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Suggested Citation:"Appendix A: Workshop Agenda." National Research Council. 2011. Public Response to Alerts and Warnings on Mobile Devices: Summary of a Workshop on Current Knowledge and Research Gaps. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/13076.
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Appendix A
Workshop Agenda

APRIL 13-14, 2010

NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES

WASHINGTON, D.C.


Tuesday, April 13, 2010

8:30 a.m.

Welcome and Opening Comments

 

Jon Eisenberg, Director, Computer Science and Telecommunications Board (CSTB)

Ellis Stanley and Jeannette N.R. Sutton, Committee Co-Chairs

David Boyd, Program Manager, First Responder Group, Science and Technology Directorate, Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

9:00

Overview of CMAS

 

Denis Gusty, Branch Chief, Knowledge Management Tools, Science and Technology Directorate, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

9:45

Overview of Alerts and Warnings, the Alerts and Warnings System, and How People Respond

• What do we already know about processes by which individuals and organizations respond to hazards?

 

Michael Lindell, Texas A&M University

Suggested Citation:"Appendix A: Workshop Agenda." National Research Council. 2011. Public Response to Alerts and Warnings on Mobile Devices: Summary of a Workshop on Current Knowledge and Research Gaps. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/13076.
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• What are the myths and realities surrounding public response?

 

Joseph Trainor, University of Delaware

 

• How are text messaging and its use for alerts and warnings evolving?

 

Peter White, AT&T Wireless

 

Moderator:

 

Garry L. Briese, Briese and Associates/Center for New Media and Resiliency

11:15

Current Use of Text Messages for Alerts and Warnings: Experiences and Lessons Learned

 

• Counties

 

Barbara Childs-Pair, former Director, District of Columbia Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency

 

• Universities

 

Michael Mulhare, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

 

Moderator:

 

Darrell Darnell, Office on Critical Infrastructure Protection and Resilience Policy and Strategy, White House National Security Staff

1:30 p.m.

Messaging, Risk Communications, and Risk Perception

 

• What is known about communicating risk and messaging? How does this apply to CMAS, which will deliver 90-character text messages to cell phones?

 

Participants:

 

Timothy Sellnow, University of Kentucky

Matthew Seeger, Wayne State University

 

Moderator:

 

Brett Hansard, Argonne National Laboratory

Suggested Citation:"Appendix A: Workshop Agenda." National Research Council. 2011. Public Response to Alerts and Warnings on Mobile Devices: Summary of a Workshop on Current Knowledge and Research Gaps. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/13076.
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3:15

Technologies for Alerts and Warnings: Past, Present, and Future

 

• What technologies are currently being used or developed to provide alerts and warnings? How will the public use these technologies, and what are the implications for CMAS today and in the future?

 

Participants:

 

Nalini Venkatasubramanian, University of California, Irvine

Robert Dudgeon, City of San Francisco’s Department of Emergency Management

David Waldrop, Microsoft Corporation

Jennifer Preece, University of Maryland, College Park

 

Moderator:

 

John H. Sorensen, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

4:30

Breakout Sessions

 

  • What are key research results and lessons learned related to public response?

  • What are the implications of these results for current, planned, and future alert and warning systems that use mobile devices?

  • What gaps exist in our understanding?

  • What additional research might improve our understanding of public responses to alerts?

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

8:30 a.m.

Breakout Report Back

9:00

Public Education and Training

 

  • How do public education and training activities affect the public response to alerts? What can we learn from past and current public education campaigns?

  • What are the implications for CMAS?

Suggested Citation:"Appendix A: Workshop Agenda." National Research Council. 2011. Public Response to Alerts and Warnings on Mobile Devices: Summary of a Workshop on Current Knowledge and Research Gaps. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/13076.
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Participants:

 

Mark Benthien, Southern California Earthquake Center

Michele Wood, California State University, Fullerton

Daryl Rand, Harrison Advertising/The Rand Group

 

Moderator:

 

Inés Pearce, Pearce Global Partners, Inc.

10:30

Communicating with At-Risk Populations

 

• What are the challenges in reaching at-risk populations? What is known about these challenges, and where are the gaps in our understanding? What are the implications for CMAS?

 

• An Aging Population

 

Christopher B. Mayhorn, North Carolina State University

 

• People with Disabilities

 

Ed Price, Georgia Institute of Technology

 

• The Hearing Impaired

 

Judy Harkins, Gallaudet University

 

• Minorities (and Moderator)

 

Brenda Phillips, Oklahoma State University

12:00 noon

Closing Session and Conclusions

 

Ellis Stanley and Jeannette N.R. Sutton, Committee Co-Chairs

Denis Gusty, Program Manager, First Responder Group, Science and Technology Directorate, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Suggested Citation:"Appendix A: Workshop Agenda." National Research Council. 2011. Public Response to Alerts and Warnings on Mobile Devices: Summary of a Workshop on Current Knowledge and Research Gaps. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/13076.
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This book presents a summary of the Workshop on Public Response to Alerts and Warnings on Mobile Devices: Current Knowledge and Research Gaps, held April 13 and 14, 2010, in Washington, D.C., under the auspices of the National Research Council's Committee on Public Response to Alerts and Warnings on Mobile Devices: Current Knowledge and Research Needs.

The workshop was structured to gather inputs and insights from social science researchers, technologists, emergency management professionals, and other experts knowledgeable about how the public responds to alerts and warnings, focusing specifically on how the public responds to mobile alerting.

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