The 3rd International Workshop on Social Web for Disaster Management (SWDM’15) ~ @PatrickMeier

Posted on December 5, 2014 By

If they offered a Nobel for Disaster Response, then Patrick Meier over at iRevolution would be the first up. I follow him on Twitter and you should too. He’s done more to hook up people in disaster both on the ground and in the cloud. ~Bruce Biles

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The 3rd International Workshop on Social Web for Disaster Management (SWDM’15) will be co-located with the WWW’15 conference
May 2015, Florence, Italy.
This workshop, now in its 3rd edition, provides a venue for research on disaster management as it relates to the real-time social web. Social Media in Emergency Management (SMEM) is an area that attracts researchers across a variety of specialties (e.g. natural language processing, machine learning, geographical information systems). These different perspectives are connected by social media as a common data source, and by disaster management as a common task. This workshop brings together researchers who strive to meet the urgent needs of the public and disaster response professionals during a crisis, by creating and improving Web-enabled disaster management methods and systems. Read more.

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