Tech’s Evolving Role in Disaster Response

Recording: Tech’s Evolving Role in Disaster Response, Date TBA

As Hurricanes Harvey and Irma hit our coasts last year, technology was deployed to fast track disaster relief efforts. Innovative tech companies were uniquely positioned to connect, inform and save lives. Airbnb connected evacuees with shelter, Facebook marked loved ones safe, and Lyft offered free transportation. Hear from an expert panel on the latest trends, lessons learned, future applications, and how federal, state and local government agencies are adapting to deploy these new tools.

[Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.]

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

Mitch Landrieu

City of New Orleans

Kim Rubey

Airbnb

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Format:

Panel

Type:

Session

Track:

Government

Level:

Intermediate