Posts Tagged: #em

Considerations for the Digital Public Information Officer (PIO)

This topic has come up time and time again here on GovLoop and I felt it was time to revisit the greater discussion involving use of social/new/2.0/3.0/etc technology for the purposes of emergency response, recovery, mitigation, citizen engagement, and so forth through the optic of the PIO. To this end, an entire world-wide group of… Read more »

The Emergency Communications Catalyst: Social Media Meets Amateur Radio

I recently wrote on the coming of age of the “Digital Public Information Officer (PIO)” and how social media, digital volunteers, and organization is key. (Find the original posting here: Considerations for the Digital Public Information Officer) This sparked a lot of great conversation across the Social Media in Emergency Management (SMEM) community and a… Read more »

National VOAD and Potential Impacts of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on Disaster Assistance EMPOWER Webinar

EMPOWER Invites You to Attend a Free Webinar Tuesday, July 27, 2010 – 12:00 Noon EST “National VOAD and Potential Impacts of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on Disaster Assistance” The Emergency Management Professional Organization for Women in Emergency Management (EMPOWER) invites you to a one hour, interactive Webinar on Tuesday, July 27, 2010, beginning… Read more »

Hybrid 2.0? How to leverage social media for emergency management and response.

For the past three years, I’ve been working in emergency management and social media. As I’ve been focused on leveraging social media tools and technology for use in emergency management and response, the world of Gov 2.0 and Enterprise 2.0 has grown up all around me. Transparency and accountability are now synonymous with government activity… Read more »