June 6-14, 2015
International Summit on Hurricanes and Climate Change
Cost and Registration: $1,516, open until filled
This conference examines the relationship between the recent increase in hurricane intensity and climate change. Topics include trends and cycles of hurricanes, hurricanes as a response to climate, climate processes associated with tropical cyclone activity, a thermodynamic theory of hurricane intensity, and the future of hurricanes.
June 8-11, 2015
World Conference on Disaster Management
Diversified Communications Canada
Cost and Registration: $280, open until filled
This conference will focus on disaster management practices that improve mitigation planning and response. Topics include critical infrastructure assessments for local authorities, effective risk communication during crisis, building public confidence in emergency management, planning for catastrophic response, managing rumors in conflict zones, integrating climate change and disaster management, and mitigating telecommunication failures.
June 15-18, 2015
National Hydrologic Warning Council Training Conference
National Hydrologic Warning Council
Cost and Registration: $750, open until filled
This conference will educate water resource managers and emergency management officials on protecting lives and property. Topics include upgrading flood warning systems, using water velocity data for flood warnings, integrating Twitter into a flood warning platform, retrofitting early warning systems, modeling flash floods in small and medium catchments, improving flood-frequency analyses, and ensuring operational readiness.
June 17-20, 2015
NYSAFC Annual Conference
New York State Association of Fire Chiefs
Verona, New York
Cost and Registration: $95, open until filled
This conference will provide practitioners with the latest information and training needed to protect people, property, and first responders from fire. Topics include vehicle arson awareness, reducing home fires, emergency care in environmental extremes, medical treatment of patients in police custody, fire in the homes of hoarders, and enduring violent encounters as a first responders.
June 22-25, 2015
National Fire Protection Association Annual Conference
National Fire Protection Association
Cost and Registration: $985 before May 8, open until filled
This conference looks at ways to reduce the negative affects of fire and other hazards by providing practical knowledge. Topics include flammability standards for building materials, the reliability of automatic sprinkler systems, community risk reduction for fire chiefs, best approaches for effective communication, and creating social media toolkits and campaigns.
July 7-9, 2015
International Conference on Coastal Cities
New Forest, United Kingdom
Cost and Registration: $1,107, open until filled
This conference will discuss issues related to the management and sustainable development of coastal cities. Topics include urban planning and design, eco-architecture, water resources management, commercial ports, health services management, and acoustical and thermal pollution.