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Institute for Business & Home Safety and ACSP
Award for Scholarship in Planning and Natural Hazards
Abstract Deadline: February 16, 2004
Paper Deadline: May 25, 2004
The Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS), together with the
Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP), will grant one award
recognizing scholarship in the general area of planning and natural
hazards. Eligible papers must be accepted for presentation and presented
at the ACSP conference October 21-24, 2004 in Portland, Oregon.
Papers should address land use or other types of planning that incorporate
natural hazards, including, but not limited to: flooding, coastal erosion,
land subsidence, earthquakes, or other geologic or meteorological hazard
impacts that can be minimized through community, regional, or state
planning. The awardee will receive a prize of $500, which will be
presented at the ACSP 2004 conference. Undergraduate, graduate, and joint
faculty/student papers are eligible. For joint faculty/student papers, the
student must be the first author and designated presenter of the paper.
Abstracts may be submitted directly to the ACSP conference organizers
between January 5 and February 16, 2004. Abstract submission procedures
can be found at www.acsp.org.
At the same time, copies of the abstracts should be sent by e-mail to the ACSP-IBHS committee chair with a cover memo indicating intent to
submit a paper for the ACSP-IBHS award.
Only papers accepted for presentation at the ACSP Conference are eligible
for the award. Authors whose abstracts are accepted for presentation at
the conference should submit their final papers electronically to the
ACSP-IBHS committee chair by May 25, 2004 with full student author
information, including name, institutional affiliation, name of faculty
advisor or co-author (indicate clearly if faculty member is co-author),
degree program (undergraduate, masters, Ph.D.), degree status (in progress
or awarded), mailing address, phone, facsimile and e-mail. Papers are not
to exceed 20 pages.
Authors' papers will be reviewed during the summer of 2004 with
notification in September 2004.
Send submissions by e-mail to Robert Paterson, review committee chair:
Robert G. Paterson, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Research and Facilities
Director, Graduate Program in Community and Regional Planning, School of
Architecture and Planning
The University of Texas
Austin, TX 78712-1160