Virtual Systems for Emergency Management

5th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management ISCRAM2008SPECIAL SESSION on Virtual Systems for Emergency Management Simulation & Training Motivation Disaster management is becoming an increasingly important topic of research as evidenced by recent events such as hurricanes Katrina and Rita, tsunamis, earthquakes, forest fires, floods and severe winter storms, and by […]

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IT Security

5th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management ISCRAM2008SPECIAL SESSION on IT Security Motivation A significant threat to business continuity is the constant assault on the security of an organization√≠s mission-critical systems. As the number and sophistication of information security threats continue to increase, organizations are investing significant resources into countermeasures. PricewaterhouseCoopers […]

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Reducing Information Proliferation and Overload in Emergency Management

5th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management ISCRAM2008SPECIAL SESSION on Reducing Information Proliferation and Overload in Emergency Management Motivation Where is the information I need?Where is the knowledge I should have?Where is the wisdom I wish I had?With apologies to T.S. Elliot, the above might well express the desires of practitioners […]

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Virtual Teams and Virtual Communities in Emergency Preparedness and Response

5th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management ISCRAM2008SPECIAL SESSION on Virtual Teams and Virtual Communities in Emergency Preparedness and Response Motivation Virtual or Distributed teams are a prevalent means of managing tasks, from software development through information gathering and scenario exercises to prepare for emergencies, through support of first responders, victims […]

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Trust in Emergency Planning and Response

5th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management ISCRAM2008SPECIAL SESSION on Trust in Emergency Planning and Response Emergency planning and response requires collaboration, often with others with whom there are no prior relationships. Disasters cross man-made boarders, nations and sometimes continents, bringing together people, both professional as well as voluntary, who have […]

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ISCRAM2008 Call for Papers

5th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management ISCRAM2008: CALL FOR PAPERS The call for papers for ISCRAM2008 is out! Due to an excellent response to our call for special sessions we can now offer 28 special sessions! Often several international scholars and practitioners have teamed up to organize a session together. […]

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Healthcare

5th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management ISCRAM2008SPECIAL SESSION on HEALTHCARE < To minimize loss and maximize well-being, health care systems need to provide ways to support wellness, effective crisis response, health care delivery, and health administration. Projections for the future of healthcare predict reduction of medical care practitioners in the […]

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Early Warning Systems

5th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management ISCRAM2008SPECIAL SESSION on EARLY WARNING SYSTEMS The session will discuss the latest scientific/technological developments, projects, programs and best practices in the field of monitoring, early warning systems (EWS) of various natural hazards. The advances in the rapidly evolving geo-information technologies, information management, and computational […]

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ISCRAM2008 Program Committee

5th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and ManagementCONFERENCE AND PROGRAM COMMITTEE ISCRAM2008 Program Chair:  Frank Fiedrich (Institute for Crisis, Disaster, and Risk Management, GWU) ISCRAM2008 Conference Co-Chairs:  Jack Harrald (Institute for Crisis, Disaster, and Risk Management, GWU) and Bartel Van de Walle (University of Tilburg) ISCRAM2008 Local Organizing Committee Chair:  Theresa Jefferson […]

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