Monday, December 26, 2011

Itttt's Baaaaaack - EMI's Social Media Webinar

On December 7th, 2011, the Mission Support Branch of the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) hosted a webinar for Federal, State, Local, Tribal and emergency management personnel and their staff on the use of social media.  300 individuals tuned into the event making it the largest webinar ever sponsored by EMI.  Consequently, EMI has decided to repeat the webinar.  Here are the details:

Date/Time: January 18, 2012 from 4:00-5:00 PM Eastern Time (ET)

  • The webinar is an informational brief. Therefore, participants do not register.

Conference Bridge Information: 1-800-320-4330 and Pin #: 885312.

  • There are a limited number of lines that will be available on a first come, first served basis. Once the 300 lines are used, no further lines will be available. If possible, please conserve lines by calling in as a group.

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Course Description: The webinar defines social media and presents the emerging trends and best practices in using social media applications (Facebook, Twitter, You Tube, etc.) during all phases of emergency management. It also provides a tutorial on how to access and work within these social media applications. The webinar concludes with an overview on how emergency management and response personnel can help their organizations find their unique voice in social media.

Course Goals: At the completion of this training, participants will have a basic knowledge of:
  • Social media best practices;
  • Working within various social media; and
  • Finding your unique voice in social media.

EMI Point of Contact: For course information, contact the EMI course manager, Doug Kuhn, at (301) 447-1287, 1-800-238-3358 (ext. 1287) or email:

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