Call Outs: Calls for Papers, Abstracts, Proposals, and More

Call for Abstracts
Research Symposium on Multi-Hazards around the Pacific Rim
Association of Pacific Rim Universities
Deadline: May 27, 2017

The Association of Pacific Rim Universities is accepting abstracts for presentation at its multi-hazard research symposium to be held August 28-29 in Beijing, China. The symposium will focus on how science, technology, and government can come together to create more efficient disaster risk reduction efforts. Abstracts of up to 300 words will be accepted in oral and poster presentation categories. For more information on preferred topics, how to submit an abstract, and student opportunities, visit the conference Web site.


Call for Applications
Post-Graduate Internship Program
Earthquake Engineering Research Institute
Deadline: May 31, 2017

The Earthquake Engineering Research Institute is accepting applications for one six-month internship starting as early as June 30, 2017. Interns will work on a variety of projects that will increase their understanding of the field of seismic risk mitigation. Candidates should hold a bachelor’s or master’s degree in engineering, science, architecture, public policy, planning, or a related field and be familiar with earthquake risk reduction and community resilience concepts. A monthly stipend of $2,200 is included. For more information on the program and application guidelines, visit the EERI Web site.


Call for Abstracts
European Conference on Earthquake Engineering
European Association for Earthquake Engineering and others
Deadline: May 31, 2017

The European Conference on Earthquake Engineering is now accepting abstracts for presentation at the event to be held June 18-21 in Thessaloniki, Greece. Abstracts related to soil dynamic, earthquake engineering, earthquake risk mitigation policies, tsunami risk assessments, recent earthquakes, and a wide-range of seismic-design topics will be accepted. For complete guidelines and online submission, visit the conference Web site.


Call for Applications
National Emergency Management Advanced Academy
FEMA Emergency Management Institute
Deadline: May 31, 2017

The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Emergency Management Institute is accepting applications for it’s Advanced Academy, which will take place in four five-day segments between October 2017 and September 2018. Courses include a survey of emergency management concepts, application of professional style, organization, and professional issues. For more information on prerequisites and qualification requirements, visit the Institute’s Web site.