Preparing for a National Catastrophic Event
Federal Emergency Management Agency
November 29, 2017, 11:00 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. MST
Cost and Registration: Free, register online before the event

This webinar will explore the challenges fire and emergency services leadership face when preparing for catastrophic events. Topics include understanding the specific characteristics of a national catastrophic event, becoming aware of the kinds of assistance the federal government can offer, and recognizing supplemental capabilities and resources.

Blogging for Scientific American: Lessons from Experience
Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science
November 30, 2017, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m EST
Cost and Registration: Free, register online before the event

This webcast will explore useful advice from Scientific American bloggers about how to write about scientific research and communicate it to the public. Topics include learning how to generate interesting and relevant ideas, developing ideas into stories and articles that audiences will want to read, and using past experiences to discuss what works best for science blogging.

The Disaster Roadmap: Leveraging Funding and Best Practices
American Bar Association
December 11, 2017, 1:00 p.m to 2:30 p.m. EST
Cost and Registration: $195, register before the event

This webinar will help attorneys representing local governments and officials better understand Federal Emergency Management Agency Hazard Mitigation Assistance and Public Assistance programs. Topics include discovering funding options for homeowners and communities, examining common mistakes using real-world examples, and learning about specific procurement regulations. Continuing learning credits are available.

Engaged Scientists Series
Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences
Cost and Registration: Free, available for viewing

This webcast discusses issues of environmental health and safety and helps equip scientists with community engagement skills. Topics include exploring techniques to work more closely with communities, fostering dialogue and enabling two-sided conversations about environmental science, and understanding the role of power and privilege in community-based research.

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