Using Social Media in Emergency and Disaster Response Webinar/Conference Call

*** The Disaster Information Specialist Program monthly conference call/webinar is open to everyone – please spread the word and invite others in your organizations and send to your email lists ***

The December Disaster Information Specialist Program conference call/webinar will be held 
Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 1:30 PM ET using Adobe Connect. See connection information below.

We have a very timely and interesting session planned for our December meeting. Kelly Bennett, Diana Kushner, and Sara Harris from the HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response will be presenting on “Using Social Media in Emergency and Disaster Response”.  In addition to highlighting tools to monitor social media trends that assist with response coordination efforts, KellyDiana and Sara will share some of their experiences from their recent deployment to New Jersey following Hurricane Sandy.


To join the meeting at 1:30 pm ET, Thursday, December 13 click on:


Enter your name in the guest box and click  “Enter Room”. A box should pop up asking for your phone number.  Enter your phone number and the system will call you. 


For those who cannot use the call-back feature, the dial-in information is below.

Dial-In:  1-888-757-2790

Pass-Code: 745907


If you have never attended a Connect Pro meeting before:

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Or, if you are in the area you can attend the meeting in person at our offices at 6707 Democracy Blvd, Bethesda,MD, Suite 440. Park in the visitor’s parking lot (we will validate your parking), walk to the middle building (Democracy Two) and take the elevator to the 4th floor. Suite 440 is around the corner behind the elevators.


Disaster Information Management Research Center

Specialized Information Services Division

National Library of Medicine

National Institutes of Health

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