Cleanweb March: Adapting to Climate Change

Mar 24, 2014 · London, United Kingdom

In light of the recent flooding, this month we're talking about how Internet technology can help us adapt to climate change and build a more resilient society. 

Huge thanks to our friends Carbon Culture for ponying up for the refreshments on the night  - cheers!

6:45  Doors open

7:00   Welcome & Community announcements

7:20  Wendy Yuen  & Sion Elis Williams - Friends of the Earth - Open sourcing Friends of the Earth’s mapping tool to tackle environmental challenges

7:40 David Gilford - Director of Clean Technology & Energy for the New York City Economic Development CorporationData and innovation for resilience: the New York City perspective (Remote talk and Q&A)

8:00 Break for refreshments, networking, and chat.



8:15 Ben Ward - Oxford Flood Network/Love Hz - making a citizen-built flood detection network in Oxford

8:35 Zubair Khan - RapidFTR - a mobile application that helps aid workers collect, sort and share information about children in emergency situations.

9:00 To the pub

There's a table booked for "cleanweb" nearby at the Electricity Showroom pub, 5 minutes from the venue - http://www.openstreetmap.org/way/164845188 

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  • Cleanweb London

    Cleanweb is the use of digital technology to address environmental challenges. As a movement, cleanweb is a grassroots global network of innovators applying the web to the challenges of environmental sustainability. Cleanweb London runs events that facilitate the conversations at the intersection between digital technologies and sustainability and we believe that the web is one of the most p...

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