February 1-3, 2017
International Congress on Prescribed Fires
Pau Costa Foundation, University of Barcelona, and others
Cost and Registration: $265, open until filled
This conference will examine the use of prescribed fire in landscape management and present research on its impact on the environment. Topics include fire in forest management, state-of-the-art prescribed fire practices, social perceptions of prescribed fire, and the effect of prescribed fires on ecosystems.
March 7-9, 2017
New Orleans, Louisiana
Cost and Registration: $500 before January 15, register before February 2
This conference, previously call the International Disaster Conference and Expo, is devoted to promoting successful resilience and disaster management techniques on a global scale. Topics include fostering brand resilience following a crisis, leveraging public donations of goods, creating community resilience academies, investing in resilience, resilient infrastructure, engaging youth in disaster reduction, coastal restoration, and using data to drive recovery.
May 22-24, 2017
Australian and New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference
Australia Institute of Emergency Services, Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC, and others
Cost and Registration: $645 before April 10, open until filled
This conference will focus on challenges faced by emergency management professionals in Australia, New Zealand, and other regions. Topics include understanding resilience, crisis leadership, international response to disasters, psychosocial impacts of disaster management, volunteers in emergencies, and emerging technology.