March 4-5, 2015
Critical Infrastructure Protection and Resilience in Europe
The Hague Security Delta and the Netherlands Ministry of Security and Justice
The Hague, Netherlands
Cost and Registration: $1,083, open until filled
This conference will examine threats to critical infrastructure in vulnerable areas of Europe. Topics include mitigating future threats, assessing security of telecommunication infrastructure, building resilient infrastructure, protecting critical infrastructure, and improving disaster risk reduction.
March 20-24, 2015
Wildland Urban Interface
International Association of Fire Chiefs
Cost and Registration: $450, open until filled
This conference will provide in-depth education and information about the challenges of fighting wildland fire in the urban interface. Topics include fire effects on Wildland Urban Interface (WUI), wildland fire hazards in the home, the ethics of wildland fire suppression, FEMA mitigation grant funding, cohesive wildland fire strategies, insurance resources, and ways to examine evolving incident management.
April 27-30, 2015
Community Based Adaption to Climate Change
The African Center for Technology Studies, The International Institute for Environment and Development, and others
Cost and Registration: $615, open until March 27
This conference will examine approaches to climate change adaption at the community level. Topics include tracking adaption, measuring development, using climate information to make adaptation effective, considering groups vulnerable to climate change, monitoring and evaluating radical adaptation, applying indigenous knowledge to climate change adaption, and ecosystem-based adaptation.
April 28-30, 2015
South Asian Conference on Climate Change
Mehran University of Engineering and Technology and Research and Development Foundation
Cost and Registration: $200 before March 15, open until filled
This conference will focus on climate change and its impacts on vulnerable countries in Asia. Topics include agriculture and climate effects on future rice yields, hazard prediction and preparedness in Asia, policy responses to climate change, and a look at Pakistan’s climate policy.
May 3-5, 2015
Australian and New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference
Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC, Australian Institute of Emergency Services, and others
Gold Coast, Australia
Cost and Registration: $700 before March 23, open until filled
This conference will approach emergency management issues and innovations from a variety of disciplinary perspectives. Topics include effective leadership during disasters, animals in emergencies, volunteer engagement and training, resilience in infrastructure, and disaster funding, law, and policies.