November 15-16, 2017
A Reset for U.S. Natural Hazards Policy? Lessons from Harvey, Irma, and Maria
American Meteorological Society
Cost and Registration: free, request invitation
This workshop will examine the effectiveness of public-private coordination and emergency response in recent U.S. hurricanes. Topics include understanding how human psychology, social behavior, and prevailing public policy contributed to these disasters; examining new public and private sector innovations to reduce risk to future events; and exploring how existing vulnerabilities and inequalities shape risk and the ability to respond.
December 11-15, 2017
American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting
American Geophysical Union
New Orleans, Louisiana
Cost and Registration: $480 before November 3, open until filled
This meeting will explore the latest research trends and findings across the Earth and space science community. Topics include connecting scientists to communities around the globe, finding solutions to climate change and natural hazards, understanding the newest technologies for collecting and making sense of data, and exploring rapid growth of GeoHealth science.
December 11-15, 2017
Arctic Change 2017
Quebec City, Canada
Cost and Registration: $575 before November 3, open until filled
This conference will focus on new global challenges and opportunities in the Arctic region as a result of climate change and modernization. Topics include current political discourse and international agendas surrounding climate change, methods to enhance food and energy security, and current difficulties faced by circumpolar nations.
February 9-11, 2018
Disasters, Displacement, and Human Rights Program Conference
University of Tennessee Knoxville
Cost and Registration: $65, open until filled
This conference will explore the factors that can affect whether situations become crises or opportunities. Topics include understanding the complex processes that impact how communities deal with uncertainty, examining individual life experiences in the context of larger societal transition, and creating strategies to enhance engagement throughout communities during times of transition.
February 28 to March 2, 2018
Climate Leadership Conference
Center for Climate and Energy Solutions and the Climate Registry
Cost and Registration: $995 before December 15, open until filled
This conference will examine best practices for addressing climate change using innovation, policy, and business solutions. Topics include learning to navigate climate policy, exploring cutting-edge carbon and energy practices, understanding the risks and hazards that climate change poses to natural and built environments, and considering the importance of sustainability leadership in the corporate world.