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ISCRAM2006: a wonderful meeting!

All good things come to an end, and ISCRAM2006 certainly was a “good thing”: an excellent conference with numerous highlights packed in a full three day program!

The presentations and papers will be posted here online at iscramlive.org by June 1st the latest – please give us a bit of time to do that! O, and if you have any pictures you would like to share, please email them to me (at bartel@uvt.nl)! and I will publish them here Read moreabout ISCRAM2006: a wonderful meeting!ISCRAM2006 Conference

ISCRAM2006 Program Available

The program for ISCRAM2006 is now available and can be downloaded here.

We have been able to put together a truly excellent program, and we are looking forward to meeting you in Newark! Read moreabout ISCRAM2006 Program AvailableISCRAM2006 Conference

Peter Wood Keynote Talk at ISCRAM2006 Wednesday May 17

Resolving resilience: CDEM, risks, and information management in New Zealand

Peter R Wood, Emergency Management Planner (National Plan), Ministry of Civil Defense & Emergency Management 

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Paul Currion Keynote Talk at ISCRAM2006 Tuesday May 16

A Tale of Two Cities:Banda Aceh, New Orleans and humanitarian operations

Paul Currion, Lead Consultant, Humanitarian.info 

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Gino Menchini Keynote talk at ISCRAM2006 – Monday May 15

Citywide IT Preparedness for Critical Events: Accomplishments and Challenges

Gino Menchini, Chief Information Officer, City of New York

9/11 and Voice/Data Communications Read moreabout Gino Menchini Keynote talk at ISCRAM2006 – Monday May 15ISCRAM2006 Conference

World Class Keynote Speakers at ISCRAM2006

We are happy to announce three superb keynote speakers for the upcoming ISCRAM2006 conference: New York City CIO Gino Menchini, Humanitarian Consultant Paul Currion, and New Zealand National Emergency Management Planner Peter Wood.

On Monday May 15, New York City CIO Gino Menchini will present a keynote talk about Citywide IT Preparedness for Critical Events: Accomplishments and Challenges.

On Tuesday May 16, Humanitarian Consultant Paul Currion”s talk is on A Tale of Two Cities: Banda Aceh, New Orleans and humanitarian operationsRead moreabout World Class Keynote Speakers at ISCRAM2006ISCRAM2006 Conference

Extended ISCRAM2006 Paper Submission Deadline

Dear all, the paper submission deadline for ISCRAM2006 has been extended to Monday, January 23, 2006.


Best regards – Bartel
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ISCRAM2006 Program and Organizing Committee

Members of the ISCRAM2006 Program CommitteeRead moreabout ISCRAM2006 Program and Organizing CommitteeISCRAM2006 Conference

List of all Sessions – Workshops (short description)

The list of all sessions and workshops at ISCRAM2006 can be downloaded here:

List of all sessions and workshops (short description) 
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List of all Sessions-Workshops (long description)

The list of all sessions and workshops can be downloaded here:

Long List of all Sessions and Workshops
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ISCRAM2006 Paper Template

The paper template for ISCRAM2006 can be downloaded here:

ISCRAM2006 Paper Format Template (MS Word format, 60 Kb)
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Location and travel information

On campus parking and campus maps
http://www.njit.edu/about/visiting/map.php

The above website provides maps of the campus with every building coded as well as a map of the surrounding area and driving directions.  The conference information area will be held at the new student center on the second floor outside the ballroom. Read moreabout Location and travel informationISCRAM2006 Conference

Hotels

The following four hotels are holding a block of around 30-40 rooms until April 15th or April 21st (differs by hotel), the rate quoted is a special rate that will expire by that date.

All the hotels except the Comfort Inn will accept reservations that extend before and after the meeting in case you want to do some sight seeing.

Given the cost of hotels in this area we suggest you make your reservations early.  The month of May is the start of good weather for visiting this area before the heat of summer sets in. Read moreabout HotelsISCRAM2006 Conference

Exhibits and sponsorship

For sponsorship and exhibit options for the ISCRAM06 Meeting contact
Murray Turoff  turoff@njit.edu

For sponsorship of the ISCRAM community contact Benny Carle   benny.carle@sckcen.be Read moreabout Exhibits and sponsorshipISCRAM2006 Conference

Special Session: Real-time alerts for earthquakes and tsunami.

Chair: Max Wyss Read more

Special sessions: Information, Communication, and Coordination Issues from Hurricane Katrina

Chair: John R. Harrald, jharrald@gwu.edu 
Director, George Washington Institute for Crisis Disaster and Risk ManagementRead moreabout Special sessions: Information, Communication, and Coordination Issues from Hurricane KatrinaISCRAM2006 Conference

ISCRAM2006 Call for Papers and Information for Authors

Third International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management

May 14, 2006: Workshops, PhD Colloquium (Sunday 10AM-4PM)
May 15-17, 2006: Conference (Monday to Wednesday)
New Jersey Institute of Technology
Newark NJ (USA)
Program Chair:  Murray Turoff 
Conference Chair:  Bartel Van de Walle Read moreabout ISCRAM2006 Call for Papers and Information for AuthorsISCRAM2006 Conference

Workshop: Future Communication Requirements for Emergency Response

Co-chairs:
Alexandra Hubenko Baker, ahubenko@ucsd.edu
B. S. Manoj, bsmanoj@ucsd.edu
UCSD Calit2
University of California
www.itr-rescue.org and www.responsphere.org Read moreabout Workshop: Future Communication Requirements for Emergency ResponseISCRAM2006 Conference

Ph.D. Student Colloquium


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Workshop: Providing Assurance by Auditing Emergency Preparedness: Role of the auditor

Review Committee:
Chair: Murray Turoff, turoff@njit.edu 
Michael Chumer, chumer@njit.edu 
Information Systems Department
New Jersey Institute of TechnologyRead more

Workshop: Emergency Management Information Systems: Future needs and requirements

Chair: Paul Burghardt; paul.burghardt@decis.nl 
Research Manager at Delft Consortium on Intelligent Systems, Netherlands
Paul.Burghardt@DECIS.nlRead moreabout Workshop: Emergency Management Information Systems: Future needs and requirementsISCRAM2006 Conference

Special Session: Visualization in Emergency Management

Chair: Erika Darling, edarling@mitre.org
Principal Investigator of Information Visualization research
The MITRE Corporation, Bedford, MA, USA Read moreabout Special Session: Visualization in Emergency ManagementISCRAM2006 Conference

Special Session: System Dynamics Modeling for Emergency Response and Management

Chair: Peter Otto, peteotto@gmail.com
Assistant Professor, MIS
Dowling College, School of Business
http://www.people.cornell.edu/pages/po36/ Read moreabout Special Session: System Dynamics Modeling for Emergency Response and ManagementISCRAM2006 Conference

Special Session: Standards in Emergency Management Systems

Chair: Jane Fedorowicz jfedorowicz@bentley.edu
Co-chair: Rae D. Anderson Professor of Accounting and Information Systems, Bentley College
http://www.bentley.edu/academics_research/faculty_research/faculty_database/faculty_detail.cfm?id=293879Read moreabout Special Session: Standards in Emergency Management SystemsISCRAM2006 Conference

Special Session: Stakeholder coordination for crisis management

Chair: Julie Dugdale, dugdale@irit.fr
Co-chairs:  Bernard Pavard, Narjes Bellamine-Ben Saoud
GRIC-IRIT, Toulouse, France
Emergency response, management and training website
http://www.irit.fr/GRIC/ER/
Chair website:  http://iihm.imag.fr/dugdale/ Read moreabout Special Session: Stakeholder coordination for crisis managementISCRAM2006 Conference

Special Session: Research Methods in Crisis Decision Making and Support

Chair: David MendonÁa, david.mendonca@njit.edu,
Information Systems Dept., New Jersey Institute of Technology Read moreabout Special Session: Research Methods in Crisis Decision Making and SupportISCRAM2006 Conference

Special Session: Public Warning, Information and Engagement

Chair: Art Botterell,  acb@incident.com Read moreabout Special Session: Public Warning, Information and EngagementISCRAM2006 Conference

Special Session: Personal Area Networks (PAN) for Emergency Response

Chair: Susan McGrath, Susan.P.McGrath@dartmouth.edu
Director, Emergency Readiness and Response Research Center, and
Associate Professor of Engineering, Dartmouth College Read moreabout Special Session: Personal Area Networks (PAN) for Emergency ResponseISCRAM2006 Conference

Special Session: Multi-Disciplinary Requirements Capture for Emergency Management Systems

Chair: Paul Burghardt, Paul.Burghardt@DECIS.nl
Research Manager at Delft Consortium on Intelligent Systems, Netherlands

The purpose of this session is to present efficient and effective ways to capture requirements in research and development projects that have limited resources to do so. Read moreabout Special Session: Multi-Disciplinary Requirements Capture for Emergency Management SystemsISCRAM2006 Conference

Special Session: Multi-agent Systems for Disaster Management and Response

Chair: Dr. Frank Fiedrich, fiedrich@gwu.edu
Institute for Crisis, Disaster, and Risk Management, The George Washington University
http://www.gwu.edu/~icdrm/People/fiedrich.htm
Co-chair: Drs. Paul Burghardt, paul.burghardt@decis.nl
Decis Lab, Delft, The Netherlands
http://www.decis.nl/html/paul_burghardt.htm Read moreabout Special Session: Multi-agent Systems for Disaster Management and ResponseISCRAM2006 Conference

Special Session: Modeling and Computer Simulation of Disaster Plans and Emergency Response

Chair: Maria A. Santos masantos@lnec.pt
http://www.dha.lnec.pt/nti/english/staff/masantos.html
National Civil Engineering Laboratory, Hydraulics Department
Lisbon, Portugal Read moreabout Special Session: Modeling and Computer Simulation of Disaster Plans and Emergency ResponseISCRAM2006 Conference

Special Session: Mobile Emergency Announcements and Multi Channel Emergency Announcements (MEA/MCEA)

Chair: Ronja Addams-Moring, ronja.addams-moring@tkk.fi
http://www.tml.tkk.fi/~ronja/ Read moreabout Special Session: Mobile Emergency Announcements and Multi Channel Emergency Announcements (MEA/MCEA)ISCRAM2006 Conference

Special Session: Incident Command Systems Workflow Management

Chair: Allen Milewski  (amilewsk@monmouth.edu)
Co-Chair: Jiacun Wang   (jwang@monmouth.edu)
Department of Software Engineering
Center for Rapid Response Database Systems
Monmouth University, NJ Read moreabout Special Session: Incident Command Systems Workflow ManagementISCRAM2006 Conference

Special Session: Human factors aspects in multi-agency crisis management

Chair: Elizabeth Carver,  liz.carver@baesystems.com
Executive Scientist, Advanced Technology Centre
BAE SYSTEMS, Bristol, UK Read moreabout Special Session: Human factors aspects in multi-agency crisis managementISCRAM2006 Conference

Special Session: Exploring Knowledge Management in Crisis Response

Chair: Murray E. Jennex, Ph.D, P.E., CISSP, mjennex@mail.sdsu.edu
San Diego State University, Editor in Chief, International Journal of Knowledge Management Read more

Special Session: Emergency Response Reachback: Cases, Concepts, Processes and Tools

Chair: Steven R. Haynes, shaynes@ist.psu.edu
Co-chairs: John M. Carroll, jcarroll@ist.psu.edu
Steve Sawyer, sawyer@ist.psu.edu
School of Information Sciences & Technology, Penn State University Read moreabout Special Session: Emergency Response Reachback: Cases, Concepts, Processes and ToolsISCRAM2006 Conference

Special Session: Comparing Military & Civil Information Systems for Emergency Preparedness &Response

Chair: Tim Grant, TJ.Grant@mindef.nl
Professor Operational ICT & Communications
Netherlands Defense Academy (NLDA) Read moreabout Special Session: Comparing Military & Civil Information Systems for Emergency Preparedness &ResponseISCRAM2006 Conference

Special Session: Communities in Emergency Management

Chair: Wendy Schafer, was15@psu.edu
Penn State University
http://cscl.ist.psu.edu/public/users/wschafer/Homepage/index.html
Co-chair:  John Carroll, jcarroll@ist.psu.edu
Edward M. Frymoyer Professor
Penn State University
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Special Session: Communication Challenges in Emergency Response

Chair: B. S. Manoj (bsmanoj@ucsd.edu)
Co-Chair:  Alexandra Hubenko Baker (ahubenko@ucsd.edu)
UCSD Calit2, University of California
www.itr-rescue.org and www.responsphere.org
Session Steering Committee:
Prof. Ramesh Rao, University of California  San Diego, USA
Prof. Sharad Mehrotra, University of California  Irvine, USA
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Special session: Audit activities and functions in Emergency Preparedness and Management

Chair: Elisa Rossen, elisabr@ifi.uio.no
Executive Masters Forensic Accounting Program, Florida Atlantic University
Co-Chair: Michael Alles, alles@business.rutgers.edu
Donald Warren, jdonwarren@rbs.rutgers.edu
Accounting and Information Systems, Rutgers Business School, Rutgers University Read more

ISCRAM2006 – Call for Special Sessions

Would you like to suggest and organize a special session at the ISCRAM2006 conference?

Please let us know and send us your suggestions (Murray Turoff: murray.turoffATnjit.edu or Bartel Van de Walle: bartelATuvt.nl) or read more information here:

ISCRAM2006 Call for Special Sessions

Deadline for sending in your proposal is September 30. Read moreabout ISCRAM2006 – Call for Special SessionsISCRAM2006 Conference

ISCRAM2006 First Announcement

ISCRAM2006, the Third International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management, will take place in Newark, New Jersey, USA, at the New Jersey Institute of Technology from May 14-17 2006.

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