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

Call for Speakers
IAEM Annual Conference
International Association of Emergency Managers
Deadline: February 15, 2019

The International Association of Emergency Managers is accepting submissions from those interested in serving as a breakout session speaker at their annual conference to be held November 15-20 in Savannah, Georgia. Speaker topics should relate to emergency management topics in the context of the conference theme: Honor the Past, Treasure the Present, and Shape the Future. Speakers will be chosen on the quality of their presentation and topic expertise. For more information, including guidance on how to submit a winning proposal, visit the call for speakers web announcement.


Call for Papers
Special Collection: Access to Care During Disasters for America's Underserved Communities
Journal of Primary Care & Community Health
Deadline: February 15, 2019

The Journal of Primary Care & Community Health is accepting submissions for a special collection related to healthcare access for underserved communities during disaster. Submissions should focus on the impacts major U.S. disasters have on vulnerable populations such as the elderly, the home-bound, those living in rural areas, individuals experiencing homelessness, and the poor and uninsured. For manuscript submission guidelines, visit the call for papers at the journal’s website.


Call for Papers
Gilbert F. White Flood Policy Forum: Increasing Our Resiliency to Urban Flooding
Association of State Floodplain Managers Foundation
Deadline: February 20, 2019

The Association of State Floodplain Managers Foundation is accepting papers from those planning to attend the Gilbert F. White Flood Policy Forum, to be held March 12-13 in Washington, D.C. An RSVP is required to attend. Papers are used to drive conversation at the forum, which will eventually result in recommendations to increase resilience to urban flooding. Papers of 500-1000 words that explore these issues will be distributed before the event. For more information on the forum and how to submit a paper, see the forum invite at the link above.


Call for Papers
Special Issue: Demonstrated Community Disaster Resilience
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Deadline: April 30, 2019

The International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health is inviting submission for a special issue featuring evidence-based case studies that exemplifying community disaster resilience successes and challenges, with an emphasis on real world and quantifiable outcome measures. For more information and manuscript submission guidelines, visit the special issue information website above.