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National Evacuation Conference

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The National Evacuation Conference will be held in New Orleans January 7-10, 2014, at the Ernest N. Morial Conventional Center! NEC will be held in conjunction with the 2014 International Disaster Conference and Expo.

Paper submissions are now being accepted: Call For Papers (.pdf)
Please email your abstract to SDMI@lsu.edu.

Conference Information:
The Conference will bring together professionals, academics, nonprofit, and for-profit organizations, consultants, emergency managers, and transportation planners to discuss evacuation planning for cities and regions across the United States.  Thepurpose of the conference is to foster an interdisciplinary exchange of ideas surrounding a broad range of evacuation issues, particularly mass evacuations caused by disasters.

Who Should Attend:
The conference will assemble together professional, academics, nonprofit and for-profit organizations, consultants, emergency managers, government officials and transportation planners to discuss evacuation planning for cities and regions across the United States.

Hosts:
Conference is organized by the Stephenson Disaster Management Institute and the Gulf Coast Research Center for Evacuation and Transportation Resiliency both at Louisiana State University and the University of New Orleans.

For more information about the National Evacuation Conference, please email one of the following:

John L. Renne, Ph.D., AICP
Associate Professor and Director
Merritt C. Becker, Jr. Transportation Institute
Dept. of Planning & Urban Studies
University of New Orleans
jrenne@uno.edu

Brian Wolshon, Ph.D., P.E., P.T.O.E.
Professor and Director
Gulf Coast Research Center for Evacuation and Transportation Resiliency
Dept. of Civil & Env. Engineering
Louisiana State University
brian@rsip.lsu.edu

Brant Mitchell, Director
Research and Operations
Stephenson Disaster Management Institute
E. J. Ourso College of Business
Louisiana State University
bmitch9@lsu.edu

 

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