December 5-7, 2017
National Alliance of State Animal and Agricultural Emergency Programs Summit
National Alliance of State Animal and Agricultural Emergency Programs
Gulfport, Mississippi
Cost and Registration: $250, open until filled

This conference will discuss issues related to the emergency management of pets and livestock. Topics include identifying best practices for integrating animal issues into emergency management policies, sharing information about organizational and institutional programs for animal emergency response, and evaluating disaster resource mobilization across government and non-government sectors.

December 13, 2017
Congress on Contemporary Issues in Forest and Wildland Management
Renewable Natural Resources Foundation
Washington, D.C. Cost and Registration: $100 before November 29, open until filled

This meeting will explore the impacts of land-use, community participation, and climate change on forest and wildland management. Topics include adapting wildland management in response to climate change, evolving land use planning approaches, managing the wildland-urban interface, and clarifying federal, state, and local government disaster and emergency management responsibilities.

January 7-11, 2018
American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting
American Meteorological Society
Austin, Texas
Cost and Registration: $640 before December 1, open until filled

This conference will explore how weather, water, and climate enterprise communication can be transformed using active engagement. Topics include evaluating advances in data acquisition and analysis, mitigating weather observation uncertainty, using social media to improve forecast communication, applying artificial intelligence to environmental science, and advances in broadcast meteorology.

February 1-3, 2018
Seismic and Energy Renovation for Sustainable Cities
University of Catania
Catania, Italy
Cost and Registration: $220 before November 30, open until filled

This conference will focus on bridging the gap between sustainability and safety to conserve both human and environmental resources. Topics include understanding the construction techniques of both modern and historic buildings, creating economic and financial policies that promote retrofitting, evaluating techniques to model and assess energy performance, and addressing urban vulnerability to design more sustainable cities.

February 21-23, 2018
International Public Safety Association Conference
International Public Safety Association
Tempe, Arizona
Cost and Registration: $350 before November 30, open until filled

This conference will explore issues facing public safety officials worldwide. Topics include evaluating best practices for active shooter and mass casualty incidents, learning how to incorporate emotional intelligence in high stress situations, and creating effective strategies for responding to civil disturbances using lessons learned from the 2014 incident in Ferguson, Missouri.

March 5-6, 2018
International Conference on Disaster and Emergency Management
World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology
Rome, Italy
Cost and Registration: $521 before February 5, open until filled

This conference will focus on the latest interdisciplinary trends and innovations in the disaster and emergency management. Topics include addressing the unmet needs of vulnerable populations around the world, improving the efficacy of non-governmental organizations in disasters, examining food insecurity and nutrition, and exploring the role of mental health in disaster response, recovery and preparedness.

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