IBS Speaker Series: Data for disasters: designing user-centered and integrated earthquake information

Zoom link: https://cuboulder.zoom.us/j/97771223323 – email ibs-contact@colorado.edu for password. Speaker: Sabine Loos, Mendenhall Fellow USGS and CU Boulder Natural Hazards Center Abstract: Many data sources that become available after a disaster—such as satellite imagery or reconnaissance surveys—have immense power to inform decisions that influence the trajectory of the affected country for years afterwards. However, often these data ... Read more

IBS Speaker Series: Short-term Forecasting of COVID-19 using Spatiotemporal Machine Learning

Zoom link: https://cuboulder.zoom.us/j/97771223323 – email ibs-contact@colorado.edu for password. Speaker: Morteza Karimzadeh Abstract: Short-term forecasts of COVID-19 spread have been used for planning intervention strategies and resource allocation. Observed patterns of cases, deaths, and hospitalizations, as well as measurements of human interaction through proxies such as social connectedness or population movement have proved useful for predictive modeling ... Read more

IBS Speaker Series: Bound by Time: A Critical Appraisal of Temporary Migrant Labor Schemes in Australia, Canada, the United States, and the United Arab Emirates

Zoom link: https://cuboulder.zoom.us/j/97771223323 – email ibs-contact@colorado.edu for password. Speaker: David Cook-Martín Abstract: Migration scholarship has a bias toward permanence and integration. Its working and implicit assumption is that migration statuses are or should be permanent, a step on the way to residence and naturalization. Yet temporariness has been a longstanding if invisible strategy to govern and ... Read more

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