Call for Participation
Assessing Earthquake Early Warning Self-Protection Reaction Time Survey
University of Colorado Boulder
Deadline: Not listed
This project led by Keith Porter at the University of Colorado Boulder will assess the reaction time of individuals as they simulate the “drop, cover, and hold on” technique recommended to those experiencing an earthquake. Survey participants are asked to watch two short videos on the technique, time themselves performing it, and then complete a questionnaire about the time it took to complete the action and the effectiveness of the videos. For more information on the project, visit the survey website.
Call for Abstracts
Climate Prediction Applications Science Workshop
National Weather Service Climate Services Branch
Deadline: December 7, 2015
The National Weather Service Climate Services Branch of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency is accepting abstracts for presentations at its 14th annual Climate Prediction Applications Science Workshop to be held March 22-24 in Burlington, Vermont. Abstracts should address the use of climate data and products including monitoring, predictions, and projections or highlight best practices in communication (including translating science issues) and outreach, decision support tools, and preparedness methods. For more information and to submit an abstract, visit the Workshop website.
Call for Abstracts
NACCHO Annual Conference
National Association of County and City Health Officials
Deadline: December 18, 2015
The National Association of County and City Health Officials is accepting abstracts for presentation at its annual conference to be held July 19-21 in Phoenix, Arizona. Submissions should adhere to the conference theme of “Creating a Culture of Health Equity,” and clearly state what lessons can be learned from the presentation. Poster presentations are also being accepted. For more submission guidelines and to submit an abstract online, visit the conference website.