Incident Management and Response Leaders Converge at Everbridge 2010 User Conference
More than 80 Organizations Share Notification Best Practices and Applications for Operational and Emergency Use at Sold-Out Event
LOS ANGELES, CA – May 18, 2010 – Everbridge, the world’s recognized leader in incident notification systems, today announced that more than 120 communications, operations and emergency management professionals attended the Notification World 2010 User Conference, which was held May 2-4 in Glendale, CA. Incident management and response thought leaders gathered at the conference to share best practices and exchange lessons learned for using Everbridge solutions to communicate during day-to-day incidents and emergencies.
Exclusively for Everbridge clients, the sold-out event brought together more than 80 leading organizations across vertical industries spanning state, local and federal government; enterprise; healthcare; and higher education sectors. Notification World highlights included:
- Keynote addresses by crisis communication experts including, Dr. Matthew Davis “Disaster Man” from Dominican University of California who presented “The Psychology of Disasters: Why Do We React the Way We Do” and Dr. Robert Chandler from the University of Central Florida who delivered “The Ethics Dilemma: Where Do Your Incident Notification Obligations Start and End?”
- Presentation by technology guru Mark Gibbs from Network World covering “The Impact of Social Media on Crisis Management.”
- Case study panel discussions sharing incident notification best practices led by Everbridge clients—including the U.S. District Court, Central District of California, Larimer Emergency Telephone Authority, the City of Glendale, California Lutheran University, Marathon Oil, AirTran Airways, Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority, Providence Health & Services, Interfaith Medical Center, and Promise Regional Medical Center – Hutchinson.
- Hands-on application training and deep-dive user group sessions providing peer-to-peer learning opportunities and input into future product development.
“Participating in Everbridge Notification World was an unprecedented professional development and networking opportunity,” said Victoria O’Neal, Telecommunications Manager for Promise Regional Medical Center – Hutchinson. “The event allowed me to share our organization’s unique applications for the Everbridge system and also learn new ways to leverage Everbridge to maximize our return on investment.”
“The feedback I received from our clients about Notification World was overwhelmingly positive, with many commenting that it was a fantastic opportunity to meet their peers and learn from industry experts,” said Cinta Putra, Chief Executive Officer for Everbridge. “This event embodied the true spirit of Everbridge and demonstrated our commitment to community, innovation and expertise.”
Everbridge, the world’s recognized leader in incident notification systems, merges technology with industry expertise to help millions of people communicate in a crisis, manage operational incidents and connect on a daily basis. The company’s notification platform and incident lifecycle communications model makes communicating to many as simple and effective as communicating to one. Organizations in more than 100 countries—including Salesforce.com, Marathon Oil Corporation, the State of Connecticut, the American Red Cross, and Virginia Tech—rely on Everbridge for their emergency notification and day-to-day communication needs. For more information about Everbridge, visit www.everbridge.com