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DAY ONE: Tuesday 26th September 2006

 GLOBAL AND REGIONAL DISASTER MANAGEMENT TODAY

Speakers

Format

Mr. Jeremy Collymore, CEO and Coordinator of Caribbean Disaster Emergency Response Agency (CDERA)                                                                                     "A regional overview of current disaster management preparations."

 Hon. Philip Paulwell, Minister of Industry, Technology, Energy & Commerce, Government of Jamaica                                                                                        "Using ICT for effective disaster management in the Caribbean"

Ms Sandra E John, Chief of the Caribbean Knowledge Management Centre, UN ECLAC                                                                                                           "Comprehending the damage that natural disasters create: An examination of the socio-economic costs"

Dr. COSMAS L. ZAVAZAVA, Head, LDC Unit, ITU/BDT.                              "Current disaster management strategy and policy, the role of ICT: An explanation, focusing on best practice, of the existing global, regional and national approaches"

 

DR. BARBARA CARBY, Director, NEMA                                          "Information and Knowledge"

Mr. BILL HUMPHREY, Managing Partner and CEO, Prometheus.                      "Hurricane Katrina"

Dr. COSMAS L. ZAVAZAVA, Head, LDC Unit, ITU/BDT                        "Tampere Convention"

 

JEREMY COLLYMORE, CEO and Coordinator of Caribbean Disaster Emergency Response Agency (CDERA)                                                                                   "Current disaster management strategy, the role of ICT."

Mr. KEITH CLARK, Sr. Regional Marketing Manager, Americas. Intelsat.          "The Importance of Satellite Communications during Natural Disasters"

Mr. MARK HANVEY, Chief Security Officer, Cabel and Wireless.                      "Using ICT for Effective Disaster Management"

 

 

DAY TWO: Wednesday 27th September 2006

PREPAREDNESS

Speakers

Format

DR. BARBARA CARBY, Director, NEMA                                                            "Connecting and preparing the Community to limit the Effects of a Disaster"

 BRAD MITCHELL, Cable and Wireless                                                             "Hurricane Preparedness"

MITIGATION

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Format

GEORGE RICHARDS, Principal, Teknethix Inc.                                                   "Effective Communications and Information Management for Disaster Operations Centers and Vulnerable Communities."

MARK WOOD, Hon. Sec., CEASA InternationalCable and Wireless                  "Govt to citizen mass scale authorized alerting by cell broadcasting"

MARK WOOD handouts

RELIEF

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Format

ROLAND JACKSON, Director General [Acting}, ODPEM                                "The benefits that sensors can bring to disaster mitigation."

 DAG NEILSON, Ericsson Relief                                                                   "The importance of ICT in relief efforts"

RECONSTRUCTION

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Format

EDWARD LAUGHTON, NOC and Business Continuity Manager, Digicel Jamaica LTD.                                                                                                        "The challenge of reconstruction/rehabilitating ICT infrastructure, financing and coordination"

IAN KING, UNDP, Barbados and the OECS Ericsson Relief                                                                                                      "The opportunities and challenges of ICT in Disaster Management. The case for GIS and RS in Disaster Recovery"

 

 

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