Virtual Forums

With the aim of contributing and enriching the conversation, the OAS will organize virtual forums, in the form of round tables and webinars, with the participation of international experts on all the topics that the Portal proposes to carry out brainstorming around them. and inclusive discussions. On this page you will find the calendar of upcoming events and the videos of the events already held.

Building Disaster Resilience Through The Cloud

  • 8/6/2020 11:00 AM
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Event date: 8/6/2020 11:00 AM Export event

Persons in charge of the presentations:

Grace Kitzmiller, Principal Product Manager – Disaster Response, Amazon Web Services 
Abby Daniell,
Senior Manager, Amazon Web Services
Drew Strobel, Global Surge Delegate, American Red Cross
Kim Osborne, OAS Executive Secretary for Integral Development

The Atlantic Hurricane Season typically demands continuing and enhanced preparedness, response and community resilience. However, managing the COVID-19 Pandemic alongside other hazard events, will require the adoption of innovative approaches to disaster resilience. 

The webinar will be held in English and will facilitate discussion of best practices and specific use cases for how governments, citizens, nonprofits and the private sector can use cloud technology to build disaster resilience.