39th Annual Natural Hazards Research and Applications Workshop

Sunday, June 22 through Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Broomfield, Colorado

The Annual Natural Hazards Research and Applications Workshop is designed to bring researchers and practitioners from many disciplines together for face-to-face discussions on how society deals with hazards and disasters.

The International Research Committee on Disasters Researchers Meeting and the Natural Hazard Mitigation Association Practitioners Meeting will immediately follow the main Workshop from Wednesday, June 25 through Thursday, June 26.



2014 Workshop Schedule

Check back often for updates to this preliminary program.

Sun. 3:00-4:30 p.m. Gender and Disasters Roundtable
Centennial E
Social Media and Disasters Roundtable
Centennial F
Sun. 4:00-7:00 p.m. Registration Interlocken D
Sun. 5:00-7:00 p.m. Poster Session with Cash Bar Interlocken and Centennial Foyers and Interlocken B/C
Sun. 6:00-7:00 p.m. First-Timers' Orientation Centennial E
Sun. 7:00-9:00 p.m. U.S. National Platform for UNISDR Listening Session Interlocken A
Mon. 7:00 a.m.
to 5:30 p.m.
Registration Interlocken D
Mon. 8:00-9:15 a.m. Welcome and Self-Introductions Interlocken A/B
Mon. 9:15-10:00 a.m. Keynote: Dennis Mileti, University of Colorado, Boulder Interlocken A/B
Mon. 10:00-10:30 a.m. Break
Mon. 10:30 a.m.
to 12:00 p.m.
Plenary: The 2013 Colorado Floods and the City of Boulder’s Response Interlocken A/B
Mon. 12:00-1:30 p.m. Lunch Outdoor Pavilion
 
Concurrent Session Tracks
 
Law and Policy
Education and Research
Planning
Vulnerability
Technology and Infrastructure
Mon. 1:30-3:00 p.m. What's Law Got to Do With It: Sociolegal Perspectives
Centennial E
Educational Options for Passing Along Disaster Knowledge
Centennial F
Apple? Orange? Natural Hazard and CBRN Resilience Compared
Interlocken A
Building Healthcare Resilience to High-Impact Weather
Interlocken C
The Tohoku Earthquake
Interlocken B
Mon. 3:00-3:30 p.m. Break
Mon. 3:30-5:00 p.m. This Year in Hazard Mitigation and Climate Adaptation Law
Centennial E
The Changing Emergency Management Profession
Spruce
Post-Disaster Recovery: What's the Plan?
Interlocken A
Disaster Risk Reduction Post-Hyogo: Where Are We Going?
Centennial F

Wireless Emergency Alerts: The Edge of the Wave
Fir
Mon. 5:30-7:00 p.m. Poster Session with Hosted Bar Interlocken and Centennial Foyers and Interlocken B/C
Mon. 7:00-8:30 p.m. Tribute to Bill Anderson Interlocken A/B
Tue. 7:30 a.m.
to 5:30 p.m.
Registration Interlocken D
Tue. 7:00-8:30 a.m. GIS and Disasters Roundtable
Centennial E
Disasters and Public Health Roundtable
Interlocken C
Disasters and Media Roundtable
Centennial F
Tue. 8:30-10:00 a.m. Plenary: Multisectoral Collaboration at Work Interlocken A/B
Tue. 10:00-10:30 a.m. Break
Tue. 10:30-11:15 a.m. Keynote: Victoria Simonsen, Town of Lyons and John O'Brien, Town of Lyons Interlocken A/B
Tue. 11:15-11:30 a.m. Break
 
Research to Policy to Practice
Tue. 11:30 a.m.
to 12:30 p.m.
Modeling Resilience: An International Comparison
Interlocken B
Presentations by New Researchers I
Centennial E
Presentations by New Researchers II
Centennial F
Mary Fran Myers Scholarship Recipients: An Invited Panel
Interlocken A
Tue. 12:30-2:00 p.m. Lunch Outdoor Pavilion
 
Concurrent Sessions
Tue. 2:00-3:30 p.m. Fire Policy on the Ground: Building System Awareness Around Wildfire Preparedness and Response
Centennial F
Culture and Disaster: The Anthropological Approach
Interlocken A
What If? Scenarios for Disaster Management and Recovery
Interlocken B

Integrating Homeless Populations into Disaster Planning
Centennial E
Adapting Transportation Networks to Climate Variability
Interlocken C
Tue. 3:30-4:00 p.m. Break
Tue. 4:00-5:30 p.m. Safe Enough? How Codes Protect Lives but Not Cities
Centennial F
Why People Don't Engage in Disaster Preparedness (and What to Do About It)
Interlocken A
Integrating Climate Adaptation into Local Planning
Interlocken B
Emerging Trends in Child Protection
Centennial E
Tornado Warnings: Is Less (Time) More?
Interlocken C
Tue. 6:00-9:00 p.m. BBQ CU Stadium Club
Wed. 8:30 a.m.
to 3:00 p.m.
Registration Interlocken D
Wed. 9:00-10:30 a.m. Public-Private Partnerships for Disaster Resilience: Challenges and Opportunities
Centennial E
Does Anybody Actually Use Disaster Research?
Interlocken B
Going Green and Building Strong: Synergies and Tradeoffs
Centennial F
Aging and Vulnerability
Interlocken A
Public Health Consequences of a Cyber Event
Interlocken C
Wed. 10:30-11:00 a.m. Break
Wed. 11:00 a.m.
to 12:30 p.m.
Three Years, Three Droughts: Causes, Impacts, and Response in Texas, the Great Plains, and California
Centennial E
Lessons Lost Following Catastrophic Events
Interlocken B
Quality Public Participation in Hazard Mitigation Planning
Centennial F
Just Resilience: Moving Away from Ethics as Usual
Interlocken A
Spatial Perspectives on Disaster Recovery
Interlocken C
Wed. 12:30-2:00 p.m. Lunch Outdoor Pavilion
Wed. 2:00-3:30 p.m. Plenary: Large Disasters are Different Interlocken A/B
Wed. 3:30-3:45 p.m. Wrap up and Adjourn Interlocken A/B
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