Hazard and Disaster Mitigation Professional Development Series
October 2, 2014, 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. EDT
William Averette Anderson Fund Student Advisory Council
Cost and Registration: Free, register in advance of the event
This webinar will be the first in a series that features emergency practitioners, academics, and other disaster experts speaking on topics related to hazard and disaster mitigation. Students and young professionals interested in emergency preparedness and response will find this series especially useful.
Maintenance and Operations Resilience: Improving System Management and Performance During Adverse and Extreme Weather Events
October 2, 2014, Noon to 2:00 p.m., EDT
Transportation Research Board of the National Academies
Cost and Registration: $89 (free to TRB sponsors, affiliates, and media), open until filled
This webinar will examine systems and tools for performance evaluation in maintenance and operations in adverse weather events. Topics include how weather-related data can improve decision making, adaptation techniques that minimize extreme weather risks, cost effective risk reduction, and performance measurements and management. A variety of professional education credits are available.
International Training Course on GIS for Disaster Risk Management
October 27 to November 7, 2015
Asian Disaster Preparedness Center
Cost and Registration: $3,175 including accommodation, register before September 28
This course is designed to assist disaster management professionals in using spatial data, GIS, and remote sensing data for disaster risk management and assessments. Course topics include post-disaster impact and damage analysis, pre-disaster risk assessment, and information for risk reduction planning.