2020 Researchers Meeting Schedule

All sessions will be held VIRTUALLY this year!

After the 45th Annual Natural Hazards Workshop adjourns, the Researchers Meeting will begin. All times are in Mountain Daylight Time (MDT). A general schedule follows:

Time Event
Wed, July 15
11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. MDT
Getting the Most out of Your Researchers Meeting Experience
Wed, July 15
2:00 to 2:15 p.m. MDT
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Wed, July 15
2:15 to 3:00 p.m. MDT
Keynote Address: Update on Activities in Natural Hazards and Related Topics

Wed, July 15
3:00 to 3:30 p.m. MDT
Wed, July 15
3:30 to 5:00 p.m. MDT
Plenary: The Data Revolution—Ethical Imperatives and Methodological Considerations for Hazards and Disaster Research

Time Event

Concurrent Paper Sessions 1

Thur, July 16
8:00 to 9:15 a.m. MDT
Equity in Resilience and Disparities in Vulnerability
Deliberate Data Tools to Inform Better Resilience Decisions
Methods and Challenges of Collecting Data
Roles of Governmental and Nongovernmental Organizations in Community Resilience
COVID-19: Social and Economic Vulnerability
Thur, July 16
9:15 to 9:30 a.m. MDT

Concurrent Paper Sessions 2

Thur, July 16
9:30 to 10:45 a.m. MDT
Various Dimensions of Hazard Impacts
Holistic and Effective Applications of Big Data in Disaster Research
Setting a Research Agenda to Build Resilience
Planning for Disaster Resilience
RAPID Training: Tools and Mobile Applications for Perishable Data Collection
Thur, July 16
10:45 to 11:15 a.m. MDT

Concurrent Paper Sessions 3

Thur, July 16
11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. MDT
Social Vulnerability and Coping Capacity in Recovery
Novel Data and Models to Predict Recovery
Sharing Data Effectively
Improving Evacuation and Response Decisions
COVID-19: Mental and Physical Health Impacts
Thur, July 16
12:30 to 12:45 p.m. MDT
Thur, July 16
12:45 to 2:00 p.m. MDT
Lunch with National Science Foundation Program Directors

Concurrent Paper Sessions 4

Thur, July 16
2:00 to 3:15 p.m. MDT
Social Capital in Disaster Resilience
Development of Metrics, Models, and Big Data in Disaster Research
Valuable Sources of Information for Disaster Research
Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Mitigation Strategies
DesignSafe Training: Cyberinfrastructure for Data Publication
Thur, July 16
3:15 to 3:30 p.m. MDT

Concurrent Paper Sessions 5

Thur, July 16
3:30 to 4:45 p.m. MDT
Dynamics of Social Vulnerability in Disaster Risk
Understanding Social Response to Disasters Using Social Media Data
The Vital Role of Information in Shaping Resilience Decisions
Effectiveness of Government Funding for Mitigation and Recovery
COVID-19: Communication, Connection, and Response
Thur, July 16
4:45 to 5:00 p.m. MDT
Closing Discussion and Agenda Setting
Thur, July 16
5:00 p.m. MDT