Crowdsourcing Crisis Mapping
Patrick Meier, Director of Crisis Mapping and Strategic Partnerships at Ushahidi
Tuesday, July 13, 12:30 pm
Berkman Center, 23 Everett Street, second floor
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Patrick Meier, Director of Crisis Mapping and Strategic Partnerships at Ushahidi, will present on his work on crowdsourcing crisis mapping.
Patrick Meier is the Director of Crisis Mapping at Ushahidi and the co-founder of the International Network of Crisis Mappers. He was previously the co-director of the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative’s (HHI) Program on Crisis Mapping and Early Warning. Patrick has consulted for numerous international organizations including the UN, OSCE and OECD on crisis mapping and early warning projects in countries ranging from the Sudan and Thailand to East Timor and Colombia. Patrick has an MA in International Affairs from Columbia University and is completing his PhD at The Fletcher School/Tufts University. He is also an alum of the Sante Fe Institute's (SFI) Complex Systems Summer School. Patrick has published widely on the topic of conflict early warning and blogs at iRevolution.net and EarlyWarning.