April 22-24, 2016
Wildland Fire Litigation Conference
Wildland Fire Litigation Counsel
Monterey, California
Cost and Registration: $595, open until filled

This conference focuses on legal actions related to managing, mitigating, and understanding the causes and processes of wildfires. Topics will include power line design and hardware failure, data from the National Lightning Detection Network, wildfire insurance, the role of weather forecast models in wildfire prediction, and ignition sources, as well as survival skills and the environmental impacts of wildfires.

April 26-29, 2016
Space Weather Workshop
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and Others Broomfield, Colorado
Cost and Registration: $380, open until filled

The conference will look at the impacts of space weather and recent advances in predicting conditions in the space environment. Topics range from international coordination of space weather impacts, improving space weather forecasting, an update on how the solar cycle update might affect the electric power grid, and radiation modeling.

May 1-5, 2016
Public Health and Disasters
University of Utah
Provo, Utah
Cost and Registration: $589 before April 8, open until filled

This conference will address ideas for improving public health preparedness during emergencies. Topics include the public health response to Zika in Texas, global health security, examining organizational expectations after disasters, health sector preparedness for the 2016 Olympics, and international disaster volunteering.

May 8-13, 2016
Governor's Hurricane Conference
Governor’s Hurricane Conference
Orlando, Florida
Cost and Registration: $280, open until full

This conference will look at ways to overcome complacency in preparedness activities and leverage communication technology. Topics include floodplain management, Hurricane Katrina ten years later, long-term recovery after disasters, pop culture in disaster management, and disaster leadership.

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