April 3-6, 2016
Higher Education Risk Management Conference
University Risk Management and Insurance Association
San Antonio, Texas
Cost and Registration: $550, open until filled
The conference will address issues faced by risk management professionals at higher education institutions. Topics include homeland security building design, campus emergency preparedness, Ebola response in Texas, sharing campus jurisdiction in emergencies, cyber risk and insurance, the refugee crisis and study abroad program impacts, managing terrorist threats, and alternate methods for managing risk.
April 19-22, 2016
National Association of County and City Health Officials and others
Cost and Registration: $900, open until filled
This conference will look at issues of resiliency and recovery faced by public health officials and ways that organizations can partner to build stronger communities. Topics include Zika response, building disaster mental health recovery into preparedness plans, public health law, strategic messaging, disaster risk reduction, and healthcare preparedness.
April 26-28, 2016
Fire and Life Safety Educators Conference
Fire and Life Safety Educators of Colorado
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Cost and Registration: $375 before April 1, open until filled
This conference will offer resources to help life safety educators and emergency management professionals implement and improve risk reduction. Topics include fire risks in healthcare settings, communicating risk to parents, social media in disaster, wildfire mitigation in urban areas, marijuana and risk reduction, aging and vulnerability, and planning for power outages.
May 11-14, 2016
International Association for Impact Assessment 2016
Tokyo Institute of Technology
Cost and Registration: $860, open until April 18
This conference will focus on the improvement of resilience worldwide and brings together researchers, practitioners and users of various types of impact assessment from all over the world. Topics include preparedness, response, and rehabilitation in manmade disasters; biodiversity restoration and ecological impact assessments; collaborating on Asian sustainability; and transportation, land use, and sustainability.
June 28-30, 2016
International Conference on Natural Hazards and Infrastructure
National Technical University of Athens
Cost and Registration: $515 before June 15, open until filled
This conference will focus on the vulnerability of infrastructure to earthquakes, landslides, floods, and tsunamis. Topics include community preparedness and resilience to natural disasters, cascading hazards and multiple risk assessments, eco-friendly mitigation techniques, and engineering in harsh environments.