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Jul 25 • 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Digital Resilience in the Wake of Natural Disasters (LIVE STREAM)
In the wake of recent natural disasters, digital resiliency has become a critical issue for millions of people around the world. Datto, the world's leading provider of Managed Service Provider (MSP) delivered IT solutions and News Deeply, an online platform combining real-time storytelling, investigative reporting and data, have organized a one-day workshop on this critical issue to take place on July 25 in Washington, D.C.
Produced in association with the United Nations Foundation and the Global Resilience Institute at Northeastern University, this event on "Digital Resilience in the Wake of Natural Disasters" will bring together leading practitioners, technologists, funders and policymakers to explore how communities everywhere can harden their network infrastructure and build redundancies that ensure future events do not black out entire regions at critical moments.
The event at the UN Foundation headquarters will feature a 90-minute roundtable discussion, followed by a one-hour publicly accessible live stream, both moderated by News Deeply CEO Lara Setrakian. The Live Stream will include Datto CEO Austin McChord; Mary Glackin, Vice President of Weather Business Solutions and Partnerships IBM's Weather Channel; Matt Runyan, Program Director, CISCO Tac Ops; UNICEF Digital Strategist Emily Garin; and Mark Patterson, CTO of the Global Resilience Institute at Northeastern University.
Register for the July 25 Live Stream (2:30-3:30 EDT) here.