Workshop on Public Response to Alerts and Warnings on Mobile Devices:
Current Knowledge and Research Needs
April 13-14, 2010 | Washington, DC
Overview of CMAS
Denis Gusty, CMAS RDT&E Program Manager, DHS | presentation
Overview of Alerts and Warnings, the Alerts and Warning System, and How People Respond?
What do we already know about processes by which individuals and organizations respond to hazards?
Michael Lindell, Texas A&M University | presentation
What are the myths and realities surrounding public response?
Joseph Trainor, University of Delaware | presentation
How are text messaging and its use for alerts and warnings evolving?
Peter White, AT&T | presentation
Garry Briese, Briese and Associates/Center for New Media and Resiliency
Current Use of Text Messages for Alerts and Warnings: Experiences and Lessons Learned
Barbara Childs-Pair, District of Columbia
Michael Mulhare, Virginia Tech | presentation
Darrell Darnell, The White House
Messaging, Risk Communication, and Risk Perception
What is known about communicating risk and messaging? How does this apply to CMAS, which will deliver 90 character text messages to cell phones?
Timothy Sellnow, University of Texas | presentation
Matthew Seeger, Wayne State University | presentation
Brett Hansard, Argonne National Laboratory
Technologies for Alerts and Warnings: Past, Present, and Future
What technologies are currently being used or developed to provide alerts and warnings? How will the public use these technologies, and what are the implications for CMAS today and in the future?
Nalini Venkatasubramanian, University of California, Irvine | presentation
Rob Dudgeon, City of San Francisco Emergency Management
Dave Waldrop, Microsoft Corp. | presentation
Jennifer Preece, University of Maryland
John Sorensen, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Public Education and Training
How do public education and training activities affect the public response to alerts? What can we learn from past and current public education campaigns? What are the implications for CMAS?
Mark Benthien, Southern California Earthquake Center | presentation
Michele Wood, University of California, Fullerton | presentation
Daryl Rand, Harrison Advertising/The Rand Group
Inés Pearce, Pearce Global Partners, Inc.
Communicating with At-Risk Populations
What are the challenges in reaching at-risk populations? What is known about these challenges, and where are the gaps in our understanding? What are the implications for CMAS?
An aging population
Chris Mayhorn, North Carolina State University | presentation
People with disabilities
Ed Price, Georgia Institute of Technology | presentation
Judy Harkins, Gallaudet University | presentation
Minorities (and Respondent)
Brenda Phillips, Ohio State University