July 16, 2013
ARLINGTON, Va. – LiveSafe , Inc. announced its Chief Evangelist and Co-Founder, Kristina Anderson, will discuss the company’s innovative technology for personal empowerment and community safety as part of a panel, “Mobile Technology’s Role in Natural Disasters and Public Safety Preparedness and Response”, at the Brookings Institution today.
The discussion will center on the growing importance of mobile technology’s role in crisis situations and natural disasters and how it can be effectively utilized for both prevention and effective post-impact response purposes. Reflecting LiveSafe’s active role as a thought leader in school and public safety issues, Ms. Anderson will participate on a panel of public safety thought leaders, from organizations like the PulsePoint Foundation, American Red Cross, Venable LLP and Sesame Workshop along with the founder of the Center for Technology Innovation as moderator. The panelists will discuss solutions and perspectives on how mobile communications has impacted the field and better enables public safety officials and civilians to address potential hazards.
On behalf of LiveSafe, Kristina Anderson will share how LiveSafe’s mission to promote the sharing of safety information, as well as provide a suite of emergency services, is being leveraged by emergency management organizations from across the country. By enabling a new two-way communication channel between civilians and public safety authorities, Anderson will discuss how technology may empower individuals and encourage information sharing which can help prevent many incidents before they occur.
“It is incredibly exciting how the use of mobile technology can now be leveraged by emergency management professionals to enable all citizens the capacity to impact and improve public safety. As we become more educated and prepared individuals, technology will play a key role in providing the platform that allows us to communicate amongst themselves, and with authorities, ultimately creating more eyes and ears to respond to incidents,” Kristina Anderson said.
The panel will be held on Tuesday, July 17th at the Brookings Institute, with a live webcast of the discussion available. For complimentary registration to the event or to register for the webcast, please visit the Brookings Institute website.