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Thursday Schedule Detail


Session Name: Response/Public Education/Media~~The Role of Social Media in Emergency Management
Session Description:

Social Media is changing how people communicate. So much so, that police departments now remind citizens to CALL 911, NOT tweet a request for help. Social Media isn’t a 911 substitute, but it’s great for: Communicating information during a crisis; Preparing the public ahead of anticipated weather events; Educating the public during non-emergency times; and Culling situational data. This class will help you leverage the social media accounts you have and how to build on them. We’ll go beyond the basic to explore social strategy development, the best tools for managing multiple accounts, create use policies, and ensure government compliance.

Day of Week: Thursday
Time Start: 3:30PM