September 7-8, 2016
Global Disaster Relief Summit
Aid and International Development Forum
Cost and Registration: Prices vary, open until filled
This summit will explore disaster relief management logistics, operations, and technology with an emphasis on global expertise and cross-sector engagement. Topics include emergency procurement, data for disaster resilience and response, aid worker safety, disaster response teams, emergency communications, and connectivity and technology frameworks.
September 8, 2016
Disaster Health Education Symposium
The National Center for Disaster Medicine and Public Health
Cost and Registration: Free, register before September 1
This symposium will look at the latest practice and research in disaster medicine and public health and focus on promising advancements in education and training. Topics include innovations in teaching, emerging infectious diseases, community advancements, and lessons learned.
September 10-15, 2016
National Weather Association Annual Meeting
National Weather Association
Cost and Registration: $509, open until filled
This meeting will focus on strategies to better communicate and improve the science used for forecasting. Topics include effective school presentations, weather and social media, television meteorology, satellite products for improved forecasts, Storm Predictions Center risk communication strategies, tidal forecasts, flood modeling, and advances in severe weather detection and warning.
September 15-17, 2016
Public Health Law Conference
The Network for Public Health Law and American Society of Law, Medicine, and Ethics
Cost and Registration: $295 before August 16, open until filled
This conference will explore strategies to achieve public health equity. Topics include the social determinants of health, the Flint Water Crisis, the implications of climate change on public health law, immigration and health, and homelessness and public health.
September 28-30, 2016
International Zika Virus Conference and Workshop
Cost and Registration: $1,995, open until filled
This conference will examine methods to prepare for, monitor, and respond to local and travel-related cases of Zika. Topics include recommendations for vector control agencies and public health professionals, pregnancy and birth defects, vaccine candidates, interstate and federal collaboration, tribal preparedness strategies, prevention and education, and travel restrictions.
October 5-6, 2016
AHEPP Annual Conference
Association of Healthcare Emergency Preparedness Professionals
Las Vegas, Nevada
Cost and Registration: $675, register before September 29
This conference will explore issues of importance in emergency healthcare. Topics include emergency preparedness for healthcare facilities, workplace violence in among healthcare professionals, hospitals helping communities through a disaster, measuring healthcare emergency programs, cybersecurity, and long-term care facility evacuation.