Events


Harvard Worldwide Week 2023 Keynote | Future of Cities: Extreme Heat


  • DATE:
    Fri, Oct 13, 2023 at 04:00pm
  • LOCATION:
    Askwith Hall, Harvard Graduate School of Education

Data-Driven Decision Making in a Changing Climate


  • DATE:
    Thu, Sep 28, 2023 at 05:00pm — 06:30pm
  • LOCATION:
    Harvard University Center for the Environment, Room 429
    26 Oxford St, Cambridge, MA 02138


TAGS:News Spotlight Event climateverse OpenDp ReadyMapper

Data in Displacement in São Paulo


  • DATE:
    Thu, Apr 13, 2023 at 08:00am — Fri, Apr 14, 2023 at 04:30pm
  • LOCATION:
    São Paulo, Brazil
    Online via Zoom


TAGS:News displacement data São Paulo Brazil Humanitarian Response

Data in Crises: Responding to the Earthquakes in Turkey and Syria


  • DATE:
    Fri, Mar 3, 2023 at 12:00pm — 01:30pm
  • LOCATION:
    CGIS South, Harvard University
    S050: Thomas Chan-Soo Kang Room
    1730 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02138


TAGS:Disasters News Webinar Emergency Response Data in Crises Syria Turkey Earthquakes Response

The Use of Human Mobility Data in Public Health Emergencies


  • DATE:
    Wed, Apr 27, 2022 at 12:00pm — 01:15pm
  • LOCATION:
    Online via Zoom


TAGS:Webinar

Disaster Mobility Data Network: Data Ethics & Privacy (Meeting 6)


  • DATE:
    Thu, Dec 16, 2021 at 09:00am — 10:00am

6th Meeting of the Disaster Mobility Data Network



TAGS:Mobility Data DMDN Webinar mobility data DMDN GFDRR mobilkit event recording

Disaster Mobility Data Network: The Use of Human Mobility Data in Public Health Emergencies Radcliffe Seminar Deliberations (Meeting 3)


  • DATE:
    Thu, Sep 23, 2021 at 09:00am — 10:00am

We are delighted to invite you to our third meeting of the Disaster Mobility Data Network. This session will present summary deliberations from the Harvard Radcliffe Seminar Series held in March and April 2021, in consulation with nearly 40 technologists, scientists, lawyers and humanitarian responders from around the world.



TAGS:Event Recording mobility data DMDN GFDRR

Disaster Mobility Data Network Launch Meeting


  • DATE:
    Thu, Jul 22, 2021 at 09:00am — 10:00am

Changes in mobile phone technology, notably the near-ubiquity in many places of GPS-enabled smartphones, have altered the ways that response agencies and researchers understand and respond to crises. As this data becomes mainstream in emergency management, key issues of data capacity and data literacy - as well as ethics, privacy, and data protection - become increasingly pressing.



TAGS:Mobility Data DMDN Event Recording mobility data DMDN GFDRR World Bank

Wildfires, Power Outages, and the Pandemic


  • DATE:
    Fri, May 28, 2021 at 11:00am — 12:00pm

The 2021 fire season in California is already being viewed by many with alarm. Widespread drought across the region has produced an exceptionally large amount of dry fuel, particularly in mountainous areas of Northern California, increasing risks for multiple large-scale fires.



TAGS:Wildfires wildfires

Ground Truth Matters: Travel Surveys, Covid-19, and the Limits of Human Mobility Data


  • DATE:
    Fri, Apr 30, 2021 at 10:00am — 11:00am

Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic digital data on human mobility has played crucial roles in response efforts ranging from monitoring non-pharmaceutical interventions like physical distancing, evaluating different types of testing and seroprevalence strategies, and assisting with targeted re-opening efforts to maximize health and reduce economic harm.



TAGS:COVID-19 Grants Event Recording mobility data mobility

Translational Readiness, Data Collaboratives and Capacity Building- Lessons from COVID-19


  • DATE:
    Fri, Mar 26, 2021 at 11:00am — 12:00pm

This Panel examined the practices of recent mobility data collaboratives in order to engage a conversation about the future of global capacity building for translational readiness and crisis response.



TAGS:COVID-19 Event Recording

Launch of CrisisReady


  • DATE:
    Fri, Feb 26, 2021 at 11:00am — 12:30pm

CrisisReady is organized around the principles of Data Readiness, Methods Readiness, and Translational Readiness, and seeks to advance data-driven decision-making during public health emergencies. CrisisReady evolved from the Covid-19 Mobility Data Network, a research network of 100+ scientists from around the world who volunteered their time to serve as trusted intermediaries between technology companies and city and state governments around the world, in 2020.



TAGS:COVID-19 OpenDP Disasters News Event Recording

Did data make a difference? Lessons from Facebook Data for Good in 2020


  • DATE:
    Fri, Jan 29, 2021 at 11:00am — 01:00pm

The role of Facebook Data for Good tools for COVID-19 response, routine immunizations, and development programs and what this means for …



TAGS:COVID-19 Event Recording mobility Facebook data science

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