3rd Global Forum on Emergency Telecommunications (GET-19)
The 3rd Global Forum on Emergency Telecommunications (GET-19), organised by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and hosted by the Information and Communication Technologies Authority of Mauritius (ICTA), will take place in Balaclava, Mauritius, on 6-8 March 2019.
This year's theme is 'Innovating together to save lives: using technologies in disaster management' and stresses the role that information and communications technology (ICT) networks and services play in disaster risk reduction and management, and saving lives. Discussions will focus on disaster risk reduction strategies, national emergency telecommunications planning and policies, resilient infrastructure, and national co-ordination, as well as on the importance of early-warning and monitoring systems and the role of new technologies such as big data, Internet of Things, robotics, and artificial intelligence in detecting, monitoring, and predicting disasters.
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