Appel à communication - 11e colloque sur les risques naturels au Québec

Le Département de géographie de l’UQAM et la Section de géographie de l’UQAR vous invitent au 11e colloque sur
les risques naturels au Québec qui se tiendra lors du 84e congrès de l’ACFAS, les mercredi 11 et jeudi 12 mai 2016,
à l’Université du Québec à Montréal. Vous êtes invité(e)s à soumettre une proposition de communication sur le
thème spécifique de l’adaptation aux extrêmes météorologiques mais aussi sur toute autre thématique en lien
avec les risques naturels pouvant s’intégrer dans les axes suivants :

1. Vers une meilleure connaissance des risques naturels

ICLR Friday Forum - Flood and Drought: What's next for Watershed Management?

The next ICLR workshop will be held on Friday October 16, 2015. This workshop will be available by Webex only.  The log-in details are below.

Kim Sturgess, founder and CEO of Alberta WaterSMART will give a presentation titled: Flood and Drought: What is next for Watershed Management?

If you would like to participate please email Tracy Waddington (


Event details
Friday, 16 October, 2015 - 10:00 - 11:30


Webex, ICLR
20 Richmond Street. E., Suite 210 Toronto
M5C 2R9
44° 18' 44.352" N, 77° 57' 32.3424" W

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
Wednesday, 21 January, 2015 - 09:00 - 17:00


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
Friday, 19 December, 2014 - 08:00 - 09:30



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


December 11


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
Thursday, 11 December, 2014 - 08:59 - 14:00



November CanHUG Meeting Resources

Presentation and Resources


Meet and greet

News and Views

Presentation: Multifaceted hazard and risk assessments in the Bow Valley near Canmore, Alberta; Matthias Jakob of BGC Engineering

Hazards taxonomy: 
All Hazards
Storm Surge
Themes taxonomy: 
Capacity Development
Disaster Mitigation
Disaster Resilience
Disaster Risk Reduction
Emergency Management
Hazus Canada
Infrastructure Planning
Land Use Planning
Policies & Programs
Risk Assessment
Science & Technology
Resources taxonomy: 
Meeting Agendas & Minutes

Interested in modelling losses to transportation in Hazus?

If your interested in losses incurred to transportation systems from natural hazard events, consider joining the new Hazus transportation forum in linkedin

CanHUG meeting 2014-06-18

Come join us on June18th at 10:30am PST and share your stories and ideas at the next CanHUG meeting. This week's presentation will feature a demo of the Hazus Canada earthquake module.  We will delve into some of the functionality of the application. Presentation will be given by Nicky Hastings.  Nicky Hastings has been working with a team of researchers at NRCan to help adapt the US version of Hazus for use in Canada.

Event details
Wednesday, 18 June, 2014 - 10:30 - 11:30


webinar and teleconference
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