As the Slandail project draws to a close, we are happy to announce that we launched the Slandail prototype system on 26 April. The system includes the main technological components of both social media monitoring and emergency management systems, along with important new functions emerging from academic research within the project, that advance the state […]
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The Slandail system Licence Agreement was formally launched on 15 February 2015. The licence addresses some important concerns in the use of social media by crisis response organisations, including police forces, and contributes to the discussion on the relationship between data created and published by individuals (including tweets and facebook posts) and the use of […]
The Slándáil project consortium met on 17th and 18th October 2016 in Berlin. The meeting was attended by all project partners. It was the final project plenary before the review period, and marked the first large event for the project in the final six months of its run. The meeting was split into several sessions. […]
On September 5th 2016 the Irish School of Ecumenics hosted an ethics workshop on behalf of the Slandail Project. The workshop was led by Professor Charles Ess of the University of Oslo’s Department of Media and Communication.
Slandail has hosted the MUININ workshop at the ARES conference 2016 in Salzburg, Austria. ARES is the International Conference on Availability, Reliability and Security. The 2016 conference was hosted on August 31st-September 2nd in Salzburg, Vienna. Slandail hosted the MUININ workshop at the conference including four sessions: Emergency Management and Social Media Monitor Implementation Legal […]
Slándáil partners organised the Emotions, Metaphors, Ontology and Terminology (EMOT) Workshop as part of Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC) on May 23rd, 2016. The workshop presented advances in analytical methods of verbal and non-verbal communication during impending disasters. The audience consisted of academics and experts in information extraction and text analytics, disaster management and […]
The Irish branch of The Business Continuity Institute and the Emergency Planning Society co-hosted their latest forum meeting at Trinity College Dublin with Slándáil. Over 60 attendees from universities, industry and emergency management agencies were in attendance. The meeting focussed on flood preparedness, with speakers Mark Adamson of the Office of Public Works giving a […]
We are delighted to share our project video, documenting the first 18 months of our project’s technical integration. This video shows how we are moving together emergency management and social media tools in order to collate and aggregate information.
Research and development in the Slándáil project was presented to an audience of approximately 150 emergency response representatives at the I4CM conference in Berlin, December 8th and 9th 2015. The conference, organised by the DRIVER FP7 project, allowed emergency responders to participate in open conversation with various EU projects that work with emergency response and […]
A meeting of our new ‘Slándáil legal and ethical caucus’ was held on 30th October 2015. Project beneficiaries from TCD, INFAI, UNIPD, Stillwater, Pintail and the Gardaí met and discussed the legal and human rights issues surrounding the Slándáil project. The aim the meeting was to introduce the new experts in Human Rights Law, Copyright […]
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