January 6-8, 2016
Health in Emergencies and Disasters
International Congress on Health in Emergencies and Disasters
Cost and Registration: Payment option, open until filled
This conference will focus on finding practical steps to enhance the effectiveness of disaster management policies and goals related to health care. Topics include challenges to integrated health management during disaster, community-based disaster management, combining disaster risk reduction approaches with health policy, ethics in coordinating health care during disaster, preventing injury, and issues of health related climate-induced events.
March 1-2, 2016
National Tornado Summit
University of Central Oklahoma
Cost and Registration: $279 before January 29, open until filled
This summit will look at disaster response, mitigation, preparedness and recovery in the context of tornadoes. Topics include engineering perspectives of disaster management, tornado losses then and now, dealing with chronic flooding, El Niño’s effect on tornadoes, legislative impacts on insurance, business resilience, tornado shelters, and communicating weather threats.
March 8-10, 2016
Wildland Urban Interface Conference
International Association of Fire Chiefs
Cost and Registration: $425 before February 8, open until filled
This conference will assist professionals in protecting and educating the public about wildland fire safety. Topics include preparing the community for wildfire resilience, assessing fire hazards in the ignition zone, updates on wildland urban interface research, applying broadband technology to wildland firefighting, implementing codes to support mitigation, and the connection between landscape management and resilience.
March 8-10, 2016
Climate Leadership Conference
C2RES, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and others
Cost and Registration: $895 before December 31, open until filled
This conference will examine issues of climate change, sustainability, and energy through the perspective of business and policy. Topics include transportation and climate change; drought, floods, and sea level rise; incorporating climate change into infrastructure design, resilience financing for businesses, creating low-carbon supply chains, and mitigation programs for cities.