Susanne Jul, PhDVice-Chair<br />MarkHaselkorn, PhD2010 Conference Chair<br />
Overview<br />What is ISCRAM?<br />Why is ISCRAM?<br />ISCRAM 2010<br />ISCRAM and you<br />
ISCRAM<br />International Association for the Study of Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management<br />Researc...
History<br />2004First workshop in Brussels<br />2009Association formed (Belgian non-profit)<br />20107th Annual ISCRAM co...
Goals<br />Promote research, development, knowledge exchange, and deployment of information systems for crisis response an...
Goals<br />Provide a home for ISCRAM researchers<br />Foster knowledge exchange between research and practice<br />in orde...
Research<br />The quest to“add to the sum totalof human knowledge” -- George Furnas<br />
Types of Research<br />BasicKnowledge for the sake of knowledge<br />AppliedKnowledge of how to apply knowledge<br />Use-I...
Researchers Are Like Vacuum Cleaners<br />You want the benefits of their work, but don’t want them around when you’re tryi...
Knowledge Exchange<br />Research<br />Proven Solutions<br />“Disaster doesn’twork that way”<br />Complex Problems<br />Pra...
ISCRAM Activities<br />Conferences<br />ISCRAM (2004 - )<br />ISCRAM-China (2006 - )<br />Summer School (2006 - )<br />ISC...
ISCRAM 2010<br />
Help ISCRAM Help You<br />What do you want from research?<br />How can researchers engage with you?<br />
iscramdiscussion@googlegroups.com<br />
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  1. 1. Susanne Jul, PhDVice-Chair<br />MarkHaselkorn, PhD2010 Conference Chair<br />
  2. 2. Overview<br />What is ISCRAM?<br />Why is ISCRAM?<br />ISCRAM 2010<br />ISCRAM and you<br />
  3. 3. ISCRAM<br />International Association for the Study of Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management<br />Researchers and others<br />Information Systems<br />Crisis Response and Management <br />
  4. 4. History<br />2004First workshop in Brussels<br />2009Association formed (Belgian non-profit)<br />20107th Annual ISCRAM conference<br />4th ISCRAM-China conference<br />4th Summer School<br />
  5. 5. Goals<br />Promote research, development, knowledge exchange, and deployment of information systems for crisis response and management<br />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<br />in order to increase effective disaster management and reduce crisis-induced suffering<br />
  6. 6. Goals<br />Provide a home for ISCRAM researchers<br />Foster knowledge exchange between research and practice<br />in order to increase effective disaster management and reduce crisis-induced suffering<br />
  7. 7. Research<br />The quest to“add to the sum totalof human knowledge” -- George Furnas<br />
  8. 8. Types of Research<br />BasicKnowledge for the sake of knowledge<br />AppliedKnowledge of how to apply knowledge<br />Use-Inspired Basic<br />Knowledge necessary to solve real problems<br />
  9. 9. Researchers Are Like Vacuum Cleaners<br />You want the benefits of their work, but don’t want them around when you’re trying to do yours<br />
  10. 10. Knowledge Exchange<br />Research<br />Proven Solutions<br />“Disaster doesn’twork that way”<br />Complex Problems<br />Practice<br />
  11. 11. ISCRAM Activities<br />Conferences<br />ISCRAM (2004 - )<br />ISCRAM-China (2006 - )<br />Summer School (2006 - )<br />ISCRAM Live (2008 - )<br />Partnerships<br />IAEM-Europe (2009)<br />Proposed<br />CityLabs<br />Regional workshops<br />Driving questions<br />…<br />Suggestions?<br />
  12. 12. ISCRAM 2010<br />
  13. 13. Help ISCRAM Help You<br />What do you want from research?<br />How can researchers engage with you?<br />
  14. 14. iscramdiscussion@googlegroups.com<br />

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