The EM Weekly Show
Hosted by Todd De Voe and we are all about bringing news, interviews discussing trends and issues that impact Emergency Management, First Responder’s, military, education, public safety, communications, disaster volunteer organizations, public health, humanitarian groups, NGOs, professionals, students, and researchers. In support of the Show EM Weekly also offers a Blog for those who would rather read our episodes weekly and have access to additional content not discussed in the Show.
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This week we are talking to Data scientist Dr. David Wild. In his piece in the “Conversation” on how data can solve the wildfire problem in California, I knew I had to have David on the show. We get into machine learning, artificial learning, and more.
The Senate voted 81-8 today to confirm Deputy Administrator Peter Gaynor to lead the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
This week we are talking about the Public Safety Power Shutoffs with Neil Bregman from the City of Santa Rosa. Neil stopped by the studio in the OC to discuss, how the PSPS impacted Northern California if they worked to prevent any fires. At this time the October fire in Sonoma County is still pointing to PG&E.
This is a special announcement about the passing of Edward Gabriel the former Assistant Chief of NYC EMS/FDNY and Current Deputy Assistant Secretary DHHS his death came as a shock to the EM community.
This week we discuss the year that was 2019. This is a reflection on what the good the bad and the ugly were for 2019 and what 2020 may bring. Happy New Year to you all!
This week we are talking to Rob Gourdie the CEO and Co-Founder of SituateMe an Emergency Management AI product. As we move into the world of 5G, AI, ML and the Intent of Things (IoT), we need to embrace crowdsourced information. EMA or the Emergency Management Assistant that SituateMe has developed may be just the tool we are looking for.
This week we are talking about disaster medicine and public health with Dr. Thomas Kirsch from the National Center for Disaster Medicine and Public Health and a Professor of Military and Emergency Medicine at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences.
This week we are talking about jobs. Yes employment with FEMA and the reserve corps. We are excited to have Daniel Alexander on the show to talk about FEMA operations and how they are able to serge when needed with the FEMA Reserves. If you are looking to break into FEMA you must listen to this show.
This week we are discussing the education of emergency management vs training. Why it is important to get a formal education. However, you do not need a degree, because there are certificate programs out there for you as well.
This week we are talking about how to earn support for emergency management programs, from your leadership and your community.