June 9-10, 2016
Coping with Water Scarcity in River Basins Worldwide
University of Colorado Getches-Wilkinson Center
Cost and Registration: $400, open until filled
This conference will explore issues related to water scarcity and lessons learned from water-scarce regions such as the Murray-Darling Basin in Australia and the Southwestern United States. Topics include trans-boundary cooperation, water marketing, Indigenous water rights, environmental and social water needs, and coping with drought.
June 13-16, 2016
NFPA Conference and Expo
National Fire Protection Association
Las Vegas, Nevada
Cost and Registration: $1,185, open until filled
This conference will provide education on and discussion about a wide variety of fire safety issues. Topics include fire prevention, response, and monitoring; codes and standards; electrical safety; Firewise communications; data for fire protection; and technical considerations.
June 19-24, 2016
Association of State Floodplain Managers
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Cost and Registration: $1,055, open until filled
This conference will focus on flood issues, mitigation, and regulations from the viewpoint of the Great Lakes region with an emphasis on partnership. Topics include tools for building flood resilience, living with levees, modeling and mitigation, the future of floodplain management, dam removal, community outreach, drought’s impact on flooding, and flood insurance challenges.
July 13-14, 2016
Engineering for Climate Extremes 2016
Engineering for Climate Extremes Partnership
Cost and Registration: $100 before June 14, open until filled
This workshop will examine the water-energy-people system in the context of natural and social resilience. Topics include the interplay of social and economic drivers in social and environmental stresses, identifying key risk and resilience issues, and addressing problems that affect WEP system function and management.