Russ Johnson

Russ Johnson

Global Public Safety Expert, Esri

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AFAC17 - Powered by INTERSCHUTZ
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AFAC17 - Powered by INTERSCHUTZ

More than 2,500 emergency management professionals gather in Sydney to collaborate on improving emergency management performance and discuss how to innovate to face disruptions and ensure public safety.

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Tackling terrorism with apps
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Tackling terrorism with apps

Geo-enabled smartphone apps not only warn the public of impending crises, but also harvest critical community updates to support government response.

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The importance of maps in public safety
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The importance of maps in public safety

Whether it’s digital or drawn in the sand, a map is an integral part of any public safety exercise and is the key to minimising losses and carrying out an efficient rescue mission.

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How to build safe and resilient communities
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How to build safe and resilient communities

Shared, real-time situational awareness is critical for building safe, resilient communities. Discover best-practice strategies for actionable intelligence that minimises the impact of an emergency.

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Disaster resilient communities
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Disaster resilient communities

Ensure public safety by building an understanding of community vulnerability and anticipating what could happen and respond quickly.

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BP oil spill disaster recovery driven by GIS
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BP oil spill disaster recovery driven by GIS

Global public safety expert Russ Johnson was part of the team behind the Deepwater Horizon oil spill clean-up, where GIS technology was used to drive more effective disaster response and management.

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Helping Haiti with GIS

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Mapping the mission: Application of ArcGIS at the National Hurricane Center

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How ArcGIS can help locate a lost hiker in Yosemite National Park based on real world searches.

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Disaster management podcast series

A special four-episode podcast series on the role of GIS technology in disaster mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery.

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Ensuring better public safety

Public safety agencies are better equipped to act swiftly in a crisis and effectively manage response and recovery efforts.

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Building a safe community

Successfully building a safe community hinges on the ability to use progressive technologies to effectively respond to modern security challenges.

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Safe communities are smart communities

Governments around the world are fostering collaboration to enhance safety, manage risk and increase overall engagement through daily operations.

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