Monthly Archives: November 2013

NIEM in November! David Becker Presents Humanitarian Exchange Language (HXL)

Last month, National Defense University hosted NIEM in November a day-long live and virtual workshop for the entire NIEM community. What’s NIEM? The National Information Exchange Model (NIEM) is an information exchange framework consisting of organizations across all levels of government (federal, state, … Continue reading

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TIDES exhibits at “Resilience in Your Neighborhood: A Community Event” (Koshland Science Museum, Washington, D.C.)

On 16 November TIDES exhibited at the Resilience in Your Neighborhood event at the Marian Koshland Science Museum in Washington, D.C. Our display focused on low-cost, low-tech solutions for emergency preparedness. The event featured disaster relief experts and interactive displays … Continue reading

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Interview with Wayne Chiles- ShelterBox Ambassador

By: Brianna Isabelle Wayne Chiles, a volunteer for the international organization ShelterBox and a member of the Rotary Club of Springfield, VA, has been a regular face at the STAR-TIDES demo since the first event in 2007. Mr. Chiles learned … Continue reading

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