In light of the recent flooding, this month we're talking about how Internet technology can help us adapt to climate change and build a more resilient society.
Huge thanks to our friends Carbon Culture for ponying up for the refreshments on the night - cheers!
6:45 Doors open
7:00 Welcome & Community announcements
7:20 Wendy Yuen & Sion Elis Williams - Friends of the Earth - Open sourcing Friends of the Earth’s mapping tool to tackle environmental challenges
7:40 David Gilford - Director of Clean Technology & Energy for the New York City Economic Development Corporation - Data and innovation for resilience: the New York City perspective (Remote talk and Q&A)
8:00 Break for refreshments, networking, and chat.
8:15 Ben Ward - Oxford Flood Network/Love Hz - making a citizen-built flood detection network in Oxford
8:35 Zubair Khan - RapidFTR - a mobile application that helps aid workers collect, sort and share information about children in emergency situations.
9:00 To the pub
There's a table booked for "cleanweb" nearby at the Electricity Showroom pub, 5 minutes from the venue - http://www.openstreetmap.org/way/164845188