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The Digital NGO: Turn Intent into Action.
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Wednesday, November 9 • 11:15am - 12:00pm
UAVs in Disaster Relief

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UAVs are a new and exciting technology and they have captured the interested of many NGOs. NGOs are quickly finding that the process of running a UAV requires investment well beyond acquiring hardware. UAVs have also become a more common presence in the often crowded disaster relief theater. With their special abilities UAVs provide additional data that helps in making more timely and accurate deployment decisions.

This session will cover specific use cases for UAVs in disaster relief and will cover the benefits and challenges that current operators have experienced in past deployments

Speakers
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Mike Harrington

UAV Programs, NetHope
I am leading the NetHope UAV Working group. The group is exploring the best practices for integrating UAV data into the decision process for the early stages of disaster response. We are exploring all facets from data acquisition, analysis and distribution. I'm especially interested in talking with NGOs that deploy within the first 48hrs of an incident. My background is in software entrepreneurship (Valve, Picnik) and I am a licensed pilot.Please... Read More →

Sponsors
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Danoffice IT

Danoffice IT elaborates on 20 years of experience on exclusively supplying and servicing IT & IS equipment to international organizations and non-governmental organizations. Danoffice IT excels in covering all areas of IT & IS solutions, from desktops, laptops, server & storage, networking to cloud computing, print management, maintenance and staff training. We supply more than 300 organizations in over 160 countries. We strive for... Read More →


Wednesday November 9, 2016 11:15am - 12:00pm
Conference E

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