Are you interested in learning more about flash drought or describing how it has affected your community? You may be interested in attending this upcoming workshop on flash drought to be held in Boulder CO on May 2-4. I plan to attend and hope to see a few of you there. Information on the workshop and links to submit a presentation or poster and to register are below.

National Integrated Drought Information System
2nd National Flash Drought Workshop May 2-4, 2023 | Boulder, Colorado
Last Call – Due this Wednesday! Call for Presentations, Posters, and Flash Drought Tools (Virtual presentations are an option)
Call for Presentations and Posters
Would you like the opportunity to showcase your work or experience around flash drought through either an oral presentation or poster at the workshop? If so, please consider submitting an abstract! We are looking for oral presentations or posters on the following topics (virtual presentations are an option):
Flash drought case studies
Flash drought monitoring Flash drought prediction
Emerging scientific advancements in flash drought
Innovative planning for flash drought
Call for Flash Drought Tools
Would you like the opportunity to showcase your flash drought-oriented tool during a Tools Cafe at the workshop? We are looking for people that would like to host a Tools Cafe table to showcase their flash drought tool. These could be tools for flash drought monitoring, prediction, planning, and/or communication.
Deadline for submissions: March 22, 2023 (end of day)
Notification of acceptance will be provided by April 2, 2023
Call for Presentations and PostersCall for Flash Drought Tools
Reminder! Register Now for the Workshop
Registration is now open for the workshop! A draft agenda is also now available. More details will be added to the agenda when they are available.

Who: This workshop is free and open to all, and is particularly relevant to those entities that engage in the following activities:
Monitoring drought conditions
Engaging in drought mitigation and water planning 
Utilizing drought information in decision making 
Providing information on drought conditions and impacts
Conducting research related to flash drought
Sharing drought information through communication and outreach
Deadline to register: April 18, 2023
Register Now
View the Draft Agenda
Workshop Logistics
For more information on the venue location, hotel block and more, please visit the meeting website!Hotel and Logistics
The National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS) would like to thank the following partners for their help in planning this workshop: Auburn University, Colorado State University, Desert Research Institute, Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, Montana State University, Natural Hazards Center, National Drought Mitigation Center, NOAA, Northeast Regional Climate Center, Oregon State University, Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation, Texas Water Development Board, University of Colorado-Boulder, University of Georgia, University of Illinois, University of Oklahoma, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, University of Wisconsin, and USDA. Please share this upcoming event with your networks!
For questions about the workshop, please contact Sylvia Reeves.
Limited travel support funds are available upon request. Please email Sylvia Reeves by March 31, 2023 if you are interested in travel support.  
For logistics and lodging questions, please contact Jessica Martinez.
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