Emergency Management Institute to Host Social Media Webinar

The Mission Support Branch of the Emergency Management Institute will hold a webinar on social media on December 7 from 1-2pm Eastern Time. Federal, state, local, tribal, and emergency management personnel and their staff are invited to attend.

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.

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.

Pre-registration is not required. The webinar web site is: https://fema.connectsolutions.com/r63643088/.

For additional course information, visit http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/webinars/ or contact Doug Kuhn, at 1-800-238-3358, ext. 1287 or doug.kuhn@dhs.gov.

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