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START’s GTD to be featured at First Responder Technology Demonstration


START’s GTD to be featured at First Responder Technology Demonstration

January 24, 2014

START was selected to participate in the “First Responder Technology Demonstration” Feb. 11 at the Julie Myers Conference Center, 500 12th St. SW, Washington, D.C. The event will showcase tools that make a difference in the operational readiness of state and local first responders and the DHS components.

These tools include START’s Global Terrorism Database as well as products from other Centers of Excellence, such as the: Twitter Analysis Tool; Gang Graffiti Recognition Tool; Coastal Hazard Model;   Hazard Mitigation Planning; Video Anomaly Sensing and Tracking Toolbox; Mobile Computing for Disaster Response; Urban Commerce and Security Study; Unmanned Port Security Vessel;  Atmospheric, Oceanic, and Plume Forecasting; Automated Virtual Agent for the Truth Assessments in Real-Time; Electronic Mass Casualty and Planning Tool; Hospital and Emergency Readiness Planning; Influenza Forecasting; Port Security Risk Analysis and Resource Allocation Visualization System; and Common Operating Tool for Analysis of Biosurvellance, Veterinary Diagnostic Emergency Response, and Business Continuity.

The event is hosted by the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate Office of University programs. First Responders, DHS Components, emergency management practitioners, and anyone interested in First Responder technologies are invited to attend.

Registration is required and should be made by Monday, Feb. 3 on the First Responder website.