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--> Appendix A Workshop Agenda “The Role of an Information Network in Reducing Losses from Natural Disasters” Board on Natural Disasters Green Building, Room 126 2001 Wisconsin Ave., NW Washington, D.C. June 22–24, 1998 Monday, June 22 Open Session: 9:00 a.m. Discussion of study goals and expectations 10:00 Break 10:10 Global Disaster Information Network—Overview and Discussion Peter Ward 11:00 Current Examples of Disaster Information Integration Remote Sensing, GIS, and the Intranet Andrew Bruzewicz Atmospheric Release Advisory Capability Thomas Sullivan, U.S. Department of Energy 12:00 p.m. Lunch
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--> 1:00 p.m. Presentations Crisis Management and Oil Spill Training Mike Collins, Ship Analytics International Emergency Information System (EIS)/InfoBook Jim Morentz, Essential Technologies, Inc. 2:00 Issues for Consideration (to stimulate later discussion) Discussion leaders (10 minutes each) Kevin Stewart—Information availability and the needs of entities engaged in flood prediction and response John Hwang—Information needs of local government for emergency management Dave Jones—Disaster information with respect to public perception and response Joanne Nigg—Warning and disaster information systems: User perspectives Lloyd Cluff—General needs of the industrial sector, public utilities in particular, for various types of information 3:10 Break 3:20 Open Discussion 4:10 Report Outline and Writing Assignments 5:30 Recess for the day Tuesday, June 23 8:30 a.m. Working Group Writing Sessions 12:30 p.m. Lunch
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--> 1:30 Working Group Sessions 3:00 Discussion and Feedback on Chapter Outlines 5:00 Recess for the day Wednesday, June 24 8:30 a.m. Writing Session 12:00 p.m. Working Lunch and Wrap-up Working group progress reports Assignments and due dates for draft Discussion of follow-up to project completion 1:30 Meeting adjourns
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