Thursday Schedule Detail
Session Name: Public Education/Media~~There’s An App for That: How Social Media was Used During Hurricanes Harvey Irma and Maria
During the unprecedented impacts from Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria social media was employed to warn against the deadly flooding in Texas, identify survivors in need, and connect separated loved ones impacted by the storms. Learn how officials used social media capabilities to communicate risks, and how the public utilized social media platforms to reconnect with loved ones.
Day of Week: Thursday
Time Start: 8:30AM