Virtual Seminar Series

About the Virtual Seminar Series

We've conculed the Fall 2014 Virtual Seminar Series.  The 2015 CDRE Virtual Seminar Series will pick back up on select Fridays through the Spring 2015 semester.  Experts from various universities and research centers present online seminars on their research and current activities.  The presentations are open to all students and faculty.  Please mark your calendars and plan to attend!

Friday, February 13 - 1PM EST
Dr. Laura Myers, Social Scientist from University of Alabama

Friday, March 20 - 1PM EDT
Art Faulkner, Alabama State EMA Director

Friday, April 10 - 1PM EDT
Matt Pelak, Team Rubicon Director of Strategic Partnerships

CDRE Virtual Seminar Series Archives for Fall 2014

Friday, September 19 – 1PM EDT
Dr. Joe Trainor, Ph.D.
Critical Issues in Disaster Science and Management: Dialogue Between Researchers and Practitioners
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Friday, October 17 – 1PM EDT
Zephi Francis
Children’s Tornado Safety Education Acquisition:  A Case Study of Moore, Oklahoma
Watch Here

Friday, November 7 – 1PM EST
Matthias Miziorko
Integrating Geographic Information System (GIS) Technology into a Comprehensive Emergency Management Program
Watch Here

Previous Seminar Speakers

To view previous Virtual Seminar Series speakers, visit our YouTube channel with every VSS since 2011.

Virtual Seminar Access Instructions

There are three options to attend the seminar:

  1. If you are a visitor, log in directly using the link: TBA
  2. If you are a student, log onto D2L and on the main page, then click the link labeled “Spring 2015 Virtual Seminar Series”
  3. If you don't have computer access, call using the following phone number and PIN:
    Participant: TBA
    PIN: TBA

*If you are not a student, faculty, or staff member of the CDRE MSEM program, please contact for with any questions on access to these seminars.