October 27-29, 2014
Disaster Resilience Workshop
National Institute for Standards and Technology
Cost and Registration: $150, closes October 20
This workshop is part of a series of events that will focus on role that buildings and infrastructure lifelines play in ensuring community resilience. Topics will include the methodology to improve resilience, maintaining social fabric during and after disruptive events, and contributing to economic prosperity in the face of hazards.
November 3-4, 2014
Modeling the Health Risks of Climate Change
National Academy of Sciences
Cost and Registration: Free, open until filled
This meeting will address the capabilities and development of health risk models for climate change and their impacts on public health. Topics include human health risks of climate change, model development, incorporating health risks into climate change impacts, and understanding the future vulnerabilities. The meeting will also be webcast for those unable to attend.
November 11, 2014
Emergency Services Conference 2014
Nottingham Trent University
Cost and Registration: $299, open until filled
The conference examine theoretical and empirical understanding of emergencies and their management and discuss research implications for future policy and practice. Topics include mental health of emergency services and trauma, interventions, research methods, community safety, and natural disasters.
December 8-11, 2014
AHIMTA Educational Symposium
All Hazards Incident Management Teams Association
Fort Worth, Texas
Cost and Registration: $325 before November 1, open until filled
This conference will address challenges faced by incident command professionals and focus on building leadership skills. Topics include nontraditional incident management training, developing local incident management teams, civilian and military incident management collaborations, all hazards planning, and marketing and finance for incident management.
February 11-12, 2014
Citizen Science 2015
Citizen Science Association
San Jose, California
Cost and Registration: $300, open until filled
This conference will work to inspire collaboration and an exchange of ideas between citizen scientists from a variety of backgrounds, disciplines, and experience levels. Topics will include challenges faced by citizen scientists, making connections in the educational community, digital opportunities, evaluating the citizen science experience, and designing and implementing citizen science projects.