In this workshop Dr. Stan Karanasios, Associate Professor Marta Poblet-Balcell and Professor Vanessa Cooper will present key findings from their project “Building Resilience and Inclusion Amongst Vulnerable Populations through Social Media”, funded by Emergency Management Victoria. This presentation will be followed by a panel session with Bethany Lloyd from the Department of Health and Human Services, Melissa Matthews from the Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience, Ged Griffin from Victoria Police and Dr. Peter Hayes from RMIT who will discuss how they see the role of technology evolving in the space of engaging vulnerable communities. There will be time set aside for networking opportunities with light refreshments available.
Tuesday, 13th November 5.30pm – 8.00pm
Building 80, Level 3, Room 22,
445 Swanston Street, Melbourne
More information about the event, guests and keynote speakers:
Challenges and Opportunities for Digital Technology in Engaging Communities in Emergencies (Webinar)
On the importance of social media and the increasing role of platform-based actors in emergency management landscape
(presented by S.Karanasios, M.Poblett-Balcell & V.Cooper).