LIVESTREAM EVENT: Digital Resilience in the Wake of Natural Disasters

Wednesday, July 25
2:30PM EDT

The rising scope and power of storms and other natural disasters has exposed a new threat to life and property in the 21st century: the challenging state of our digital infrastructure. In case after case, loss of internet access has exacerbated suffering and vastly complicated rescue and response efforts. Digital resilience has become a life and death issue.

Join us for a one-hour livestream conversation on this vital topic being convened on July 25 at the Washington, D.C. headquarters of the United Nations Foundation. Hear from some of the world’s leading thinkers, policymakers and technologists as they discuss new initiatives and best practices aimed at tackling this topical issue. Panelists include:

Austin McChord, CEO, Datto

Mary Glackin, Vice President, Weather Business Solutions
and Public-Private Partnerships,
The Weather Channel

Matt Runyan, Network Consulting Lead, CISCO TacOps

Emily Garin, Data Strategist, UNICEF

Mark Patterson, CTO, Global Resilience Institute

Moderated By:

Lara Setrakian, CEO and executive editor, News Deeply

Presented By:
In Association With:
About Datto

At Datto, our mission is to empower the world’s small and medium sized businesses with the best in enterprise-level technology. We do it by equipping our unique community of Managed Service Provider partners with the right products, tools and knowledge to allow each and every customer to succeed. It’s an approach that’s made us the world’s leading provider of MSP delivered IT solutions. Datto is headquartered in Norwalk, CT, with offices worldwide.

About News Deeply

Founded in 2012, News Deeply is an innovative network of theme-driven information and community platforms, convening engaged, knowledgeable and passionate audiences. Led by an award-winning team of domain-expert journalists, our topical platforms combine real-time storytelling, investigative reporting and data, and expert-driven insights with online and offline community interactions. Our readers and partners include leaders from the private sector, government, civil society, and academia and research, as well as members of the engaged public. In an increasingly complicated information environment, we surface the vital insights and stakeholder connections that help to advance conversations and inform decision-making on the issues that matter, deeply, to the state of our world today.


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