DHS S&T and CUSEC Emergency Management Technology Workshop
CUSEC, with support from the U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security, Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) and in collaboration with the Idaho Office of Emergency Management, NEMA Technology Subcommittee, and the Western States Seismic Policy Council, are presenting an emergency management-focused technology workshop on October 3-4, 2019 in Boise, ID. The workshop will review technology solutions demonstrated during the 2019 Shaken Fury Exercise and how these solutions may be used in day-to-day operations or relevant to other organizations.
|Date & Time||October 3, 2019 – 8:30AM to 4:30PM
October 4, 2019 – 8:00AM to Noon
|Location||The Riverside Hotel
2900 W. Chinden Boulevard
Boise, Idaho 83714
|Registration||Click here to register for the workshop (Please register by Sept. 24, 2019)|
Topics covered will include:
- Improving interagency and intergovernmental situational awareness by leveraging an open data architecture;
- Conducting field operations using off-the-shelf mobile field reporting tools;
- Integrating incident management systems and geographic information systems to enhance situational awareness and decision support;
- Using new processes and tools including interactive dashboards to convey information on Essential Elements of Information and FEMA Community Lifelines;
- Engaging state ESF partners to understand and adapt existing ESF reporting processes and systems to support and improve community Lifeline status updates; and
- Using configurable applications to improve the ability to track resource requests and missions.
Note that this workshop will focus heavily on Esri’s ArcGIS Online platform for information creation, sharing, and situational awareness. The content of this workshop is intended for GIS/IT, planners, and operations staff.