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Fwd: Invitation to Oct. 7 wrkshp "Virtual Organizing Augmented by Cyberinfrastructure for Emergency Response" , no fee, at NSF

From: Renato Iannella <renato@nicta.com.au>
Date: Mon, 29 Sep 2008 09:35:53 +1000
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To: public-xg-eiif <public-xg-eiif@w3.org>

The below maybe of interest to members in the DC area...

Renato

Begin forwarded message:

> You and your colleagues are invited to Collaborative Expedition
> Workshop
> #77, "Exploring the Virtual Organization Landscape:
> Cyberinfrastructure
> Readiness for Emergency Response". This no fee, one-day public
> workshop
> will explore the emerging cyberinfrastructure landscape for light-
> weight
> virtual organizing, simulation, and emergency communications exchange
> capabilities.
>
> Building on best practices from international disaster preparedness
> standards to on-going state and local efforts, participants will
> have the
> opportunity to learn and contribute to this on-going challenge of
> unprecedented scale, complexity, and significance to national health
> and
> security. Participants will explore how simulated "practice &
> high-performance readiness hubs" are built on credible commitments and
> foresight from multiple forms of expertise. Such commitments,
> expressed in
>
> open standards, enable coherent, yet comprehensive visual and auditory
> information flows. This collective communications and discernment
> capacity
>
> outperforms "command and control-only" organizing.
>
> This workshop will open up dialogue to facilitate "bootstrapping"
> among
> multiple communities and institutions whose individual and collective
> contributions to shared design challenges will shape our national
> experience of cyberinfrastructure for years to come.
>
> RSVP: You will need to pre-register for this workshop by sending an
> email
> to Angela Carter at carter@nitrd.gov
>
> WHEN: Tuesday, October 7, 2008, 9:00am - 4:30pm
> WHERE: National Science Foundation Visitor Center, Ballston, VA, 4201
> Wilson Blvd. and then 4121 Wilson Blvd., Room 555
>
> Agenda:
> http://colab.cim3.net/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?ExpeditionWorkshop/ExploringVirtualOrganizationLandscape_CyberinfrastructureReadinessForEmergencyResponse_2008_10_07
>
>
> Workshop Location and Remote Teleconferencing:
> http://colab.cim3.net/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?ExpeditionWorkshop/VenueLogistics_2008_10_07
>
>
> Past Workshop Archives:
> http://colab.cim3.net/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?ExpeditionWorkshop
>
> Best Regards,
>
> Susan B. Turnbull
> Co-chair, Emerging Technology SC, Architecture and Infrastructure
> Committee
> Co-chair, Social, Economic, and Workforce Implications of IT CG,
> Subcommittee on Networking and IT R&D
> Senior Program Advisor, Center for Intergovernmental Solutions
> GSA Office of Citizen Services and Communications
> U.S. General Services Administration
> 202.501.6214
> susan.turnbull@gsa.gov
> http://www.gsa.gov/collaborate
> http://usaservices.gov/intergovt/
>
> Richard N. Spivack, PhD
> Co-chair, Emerging Technology SC, Architecture and Infrastructure
> Committee
> Economist, Impact Analysis Office
> Technology Innovation Program/ NIST
> p 301.975-5063
> richard.spivack@nist.gov


Cheers...  Renato Iannella
NICTA
Received on Sunday, 28 September 2008 23:38:17 GMT

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