Open Community Forum: COVID-19 Technology & GIS Hot Wash (Part 2)

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Call to Action: COVID-19 AAR Questionnaire

On August 25, 2020, NAPSG Foundation, NSGIC, and URISA conducted Part 2 of the COVID-19 Technology & GIS Hot Wash, under our Open Community Forums series. Join us to listen, learn, and share your location-enabled technology-related challenges and success stories in COVID-19 response as a part of the broader COVID-19 Technology & GIS After-Action Review (AAR) process.

Next Step!

Ensure your voice is heard by completing the COVID-19 Technology & GIS AAR Questionnaire. It only takes about 10 minutes to complete, and the responses are anonymous.

Seminar Objectives
  • Learn how Public Safety Leaders are overcoming critical challenges in using data science, GIS, and technology for pandemic planning and decision-making during COVID-19 response and recovery operations.
  • Share your past and current challenges, successes, and lessons learned in applying data science, GIS, and innovative technology in your community during COVID-19 response and recovery.
  • Start exploring and sharing resources to support preparedness and COVID-19 response and recovery operations in the newly launched PrepResponse Community Portal.
  • Gain access to the newly launched PrepResponse Community Portal and begin sharing your best practices in apps, maps, dashboards, and open data for COVID-19 and in preparedness for all types of incidents.
  • David Alexander, Senior Science Advisor, Department of Homeland Security, Science and Technology Directorate
  • Christopher Shields, Assistant Commissioner, Chicago Department of Public Health
  • Daniel Stoelb, GIS Program Coordinator, Oregon Office of Emergency Management
  • Alaina Mayfield, Planner, Oregon Office of Emergency Management
  • Ezekiel Peters, Director of Emergency Medical Services, Colorado Regional Health Information Organization
  • Melissa Surette, Data Analytics Section Chief, FEMA Region 1 Regional Response Coordination Center
  • Benjamin Trump, US Army Corps of Engineers
  • Jeff Cegan, US Army Corps of Engineers
  • Rebecca Harned and Tricia Lawson, NAPSG Foundation
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Background Information

This Open Community Forum directly supports the work of the National Pandemic GIS Task Force, which is a joint effort by NAPSG Foundation, NSGIC, and URISA. Learn more about the Task Force