Fwd: [CrisisCommons] Attend SahanaCamp LA October 24-25, 2011

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Chad Catacchio

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Cool event if anyone is interested.

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From: Mark Prutsalis <ma...@sahanafoundation.org>
Date: Wed, Oct 5, 2011 at 8:03 AM
Subject: [CrisisCommons] Attend SahanaCamp LA October 24-25, 2011
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Join the Sahana Software Foundation for SahanaCamp LA to be held on October 24-25 at the City of Los Angeles’ Emergency Operations Center Media Center Conference Room.  SahanaCamp LA is a free 2-day program designed to provide individuals and organizations with an understanding of the needs for managing information in response to disasters paired with a practical technical workshop to provide instruction in how Sahana Software can be deployed within and across organizations.

We have previously organized SahanaCamps in India, Vietnam, Taiwan and Portugal - all with great affect and impact.  Most recently, after attending our SahanaCamp@ISCRAM in Lisbon this past May, the Portuguese National Volunteer Firefighting Association (Bombeiros) has been deploying Sahana Software as a national coordinating system for their organization with the assistance of the Sahana Software Foundation.  We hope to forge similar partnerships in Southern California through this program.

During SahanaCamp LA , we will be using our Sahana Eden Open Source Emergency Management Platform to explore solutions for the Los Angeles region, including needs for: volunteer management, donations management, registering organizations, asset management, inventory management, request management, project tracking and assessments.

I am attaching a brief flyer about the event with additional information.

Most information about the event is now posted both on our web site here: http://sahanafoundation.org/attend-sahanacamp-la/ and on EventBrite which we are using for the registration system for the event: http://sahanacampla.eventbrite.com. 

Please feel free to share this information and invitation with anyone you think might be interested in attending this event.

I look forward to seeing you in a few weeks for SahanaCamp LA.  Please let me know if you have any questions.

Best regards,
Mark


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Mark Prutsalis
President & CEO
Sahana Software Foundation
Tel +1-860-499-0332
Fax +1-801-697-8731
ma...@sahanafoundation.org
http://www.SahanaFoundation.org
Follow us on twitter @sahanafoss

The Mission of the Sahana Software Foundation is to help alleviate human suffering by giving emergency managers, disaster response professionals and communities access to the information that they need to better prepare for and respond to disasters through the development and promotion of free and open source software and open standards.

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