Examining the phases of preparedness, response and recovery, learn how governments, agencies and first responders are using technology to enable the supply of basic human necessities and communication critical to the response and recovery from a disaster. MODERATOR: Izzy Santa, Director, Strategic Communications, Consumer Technology Association SPEAKERS: Chrissie Coons, Public Safety Liason, FirstNet Chris Rezendes, Chief Business Officer, SphericalAnalytics.io Michael Berkowitz, president of 100 Resilient Cities, Rockefeller Foundation
Ensuring Resilient Communication Networks
We need communications networks that can function in the face of disaster. Overloaded networks, infrastructure damage and security attacks are just a few examples of the potential roadblocks to first responders during a crisis.
Smart Cities, Public Safety and Disaster Preparedness/Recovery
Sensors embedded into Smart City IoT devices will do more than find you a parking spot. Connected gas sensors will improve health, reduce emissions, identify infrastructure leaks and security threats.