Thursday, August 9, 2012

FW: Registration for CrisisMappers 2012 now Open!

From: Crisis Mappers []
Sent: Monday, July 30, 2012 2:30 AM
Subject: Registration for CrisisMappers 2012 now Open!


[Apologies for cross-posting]


Dear Colleague,

Registration for this year’s International Crisis Mappers Conference | ICCM 2012 October 12 | in Washington DC is now open thanks to our Key Sponsors: The World Bank, ESRI, George Washington University, GeoEye and Ushahidi.

As many of you already know, the CrisisMappers Conference is the leading humanitarian technology event of the year, bringing together the most important humanitarian, human rights, development and media organizations with world's best technology companies, academics, journalists and hackers. Last year's conference in Geneva, Switzerland drew well over 400 active participants to define the cutting edge of humanitarian technology. Major topics in this year's conference will include: Big Data, Social Computing, Crowdsourcing, Communicating with Disaster Affected Communities, Quantifying Veracity, Digital Volunteers, Security and Liabilities, Open Data and Open Source Software.

Please use this link to register for ICCM 2012 by October 1, 2012. Your registration will grant you access to all events on October 12: the Keynotes, Ignite Talks, Reception and Tech Fair. The ICCM 2012 Agenda is available here should you require more information. (Important: If you have already received an email invite to register, please do not use the registration link above, thank you).

Some important links after you register:

To submit an Ignite Talk:

To apply for a space in the Tech & Analysis Fair:

To participate in the pre-conference training (October 11):

If you have any questions on the registration process, payment, application procedure, etc, please contact:

In the meantime, a big thanks to our Key Sponsors: The World Bank, ESRI, George Washington University, GeoEye and Ushahidi.

We look forward to a very productive and fruitful CrisisMappers conference and do hope you’ll be able to join us!

Thank you very much.

Patrick and Jen


CrisisMappers: The Humanitarian Technology Network
Co-Founders & Co-Curators |

Visit Crisis Mappers at:

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Telematics Product Manager Opportunity


"I have an opportunity that may fit you or someone you know. Please review the below brief spec & if it is a match for your skills or someone you know forward a current resume for review. Please note that I have sent this out broadly and before giving any more information or speaking to you on the phone, I need to have a resume sent to me to compare it to the job spec. It will of course not be forwarded without your permission.

Position: Telematics Product Manager
Location: Northern Suburbs of Detroit MI,
Type: Permanent Fulltime Position requiring relocation
Compensation: Based on experience

We are seeking a Product Manager skilled in the development of Telematics products for both the consumer and Fleet industries. In this role you the Product Manager will be responsible for the life cylce of a product line from the identification of market opportunities through design development, product launch, market penetration and growth as well as the end of life phase.

Carl Schumacher
Executive Recruiter
Wireless & Telecom"