Public Announcements

 

2017 E-Week Call for Speakers

Speakers are invited to submit abstracts on the many facets of Resiliency affecting our nation. Our communities must prepare for a future with a wide spectrum of possible threats, weighing risks and probabilities to determine the best actions today that can minimize loss in a future event. This year, E-Week Technical Training Day will consider how the engineering community is taking a proactive, flexible approach to assessment, analysis, and adaptation, to prepare for potential disasters and minimize impacts to our communities.

 

Selection Process Dates:

Call for Presentations Opens: October 1, 2016

Deadline for submission: December 2, 2016

Acceptance notifications: January 13, 2017 (Registration discount for Speakers)

Final presentations due in PPT format: February 20, 2017

 

Submission Instructions:

All speakers must submit an abstract of their presentation. Each abstract must contain the following information:

  • Title should capture in 10 words or less the topic covered

  • Up to a 300-word description, be as concise as possible

  • 120-word biography of the presenter or each panelist

  • Length of session; 25-30 minute presentation plus 15 minute Q&A

 

All questions and submissions should be emailed to Margaret Walton margaret.walton@atkinsglobal.com and Hollie Dupes hollie.dupes@jacobs.com