Program Overview-Silicon Valley Campus - Carnegie Mellon University

Program Overview

Keynote Speeches

  • “Public Private Partnerships - Whats In It For Me?” - Michael Cummings, FEMA Region 9 Private Sector Liaison (including panel)
  • “Burning Man: Temporary IT and Communications” – Joseph Pred, Communications Coordinator for Burning Man
  • “National Guard's Role in Emergencies” – Major General Scott Johnson, Commander - 40th Infantry Division, California Army National Guard

Participate: Hands-on participation in Exercises, Classes & Workshops

  • Plugfest Exercise
  • Basic ICS Training, Strategy and Tabletop Exercise – National Disaster Resiliency Center
  • Disaster Communication Exercise  - Cal EMA and Santa Clara County OES
  • Amateur Radio: Digital and Packet Radio Talk and Workshop - DMI
  • Red Cross Communication  - Planning and Practice – American Red Cross
  • Personal Emergency Preparedness (PEP) Class - City of Mountain View Fire Dept
  • Interoperability Skills Exercise - Cal EMA
  • Interoperability Configuration Best Practices - Cal EMA
  • Geocam Demonstration/Exercise - NASA
  • Common Operating Picture Demo and Hyperwall Demo - DMI
  • Coding and Communications - InSTEDD
  • Mobile Hastily Formed Network Interoperability – Naval Postgraduate School, Cisco
  • Radio Communications – Audio to Text - DMI

Learn: Presentations and Panels

  • IT Volunteering in Disasters – California Resiliency Alliance
  • Rapid Disaster Communications Setup Panel Session – Naval Postgraduate School, Cisco
  • Long Term Evolutio:n 4G Wireless - Alcatel Lucent
  • Base Camp Orientation and Etiquette
  • Ipad Talk - IBM
  • Enterprise Resiliency - IntraPoint
  • Geocam: Network of Citizen Disaster Responders – NASA
  • A Common Operating Picture - GGSN
  • NASA’s International Adventures in Emergency Communication - NASA
  • Santa Clara Emergency Wireless Network - SCEWN
  • Developing the Incident Aide System - eCLIC, DMI
  • A Next Generation Emergency Operating Center - DMI
  • ICS Overview
  • Incident Action Plans
  • Antenna Optimization - DMI
  • ProBIN: Probabilistic Inertial Navigation – CMU
  • SensorFly and Beyond: Autonomous Flyer Sensor Swarms in Disasters - CMU
  • Interoperability and Narrow Banding for Non-Techies
  • UDOP: Crowdsourcing Situational Awareness - DMI
  • Voice Control for Smart Apps for Disaster Management
  • Setting Up a 911 Ambulance Service in India – CMU Pittsburgh
  • San Bruno Disaster Debrief Panel Session