Call for Submissions: CatIQ's Canadian Catastrophe Conference (C4)

October 27, 2015 @ 6:31 pm – 7:31 pm
Toronto Board of Trade
Toronto Board Of Trade
77 Adelaide St W, Toronto, ON M5X 1C1
Carolyn Rennie
416-368-0777 ext. 28

C4 2016 Student Delegate Program Call for Submissions

CatIQ’s Canadian Catastrophe Conference (C4) is a content-driven discussion to foster collaboration before, during and after catastrophic events. This inaugural conference will provide an overview of catastrophes, discuss strategies in catastrophe management and explore sector perspectives. Overall themes will be on preparedness and resiliency, available tools, and impacted stakeholder and policy makers working together for the greater good of all Canadians. All levels of academia are encouraged to attend C4 at a discounted price.

C4 2016 will take place at the Toronto Region Board of Trade on February 1 & 2, 2016.

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Student Delegate Program

C4 2016’s Student Delegate Program will provide networking opportunities to graduate students attending Canadian universities working in fields or researching topics related to resilience from catastrophes.

5 opportunities are available which include: Full Conference Registration1, 3-minute thesis presentation as well as display space during cocktail for further discussion and/or poster session.

Eligibility & Submission Requirements
To apply for C4 2016’s Student Delegate Program you must:

  • Be enrolled in or have recently graduated from a Canadian University or College
  • Be involved in or have conducted research relating to the following topics: Climate Change, Adaptation, Resiliency, Economics, Actuarial Sciences, Emergency Management, Engineering, Meteorology, Hydrology, Earth Science, Seismology, Risk Management, Geography, Socio-economics or other fields related to Catastrophes

Your submission should include (in word or pdf format):

  1. A cover letter describing why you believe you should be selected as a Student Delegate (Max 1 page)
  2. An abstract of the research you wish to present and discuss (Max 1 page)
  3. A resume or CV with your contact information and relevant education (Max 1 page)

Please send your completed submission to no later than November 30, 2015.

1 Students are responsible for arranging their own travel and accommodation for the conference.