Call for Abstracts
Third International Conference on Urban Risk Reduction
Earthquake Engineering Research Institute
Deadline: May 15, 2014

The Earthquake Engineering Research Institute is accepting abstracts for presentation at the Third International Conference on Urban Risk Reduction to be held September 28 to October 1 in Boulder, Colorado. Abstracts should take bold steps in finding new strategies and ways to think about disaster recovery and urban disaster reduction. Visit the website to learn more about abstract requirements and access the online submission system.

Call for Nominations
Gilbert F. White Distinguished Lecture Award
American Geophysical Union
Deadline: May 25, 2014

The Natural Hazards Focus Group of the American Geophysical Union is accepting nominations for the newly established Gilbert F. White Lecture Award. The award will be given annually to an individual who has greatly contributed to the basic knowledge of hazards and disaster risks. Visit the website for more information on eligibility and how to submit a nomination.

Call for Applications
Individual and Community Preparedness Awards
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Deadline: May 30, 2014

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is accepting application for its 2014 Individual and Community Preparedness Awards. The awards recognize outstanding contributions toward safer, better prepared communities at a local level. For more information on eligibility and to submit an application, visit the award website.