Social Media Technology and Digital Communication Intermediate (SMDC300) - July 11-13, 2017 (Richmond, KY)

This 3-day foundational workshop, designed for public safety PIO/PAO/EAO, government communicators, and emergency management personnel, offers practical solutions utilizing public information and situational awareness technology. Social Media Technology & Digital Communication training provides hands-on interaction with tablet technology, mobile applications, and social media.
*Maximum participants 25.

TARGET AUDIENCE

  • Emergency Management
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Fire Service
  • Governmental Administrative
  • Health Care
  • Law Enforcement
  • Other
  • Public Health
  • Public Safety Communications
  • Public Works

Social Media Technology and Digital Communication Advanced (SMDC301) October 24-26, 2017 (On-campus, Greater Chicago Area)

Designed for public safety PIO/PAO/EAO, government communicators, and emergency management personnel, this 3-day Advanced course builds on the skills learned in the Basic Social Media and Technology course (SMDC300). This training provides next-level hands-on interaction with mobile technology, mobile applications, social media, and emerging technology. Participants are exposed to the skills necessary to implement advanced technology techniques to support emergency management operations.
*Prerequisite SMDC301.
*Maximum participants 25.

TARGET AUDIENCE

  • Emergency Management
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Fire Service
  • Governmental Administrative
  • Health Care
  • Law Enforcement
  • Other
  • Public Health
  • Public Safety

Advanced Social Media Strategy and Analytics (SMDC302 *New for 2017) November 16 & 17, 2017 (Pueblo, CO)

Designed for public safety PIO/PAO/EAO, government communicators and emergency management personnel, this 1 ½ day course provides participants with an understanding of the importance of creating a comprehensive social media strategy, practice in evaluating social media analytics, and the tools to develop a social media strategy. Course participants are empowered with a social media strategy and the ability to effectively analyze and evaluate social media analytics.
*Prerequisite SMDC300, IS-42 Social Media in Emergency Management (FEMA Independent Study Program).
*Maximum participants 25.

TARGET AUDIENCE

  • Emergency Management
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Fire Service
  • Governmental Administrative
  • Health Care
  • Law Enforcement
  • Other
  • Public Health
  • Public Safety Communications
  • Public Works

Creating a Digital Newsroom “Show & Tell” (SMDC303 *New for 2017) October 12 & 13, 2017 (Richmond, KY)

Public affairs personnel are faced with the challenge of communicating with a “show & tell” culture. Telling your agency’s story and employing an online presence inclusive of digital and social media tools have become essential. This 1 ½ day course is intended for PIOs/PAOs/EAOs and IT personnel who support public affairs efforts. In this course participants learn how to establish a digital news room, as well as enhance existing sites by employing a full spectrum of digital and social media tools utilizing digital platforms.

*Maximum participants 15.

TARGET AUDIENCE

  • Emergency Management
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Fire Service
  • Governmental Administrative
  • Health Care
  • Law Enforcement
  • Other
  • Public Health
  • Public Safety Communications
  • Public Works

The Social JIS/JIC (SMDC304 *NEW FOR 2017) October 5 & 6, 2017 Pueblo, CO

Intended for public affairs professionals and Joint Information Center support staff, this 2-day course prepares participants to build relationships and work alongside partners with a common goal of communicating with one voice to multiple stakeholders using new technology and social media techniques. Using social media hands-on practice for internal and external communications, participants work in group sessions and staff functional positions to implement best practices and lessons learned that facilitate planning, coordination, team building, and implementation of JIS/ JIC functions. Participants are given the opportunity to practice (1) gathering, analyzing, and verifying information; (2) crafting and coordinating messaging; (3) disseminating information via multiple communications channels; (4) tracking and documenting incoming data; and (5) monitoring multiple communications channels using social media techniques.
* Prerequisites RC201, FEMA G291 or equivalent, PITC-400, NIMS 100.b, 200.b, 700, 700.a, 800.b.
*Maximum participants 25

TARGET AUDIENCE

  • Emergency Management
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Fire Service
  • Governmental Administrative
  • Hazardous Material
  • Health Care
  • Law Enforcement
  • Other
  • Public Health
  • Public Safety Communications
  • Public Works