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Rethinking Technology Edge - Valgeo 2011


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Web and mobile emergency networks to real-time information and geodata management.


VVF TAS Torino | Università di Torino | NatRisk | Open Resilience

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Rethinking Technology Edge - Valgeo 2011

  1. 1. [...] technique does not aim to a purpose, does not open salvation scenarios, does not reveal the truth, technique ‘works’. Umberto GalimbertiRETHINKING TECHNOLOGY EDGEWeb and mobile emergency networks to real-time information and geodata managementDI LOLLI - LANFRANCO - LOMBARDO - RAPISARDIVVF TAS Torino | Università di Torino | NatRisk | Open ResilienceValGeo 2011 Ispra 17/10/2011
  2. 2. ExerciseMissing Person Why Managing crowdsourcing [citizens engagement] and collaborative mapping in real time within the framework of procedures applied by Fire Department and Civil Protection Where Protec, Lingotto Fiere, Turin July 2011 Who Fire Department: TAS [Topography Applied to Relief] Turin & Aosta, Search & Rescue teams Centro Intercomunale di Protezione Civile Bassa Val di Cecina University of Turin Open Resilience Network Prisma Engineering Il Giornale della Protezione Civile [media observer] Conference Attendees
  3. 3. Nucleo VVF TAS TorinoThe TAS mission Geodata sharing and collaboration between different bodies and institutions Real time geodata updating and sharing
  4. 4. Exercise > HOW SHARED MAP Operating Room » VVF - UCL REPORTS VALIDATION Missing Person Operating Room Operating Room CITIZENS AS SENSORS Attendees & Media UCL Unità di Comando Locale geolocated alerts and reports from the population INFORMING THE PUBLICNETWORKS DATA FORMAT & PLATFORMS Real time information from Operating roomGSM/UMTS telecoms cellular GIS data formats (shp, KML, wpt, GPX,network PLT)Lingotto Fiere internal Wi-Fi (plus Platforms GIS or web-gis (OziExplorer,an outdoor ad-hoc exercise ArcPad, Google-maps, Ushahidi, Globalnetwork) Mapper)Fire Department WiMAXFire Department radio networkPrisma Engineering - LSUnet
  5. 5. LessonsLearned
  6. 6. Civil Protection 2.0 «Community» Institutions Communications Volunteers Ma ss ne na red gem pa RISKS ent Pre Relief Media Citizens
  7. 7. Public/Citizens/VTCs The WEB 2.0 is GEOEmergencies Bodies
  8. 8. OverviewNetworksData FormatsMap SharingCrowdreports & Validation
  9. 9. 1 Crowdmapping Focus Geolocation Mapping Several free tools allow the location of The challenge in using social media as a people during an emergency. These crisis map layer is that the data is huge, tools are normaly used to connect to chaotic, free, and collectively good, but friends and for social networking. individually unreliable. Foursquare type check-in, or even To improve the social media data better, an automatic check-in inclusion on crisis maps, we need to technology, could be included in many focus on quality and relevance and on cell phones. social proactive commitment
  10. 10. 2 Emergency Bodies Focus Geolocation Mapping The challenge is collaboration and a The geolocation in relief operation is massive use of web/mobile solutions. perceived as a crucial need. Processes and procedures should take There is a lack of: common standards, advantage from web/mobile. common policies and skills. Training programme to improve the Technology as enabler of a wider capability to manage geolocated collaboration between the different information from different sources. players. Interoperability of data. Define validation procedures. Abilities to interact with data, see patterns, take decisions.
  11. 11. A tech issue?
  12. 12. Web changes communications
  13. 13. TestoWeb changes emergency
  14. 14. TestoWhat about people?
  15. 15. The wealth of networks:how social productiontransforms markets andfreedom. Yochai Benkler.The post-Gutembergrevolution is «The end ofinstitutionalised mediationmodels». Richard Stacy The Web 2.0 World
  16. 16. Web 2.0 Key Words #share #collaborate #communicate #cooperate #support #include - e.g. #diversity
  17. 17. «with advances intechnology, the gap betweenprofessionals and amateurshas narrowed, paving theway for companies to takeadvantage of the talent of thepublic.» Darren Gilbert <p>The Crowd</p>
  18. 18. SWOT: Web 2.0 and Risks Strength Weakness «Web Divide» Local Social TiesOpportunities Common Approach Global Social Networks Crowdsourcing Reliability & Validation Tech Innovation SKA & Organizational Change Volunteers Commitment Resistence to Change Low Budget Web 2.0 Community Free web 2.0 platforms Institutionalized information model Low Web litteracy Citizens driven information model Past DependenciesThreads Low Collaboration Privacy and Security Issues Slow pace of change Privacy and Security Issues Cultural Approach Low Budget Tech dependencies Lack of Continuance
  19. 19. Richard Stacy | www.richardstacy.comThe assets of a post-Gutemberg world 100% controlled by stakeholders/customers Community Conversation Content 100% controlled by you/institution/organization/....
  20. 20. Richard Stacy | www.richardstacy.comThe assets of a post-Gutemberg world 100% controlled by stakeholders/customers Community Conversation Content 100% controlled by you/institution/organization/....
  21. 21. Focusing on Community#preparedness#resilience
  22. 22. Community Ecology from: relief & recovery to: «social & economic continuity» cc: resilience, preparedness
  23. 23. The Step Forward 23
  24. 24. 2.0 Data & Information Communications geolocalization crowdsourcing ss Ma ne na d are emg ep Risk en Pr t Relieftag & taxonomy data format
  25. 25. Rethinking the Framework Institutions Volunteers Organizational Models Processes & Procedures SKA & Job Roles Media Citizens
  26. 26. Still a tech issue?
  27. 27. «We are stuck with technology when what we really want is just stuff that works.» Douglas Adams, The Salmon of Doubt (2002) ELENA RAPISARDI MASSIMO LANFRANCO ANDREA DI LOLLI DAVIDE LOMBARDO