Call for Comments
Community Resilience Planning Guide for Buildings and Infrastructure
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Deadline: June 26, 2015
The National Institute of Standards and Technology has released a draft version of the Community Resilience Planning Guide for Buildings and Infrastructure. The guide attempts define community-base resilience for built environments, identify and compile existing resilience standards, and identify gaps that might impede resilience. To access the drafts of the guide and its companion compendium, visit the NIST Resilience website.
Call for Papers
Governing Environmental Disasters in a Global Urban Age in Asia and the Pacific
Asia Research Institute and the National University of Singapore
Deadline: June 30, 2015
The Asia Research Institute and the National University of Singapore are accepting paper for presentation at a conference to be held November 5-6 in Singapore. Papers should explore issues of governing disasters across national borders and suggest innovative disaster governance practices that limit social and economic impacts. For more information on submission requirements and qualifications, visit the event website.
Call for Abstracts
International Conference on Risk Analysis
Deadline: July 1, 2015
The Wessex Institute is accepting abstracts for presentation at the International Conference on Risk Analysis, to be held May 25-27, 2016, in in Crete, Greece. Selected papers will be published by the Wessex Institute of Technology Press. Submissions should be no more than 300 words and focus on topics related to risk analysis and hazard mitigation. For more information on submission guidelines and requirements, visit the conference website.