New Media for Disaster Situations

New Media Workshop - January 2013 / Innsbruck

New media

The Government of Tirol / Department of Civil Protection with great support of the EU “ Exchange of Experts” Programme, the  Federal Chancellery Vienna,  Leitstelle Tirol,  SynerGIS-ESRI Vienna as well as the  Standortagentur Tirol and  DVT Tirol have organised an international worksshop on "Social Media for Disaster Situations". Around 30 experts from Norway, Netherland, United Kingdom, Germany and Austria have participated.  

Presentations 29.01.2013:

  • (Bernd Noggler / Dep. of Civil Protection, Gov. of Tirol)
  • (Patrick Nairz,  Avalance Warning Service Tirol / Dep. of Civil Protection)
  • - Leitstelle Tirol (Elisabeth Klapsch / Leitstelle Tirol)
  • (Christian Rupp / Federal Chancellery Vienna)
  • (Ove Stokkeland / Skien Fire Service - Norway)
  • - Filtering Twitter to obtain real-time intelligence (Richard Stronkman  /  Twidcident / TU Delph - Nederland)

Presentations 30.01.2013:

  • New Media and GIS / Example MapAction (Chris Phillips /  MapAction - United Kingdom)
  • New Media and User generated content – mayor to it (Günter Dörffel /  SynerGIS-ESRI, Vienna)
  • (Nicolas Hefner /  THW HQ Bonn, Germany)



Bernd Noggler - Abt. Zivil- und Katastrophenschutz (Dep. of Civil Protection)