Crossing boundaries! Operating between professional emergency response and citizens helping each other.

Lessons from international emergency response

10.30   Registration and coffee/tea

11.00    Welcome and introduction

Irna van der Molen, Relief base; Twente Safety & Security; University of Twente

Peter Heintze, Platform for Humanitarian Knowledge Exchange in the Netherlands


Part 1: The professional

11.15   Game: Inside Disaster (interactive) - Red Cross Netherlands


12.30   Lunch


Part 2: The citizen: victim and first responder

13.30    cooperation with citizens and other non-traditional crisis partners

•     The changing role of citizens - Leen Groen, Red Cross Netherlands
•     'How to prepare citizens to adaptively respond to crises?' - Jose Kerstholt, TNO en University of Twente 

•     Refugee crisis response – Germany - Volker Stillig, Saxion University of Applied Sciences
•     E-health after the disaster hits - Anne-Linde Schemerhorn, Arq Psychotrauma Expert Groep

 14.40  Panel discussion

Moderator: Peter Timmerman, Studium Generale

15.10   Coffee/Tea Break

Part 3: The Data

15.30     Digital Humanitarians: promises and challenges. - Kees Boersma, Free University Amsterdam

15.50     Legal risks and preconditions for the use of data analytics  - Lesley Broos, University of Twente

16.15     Discussion   

              Moderator: Peter Timmerman, Studium Generale

17.00     Conclusion

These sessions are part of the Crossing Boundaries conference. Please register (for free) to attend the programme.

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