Disaster Mitigation, Preparedness, Response and Sustainable Reconstruction Workshop
Event Start Date: May 08, 2014 - 9 a.m.
Event End Date: May 09, 2014 - 5 p.m.
Event Type: Open to public | Location: Campus Center Ballroom
Explore and examine how disaster mitigation, preparedness, response and sustainable reconstruction after disasters will be addressed in context of architectural, planning, and engineering education.
Through this international workshop, discussions will be held on curricular opportunities such as online short courses, continuing education options, curricular suggestions for schools in countries most vulnerable to catastrophic disasters, and joint degree programs for schools with appropriate expertise in the topic.
Who should attend
Representatives of regulatory agencies, professional associations, foundations supporting educational initiatives, and academic societies--as well as academic institutions--are encouraged to attend.
The workshop's interdisciplinary presentations will also be of interest to NGO and governmental representatives, architects, engineers, planners (regional/city/urban/community/neighborhood/economic/social) and allied professionals, representatives of funding agencies, and public policy makers.
Center for Rebuilding Sustainable Communities after Disasters (CRSCAD),
McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies, University of Massachusetts Boston
- Boston Architectural College
School of Architecture, Art and Historic Preservation,
Roger Williams University, Bristol, Rhode Island
Learn more about
- workshop objectives
- suggested themesFor disability-related accommodations, please call UMass Boston Customer Service at 617.287.4000, email firstname.lastname@example.org or complete the form at www.ada.umb.edu.
- submission of abstracts (deadline December 3, 2013)
- registration ($500 fee)
Further information about the workshop, please email: email@example.com or call 617.287.7116
Through the College of Advancing and Professional Studies, the center offers several certificate programs on global post-disaster studies and emergency preparedness.
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Event Cost: $500 registration fee
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