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.
Be sure to visit our Sponsors and tell them you heard about them on EM Weekly!
This week we are talking to Alice Hill about how climate change policy impacts the decisions that we are making in the field of emergency management.
This week we are talking to Richard Steele about what it means to be an Emergency Manager at an Airport. Richard has worked at both large international airports and regional hubs. If you ever travel or live near an airport, you have to listen to this show.
This week we are talking to Mona Curry about what it is like to be a “Big City Emergency Manager”. Los Angeles is a vast geographical are with everything from beaches, dense city population, and mountain wildland area. In addition to this size of the city, they have to plan for special events that are on the world stage.
This week we are talking about support from space. Satellite support for a disaster response was always thought of as something from the movies. Today it is a reality.
This week we are talking to Dr Derek Cabrera. Derek is an internationally recognized expert in metacognition and that’s basically thinking about thinking and epidemiology, which is the study of knowledge, human and organizational learning and education. He completed his PhD in post-doctoral studies at Cornell University and served in the Faculty of Cornell and a researcher at the Santa Fe Institute. And He leads the Cabrera research lab. We discuss systems thinking and how do we apply systems thinking to the world of emergency management
This week we are talking to Michael Cockrell about the power company’s (California) Public Safety Power Shutoff. The issue is that how do we prepare the public for these events? How do who is responsible for the losses associated with the power shutoff? What about the infirm that need power to live? Michael brings his expertise and research to this important topic.
Manya Chylinski: They were all so uncomfortable with us giving them hugs. And one of them said to my friends;…
This week are talking to Dr. Ryan Akers about youth preparedness. Ryan is the founder of MyPI Short for My Preparedness Initiative
This week we are talking to Camilla Baker-DeStefano, she is the founder of the Crisis Academy a new online emergency management training platform. Camilla has a great and interesting background and her journey to emergency management is one that you will want to hear.
This week we are talking to Eric McNulty from the National Preparedness Leadership Initiative at Harvard. We have had Eric on to talk about the NPLI, however today we are talking about the new book that has just been releases called You’re it.