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Disaster PRIMR 2024: Interfaces of Disaster

Opportunities and challenges arise where boundaries converge. Disaster PRIMR 2024 Conference presents opportunities to discuss and explore these challenges and identify innovative and meaningful strategies and techniques to mitigate them and improve the resilience of communities throughout. This year's conference will focus on the challenges in rural and tribal communities, including heirs’ property rights and gentrification, the impacts of environmental driven catastrophes, accessibility challenges and many more. Please join us in this exploration with scholars and practitioners representing the interfaces of disaster.

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PRIMR Core Values:  This event is guided by these shared values:

  1. People First
    Coming all together to share, learn, and take away relevant information, knowledge of best practices, experience of lessons learned, and insights of wisdom, which are relevant and applicable within communities engaged in proactive Preparedness for, Response to, Innovation on, Mitigation of, and Recovery (PRIMR) from, the impacts and effects caused by disasters caused by natural phenomena and/or human actions.
  1. Listen First
    Highlighting how local knowledge is critical for any aspect of PRIMR in order to prioritize people and respond effectively and efficiently to their needs.
  1. Partnership
    Upholding the need to maintain the highest levels of respect, trust, commitment to each other, the organizations they represent, and the communities they serve.
  1. Cultural Humility
    Recognizing the value of ALL people, by being open to other ways of doing things, and by being co-learners.
  1. Access to All
    Focusing on the connectivity among disciplinary and institutional/organizational silos to integrate a broad range of cross-disciplinary and cross-population perspectives and experiences.
  1. Agency
    Helping people understand and access their own power in all dimensions of PRIMR, focusing on the agentic capacity of individuals and communities to act independently and to make their own free choices.

Call for Submissions
2024 PRIMR Call for Submissions - EXTENDED!!! - Submissions will be accepted until December 10, 2023

2024 PRIMR Submission System - EXTENDED!!! - Submissions will be accepted until December 10, 2023

Conference Dates:
February 26 - February 28, 2024

Conference Location:
H.D. Smith Operations Building (Bldg 25)
Brayton Fire Training Field
1595 Nuclear Science Rd.
College Station, Texas

Registration Information:
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Transportation Information:
Transportation will not be provided for the event
Parking will be provided at no cost at each venue

Nearby AIrports:
Easterwood Airport (CLL) - Serviced by American Airlines
Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) - 90 miles
Austin-Bergstrom AIrport (AUS) - 97 miles 

Lodging and Accomodation Information:
Coming Soon