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Rapid Disaster Damage Assessment Speaker Series

SESSION 1 WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 9, 2022 12:00PM-1:00PM (EST)

Speaker: Dr. Muhammad Imran

Senior Scientist and Lead of the Crisis Computing team, Qatar Computing Research Institute, Hamad Bin Khalifa University

Topic

The Role of AI and Non-Traditional Data Sources for Rapid Damage Assessment

Recording of Session 1

SESSION 2 WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 23, 2022 12:00PM-1:30PM (EST)

Speaker 1: Dr. David Henderson, Director of the Cyclone Testing Station, School of Engineering and Physical Sciences, James Cook University

Topic: Do You Know Why You Are Doing This Damage Investigation?

Speaker 2: Damon McGillivray, Coordinator, Building Inspections, Development Approvals and Building Safety, Planning and Development, City of Calgary

Topic: Performing Rapid Damage Assessments

Recording of Session 2

SESSION 3 WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 7, 2022 12:00PM-1:00PM (EST)

Speaker 1: Aparna Tandon, Senior Programme Leader, First Aid and Resilience for Cultural Heritage in Times of Crisis. Sustaining Digital Heritage, Co-Chair INSARAG Flexible Response Subgroup on Heritage Safeguard (Honorary), ICCROM, Rome, Italy.

Speaker 2: Jui Ambani, Conservation Architect, Consultant for Disaster Risk Management and Climate Action. Programme Assistant, First Aid and Resilience for Cultural Heritage in Times of Crisis Programme, ICCROM, Rome, Italy

Topic: Post-Event Damage and Risk Assessment for Cultural Heritage

Recording of Session 3

SESSION 2 WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 21, 2022 12:00PM-1:30PM (EST)

SpeakerCharles Huyck, Founding Partner and Executive Vice President, ImageCat Inc.

Topic: Rapid Damage Assessment: Damage Detection, Modeling, and Multi-Modal Reconnaissance

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Equity, Diversity & Inclusion in Disaster & Emergency Management

SESSION 1 WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 21, 2022 12:00PM-1:30PM (EST)

Speaker 1: Dr. Kelly Thomson, Associate Professor, School of Administrative Studies, York University

Topic: Masculinity and Responses to Emergency: The Double Bind

Speaker 2: Dr. Alice Cullingford, Associate Faculty, Disaster and Emergency Management Program, Royal Roads University.

Topic: Addressing Workplace Culture in Fire and Emergency Services

SESSION 2 WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 5, 2022 12:00PM-1:30PM (EST)

Speaker 1: Ben Gallagher, Emergency Management Specialist, City of Mississauga

Topic: Community Driven Resilience: Empowering Diverse Communities to Drive Disaster Resilience

Speaker: Linnea Warren May, Associate Policy Researcher, RAND Corporation

Topic: Measuring Equity in the Context of Disaster Resilience and Response

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SESSION 3 WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 19, 2022 12:00PM-1:30PM (EST)

Speaker 1: Chauncia Willis, Co-Founder & CEO Institute for Diversity and Inclusion in Emergency Management (I-DIEM)

Topic: Disaster Bias vs. Disaster Privilege: Race, Gender, and Social Status as Determinants of Recovery

Speaker 2: Alain Normand

Chair of the NGO Alliance and Consulting Associate, ADRA Canada

Topic: We have come a long way but we are not there yet

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SESSION 1 WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 2, 2022 12:00PM-1:30PM (EST)

Speaker: Dr. Noémie Gonzalez Bautista, PhD in Anthropology, Independent Researcher, Expertise in Applied Anthropology

Topic: Deconstructing the Gender Binary: A Necessity to Build a More Inclusive and Anti-Colonial Emergency Management

Speaker : Susamma Seeley, MPA, CEM, and PhD Student & Adjunct Professor, University of Delaware

Topic: Moving Beyond DEI: Identity and Multicultural Competency in EM

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SESSION 2 WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 16, 2022 12:00PM-1:30PM (EST)

Speaker: Dr. Barbara Waruszynski, Defence Scientist with Director General Military Personnel Research and Analysis under Chief Military Personnel, Canadian Department of National Defence

Topic: Challenges of Diversity and Inclusion During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Implications on Canadian Defence Emergency Management and Preparedness

Speaker: Dr. Jennifer Spinney, Assistant Professor, Disaster and Emergency Management, York University

Topic: The Social Life of Structures: Exploring Individual Experience and the Diversity of Impacts From Severe Wind Events in Ontario

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SESSION 3 WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 30, 2022 12:00PM-1:30PM (EST)

Speaker : Brandy Mai, Owner, CEO, and Consultant, CrisisTalker. JD & Ga-CEM

Topic: Neurodiversity Considerations in Disaster Operations

Speaker: Dr. Rodric Bowman, Director, Northeastern Operations for the Olson Group, LTD. Emergency Management and Resiliency researcher, practitioner, and thought leader

Topic: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Emergency Management Programs and Practice

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TRANSPORTATION EQUITY AND JUSTICE

SESSION 1 WEDNESDAY APRIL 13 12:00PM-1:30PM (EST)

Speaker 1: Deborah Lightman

Topic: Incorporating Equity into Ottawa’s Transportation Master Plan

Speaker: Andréanne Doyon

Topic: Transportation Equity from a Climate Action Plan Perspective

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SESSION 2 WEDNESDAY APRIL 27 12:00PM-1:30PM (EST)

Speaker 1: Todd Litman

Topic: Transportation Planning for Equity, Opportunity and Health

Speaker 2: Mahtot Gebresselassie

Topic: Emerging Transportation and Disability

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SESSION 3 WEDNESDAY MAY 11 12:00PM-1:30PM (EST)

Speaker 1: Michael Collens

Topic: Transit Justice and Metrolinx: Next Stop Equity

Speaker 2 & 3: Mohsen Alavi & Mohammed Mohith

Topic: Transportation justice in student travel: some preliminary results from the studentmove to project

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SESSION 4 WEDNESDAY MAY 25 12:00PM-1:30PM (EST)

Speaker 1Linda Rothman

Speaker 2Sarah Richmond

Speaker 3: Emily McCullough

Topic: Equity Challenges in the Built Environment and Child Pedestrian Injuries- Integration of Evidence and Public Health

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SESSION 5 WEDNESDAY JUNE 8 12:00PM-1:30PM (EST)

Keynote Speaker: Charles T. Brown, MPA, CPD, LCI
Topic
: Arrested Mobility: Exploring the Adverse Impacts of Discriminatory Enforcement on Black Mobility

Speaker 2 & 3: Carla Mays & David Capelli

Topic: Transportation Equity: Disease, Crime and Violence

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SESSION 6 WEDNESDAY JUNE 22 12:00PM-1:30PM (EST)

Speaker 1: Lindsey Kindrat

Topic: Resilient Transit and Resilient Communities

Speaker 2: Lisa D’Abbondanza

Topic: Resilient Transit and Resilient Communities

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SESSION 7 WEDNESDAY JULY 06 12:00PM-1:30PM (EST)

Speaker 1: Robyn Brown

Topic: Inclusionary Zoning and Gender-Based Design

Speaker 2: Ana-Francisca de la Mora

Topic: Gender-Based Design: Making Travel Easier For Everyone

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World Water Day, A solutions-Driven Workshop on Climate Impacts on Freshwater, March 22, 22022

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Disaster Ethics

David Etkin, Professor of Disaster & Emergency Management, York University. Disaster Ethics, February 16, 2022.


IMROVING THE ECONOMY WHILE ENHANCING THE ENVIRONMENT DIALOUGE (IEEED) Speaker Series)

IEEED Speaker Series (information and recordings)

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Session 1: Energy Transition:  The Apollo Project of our Time with Kevin Krausert, CEO & Co-Founder at Avatar Innovations

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Session 2: Top Climate Solutions

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Session 3: You, Me and sustainability, with Charles Hopkins, UNESCO Chair, York University

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Session 4: Disasters, Environment & Economy, with Ali Asgary, Associate Professor of Disaster and Emergency Management, York University

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Session 5: Lina Brand Correa, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change, York University

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Session 6: Eric Miller, Director of Ecological Footprint Initiative, York University

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Session 7: Steve Cohen, Senior Vice Dean, School of Professional Studies, Columbia University, City of New York & Nelson Switzer, Managing Partner, Climate Innovation Capital

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AGENT BASED MODELLING FOR PUBLIC HEALTH (ABMfPH) SPEAKER SERIES

Transparency and Credibility of Complex Models: Experiences Validating an Agent-Based Model of HIV in Sub-Saharan Africa

Speaker: Dr. Anna Bershteyn

Assistant Professor of Population Health, New York University, Grossman School of Medicine

FRIDAY FEBRUARY 25 2022

12:00 PM –1:00 PM ES

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In the wild: A case study of an embedded ABM and hybrid modelling team during the COVID-19 pandemic

Speaker: Dr. L. Kurt Kreuger

CEO of Kreuger Consulting

FRIDAY MARCH 11 2022

12:00 PM –1:00 PM ES

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Luxury or Necessity? The value & limits of microcontact data in characterizing communicable disease transmission

Speaker: Dr. Nathanial Osgood

Professor, Computational Epidemiology and Public Health Informatics Lab, University of Saskatchewan

FRIDAY MARCH 25 20222

12:00PM-1:00PM

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ABM modelling in public health: Is it worth the effort and what have we learned over the past two years?

Speaker: Dr. Victoria Ng, Infectious Disease Epidemiologist, Senior Scientist at the Public Health Agency of Canada

FRIDAY APRIL 8 2022

12:00 PM –1:00 PM EST

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Scaling an Agent-Based Model for Infectious Disease Spread in Ireland

Speaker: Dr. Elizabeth Hunter, Data Scientist, Technological University Dublin  

FRIDAY APRIL 22 2022

12:00PM-1:00PM

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The value of agent-based modelling in immunization research:  An economic evaluation of the chickenpox vaccine

Speaker: Dr. Ellen Rafferty, Health Economist, Institute of Health Economics and an Adjunct Professor, University of Alberta

FRIDAY MAY 6, 2022

12:00 PM –1:00 PM EDT

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Applying agent-based modeling to the study of violence and trauma: Challenges and opportunities

Speaker: Dr. Melissa Tracy, Associate Professor of Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics
University at Albany School of Public Health, State University of New York at the Public Health Agency of

FRIDAY MAY 20, 2022

12:00 PM –1:00 PM EST

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An Overview of Agent-Based Simulation Modeling with Examples

Speaker: G. Wade McDonald, M.Sc., Ph.D. Student, Computational Epidemiology and Public Health Informatics Lab (CEPHIL), Department of Computer Science, University of Saskatchewan

Date & Time: FRIDAY JUNE 3, 2022, 12:00PM-1:00PM

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AGENT BASED MODELLING FOR PUBLIC HEALTH (ABMfPH) SPEAKER SERIE

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Multi-level Joint Action for Climate, Nature and People