Call for Abstracts
Climate Leadership Conference
The Climate Registry, the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions, and others
Deadline: September 5, 2014
The Climate Leadership Conference is accepting abstracts for topics to be presented at the 2015 conference to be held February 23-25 in Washington, D.C. Themes for the conference include water and energy, infrastructure and resilience, climate action, and engagement strategies. Submitters should be recognized subject matter experts and have excellent public speaking skills. For more information, visit the call for abstracts page on the conference website.
Call for Applications
Enabling the Next Generation of Hazards and Disasters Researchers Fellowship
National Science Foundation
Deadline: September 24, 2014
The Enabling the Next Generation of Hazards and Disasters Researchers Fellowship Program is accepting applications for 2015 fellows. Up to 20 fellows will be selected. Eligible candidates should be early career tenure-track faculty who have not yet received tenure and promotion at a U.S. institution and who are interested in developing research in natural and man made hazards, risk, and disasters. For more information on the fellowship and how to submit an application, visit the fellowship website.
Call for Feedback
Disaster Resilience Indicators
Federal Emergency Management Agency
The Federal Emergency Management Agency is requesting feedback on the risk reduction priorities outlined in the FEMA Strategic Plan, specifically those that focus on disaster resilience indicators. The plan calls for a strategy to build a risk and threat exposure baseline model with indicators to measure community-level and national performance in hazard risk reduction. For more information and to give your thoughts, visit the Ideascale topic page linked above.