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1 Tips for WebEx interaction: – Raise your virtual hand to ask a question. – Post your coffee cup to let us know when you are away. – Use the chat window to interact throughout the session. Send messages to all participants. – Participate actively. – Have fun! *6 Mute your line, so participants cannot hear you. Repeat to cancel your request *7 Unmute your line, so that participants can hear you. Welcome! We will begin shortly… After introducing yourself, please put your microphone and telephone on mute 1

2 The Canadian Hazus User Group meets on the third Wednesday of each month to share knowledge and updates about incorporating Hazus risk assessments into decision making in Canada. Natural Resources Canada’s National-Scale Geohazard Risk Project of the Public Safety Geoscience Program supports the forum. Today’s meeting will be facilitated by Malaika Ulmi The conversation will be recorded and posted on Introduction 2

3 Meet and greet as we connect Training, updates, resources and events Round table Presentation: Flood risk assessment in Fredericton using MS Excel spreadsheet – Heather McGrath, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton Questions and Discussion Agenda 3

4 EMI courses https://www.fema.gov/hazus-mh-training and at Upcoming courses include Hazus for Earthquake, Flood, as well as Basic Hazus and CDMS.https://www.fema.gov/hazus-mh-training Esri online courses search for Hazushttp://training.esri.com/ Hazus 2.2 release in US: info on Canadian version unaffected US version now runs on ArcGIS Canadian version will continue to learn from US and adapt Training 4 Updates

5 5 Resources FEMA Hazus User Group calls on iTunes, search Hazus Community, or join calls by requesting add from Hazus Hotzone newsletter newsletterhttp://www.fema.gov/hazus/hazus-hotzone- newsletter Order a copy of Hazus Canada 2.1, get past and future meeting material, find events, and add content Hazus group on LinkedIn for Canada and the US and LinkedIn for Canadian and US HUG groups and resources YouTube video of policy discussion on community disaster recovery and resiliency in the US (Dept. of Housing and Urban Development): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I4N2nlxaBRA&feature=youtu.be https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I4N2nlxaBRA&feature=youtu.be

6 6 Events Next Hazus Conference November 2-4, 2015 in Atlanta Georgia 11 th Canadian Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Victoria, BC July Call for proposals to 10e colloque sur les risques naturels au Québec ICLR publications and Friday Forums BC EERI site and David Wald Lecture events https://sites.google.com/a/bc.eeri.org/eeri-bc-chapter/ https://sites.google.com/a/bc.eeri.org/eeri-bc-chapter/ Ross Stein lecture at PGC in Sidney, BC on February 4, 2015

7 7 Events Disaster Resilience Workshop, National Institute for Standards and Technology, San Diego, CA, February 18-19, 2015, resilience-workshop.cfm resilience-workshop.cfm World Conference of Disaster Risk Reduction, UNISDR, Sendai, Japan, March 14-18, 2015, with resources at

8 8 Events OpenQuake launch right now! “The open source software will allow professionals from various fields of work to combine different GEM products and obtain key outputs for risk assessment, risk management, scientific researches and much more. The platform, fed by continous contributions of users, will also play as an interactive environment where sharing knowledge, results and resources from local to global.”

9 Introduce yourself Any news, projects, ideas, suggestions, upcoming presentations or conferences of interest … Roundtable 9

10 10 Presentation: Flood risk assessment in Fredericton using MS Excel spreadsheet – Heather McGrath, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton

11 Next CanHUG meeting is February 18, 2015 See you then! Please if there is a speaker or topic you would like featured in future. Thank you 11


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