October 16-17, 2015
Tri-State Emergency Responder Conference
Northeast Iowa Community College
Cost and Registration: $198, open until filled
This conference will provide regional fire and emergency medical services personnel with an opportunity to increase their training and knowledge base. Topics include risk management for firefighters, ethical decision making, tactical EMS operations, and customer service skills for first responders.
October 31 to November 4, 2015
2015 Annual Meeting
American Public Health Association
Cost and Registration: $870 before September 17, open until filled
This conference will focus on helping public health workers form partnerships with a variety of agencies and policy makers to further the health of their communities. Topics include mental health in older adults, racism and public health, multi-sector partnerships to prevent violence, creating healthy places, public health and safety issues, and using science to support decision making.
November 3-5, 2015
Rising Seas Summit
Association of Climate Change Officers
Cost and Registration: $775, open until filled
The conference will provide a multi-sector look at the intersection between climate change, sea level rise, and extreme weather events. Topics include leveraging climate data tools, developing organizational adaptation plans, engaging the business community, protecting drinking water, and addressing policies that mask risk.
November 13-18, 2015
IAEM Annual Conference
International Association of Emergency Managers
Clark County, Nevada
Cost and Registration: $743 before October 13, open until filled
This conference will focus on expanding the spectrum of emergency management and providing training and networking opportunities. Topics include how gender matters in emergency management, disaster research put into practice, social media, and leadership examples from Fukushima and Hurricane Sandy.
December 9-11, 2015
Annual Hazus User Conference
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Cost and Registration: Free, open until filled
This conference will look at Hazus success stories, best practices, lessons learned, and recent research. Topics include the use of Hazus in flood, earthquake, or hurricane studies; international applications of Hazus; academic uses; and enhancements of Hazus hazard and exposure inputs.