BURLINGTON, Mass., April 21, 2021 — Everbridge, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVBG), the global leader in critical event management (CEM), today announced the addition of senior global public warning experts to speak at its Spring 2021 COVID-19: Road to Recovery (R2R). The virtual leadership summit, taking place May 26-27, will include a former World Bank director, as well as senior leaders from the European Emergency Number Association (EENA), a Canadian public warning specialist, and India-based Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW), sharing their global experience, research and best practices. These and other experts on Early and Public Warning deployments will discuss population alerting, including all-channel, intelligent critical communication to help public authorities protect people and resources during digital, natural, and manmade emergencies.
The two-day symposium will feature keynote addresses from 42nd President of the United States Bill Clinton and Chairman & Editor-In-Chief of Forbes Media, Steve Forbes, and will include presentations from world leaders, health experts and C-suite executives from cross-industry and geography.
“The coronavirus pandemic demonstrated the importance, and value, of broad-scale nationwide population alerting in keeping people safe,” said David Meredith, Chief Executive Officer, Everbridge. “Now, as governments and businesses transition beyond the pandemic, Everbridge symposium attendees will benefit from discussing the future of public warning technology and best practices for safeguarding citizens in preparation for future threats.”
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The Everbridge symposium will feature a broad range of public-warning-related discussions, including how to make governments more resilient, regulatory compliance including the European EECC Article 110 mandating governments to adopt population alerting systems, as well as the future of emergency alerting technology.
The following speakers will join Everbridge hosts, including Chief Experience Officer John Maeda and Chief Technology Officer Imad Mouline:
- Saskia Van Uffelen, Inclusion & Diversity in IT Services and Public Warning, Corporate Vice President, Inetum
- Ede Ijjasz-Vásquez, former Senior Director, Risk Resilience Global Practice, World Bank
- Tim Trytten, Public Warning Specialist and former Team Lead, Alberta Emergency Management Agency
- Abinash Mohanty, Lead Risks and Adaptation Program, Center for Energy, Environment, Water (CEEW)
- Benoit Vivier, Public Affairs, European Emergency Number Association (EENA)
The multi-year Everbridge symposium series offers global leaders a valuable forum to exchange best practices on how to protect people and business assets; build back and grow revenue streams; increase business resiliency; and mitigate potential threats like IT outages, cyber-attacks, natural disasters, and many other critical events. Speakers and participants represent all sectors of society from business and government, community organizations and advocacy groups, to science, medicine, transportation, sports & entertainment, and academia.
Last year, Everbridge welcomed President George W. Bush, Anthony Fauci, MD, Scott Gottlieb, MD, Dr. Sanjay Gupta, MD, U.S. General Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret.), and Virgin Group Founder Sir Richard Branson, among others, to serve as keynote speakers. The events attracted more than 40,000 participants including government officials, healthcare experts and senior executives from 150 countries, as well as a discussion with Richard Gotham, president of the Boston Celtics. Additional presenters included officials and executives from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Mayo Clinic, Goldman Sachs, Fannie Mae, Ford Motor Company, Humana, IBM, and others.
More local, state, and national governments across the globe deploy the Everbridge Platform than any other solution, offering the ability to reach over 700 million people in more than 200 countries. Everbridge represents the first population alerting provider to support five European Union (EU) countries in conjunction with the EU mandate requiring member countries to have a population-wide alerting system in place by June 2022. Everbridge supports population-wide alerting in countries across Europe, Asia, Oceania, The Middle East, Africa, and South America including Australia, Greece, Iceland, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Peru, Singapore and Sweden. Everbridge’s population alerting capabilities also power some of the most populous states in North America including Florida, New York, and California, as well as over 3,700 municipalities, counties and cities within 49 of the 50 United States, within all of Canada’s provinces, and throughout Europe and Asia, including deployments within multiple populous states in India.
To register for the Everbridge Spring 2021 COVID-19 R2R: The Road to Recovery Symposium, click here.