Recent & Upcoming Talks

2021

Ground Truth Matters: Travel Surveys, Covid-19, and the Limits of Human Mobility Data

Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic digital data on human mobility has played crucial roles in response efforts ranging from monitoring non-pharmaceutical interventions like physical distancing, evaluating different types of testing and seroprevalence strategies, and assisting with targeted re-opening efforts to maximize health and reduce economic harm.

Translational Readiness, Data Collaboratives and Capacity Building- Lessons from Covid-19

This Panel examined the practices of recent mobility data collaboratives in order to engage a conversation about the future of global capacity building for translational readiness and crisis response.

Launch of CrisisReady

CrisisReady is organized around the principles of Data Readiness, Methods Readiness, and Translational Readiness, and seeks to advance data-driven decision-making during public health emergencies. CrisisReady evolved from the Covid-19 Mobility Data Network, a research network of 100+ scientists from around the world who volunteered their time to serve as trusted intermediaries between technology companies and city and state governments around the world, in 2020.

Did data make a difference? Lessons from Facebook Data for Good in 2020

The role of Facebook Data for Good tools for COVID-19 response, routine immunizations, and development programs and what this means for …

2020

Stanford Data Science: COVID-19 Data Forum

Using Human Mobility Data to Inform Pandemic Response Theory and Practice

This 90-minute panel will examine the application of mobility data in monitoring the spread of the pandemic and informing containment …

Data, Equity, and Wildfires: California 2020

CrisisReady is pleased to announce its panel on Data, Equity, and Wildfires in California. The power shutoffs and evacuations that …