Category Archives: Information Communication Technology

Crisis Mapping in Nepal

By Jackie Faselt Crowdsourced crisis mapping was introduced as an important technology in the humanitarian assistance and disaster relief field during the 2010 Haiti earthquake and in the past five years it has greatly expanded in scope and efficiency. Crisis … Continue reading

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STAR-TIDES supports “Shaping the Maritime Strategy at WEST 2014

by Amy Gorman To check out pictures from this event, click here (http://star-tides.net/photos/west-2014-san-diego) or check out our Facebook Page! For the 7th year in a row, TIDES participated in the WEST Conference, a conference held at the San Diego Convention … Continue reading

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What do we know in disasters? (Exploring Methods for Situational Awareness in Disasters)

By Sam Bendett Joint Interagency Field Experiments, Camp Roberts, CA: On 10-13 Feb, Mr. Sam  Bendett, TIDES Research Analyst, attended Joint Interagency Field Experiments at Camp Roberts, CA, that brought together DoD, DHS, private sector and NGOs attendees for technical … Continue reading

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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 Hosts Dr. Patrick Meier to Discuss Crowdsourcing Information During Disasters- 20 June 2013

(By Sam Bendett and Nick Chiosie) On June 20, 2013, TIDES Project at the Center for Technology and National Security Policy (CTNSP), National Defense University, hosted Dr. Patrick Meier (QCRI) for a discussion on crowdsourcing information during natural and man-made … Continue reading

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Jason Matheny of IARPA speaks about social media and open source information at NDU

(by Nick Chiosie) On 28 June, the Center for Technology an National Security Policy, among them TIDES members, hosted Jason Matheny from the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA), a United States research agency under the Director of National Intelligence’s … Continue reading

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