September 21-24, 2015
2015 OEMA-WSEMA Conference
Oregon and Washington State Emergency Management Agencies
Cost and Registration: $475 before September 1, open until filled
This joint conference will tackle issues of emergency management in the Pacific Northwest with an emphasis on community resilience. Topics include funding and regulatory changes, the NIST Community Disaster Resilience Guide, emergency response for rail incidents, coastal resilience, and ways to support grassroots preparedness efforts.
September 26 to October 2, 2015
National Safety Council Congress
National Safety Council
Cost and Registration: $875 before August 28, open until filled
This conference will keep safety, health, and environmental professionals abreast of the latest tools and resources available to build safer workplaces. Topics included transportation safety, risk reduction management, conducting risk assessments, creating a safety culture, and business crisis response and preparedness.
October 22-24, 2014
Backyards and Beyond
National Fire Protection Association
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Cost and Registration: $595 before September 18, open until filled
This conference will examine fire hazards in the wildland-urban interface and lessons learned from the Firewise Program. Topics include recent wildfires in California, Arizona, and Colorado; community resilience, Firewise data for the private sector, and case studies from Myrtle Beach.
October 31 to November 4, 2015
APHA Annual Meeting
American Public Health Association
Cost and Registration: $930 before September 17, open until filled
This conference will focus on ways public health officials can partner with policymakers to promote healthy, resilient communities and environments. Topics include aging and public health, food security issues, health and the built environment, infectious disease law, public health for vulnerable populations, and international public health policies.
November 3-5, 2015
2015 Rising Seas Summit
Association of Climate Change Officers
Cost and Registration: $775 before October 15, open until filled
This conference will examine the relationships sea level rise, climate change and extreme events. Topics include legal challenges to adaptation, public health implications of sea level rise, natural systems resilience, unsustainable policies that lead to risk, relocation issues, adaptive infrastructure, and quantifying climate risk.