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'''Date''': May 9+10
  
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'''Location''': MIT Media Lab in Cambridge, MA
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'''Registration Link''': http://humtechinteract.eventbrite.com
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==Universe of Topics==
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===Data Collection===
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* What's the good, bad, and ugly of data collection
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* how do we handle privacy/security in high-vulnerability times?
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* Data from community should be usable by the community
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* How to make it easier for different tech to work together
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===Adoption===
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* How technology can improve coordination after a disaster
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* how to get people excited about tech for manageing data
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* how do we share canvasing data and keep it secure?
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* how do we bake consent culture into disaster and humanitarian efforts?
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===Local/External===
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* How can communities hold responders/NGOs/etc accountable?
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* When is a good time to leave the disaster area as a humanitarian?
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* How to better support local info responders? (eg Kathmandu Living Lab)?
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* scale systems while keeping them personal
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* How might we learn from local populations in a state of emergency
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===Resilience===
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* How to make info resilience (lists of NGOs, shelters, existing communities) normal everywhere?
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* How can we be proactive about disasters rather than reactive
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* Lessons learned from response to Ebola Crisis in West Africa
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* Best methods to teach people
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* how to encourage people to get training before a disaster instead of volunteering after a disaster
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* Breaking down resilience and how that term is carried out
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* How to keep attention for long-term needs
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* Looking at topics through the lends of urban planning and city infrastructure
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===Local capacity and volunteers===
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* For-profit social good vs nonprofit/humanitarian
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* how formal and informal groups can work together
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I* s it possible to support frontline communities without being disruptive?
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* ways to teach/trigger curiosity
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* Better/more efficient tech for first responders (EMT/Police/Fire)
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===Bandwidth===
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* How to improve connecti ity after a disaster
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* How do we get info to affected people in low bandwidth environments (eg SMS)?
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===Security===
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* How to hack-proof wireless tech
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* Systematic support for targets of cyberstalking?
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* how to reduce cost of forensic analysis of hacked IT equipment
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===Visualization===
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* Best way to display information and data
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* What is the role of simulation and tech like Oculus Rift?
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* What is the user journey of an emergency (1 day, 1 week, 1 month in)
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==Spectrogram==
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* Philanthropy isn't sustainable
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* We have all the tech. We need to solve the problems at hand
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* Private companies should be responsible for assisting in emergencies
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* We already have enough tech solutions
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* People are not comfortable enough with technology to use it in stressful/emergency situations
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==Discussion Topics/Breakouts==
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* '''[[Data and Ethics]]''':
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* '''[[Occupy Sandy]]''':
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* '''[[Data Standards]]''':
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* '''[[Template for HotWash]]''':
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* '''[[Public Labs and Consent]]''':
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* '''[[Online Safety]]''':
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* '''[[Consent]]''':
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==Projects==
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* '''[[Frontline communities holding responders accountable]]'''
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==Things to Peruse Further==
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* '''[[Games to prepare for disaster]]''':
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* '''[[Guide for interacting with frontline communities]]''':  (find or create)
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* '''[[Local organization list and reviews]]''':
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* '''[[Local organization identification at the global level methodology]]''':
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* '''[[Template/questionaire for After Action report]] to be made ''during'' deployment''':
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* '''[[Who What Where for virtual and coordinating responders]]''':
  
 
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Revision as of 16:47, 18 May 2015

Date: May 9+10

Location: MIT Media Lab in Cambridge, MA

Registration Link: http://humtechinteract.eventbrite.com

Universe of Topics

Data Collection

  • What's the good, bad, and ugly of data collection
  • how do we handle privacy/security in high-vulnerability times?
  • Data from community should be usable by the community
  • How to make it easier for different tech to work together

Adoption

  • How technology can improve coordination after a disaster
  • how to get people excited about tech for manageing data
  • how do we share canvasing data and keep it secure?
  • how do we bake consent culture into disaster and humanitarian efforts?

Local/External

  • How can communities hold responders/NGOs/etc accountable?
  • When is a good time to leave the disaster area as a humanitarian?
  • How to better support local info responders? (eg Kathmandu Living Lab)?
  • scale systems while keeping them personal
  • How might we learn from local populations in a state of emergency

Resilience

  • How to make info resilience (lists of NGOs, shelters, existing communities) normal everywhere?
  • How can we be proactive about disasters rather than reactive
  • Lessons learned from response to Ebola Crisis in West Africa
  • Best methods to teach people
  • how to encourage people to get training before a disaster instead of volunteering after a disaster
  • Breaking down resilience and how that term is carried out
  • How to keep attention for long-term needs
  • Looking at topics through the lends of urban planning and city infrastructure

Local capacity and volunteers

  • For-profit social good vs nonprofit/humanitarian
  • how formal and informal groups can work together

I* s it possible to support frontline communities without being disruptive?

  • ways to teach/trigger curiosity
  • Better/more efficient tech for first responders (EMT/Police/Fire)

Bandwidth

  • How to improve connecti ity after a disaster
  • How do we get info to affected people in low bandwidth environments (eg SMS)?

Security

  • How to hack-proof wireless tech
  • Systematic support for targets of cyberstalking?
  • how to reduce cost of forensic analysis of hacked IT equipment

Visualization

  • Best way to display information and data
  • What is the role of simulation and tech like Oculus Rift?
  • What is the user journey of an emergency (1 day, 1 week, 1 month in)

Spectrogram

  • Philanthropy isn't sustainable
  • We have all the tech. We need to solve the problems at hand
  • Private companies should be responsible for assisting in emergencies
  • We already have enough tech solutions
  • People are not comfortable enough with technology to use it in stressful/emergency situations

Discussion Topics/Breakouts

Projects

Things to Peruse Further