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Monday
21
Aug
2017

SAME DAY EVENTS:

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Wetland Assessment, Restoration and Management (CSP3106)

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L930 IEMC/Community Specific: Chesapeake, VA

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E580 Emergency Management Framework for Tribal Governments

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L102 Science of Disaster

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L101 Foundations of Emergency Management

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E930 IEMC, Community Specific

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E273 Managing Floodplain Development Through the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Floodplain Administrator 101

 
Training

Social Media for Natural Disaster Response & Recovery (PER-304)
Location:  Landover, MD
Time:  8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 
 
HOST
National Disaster Preparedness Training Center (NDPTC) & Price George County Office of Emerg. Mgmt.

LOCATION
Prince George's County Emerg. Operations Center
7915 Anchor St.
Landover, MD 20785

DETAILS
Join us for our Social Media for Disaster Response and Recovery course. Learn valuable information on the strengths, challenges, and uses of social media sources. Build skills and knowledge to integrate social media into your current communication plans for disaster response and recovery and the hands-on experience necessary to start and execute a social media disaster plan. Participate in facilitator-led activities that will challenge you to identify effective social media platforms to utilize during crises situations and assist with mastering skills to disseminate information and monitor, track, measure, and analyze social media traffic.

Course Modules:
  • Introduction to Social Media
  • Understanding the Use of Social Media and Disaster Management
  • Implementing Different Social Media Platforms for Disaster Management
  • Facebook Hands-On
  • Twitter Hands-On
  • Crowdsourcing & Data Mining
Requirements: Participants will be required to bring their own laptop or wi-fi enabled device (laptop or tablet - laptop is preferred) to the training session for the hands-on exercises. Participants must have Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram accounts and be able to post test messages on these accounts. This course conducts a Pre-test, Post-test, and Course Evaluation online.

Target Audience: This course is targeted for a broad cross section of individuals and professionals interested and involved in emergency management, planners, as well as communication and public information personnel.

Instructors: Alisha Griswold & Kevin Sur

CONTINUING EDUCATION
6.5 CECs for CFMs
0.6 CEUs
8.0 E/G IAEM CEM/AEM

COST
Free, but registration is required.

CONTACT
Roland Berg, 301-324-4400, rdberg@co.md.us

REGISTRATION
Register here. For registration assistance contact: Herman Utoafili 808-725-5237 | utoafili@hawaii.edu
Attached File:  8-21-17_SM_Landover_MD_Flyer.pdf

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