Call for Presentations
Backyards and Beyond Wildfire Education Conference
National Fire Protection Association
Deadline: August 29, 2014

The National Fire Protection Association is accepting session proposals for presentation at its annual Backyards and Beyond Wildfire Education conference to be held October 22-24 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Sessions that focus on community safety, home and landscape design, technology and policy, and wildfire planning and suppression are welcome. For more information on the conference and how to submit, visit the conference website.

Call for Submissions
Social Media and the Crisis Lifecycle
Computers in Human Behavior
Deadline: November 1, 2014

Elsevier is accepting research related to social media and crisis communication for a special issue of its journal, Computers in Human Behavior. Submissions should investigate the use and extension of computer-based technology to transform communication throughout the crisis lifecycle. Papers from a wide array of crisis disciplines and professional fields are sought. For more information, visit the journal at the Elsevier website.