Register for Free GITA Webinar -- FEMA and GIS: The Role of Technology and Data in Disaster Management

Posted: March 8, 2018


Webinar Date: Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Webinar Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST

About: In 2017 the United States experienced some of the most significant disasters in its history in terms of their social and economic impact. FEMA is the key federal agency tasked with addressing disasters. In recent years they have made it a strategic priority to develop GIS data and cutting edge technologies that now enable them to more effectively support communities before, during and after disasters. In this webinar you will see demonstrations of the tools now available from FEMA and learn how they are being used around the nation.

Speaker: Chris Vaughan - Geospatial Information Officer
Federal Emergency Management Agency

Chris Vaughan serves as the FEMA Geospatial Information Officer where he champions and coordinates geospatial technologies across multiple response and recovery programs.  In order to meet strategic goals and priorities, Chris works effectively across federal, military, state, local, and tribal communities to promote geospatial programs, technology, and institutional structures and share best practices.

Mr. Vaughan has a Master of Science in Counseling Psychology from Lee University and is a graduate of American University’s Key Executive Leadership Certificate Program.