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NASA TALKS DISASTER RECOVERY FROM SPACE (Govt Exec), Oct 11, 2018, DC, 2:30-5:00 pm ET

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center’s Miguel Roman will discuss how NASA’s Disasters Program partners with disaster relief agencies to offer near real-time mapping of power outages from space on October 11, 2018 from 2:30-5:00 pm ET at the Longview Gallery in Washington, DC.. The event is sponsored by Government Executive Media Group as part of its BOLD Showcase of Federal Innovators series.  More information is in the emailed announcement, which is reproduced below.

Thursday October 11
2:30 – 5:00 PM
Longview Gallery, Washington, DC

Hear from Dr. Miguel Román, Research Physical Scientist at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center about NASA’s role in strengthening community disaster resilience after Hurricane Maria at Government Executive and Nextgov’sBOLD presentation. 

Dr. Román will detail the NASA Disasters Program and explain how it is supporting on the ground recovery efforts. Don’t miss this inspirational afternoon of learning and networking with federal innovators!

Research Physical Scientist
NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center

During a disaster, accurate information is key to response and recovery efforts. Hear how the NAsA Disasters Program has partnered with disaster relief agencies to offer near real-time mapping of power outages from space. Dr. Roman will explain how this technology enabled military personnel stationed across Puerto Rico’s most rural areas to effectively deliver targeted aid after Hurricane Maria in an area where ground-based observations were sparse.

Don’t miss this opportunity to hear use cases for emerging technology in government. Register today to be part of the conversation on October 11.



Thursday, October 11, 2018
Time: 2:30 – 5:00 p.m.
Longview Gallery, Washington, DC
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