To make the workshop on catastrophe risk at Drake University flourish by sharing a variety of ideas, we invite academic researchers and practitioners to submit an abstract to present research findings and industrial ideas. Abstracts related to any catastrophe risk topic are welcome. Each paper accepted for the workshop is given 20 minutes for presentation, followed by 5 minutes Q&A.

Please submit your abstracts to by December 15, 2020. Submissions should be in the PDF or docx format. Submissions by doctoral students are highly encouraged. We will communicate the results with you by January 15, 2021.

Should you have any question on the submission, please do not hesitate to contact us at