A one-month long arts and technology un-conference in Chiang Mai, Thailand exploring critical design practices in disaster risk management, collaborative technology production, hacking and art.
15 new approaches, ranging from flood simulation technology, to mobile app building, to weather station pilots, and even film production, will be supported in the first round of grants from the Challenge Fund -- a partnership between GFDRR and UK DFID
Under the theme "Producing Actionable Information", UR2014 convened 840 participants from more than 60 countries, representing 285 institutions that covered government agencies, the private sector, NGOs, research institutions, academia and civil society.
Open Data Day: How the State Department is Linking Diplomacy With Collaborative Mapping During Crises
As events around the world mark Open Data Day, the Department of State is proud to celebrate the anniversary of one its own open data initiatives.