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Craig Fugate at TechATState

FEMA’s Fugate says Social Media is Valuable, but ‘No Tweet Stops the Bleeding’

Craig Fugate, Administrator of FEMA, gives a keynote address at Tech@State about the agency's use of social media and technology.

FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate doesn’t pretend to be the biggest proponent of social media or even technology in general. “I don’t care about the technology, what I care about is what people use to communicate, the information they share and things they are doing that can help me make a better decision faster–not necessarily more accurate, but faster—to change outcomes,” he said during a February 3 presentation the Tech@State conference.

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Michael Sale

Bridging the Border: The Impact of Social Media for Agencies Around the World

Michael Sale served with the Toronto Police for 30 years and is a is a graduate of the FBI National Academy. He is currently a law enforcement education coordinator with American Military University.

The social media revolution, or evolution, has taken off in Canada, particularly within law enforcement agencies.

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