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10 04 10 Panel Discussion at the GFDRR Knowledge Network Session



How do we move the knowledge agenda forward, how do we build the global partnerships for the future? ...

How do we move the knowledge agenda forward, how do we build the global partnerships for the future?
Panelists: Dr. Farghaly, Arab Academy of Science Technology and Marine Transport (AASTMT), Larry James, Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), Heather Blanchard, Crisis Commons



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    10 04 10 Panel Discussion at the GFDRR Knowledge Network Session 10 04 10 Panel Discussion at the GFDRR Knowledge Network Session Presentation Transcript

    • Moving the Knowledge Agenda Forward: Capturing Lessons Learned, Investing in Open Data and Building Partnerships for the Future Heather Blanchard Co Founder CrisisCommons & CrisisCamp Monday, October 4, 2010
    • Leading the Way • World Bank Sponsors Ignite and Supports First CrisisCamp • Random Hacks of Kindness • First CRO to Host Ignite Session • Connectivity, Catalyst, Community (Haiti, Chile, Pakistan, Asia Pacific) • GDFRR Labs • Global CrisisCamp Day Monday, October 4, 2010
    • Knowledge Value Chain Known v. Unknown Data Standards Accessibility Did it drive decision-making? Affiliate the Unaffiliated Data/System Interoperability Governance Did is drive human behavior change? Leverage “CrisisCrowd” Supply Chain Privacy Was it a catalyst? Distributed local knowledge via Accommodation Security Mitigation cost savings? diaspora networks Sensory Networks (Mobile) Innovation Cycle After Action Reporting Leverage Under-utilized Resources Research Based Requirements Distributive/Peer Production Policy development Rapid Prototype Delivery Collaborative environment Quick Research Teams Trust Monday, October 4, 2010
    • Geo-Can New Actors Volunteer Technology Community Search; Aggregation Existing Platforms: US Space Charter Measurable Results: Mapping Sahana Disaster Mgt Person Finder Interchange Format OpenStreetMap Connectivity OpenStreetMap CAP/OASIS Ushahidi Prototyping Ushahidi/Crowdmap New Haiti Project Harnessing the CrisisCrowd Frontline SMS Emerging: PersonFinder Crisis Mapping Governance For Future: Crisis Data Standards Value of time in dollars, expertise? Existing Processes: Innovation Cycle Value of prototypes/innovation? Tweak the Tweet Value of scalability/immediacy? Person Finder Value of distributive knowledge networks? Both formal and informal. Existing Communities: CrisisMappers Technology after action reporting to CrisisCamp include human behavior (CRO,VTC, Drumbeat Public), mapping, search and usability. Geeks without Borders OpenStreetMap Lessons learned into functional Sahana FOSS research based requirements to Frontline Medical solution. PersonFinder Monday, October 4, 2010
    • Missing Persons • Absence of long term engagement; governance • Crisis event focused; Limited institutionalization • Investment project specific instead of environment approach • Absence of lessons learned stewardship and after action implementation • Saturated platform marketplace, crisis approach only • Privacy, security implications • Private sector scalability, role • Person Finder Interchange Format Monday, October 4, 2010
    • Community Projects Lab Council Fellows Connecting and Leveraging the Ecosystem to Build Capacity Through a Commons-Based Approach • Research, lessons learned based approach with connectivity to KM and innovation labs • Convening across competition and organizational challenges, partnerships • Investment in non market, peer based innovation • Translating within the ecosystem, connectivity Diversified Global Network • Objective technical assistance • Investment and stewardship of the emerging technology knowledge base Monday, October 4, 2010
    • Heather Blanchard heather@crisiscommons.org Twitter/Skype: @poplifegirl www.crisiscommons.org Monday, October 4, 2010