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Embracing Change for Collective Impact. This year’s Summit theme reflects our optimism for the future and our recognition of the rapid change happening in our sector and in technology. True to NetHope’s legacy, our collaboration to explore, understand, and chart a course  to help our sector use technology well is key to achieving our respective missions.  With a renewed focus on working together, we can fully realize the promise of technology to impact our work, our organizations and our world.
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Monday, November 2 • 11:50am - 12:45pm
Emergency Response: Crisis Informatics Working Lunch LIMITED

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Annual NetHope Connectivity, Infrastructure and Emergency working group session

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Gisli Olafsson

Emergency Response Director, NetHope
Gisli Olafsson is the Emergency Response Director at NetHope, where he is responsible for emergency preparedness and response activities related to ICT within the NetHope member organizations. Gisli has over 15 years of experience in the field of disaster management and is an active member of the United Nations Disaster Assessment and Coordination (UNDAC) team, a group of experienced disaster managers on stand-by to coordinate responses to global... Read More →

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Airbus Group

When communications become mission-critical, Airbus Group is the preferred humanitarian communication partner for emergency and aid organizations, NGOs and UN agencies. As a single supplier for turn-key solutions in addition to high level, long-term support, Airbus providesfully managed satcom-enabled solutions for humanitarian operations where lives, stability and infrastructure are at stake. Airbus enables agencies to set up emergency... Read More →
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Inmarsat PLC is the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services. Since 1979, Inmarsat has been providing reliable voice and high-speed data communications to governments, enterprises and other organizations, with a range of services that can be used on land, at sea or in the air. Inmarsat is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE: ISAT.L). For more information, visit www.inmarsat.com  
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NetHope empowers committed organizations to change the world through the power of technology. By facilitating collaboration between NetHope’s nonprofit members, foundations, and tech sponsors, NetHope is a catalyst for productive innovation and problem-solving in humanitarian and conservation work. Since its founding in 2001, NetHope has grown to represent 43 international NGOs working on some of the world’s toughest challenges... Read More →
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Location management is key to the delivery of effective humanitarian or development services. Knowledge about the precise location of facilities, hazards, resources and boundaries is essential to the delivery of life sustaining support systems for humanitarian field operations, especially in environments that are challenging and unaddressed. Alphanumeric codes are complex and varied, and there is limited alignment in operational use... Read More →

Monday November 2, 2015 11:50am - 12:45pm
Lounge 9 - 0.9.34

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