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Webinar: Packing Your Digital Go-Bag, Essential Disaster Health Information on Your Mobile Device

When: Thursday, April 25, 2013
Time: 1:30 – 2:30pm (Eastern)
Who: Disaster Information Management Research Center, National Library of Medicine

There are many mobile resources and apps available to assist responders, public health professionals and others in the disaster and preparedness workforce with information needs before and during emergencies and disasters.  However, loading these resources on a mobile device just prior to or during a disaster may be too late.  Finding and evaluating the best tools and resources takes time, as does learning how to use the effectively and quickly.  The National Library of Medicine (NLM) has developed a suite of widely-used resources for mobile devices such as WISER (Wireless Information System for Emergency Responders) and has evaluated and made accessible on their web site many other mobile apps and information resources that are useful in emergency and disaster situations.In this webinar, representatives from NLM will identify and discuss key resources that responders and disaster/emergency management preparedness professionals should load on their mobile devices as part of their preparedness activities.  This session will be recorded and posted at http://disasterinfo.nlm.nih.gov/dimrc/dismeetings.html a few days after the meeting.

No registration is necessary, but the session will be limited to 500 participants.

To connect to the webinar:

Click on: https://webmeeting.nih.gov/gobagEnter your name in the guest box and click “Enter Room”
A box should pop up asking for your phone number
Enter your phone number and the system will call you
If you cannot use the call-back feature, the dial-in information is:

Dial-in: 1-888-757-2790
Pass-code: 745907

If you have never attended a Connect Pro meeting before, you can test your connection here: https://webmeeting.nih.gov/common/help/en/support/meeting_test.htm

Questions?  Contact Elizabet Norton at nortone@nlm.nih.gov or call 301-443-9420

 

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