Welcome!

Agile Computing Authors: Jnan Dash, Liz McMillan, AppDynamics Blog, Dana Gardner, Igor Drobiazko

News Feed Item

De nouveaux modèles et partenariats d'approvisionnement renforceront la réponse de l'aide internationale aux défis humanitaires en constante évolution

BRUXELLES, November 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --



L'ampleur et le rythme que prennent les urgences confronte la communauté humanitaire à un défi considérable. Cependant, des partenariats plus étroits, de nouveaux modèles d'approvisionnement et des innovations locales montrent qu'il est possible de relever ces défis et que les succès d'échelle sont atteignables.

Plus de 2 000 experts venus de 61 pays ont assisté au salon AidEx 2012 pour débattre de ces défis et de partager leurs idées sur des moyens adéquats de cibler les ressources humanitaires mondiales, en des temps d'austérité où la gestion des catastrophes se complexifie.

Les participants du salon AidEx ont souligné le rôle crucial que joueront dans les années à venir la planification avancée, les techniques locales et la diversité des modèles d'approvisionnement.

Sur ce point, le Dr Abbas Gullet, secrétaire général de la Croix Rouge au Kenya, a déclaré :

« De nombreux jeunes qui souhaitent travailler dans ce secteur doivent se former, et il est de notre devoir, en tant que professionnels chevronnés, de transmettre des idées et des savoir-faire techniques, d'être innovants et de trouver de nouvelles façons de gérer les catastrophes. »

Claus Sørensen, directeur général de l'UE pour la protection civile et l'aide humanitaire, a affirmé :

« Si vous êtes curieux de voir comment l'on déploie, dans la pratique, des installations médicales, comment l'on traite l'eau en cas de situations de catastrophe, ou comment les systèmes de communication fonctionnent, le salon AidEx est un lieu idéal d'information. »

En ce qui concerne la collaboration entre le secteur privé et les ONG, Crosby Menzies, fondateur et PDG de la société sud-africaine SunFire Solutions, a expliqué :

« S'associer avec des ONG et des agences de développement bien établies présente le double avantage de mettre les technologies entre les mains des communautés qui en ont vraiment besoin. »

À propos des réussites du salon de cette année, Nicholas Rutherford, organisateur de l'événement, a déclaré :

« Cette année, le salon AidEx a attiré plus de 2 000 experts de l'aide humanitaire, mais ce dont nous sommes le plus fiers, c'est de l'échange de grandes idées auquel il a donné lieu. Ce type d'échanges permet d'obtenir des solutions rentables pour répondre aux défis humanitaires les plus urgents à l'heure actuelle. »

Notes à l'intention des rédacteurs

À propos d'AidEx

AidEx est une plateforme créée sous le patronage de Kristalina Georgieva, commissaire européen pour la coopération internationale, l'aide humanitaire et la réponse aux crises, et de plusieurs ONG de premier plan, en vue de répondre aux défis d'aide humanitaire et de développement, de faciliter l'expertise entre les partenaires d'un point de vue pratique, et d'améliorer les méthodes actuelles qui contribuent à sauver des vies et à renforcer la capacité de résilience des pays touchés.

AidEx 2012 s'est tenu à Bruxelles les 24 et 25 octobre 2012, et a réuni 2 005 experts de l'aide humanitaire, ainsi que 200 fournisseurs produits de secours.

Pour revoir les moments clés du salon AidEx 2012 : http://www.aid-expo.com/en/visitor-zone/visitor-zone.aspx

Images du salon AidEx 2012 : http://gleamlight.smugmug.com/Events/Exhibition-24-25-October/26199707_GJJnWK

Twitter : @AidEx2012

AidEx sur Facebook

AidEx sur LinkedIn

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

@ThingsExpo Stories
Join IBM June 8 at 18th Cloud Expo at the Javits Center in New York City, NY, and learn how to innovate like a startup and scale for the enterprise. You need to deliver quality applications faster and cheaper, attract and retain customers with an engaging experience across devices, and seamlessly integrate your enterprise systems. And you can't take 12 months to do it.
This is not a small hotel event. It is also not a big vendor party where politicians and entertainers are more important than real content. This is Cloud Expo, the world's longest-running conference and exhibition focused on Cloud Computing and all that it entails. If you want serious presentations and valuable insight about Cloud Computing for three straight days, then register now for Cloud Expo.
IoT device adoption is growing at staggering rates, and with it comes opportunity for developers to meet consumer demand for an ever more connected world. Wireless communication is the key part of the encompassing components of any IoT device. Wireless connectivity enhances the device utility at the expense of ease of use and deployment challenges. Since connectivity is fundamental for IoT device development, engineers must understand how to overcome the hurdles inherent in incorporating multipl...
Machine Learning helps make complex systems more efficient. By applying advanced Machine Learning techniques such as Cognitive Fingerprinting, wind project operators can utilize these tools to learn from collected data, detect regular patterns, and optimize their own operations. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Stuart Gillen, Director of Business Development at SparkCognition, will discuss how research has demonstrated the value of Machine Learning in delivering next generation analytics to im...
Manufacturers are embracing the Industrial Internet the same way consumers are leveraging Fitbits – to improve overall health and wellness. Both can provide consistent measurement, visibility, and suggest performance improvements customized to help reach goals. Fitbit users can view real-time data and make adjustments to increase their activity. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Mark Bernardo Professional Services Leader, Americas, at GE Digital, will discuss how leveraging the Industrial Interne...
The paradigm has shifted. A Gartner survey shows that 43% of organizations are using or plan to implement the Internet of Things in 2016. However, not just a handful of companies are still using the old-style ad-hoc trial-and-error ways, unaware of the critical barriers, paint points, traps, and hidden roadblocks. How can you become a winner? In his session at @ThingsExpo, Tony Shan will present a methodical approach to guide the holistic adoption and enablement of IoT implementations. This ov...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Stratoscale, the software company developing the next generation data center operating system, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 18th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Stratoscale is revolutionizing the data center with a zero-to-cloud-in-minutes solution. With Stratoscale’s hardware-agnostic, Software Defined Data Center (SDDC) solution to store everything, run anything and scale everywhere...
Angular 2 is a complete re-write of the popular framework AngularJS. Programming in Angular 2 is greatly simplified – now it's a component-based well-performing framework. This immersive one-day workshop at 18th Cloud Expo, led by Yakov Fain, a Java Champion and a co-founder of the IT consultancy Farata Systems and the product company SuranceBay, will provide you with everything you wanted to know about Angular 2.
Digital payments using wearable devices such as smart watches, fitness trackers, and payment wristbands are an increasing area of focus for industry participants, and consumer acceptance from early trials and deployments has encouraged some of the biggest names in technology and banking to continue their push to drive growth in this nascent market. Wearable payment systems may utilize near field communication (NFC), radio frequency identification (RFID), or quick response (QR) codes and barcodes...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Men & Mice, the leading global provider of DNS, DHCP and IP address management overlay solutions, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 18th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. The Men & Mice Suite overlay solution is already known for its powerful application in heterogeneous operating environments, enabling enterprises to scale without fuss. Building on a solid range of diverse platform support,...
You deployed your app with the Bluemix PaaS and it's gaining some serious traction, so it's time to make some tweaks. Did you design your application in a way that it can scale in the cloud? Were you even thinking about the cloud when you built the app? If not, chances are your app is going to break. Check out this webcast to learn various techniques for designing applications that will scale successfully in Bluemix, for the confidence you need to take your apps to the next level and beyond.
The increasing popularity of the Internet of Things necessitates that our physical and cognitive relationship with wearable technology will change rapidly in the near future. This advent means logging has become a thing of the past. Before, it was on us to track our own data, but now that data is automatically available. What does this mean for mHealth and the "connected" body? In her session at @ThingsExpo, Lisa Calkins, CEO and co-founder of Amadeus Consulting, will discuss the impact of wea...
Whether your IoT service is connecting cars, homes, appliances, wearable, cameras or other devices, one question hangs in the balance – how do you actually make money from this service? The ability to turn your IoT service into profit requires the ability to create a monetization strategy that is flexible, scalable and working for you in real-time. It must be a transparent, smoothly implemented strategy that all stakeholders – from customers to the board – will be able to understand and comprehe...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Ericsson has been named “Gold Sponsor” of SYS-CON's @ThingsExpo, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York, New York. Ericsson is a world leader in the rapidly changing environment of communications technology – providing equipment, software and services to enable transformation through mobility. Some 40 percent of global mobile traffic runs through networks we have supplied. More than 1 billion subscribers around the world re...
So, you bought into the current machine learning craze and went on to collect millions/billions of records from this promising new data source. Now, what do you do with them? Too often, the abundance of data quickly turns into an abundance of problems. How do you extract that "magic essence" from your data without falling into the common pitfalls? In her session at @ThingsExpo, Natalia Ponomareva, Software Engineer at Google, will provide tips on how to be successful in large scale machine lear...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Fusion, a leading provider of cloud services, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 18th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Fusion, a leading provider of integrated cloud solutions to small, medium and large businesses, is the industry's single source for the cloud. Fusion's advanced, proprietary cloud service platform enables the integration of leading edge solutions in the cloud, including cloud...
There is an ever-growing explosion of new devices that are connected to the Internet using “cloud” solutions. This rapid growth is creating a massive new demand for efficient access to data. And it’s not just about connecting to that data anymore. This new demand is bringing new issues and challenges and it is important for companies to scale for the coming growth. And with that scaling comes the need for greater security, gathering and data analysis, storage, connectivity and, of course, the...
The IETF draft standard for M2M certificates is a security solution specifically designed for the demanding needs of IoT/M2M applications. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Brian Romansky, VP of Strategic Technology at TrustPoint Innovation, will explain how M2M certificates can efficiently enable confidentiality, integrity, and authenticity on highly constrained devices.
In his session at @ThingsExpo, Chris Klein, CEO and Co-founder of Rachio, will discuss next generation communities that are using IoT to create more sustainable, intelligent communities. One example is Sterling Ranch, a 10,000 home development that – with the help of Siemens – will integrate IoT technology into the community to provide residents with energy and water savings as well as intelligent security. Everything from stop lights to sprinkler systems to building infrastructures will run ef...
We’ve worked with dozens of early adopters across numerous industries and will debunk common misperceptions, which starts with understanding that many of the connected products we’ll use over the next 5 years are already products, they’re just not yet connected. With an IoT product, time-in-market provides much more essential feedback than ever before. Innovation comes from what you do with the data that the connected product provides in order to enhance the customer experience and optimize busi...