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Floyd Conference Social

RENCI at ECU attends Floyd Remembered Conference

RENCI at ECU staff attended the NWS Hurricane Floyd Remembered Conference as a part of Flood Awareness Week on March 18. Speakers discussed lessons learned and advances since Hurricane Floyd in 1999.
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RENCI display at NCEMA

RENCI Participates in NCEMA Conference

RENCI at ECU participated in the NC Emergency Managers Association's Spring "All-Hazards Conference" held March 8–13. The purpose of the conference is to share information and the latest techniques for improving emergency repsonse.
Conference website | Images


Sara Dellana wins an iPod at the Science Fair

RENCI Presents Award at NC Science & Engineering Fair

At the Northeast Regional Science Fair on March 7, 2009, the winner of RENCI award for Excellence in Technology was Sara Dellana of D. H. Conley High School, Greenville for her project "Designing an Energy Efficient Switch."
Read more | Fair website


Tom Allen explains the NC COHAZ image to a visitor at the Coastal GeoTools Conference.

RENCI at ECU Participates in Coastal GeoTools Conference

RENCI at ECU participated in NOAA's Coastal GeoTools Conference, March 2–5. The theme of the conference was "Building the Digital Coast," a new initiative that provides easy access to organized and relevant data, tools, and technical training.
Conference website | Images


PHS Web Conference

Medically Fragile Populations PHS) Web Conference

Dr. Lloyd Novick and Ruth Little, of the PHS Project, presented a web conference via RENCI SmileTiger for local and state emergency managers on February 25, 2009.
Read more | PowerPoint Presentation


Tom Allen at the NC GIS Conference

RENCI Participates in NC GIS Conference

The 2009 NC GIS Conference was held at the Raleigh Convention Center in downtown Raleigh, NC on Thursday, February 19 and Friday, February 20. The theme, Capitalizing on Spatial Data, was a perfect fit for bringing the practitioners and users of GIS data together at this eleventh biennial conference.
Conference website | Images


RENCI's participation in Emerging Issues Forum

RENCI Participates in Emerging Issues Forum in Raleigh

RENCI's presence at the Emgerging Issues Forum received positive reviews from government, university, and private sector attendees alike. The opportunity to showcase RENCI's work on the multi-touch table was made possible by many people.

Read more | Forum website | Video


Children Read the Gettysburg Address at the VisWall

VisWall Participates in Lincoln's 200th Birthday Reading

Students from a local home schooling group visit the VisWall and participate in a national attempt to break the simultaneous reading record with the Gettysburg Address.

Thursday, February 12, 2009
10:00 am, Brewster C-202
Read more | Flyer | PowerPoint


Beach House Erosion

NC Coasts in Crisis: A Vision for the Future

Lecture by Dr. Stan Riggs, distinguished research professor of geology.

Thursday, February 12, 2009
4:00 pm, Mendenhall Greatrooms
Read more | Flyer


Bate Building

English Department TPC Lecture

Dr. Menno de Jong
"Communication and Empathy: Communication Professionals as Advocates"

Tuesday, January 27, 2009
7:00 PM, Bate 1028
Reception following in Bate 2136
Open to Public
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VisChallenge

Now Accepting Entries for Visualization Challenge 2009

RENCI at ECU/C-SIM invites students to participate in a competition of innovative visualization using the Visualization Wall located in Brewster C-202. All students interested in scientific, educational, or artistic visualization are encouraged to enter. The deadline is January 23, 2009.
Flyer | Entry Form | 2008 Entries | 2009 Entries


Next Gen Banner

Enabling the Next Generation of Hazards and Disasters Researchers

The National Science Foundation is funding a new project led by Dr. Tom Birkland of the School of Public and International Affairs at North Carolina State University. The overarching goal of this project is to identify and support junior-level faculty members seeking to build their careers in this area. The application deadline is February 15, 2009.
Read more | Project website


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