The Rhode Island Flood Mitigation Association (RIFMA) invites abstracts for posters from students (undergraduate and graduate) to be presented at the 2016 Conference – Incentivizing Actionable Resilience to Flooding – on April 7, 2016 in Smithfield, RI.
Important Dates & Information:
Abstract Submission Deadline: March 6, 2016
Notification of Acceptance: March 11, 2016
Presentation of Poster: April 7, 2016; 8:00- 4:30
Submit abstracts on line at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/RIFMA2016
CASH AWARDS FOR TOP 3 POSTERS!
Posters should contribute to the conference theme of resilience to flooding, sharing research and studies related to topics such as design, policy, management, risk assessment, social vulnerability, economic benefits, incentives/barriers to action, legal aspects and public outreach.
RIFMA is pleased to provide this opportunity for students to present their research to a diverse group of professionals who are actively involved in planning, policy, and implementation of hazard mitigation in Rhode Island and the region. Poster presentations displayed in the exhibit hall with organization-sponsored booths, provide networking opportunities among professionals and students to informally discuss their work.
Submit abstracts on-line (no more than 1500 characters-roughly 250 words): https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/RIFMA2016
All students attending the event must register for the conference at a reduced rate of $25.