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OpenQuake Release Event

Tune in for the release event of OpenQuake, an innovative web-based risk assessment platform for modelling, viewing, exploring and managing earthquake risk worldwide. The open source software will allow professionals from various fields of work to combine different GEM products and obtain key outputs for risk assessment, risk management, scientific researches and much more. The platform, fed by continous contributions of users, will also plays as an interactive environment where sharing knowledge, results and resources from local to global.

Event details
Date: 
Wednesday, 21 January, 2015 - 09:00 - 17:00

Location

http://www.globalquakemodel.org/
Canada

First Webinar on the Transportation Specific Hazus User Group

The newly-created US Transportation Specific Hazus User Group is welcoming anyone interested to join their first webinar. The group is focussing on the damage assessment and loss estimation system (Hazus) traditionally available to emergency managers now being connected to transportation.

Event details
Date: 
Friday, 19 December, 2014 - 08:00 - 09:30

Location

online
Canada

Disaster Recovery Information Exchange - GITME III

Many thanks to Mark Baker for passing on the following information about the upcoming DRIE (Disaster Recovery Information Exchange) event in Toronto. Information is below and Mark can be contacted for more.

GTIME (Greater Toronto Incident Management Exercise) III

Climate Change -  Risk, Reality, Response

http://www.driegtime.org/

 

December 11

Agenda

8:30 Registration, continental breakfast

9:00 Exercise kick off and scenario details

10:00 Speaker panel and participant discussion

10:25 Break

Event details
Date: 
Thursday, 11 December, 2014 - 08:59 - 14:00

Location

Toronto
Canada

Emergency Management Webinar series - EMBC

Those interested in Emergency Management, EMBC is offering a free webinar series on Emergency Operation Centers, Flood response and recovery and social media and emergency management.

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Hazus Annual Users Conference

An excellent opportunity to network with other Hazus users. 

Theme: "Translating Risk Assessment into Mitigation Action"

Event details
Date: 
Monday, 4 August, 2014 (All day) - Wednesday, 6 August, 2014 (All day)

Location

Indianapolis, Indiana
Indiana Government Center South 302 W. Washington St.
46204
United States

CanHUG Meeting 2014-03-19

Come join us on March 19th at 10:30am PST and share your stories and ideas at the next CanHUG meeting. This week we are fortunate to have a presentation by Cynthia McCoy of FEMA region III, an overview of Hazus-Mh.

Event details
Date: 
Wednesday, 19 March, 2014 - 10:30 - 11:30

Location

webinar and teleconference
Canada

Storm induced flooding by pooling (non-overbank)

How important is this flood hazard for loss-estimates? Agriculture Canada has created a way to calculate water pooling levels due to heavy rains and super-saturated ground. Would it be useful to incorporate that technique in Hazus, particularly for the Hurricane model?

 

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