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Second Round Webinar: what3words Address System and the Humanitarian Context

May 20, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm BST

Following the first webinar on April 28, HLA and what3words (w3w) are organising a second round of the webinar on May 20 to explore further how the innovative 3-word address system is being used in a number of  ways across emergency, aid and humanitarian operations in different parts of the world – especially in COVID-19 response.
what3words is a really simple way to talk about location. They have assigned each 3m square in the world a unique 3 word address that will never change. For example ///filled.count.soap marks the exact entrance to what3words’ London headquarters. 3 word addresses are easy to say and share, and are as accurate as GPS coordinates. From immediate post-disaster assistance to long-term recovery, what3words can be used in all kinds of humanitarian projects.
Credit: what3words
Topics to be discussed include:
1. What is what3words – how the system works
2. Asset location – Geo-tagging & communicating between different teams
3. Emergency / Disaster response – setting up teams to report 3 word addresses & respond
4. Potential use cases of w3w for COVID-19  (or other such pandemic) response
5. Giving physical 3 word addresses
6. Q&A
More info:
what3words humanitarian video
The highly interactive webinar will be presented by w3w’s Phoebe Parry-Crooke, Partnerships
This is a great opportunity for those who missed out on the first round to find out more about this tool and its uses in humanitarian operations.
Reserve your place in this free webinar on 20 May at 1PM UK time, scroll to RSVP below and add the number of places required and click CONFIRM RSVP. 


May 20, 2020
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm


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