45th Annual Natural Hazards Workshop Call for Submissions (by June 10, 2020)

The 45th Annual Natural Hazards Research and Applications Workshop will be held virtually this year from July 12 through July 15.

The Natural Hazards Center is transitioning the Workshop to an online platform.

More information about registration and logistics will be distributed soon.

Submissions are now being accepting for the following opportunities for those wishing to participate in the Workshop: 

Poster Session Abstracts
Deadline: June 10, 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 abstracts to be included in the online program as soon as possible. For information on how to submit, please visit the submission guidelines web page.

Research and Practice Highlights
Deadline: June 10, 2020
Researchers are invited to share a brief description of their current research, programs, or projects to be posted online. The Research and Practice Highlights are an opportunity to shine a bright light on current pursuits and allow participants to maximize networking opportunities that will be available during the online Workshop. More information is available on the submission guidelines web page.

Hazards and Disasters Student Paper Competition
Deadline: June 10, 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. Undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged 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 10, 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 nominations for 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 for information about how to submit a nomination.

One of the most vital elements of the Workshop is the people who attend. The Natural Hazards Center Team hopes everyone will take advantage of one or all of these opportunities to play a role. More information will be provided soon about  opening of registration for the Workshop and the Researchers Meeting to follow. Pricing information is available on the registration page.

If you wish to be added to The Natural Hazards Center mailing list, please register for emails via the Hazards Center signup form. You may reach out with any questions at hazards.workshop@colorado.edu