Peter is Director of the Telematics Research Lab and Associate Professor of Communication at Simon Fraser University. During the past twenty years, he has participated in the design and implementation of a variety of communication and information systems for disaster management in collaboration with the United Nations, NATO, scientific, government and non-government disaster management organizations and representatives. He is the author of a number of publications and studies related to emergency communication policy, networking and planning. Professor Anderson also teaches accredited courses and supervises graduate research in communications policy and emergency communication. He is currently involved in “last mile” public warning projects in Canada and Sri Lanka.