Liability of Citizen-generated Information for Disaster Management (geodatapolicy.wordpress.com)
- Crowdsourcing GEOINT (geodatapolicy.wordpress.com)
Tags: Crowdsourced, Crowdsourcing, Disaster Management, Ed Robson, Emergency Management, FEMA, Fire, SMEM, Social Media, United States, Washington D.C., Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
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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