ITx Rutherford 2019 Programme

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IT for Disaster Response and Disaster Risk Reduction

Friday 11:00am - 11:30am, IT Professionals NZ (Escrow Room 1)

A team of volunteers with backgrounds in IT and Telecommunications, including IT Professionals, gives back to the Profession, NZ Society and the World through support of Red Cross initiatives for Disaster Response and Disaster Risk Reduction in NZ, the Pacific and around the world.

The presentation will give a look at some background to the team, work that they do around the world and some of the innovative and leading initiatives that they have been working on.

Speaker

Steve Davis

New Zealand Red Cross

Steve has been in the IT profession for over 30 years and over the past 12 years has been working with Red Cross and using his skills and experience to help others through supporting the International Red Cross in major disasters. Deployments include Haiti, Philippines, Nepal, Dominica, and Indonesia.