June 4-7, 2017
NFPA Conference and Expo
National Fire Protection Association
Boston, Massachusetts
Cost and Registration: $1,185, open until filled

This conference will provide education and information on firefighter health, technology, and safety challenges. Topics include wildfire risk reduction, the National Fire Data System, wildland-urban interface hazard assessments, first responder communication systems, tunnel fires, incident command for fires, emergency sheltering, and the marijuana industry’s impact on fire safety.

June 5-9, 2017
European Climate Change Adaptation Conference
RISES-AM, Impressions Project, and Helix
Glasgow, Scotland
Cost and Registration: $615, open until filled

This conference will focus on ways different interest can work together for climate adaptation that supports local economies and enhances the environment. Topics include evidence for taking action, resilience and climate uncertainty, business and climate adaptation measures, climate justice and ethics, United Nation Sustainable Development goals, water security and flooding, nature-based climate adaptations, and urban energy and infrastructure.

June 6-8, 2017
World Reconstruction Conference
Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery
Brussels, Belgium
Cost and Registration: No fee, open until filled

This conference will look at ways to promote resilience through post-disaster recovery. Topics include linking humanitarian response and recovery, building regulations for long-term resilience, enhancing climate and disaster resilience, engaging local governments in resilience efforts, cultural heritage reconstruction, risk financing analytics, and an updated on the 2017 Global Platform for Risk Reduction.

June 6-8, 2017
National Homeland Security Conference
National Homeland Security Association
Buffalo, New York
Cost and Registration: $550, open until filled

This conference will examine best practices, education, and technology available for meeting homeland security missions at all levels of government. Topics include cyber incident response, planning across jurisdictions, emergency management and healthcare, police and emergency medical service partnerships, unmanned aircraft in emergency management, whole community preparedness, catastrophic event excercises, maritime security, and modeling for public protection.

June 13-14, 2017
Trans-Federal Workshop on Extreme Events, Environmental Health, and the Elderly
Environmental Protection Agency
Washington, D.C.
Cost and Registration: No fee, open until filled

This workshop will discuss the effects of extreme weather and manmade disasters on aging populations, with an emphasis on tribal, African American, Latino, and Asian cultural approaches to aging. Topics include cultural competency and resilience for senior public health, Native American policy considerations, helping the elderly build resilience, social vulnerability in older adults, elder knowledge in disaster risk reduction, and acculturation issues in Latino and Asian populations.

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