July 2, 2015
Disaster Preparedness Forum
Corporate Social Responsibility Asia and the Prudence Foundation
Cost and Registration: $100, open until filled
This conference will focus on advancing strategic business partnerships that aid in the development of disaster community preparedness in the Asia-Pacific region. Topics include the evolving role of business in community disaster preparedness, understanding humanitarian systems, reducing post-disaster spending and loss, and meeting community needs during a natural disaster.
July 6-8, 2015
International i-Rec Conference
University College London
Cost and Registration: $195, register before June 29
This conference will focus on recovery and reconstruction after disasters in urban areas. Topics include integrated reconstruction of urban systems, historical context in disaster recovery, building local capacity with humanitarian programs, the effects of relocation on individual resiliency, and the role of urban governments in rebuilding and reconstructing.
July 7-10, 2015
International Scientific Conference: Our Common Future Under Climate Change
Cost and Registration: $641, register before June 8
This conference will focus on broad contexts of climate change and associated mitigation and adaptation issues. Topics include coping with climate disasters, monitoring climate change, quantitative approaches to measuring future impacts, social and human dimensions of vulnerability, integrating adaptation and mitigation at the landscape scale, and aligning climate change actions and sustainable development goals.
July 9, 2015
Westminster Energy, Environment and Transport Forum
Westminster Forum Projects
Cost and Registration: $232, open until filled
This conference will examine the United Kingdom's National Adaptation Program and discuss how regional, public, and private stakeholders are engaged. Topics include a case study of climate change adaptation in Scotland, protecting water resources, building ecological resilience, and adaptation in the retail sector.
July 21-24, 2015
Canadian Conference on Earthquake Engineering
Canadian Association for Earthquake Engineering
Victoria, British Columbia
Cost and Registration: $691, open until filled
This conference will focus on preparing for and responding to earthquake risk in British Columbia. Topics include shallow crustal events, the Queen Charlotte Transform Fault, seismic screenings and vulnerability assessments of structures, risk and disaster management, societal impacts, mitigating tsunamis, and geotechnical hazards.
July 22-23, 2015
NHMA Practitioners Symposium
Natural Hazards Mitigation Association
Cost and Registration: $175, open until filled
This symposium will focus on promoting natural hazard risk reduction and climate adaptation through sustainable mitigation programs. Topics include understanding catastrophe insurance, structural vulnerability effects on private and public sectors, seismic resilience through policy and engineering, and severe thunderstorm impacts and mitigation. The Symposium is a partnership between the Natural Hazard Mitigation Association and the Natural Hazards Center Workshop—an invite only event. For information on how to register, visit the Workshop website.