23rd July 2019

     Meet up Theme: AI and Blockchain in Natural Disaster Management


     Total duration - 2 hours(10:45 am to 12:45 pm)

     Time duration / speaker - 20 mnts


Invited experts from different disaster management agencies/departments to brief their experiences/encounters with natural disasters so that the participants/students can pickup some problems associated and come-up with solutions to address the problem/s by making use of the latest computing technologies like AI, Blockchain, IoT etc.


Resource Persons:

  1. Sri.Nithin Davis, Hazard Analyst (Planning), Kerala State Disaster Management Authority
  2. Smt. Jancy Jose, Managing Director, Strava Technologies (P) Ltd.
  3. Commander, National Disaster Response Force (NDRF)

  4. Commanding Officer, Southern Air Command Indian Air Force (SAC)


 Discussion Agenda/Topics:

  • Your experience with a Natural Disaster.
  • Understanding Risk. Investing in DRR (Disaster Risk Reduction)
  • Inter-agency Coordination.
  • Major factors prior to disaster impact, Response to disaster impact, Post-impact factors.
  • How AI/ML can help?
  • How Blockchain technology helpful as the platform?  
  • Key points to consider in an application to manage the disaster.
  • Points to consider to improve the efficiency and security.