Technology + Humanitarian Relief Barcamp (June 2009)

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There will be needs in Haiti. How can CrisisCamp family help?

-Helping families connect?
-Cyber Cafes to support families and NGOs?
-Crisis Informatics Data?


Added by Heather Blanchard on January 12, 2010 at 10:48pm — 1 Comment

What's New!

Schedule for the Fall of Camps!

October 24-26 - CrisisCamp Philly

Location: Temple University (Tentative), Philadelphia, PA

More Information:


Twitter:… Continue

Added by Heather Blanchard on September 15, 2009 at 10:09pm — 1 Comment

CrisisCampDC Meet Up! This Saturday - Aug 22 - 11am - Whitlows on Wilson

Please send this to folks interested!! :)

CrisisCampDC Meetup - Saturday, August 22 at 11am at Whitlows on
Wilson (2854 Wilson Blvd, Arlington VA). We really need some help in
working with the new camps, moving the concept of a CrisisCommons
forward and discussing the upcoming Hackathon in November.

Hope to see you there!

Heather Blanchard


Added by Heather Blanchard on August 18, 2009 at 10:11pm — 2 Comments

Project Meeting - Tomorrow, Friday, June 19 4:30 at Fortius One

Just a reminder - we are meeting at Fortius One at 4:30 tomorrow to

follow up on the Hackathon discussion.

Let me know if you are coming so we can expect you -

I've shared a document with you called "CrisisCamp Hackathon":

It's… Continue

Added by Heather Blanchard on June 18, 2009 at 9:30pm — 1 Comment

CrisisCamp Twitter Archive - thanks Pam Broviak

June 14, 2009

12:49 am younghahn: #crisiscamp

3:27 am xpeditenetwork: Ready for day two of #crisiscamp. No disaster is too great for us (unless we run out of coffee)

5:27 am svenburg: @vladvino thanks Vlad! Camping day # 2 today. #crisiscamp

6:03 am kgfreeman: Running late to #crisiscamp, but because the metro is running late this time

6:10 am NoelDickover: RT @spara - Head full from #crisiscamp, watching Terminator Salvation to see if I can apply lessons… Continue

Added by Heather Blanchard on June 16, 2009 at 11:00pm — 1 Comment

CrisisCamp Ignite Sessions

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Added by Heather Blanchard on June 16, 2009 at 10:45pm — 1 Comment

Where to we go from here?

More Camps!

(1) CrisisCamp West (@crisiscampwest) in California (likely San Francisco) will there be one in LA (@lafdtalk @brianhumphrey)? September 18-20th. For more information tweet @kristinhogan or email crisiscampwest (at)

(2) Rescheduling of CrisisCamp UK @dominiccampbell

(3) Interest in CrisisCampNYC @johndsolomon and @williamv @break_glass

(4) Your city?

Public Engagement (Silona and Kirstin Hogan)

(1) Reinvent preparedness… Continue

Added by Heather Blanchard on June 15, 2009 at 9:30pm — 1 Comment

A simple idea.

CrisisCamp was just a simple idea. How can technology help people who are experiencing crisis?

We tweeted the idea. You showed up, you organized, you talked about zombies and elephants. Coffee was on tap, pizza was consumed. Ideas were created. Approaches were considered. Relationships were created (or reestablished).

All of this was because you. Take a good look at - this movement is what we make of it.

Its up to each one of us!… Continue

Added by Heather Blanchard on June 14, 2009 at 11:08pm — 2 Comments

Only 38 tickets left to CrisisCamp DC!

CrisisCamp DC is part of a global movement who is bringing together volunteers, academia, non-profits, companies and government officials to share best practices and lessons learned to advocate for further use of technology and telecommunications to assist citizens and communities during crisis.

Founded in March 2009 through an impromptu Tweetup at the Government 2.0 Camp, a small band of idealists and innovators gathered together to discuss the idea of a creating a common community… Continue

Added by Heather Blanchard on May 30, 2009 at 4:05pm — No Comments

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