March 20-23, 2017
Pacific Risk Management ‘Ohana
Office for Coastal Management—Pacific Islands
Cost and Registration: $590 before March 15, open until filled
This conference focuses on the unique challenges of protecting Pacific Island communities from hazards and disasters. Topics include business opportunities in resilience, climate migration in the Pacific, the Hawaii Climate Adaptation Initiative, resilience at tourist destinations, American Samoa since the 2009 tsunami, community partnerships for protecting resources, and addressing issues of public health.
March 23-24, 2017
Homeland Defense/National Security Summit
Center for Homeland Defense and Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency, and George Mason University
Cost and Registration: $190, register before March 16
This summit will examine strategies for homeland security and threat assessment in the coming decade. Topics include countering terrorism and violent extremism, securing borders and trade, physical and cyber infrastructure security, emergency preparedness and recovery, and new approaches in homeland security education.
April 5-7, 2017
Climateurope Festival 2017
Cost and Registration: Free, registration not required
This festival will provide an opportunity of scientists and others in climate-related fields to interact with the public on climate topics and using climate information in decision making. Lectures, discussions, and networking events will focus on water, natural resources, agriculture, and food security.
April 25-27, 2017
National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy Workshop
International Association of Wildland Fire
Cost and Registration: $125 before March 15, open until filled
This workshop will focus on implementing and furthering the goals of the National Cohesive Wildfire Fire Management strategy. Topics include providing a clear understanding of the role of science in the strategy, identifying best practices in implementation, integrating science with planning, and developing recommendations for future action.
April 30 to May 3, 2017
National Flood Conference
Property Casualty Insurers Association of America
Cost and Registration: $475, open until filled
This conference will look at what’s next for the National Flood Insurance Program. Topics include an update on the current program and the reauthorization process, climate and changing weather, explaining the nuances of flood insurance, opportunities in private flood insurance, flood zoning, communicating risk, and flood map revisions.