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Upcoming events

    • 23 Feb 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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    This course is targeted to VOST Team Members who aspire to lead VOST teams. We will cover a number of aspects that are unique to the team leader role. These include:

    1) Negotiating a Mission

    2) Managing Objectives 

    3) Development & Review of Listening Reports

    4) Critical Incident Stress Management


    • 23 Feb 2018
    • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Teleconference
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    This class is geared to VOST Team Members and Team Leaders to cover the conceptual aspects of developing effecting listening reports.

    At the end of this class, you'll understand:

    1) The purpose of listening reports

    2) Understanding the audience for listening reports

    3) Discuss how to structure an effective listening report

    4) Important things to consider as missions evolve over time 



    • 09 Mar 2018
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Teleconference
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    VOST Leadership Coalition Meetings are open to anyone who is involved in the development, management or leadership of a Virtual Operation Support Team (VOST). 

    These monthly meetings have the following agenda:

    • Introduction of Participants & Team Status Updates
    • Presentation (10-15 minutes on Tools, Research or new Platforms)
    • Recent Activations / Lessons Learned
    • Upcoming Training Opportunities
    • Exercise Opportunities
    • Questions / VOST Issues for Discussion
    • Good of the Order


    • 09 Mar 2018
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Teleconference

    Monthly Board Meeting for Directors and Officers

    Join the call: https://www.uberconference.com/virtualema

    Optional dial-in number: 719-247-6380

    PIN: 07407

    International numbers: https://www.uberconference.com/international


    • 23 Mar 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    • Teleconference
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    This class is geared to VOST Team Administrators and Team Leaders and will cover the conceptual aspects of creating a quality VOST Training exercises. 

    At the end of this class, you'll understand:

    1)  Types Overview of exercise techniques for Virtual Teams

    2)  Defining Exercise Goals

    3)  Creating an Effective Exercise

    4) After-Action Reports & Debriefings




    • 30 Mar 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    • Teleconference
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    This short webinar will cover some basic topics about starting a Virtual Operations Support Team (VOST) for your emergency management or incident management organization. 

    In addition to sharing a couple of case studies, we will cover benefits and how a VOST team may help you sort through a crisis or emergency response. 

    We will provide an overview presentation of future training for Team Administrators, Team Members and VOST Team Leaders. 

    Join Us to Learn more about how Virtual EMA can help you develop, train and prepare for utilizing a VOST team to assist your emergency management organization. 

    This is a free overview to everyone


    • 30 Mar 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Teleconference
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    This class is geared to VOST Team Members and will cover the conceptual aspects of social media monitoring. 

    At the end of this class, you'll understand:

    1) The difference between push & pull techniques

    2) The basics of Boolean math

    3) What types of information you'll be looking for as a VOST Team Member



    • 13 Apr 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Teleconference
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    VOST 100 is a course for new team members of Virtual Operations Support Teams. The goal of this training course will be to cover the basics of operating as a VOST Team member. 

    1) Preparing Yourself to Join a Team

    2) What to Expect When Participating on a Team

    3) Types of Missions


    • 13 Apr 2018
    • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Teleconference
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    VOST 200 will be a technical course, focused on the use of the Google Workbook which is a back-door communication tool used to collect information on many VOST teams. 

    By the end of this webinar, you will know:

    1) What type of information is collected in the workbook,

    2) How to enter information into a workbook, and

    3) How to highlight information for escalation and attention.

    • 20 Apr 2018
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Teleconference
    Register

    VOST Leadership Coalition Meetings are open to anyone who is involved in the development, management or leadership of a Virtual Operation Support Team (VOST). 

    These monthly meetings have the following agenda:

    • Introduction of Participants & Team Status Updates
    • Presentation (10-15 minutes on Tools, Research or new Platforms)
    • Recent Activations / Lessons Learned
    • Upcoming Training Opportunities
    • Exercise Opportunities
    • Questions / VOST Issues for Discussion
    • Good of the Order


    • 20 Apr 2018
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Teleconference

    Monthly Board Meeting for Directors and Officers

    Join the call: https://www.uberconference.com/virtualema

    Optional dial-in number: 719-247-6380

    PIN: 07407

    International numbers: https://www.uberconference.com/international


    • 15 Jun 2018
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Teleconference
    Register

    VOST Leadership Coalition Meetings are open to anyone who is involved in the development, management or leadership of a Virtual Operation Support Team (VOST). 

    These monthly meetings have the following agenda:

    • Introduction of Participants & Team Status Updates
    • Presentation (10-15 minutes on Tools, Research or new Platforms)
    • Recent Activations / Lessons Learned
    • Upcoming Training Opportunities
    • Exercise Opportunities
    • Questions / VOST Issues for Discussion
    • Good of the Order


    • 15 Jun 2018
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Teleconference

    Monthly Board Meeting for Directors and Officers

    Join the call: https://www.uberconference.com/virtualema

    Optional dial-in number: 719-247-6380

    PIN: 07407

    International numbers: https://www.uberconference.com/international


    • 20 Jul 2018
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Teleconference
    Register

    VOST Leadership Coalition Meetings are open to anyone who is involved in the development, management or leadership of a Virtual Operation Support Team (VOST). 

    These monthly meetings have the following agenda:

    • Introduction of Participants & Team Status Updates
    • Presentation (10-15 minutes on Tools, Research or new Platforms)
    • Recent Activations / Lessons Learned
    • Upcoming Training Opportunities
    • Exercise Opportunities
    • Questions / VOST Issues for Discussion
    • Good of the Order


    • 20 Jul 2018
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Teleconference

    Monthly Board Meeting for Directors and Officers

    Join the call: https://www.uberconference.com/virtualema

    Optional dial-in number: 719-247-6380

    PIN: 07407

    International numbers: https://www.uberconference.com/international


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