Welcome. Describe your objectives for this quick introduction:Sample: “Thank you for joining me today. My objective is to provide you with a brief introduction to EmerGeo both the company and products plus a demo of our crisis management technology called Fusionpoint.So, who is EmerGeo?EmerGeo was formed in Vancouver BC in 2002 and went public on the Toronto Exchange in 2008. The company develops and implements crisis management and situational awareness software and provides a complete set of installation, integration, training and support services.
As the worlds population grows, so does the impact of disasters on people. The cost in human life and the monetary effect has grown to alarming proportions. With wide spread media attention to disasters and more people around the world having access to media outlets, the ordinary person is now realizing how vulnerable they are.
Public Safety, Security and Disaster Management- Mike Morrow, EmerGeo Solutions
Disaster Management Information Systems December 2011 Sharing Lessons & Global Best PracticesMike MorrowPresident, EmerGeo SolutionsPhone: 888.577.0911 x804Email: email@example.com Enabling interoperabilityWebsite: http://www.emergeo.com through data fusion technology eindia.eletsonline.com
Disasters – A Global IssueLoss of life, property and environmental damage and economic loss from disasters throughout the world have reached alarming proportions.Since disasters know no political boundaries, we must enable multi-agency and multi-jurisdiction interoperability through open technology and standard protocols. eindia.eletsonline.com
“Plan as you operate operate as you plan” Risk Assessments Exercise/Simulations Diagram from National Disaster Management Authority of India eindia.eletsonline.com
Challenge: Achieving Interoperability Multiple AgenciesCrisis & Call Centre Software with GPS/AVL Essential Systems That Don’t Talk! CCTV & Biometrics Computer Aided Dispatch 4 eindia.eletsonline.com
Case Study 1: Exercise Central Gateway I2011 Joint US-Canada Cross Border Info Sharing Exercise Canada Bomb! United States eindia.eletsonline.com
Exercise Central Gateway I Objective: Capabilities Based Planning Scope: 6 Local Jurisdictions + 100 State/Federal Issues: Incompatible Logging/Mapping Systems Lessons: Data Exchange Standards Standardized GIS Map Layers eindia.eletsonline.com
Case Study 2:Vancouver 2010 Olympics Objective: Create Common Operating Picture Scope: 2,600 athletes, 82 nations, 5000 military, 5700 members of 120 police agencies Issues: Rapid Decision Making Information Overload eindia.eletsonline.com
Vancouver 2010 Olympics Lesson 1: Role-based Portal Event Logging & Resource Feeds from Management 9-1-1 Dispatch Integrates Live Feeds from CCTV Cameras Security Systems Links to Plans and Web Applications Feed from GPS/AVL Alert Notification eindia.eletsonline.com
Vancouver 2010 Olympics Lesson 2: Early Warning System Automated Rule-based Alerting “Notify key emergency management staff and people near an incident BEFORE it becomes a disaster” 911 & Alert Feeds Incidents Alerts Email/SMS (alert subscribers) Logged EmerGeo Map Processor (what critical infrastructure affected within proximity?) Messages (Fusionpoint) eindia.eletsonline.com 9
Case Study 3:Formula1 (Abu Dhabi 2010-2011) Objective: Rapid Deployment & Efficient Comms Scope: 25+ major local/federal security agencies Issues: Portability eindia.eletsonline.com
Case Study 3:Formula1 (Abu Dhabi 2011) Lessons: Portable Solution Local Language Workflow Analyzed + Understood + Agreed To Centralized Historical Log eindia.eletsonline.com
Disaster ICT Solutions Must Be ... SIMPLE Single coherent dashboard interface for all information OPEN Interoperability and data sharing among agencies/jurisdictions using international standards (XML schemas). PORTABLE Ready to deploy anytime/anywhere INTELLIGENT Threat detection & alerting SPATIAL Multi-hazard predictive modelling TURN-KEY Integrated solution eindia.eletsonline.com
Bringing it all together to protect people, property and the environment eindia.eletsonline.comwww.emergeo.com