Researchers Meeting

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The 2024 Researchers Meeting will be held from 2:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 17 and from 7:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. on Thursday, July 18 following the 49th Annual Natural Hazards Research and Applications Workshop.

Submit an Abstract!

Interested in participating in the 2024 Researchers Meeting? If so, submit an abstract here by January 26, 2024!

Scholarly submissions of hazards and disasters research from all disciplinary perspectives are now being accepted for the Researchers Meeting, which will be held Wednesday, July 17 to Thursday, July 18, 2024 in Broomfield, Colorado.

This annual meeting—which is set to immediately follow the 49th Annual Natural Hazards Workshop—welcomes submissions from academic and professional researchers and graduate students on all types of hazards and disaster research. 

The deadline for abstracts is 5:00 p.m. MT on Friday, January 26, 2024. All abstracts must be submitted through the Natural Hazards Center website. Notifications of acceptance will be sent by March 1, 2023.

All abstract submissions must include the following: 

  • Author name(s), title(s), affiliation(s), and email(s)
  • Title of the paper
  • Up to 5 keywords that identify the paper’s topic  
  • An abstract of no more than 250 words describing your research question, methodology, and findings

Please make sure you are subscribed for meeting updates through the Natural Hazards Center. You can also see published abstracts and other materials from past year’s meetings on the Center website. Registration will open soon, but you can start planning your visit to the Omni Interlocken Hotel in Broomfield, Colorado now.

We look forward to learning from you as we work together to advance hazards research and disaster science.


If you have questions, please contact the Researchers Meeting chairs, Rodrigo Costa and Alyssa Provencio at:

The Researchers Meeting is organized by the International Sociological Association Research Committee on Disasters (ISA-RC39) with the support of the Natural Hazards Center and the Natural Hazards Engineering Research Infrastructure (NHERI) CONVERGE facility at the University of Colorado Boulder.

This meeting is supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF), Division of Civil, Mechanical, and Manufacturing Innovation (CMMI) (Award #1841338 and Award #1635593). Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this meeting are those of the participants and do not necessarily reflect the views of the NSF.