HUG Meetings

May CanHUG - Carolyn Rennie - Quantifying Canadian Catastrophes with CatIQ & Connecting Industry, Government and Academia through CatIQ’s Canadian Catastrophe Conference (C4)

Our next meeting will be Thursday, May 19, 2016. Please join us and share your stories and ideas relating to natural hazard risk assessment and the Hazus tool. This month, we will feature a presentation from Carolyn Rennie of the Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. on their data and services on Canadian disasters, and the upcoming collaborative conference they are hosting. As always, we will share the latest news on the Hazus Canada application and events and training of interest. See information to join the meeting below.

Event details
Date: 
Thursday, 19 May, 2016 - 10:30 - 11:30

Location

webex and teleconference
Canada

April CanHUG - Chris Burton - Assessing Recovery from Catastrophic Earthquakes using the Global Earthquake Model (GEM)

Our next meeting will be Wednesday, April 27, 2016. Please join us and share your stories and ideas relating to natural hazard risk assessment and the Hazus tool. This month, we will feature a presentation from Chris Burton of the Global Earthquake Model on his work with the California Safety Commission and researchers at UCLA in developing a recovery model to help anticipate the impacts and consequences of a seismic event, and factors that influence capacities to withstand and recover from a major earthquake.

Event details
Date: 
Wednesday, 27 April, 2016 - 10:30 - 11:30

Location

webex and teleconference
Canada

March CanHUG - Visualizing Hazus Flood Analysis Results with Interactive Web Maps – Micaella Penning

Our next meeting will be Wednesday, March 16, 2016. Please join us and share your stories and ideas relating to natural hazard risk assessment and the Hazus tool. This month, we will feature a presentation from Micaella Penning of the Geospatial Analysis Center at the University of Minnesota Duluth on her work in using Hazus-derived products to visualize flood scenario results. As always, we will share the latest news on the Hazus Canada application and events and training of interest. See information to join the meeting below.

Event details
Date: 
Wednesday, 16 March, 2016 - 10:30 - 11:30

Location

webex and teleconference
Canada

February CanHUG - Hazus application in the 2013 Alberta Floods - Ryan Reynolds

Our next meeting will be Wednesday, February 17, 2016. Please join us and share your stories and ideas relating to natural hazard risk assessment and the Hazus tool. This month, we will feature a presentation from Ryan Reynolds of the University of Calgary on his application of Hazus in an analysis of the 2013 Alberta floods from the perspective of risk reduction scenarios using reservoir drawdown. As always, we will share the latest news on the Hazus Canada application and events and training of interest. See information to join the meeting below.

Event details
Date: 
Wednesday, 17 February, 2016 - 10:30 - 11:30

Location

webex and teleconference
Canada

January CanHUG - Land use planning for natural hazards - a risk based approach - Wendy Saunders

The next meeting will be Wednesday, January 20. Please join us and share your stories and ideas relating to natural hazard risk assessment and the Hazus tool. This month, we will feature a presentation from Wendy Saunders of GNS Science in New Zealand and she will share her work on the development and application of a risk-based approach for dealing with natural hazards in land use planning (see more at http://www.gns.cri.nz/Home/RBP/Risk-based-planning/A-toolbox).

Event details
Date: 
Wednesday, 20 January, 2016 - 10:30 - 11:30

Location

webex and teleconference
Canada

November CanHUG: Earthquake Risk Reduction Planning – From Knowledge to Action’ – Fiona Dercole, District of North Vancouver and Murray Journeay, Geological Survey of Canada

Please join us again this Wednesday, November 25, and share your stories and ideas relating to natural hazard risk assessment and the Hazus tool. This month, we will feature a presentation from Murray Journeay of the Geological Survey of Canada with Fiona Dercole of the District of North Vancouver on the practical application of earthquake risk reduction in on urban municipality. As always, we will share the latest news on the Hazus Canada application and events and training of interest. See information to join the meeting below.

Event details
Date: 
Wednesday, 25 November, 2015 - 10:30 - 11:30

Location

telephone and Webex
Canada

October CanHUG - Risk-Based Land-use Guide

Please join us again this Wednesday, October 21, and share your stories and ideas relating to natural hazard risk assessment and the Hazus tool. This month, we will feature a presentation from Bert Struik of Simon Fraser University and Natural Resources Canada on a recent publication that offers guidance on reducing risk through land use practices in urban municipalities. As always, we will share the latest news on the Hazus Canada application and events and training of interest. See information to join the meeting below.

Event details
Date: 
Wednesday, 21 October, 2015 - 10:30 - 11:30

Location

telephone and Webex
Canada

September CanHUG - Hazus Earthquake Seismic Risk Assessment for Cairo, Egypt

Join us Wednesday, September 16, 2015 and share your stories and ideas relating to natural hazard risk assessment and the Hazus tool. This month, we will feature a presentation from Jesse Rozelle of FEMA on a Hazus seismic risk assessment in Cairo, Egypt. As always, we will share the latest news on the Hazus Canada application and events and training of interest. See information to join the meeting below. Meeting materials and information will be under the Resources menu and Meeting Documents submenu before the meeting.

 

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Event details
Date: 
Wednesday, 16 September, 2015 - 10:30 - 11:30

Location

telephone and Webex
Canada

June CanHUG - Seismic Rapid Risk Tool

Join us Wednesday, June 17, and share your stories and ideas relating to natural hazard risk assessment and the Hazus tool. This month, we will feature a presentation Marie-José Nollet and Ahmad Abo El Ezz of École de technologie supérieure on the development of a tool for rapid seismic risk assessment. As always, we will share the latest news on the Hazus Canada application and events and training of interest. See information below to join the meeting. Meeting materials and information will be under the Resources menu and Meeting Documents submenu before the meeting.

Event details
Date: 
Wednesday, 17 June, 2015 - 10:30 - 11:30

Location

telephone and Webex
Canada

May CanHUG - Alberta Floods

Please join us this coming Wednesday, May 20, and share your stories and ideas relating to natural hazard risk assessment and the Hazus tool. This month, we will feature a presentation from John Conrad, Executive Director of Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resources Development, who was responsible for the emergency response to the Alberta floods of 2013. As always, we will share the latest news on the Hazus Canada application and events and training of interest. See information to join the meeting below.

Event details
Date: 
Wednesday, 20 May, 2015 - 10:30 - 11:30

Location

telephone and Webex
Canada
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