We’re excited to begin accepting submissions for several opportunities for you to participate in the virtual Natural Hazards Workshop on July 12 through 15.

Poster Session Abstracts
Deadline: June 17, 2020

This year’s poster session will be held in a virtual space that allows presenters to upload a professionally prepared poster and an accompanying video presentation. Space is limited, so please submit your abstract to be included in our online program as soon as possible. For information on how to submit, please visit our submission guidelines web page.

Research and Practice Highlights
Deadline: June 17, 2020

We invite you to share a brief description of your current research, programs, or projects to be posted online. The Research and Practice Highlights are an opportunity to shine a bright light on your current pursuits and allow participants to maximize the networking opportunities that will be available during the online Workshop. You can find more information on our submission guidelines web page.

Hazards and Disasters Student Paper Competition
Deadline: June 11, 2020

The annual Hazards and Disasters Student Paper Competition is an opportunity to showcase the work of the next generation of hazards and disasters scholars. We encourage undergraduate and graduate students to submit their current research, literature reviews, theoretical arguments, or case studies for consideration. Full guidelines and requirements for submission are available on the Student Paper Competition web page.

Mary Fran Myers Gender and Disaster Award
Deadline: June 11, 2020

The Mary Fran Myers Gender and Disaster Award recognizes disaster professionals who continue Mary Fran’s goal of promoting research and evidence-informed action on gender issues in disasters and emergency management. Please send us nominations of those persons who are doing especially strong gender-focused work to advance these important goals. Self-nominations are not accepted. Please visit the award web page to learn more about how to submit a nomination.

One of the most vital elements of the Workshop is the people who attend. We hope you’ll take advantage of one or all of these opportunities to play a role. If you’re not already on our mailing list, register for our emails to received Workshop information—including the upcoming opening of registration—directly in your inbox.