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    Iscram emforum 100324 Iscram emforum 100324 Presentation Transcript

    • Susanne Jul, PhDVice-Chair
      MarkHaselkorn, PhD2010 Conference Chair
    • Overview
      What is ISCRAM?
      Why is ISCRAM?
      ISCRAM 2010
      ISCRAM and you
    • ISCRAM
      International Association for the Study of Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management
      Researchers and others
      Information Systems
      Crisis Response and Management
    • History
      2004First workshop in Brussels
      2009Association formed (Belgian non-profit)
      20107th Annual ISCRAM conference
      4th ISCRAM-China conference
      4th Summer School
    • Goals
      Promote research, development, knowledge exchange, and deployment of information systems for crisis response and management
      Promote and facilitate cooperation between all parties involved this domain, including researchers, practitioners, professionals, technical and other experts, policy makers, members of the public, and others
      in order to increase effective disaster management and reduce crisis-induced suffering
    • Goals
      Provide a home for ISCRAM researchers
      Foster knowledge exchange between research and practice
      in order to increase effective disaster management and reduce crisis-induced suffering
    • Research
      The quest to“add to the sum totalof human knowledge” -- George Furnas
    • Types of Research
      BasicKnowledge for the sake of knowledge
      AppliedKnowledge of how to apply knowledge
      Use-Inspired Basic
      Knowledge necessary to solve real problems
    • Researchers Are Like Vacuum Cleaners
      You want the benefits of their work, but don’t want them around when you’re trying to do yours
    • Knowledge Exchange
      Research
      Proven Solutions
      “Disaster doesn’twork that way”
      Complex Problems
      Practice
    • ISCRAM Activities
      Conferences
      ISCRAM (2004 - )
      ISCRAM-China (2006 - )
      Summer School (2006 - )
      ISCRAM Live (2008 - )
      Partnerships
      IAEM-Europe (2009)
      Proposed
      CityLabs
      Regional workshops
      Driving questions

      Suggestions?
    • ISCRAM 2010
    • Help ISCRAM Help You
      What do you want from research?
      How can researchers engage with you?
    • iscramdiscussion@googlegroups.com