Logo_2017In 2017 my colleagues Ivan Haigh, Ben Gouldby, Pietro Bernadara and myself are hosting the 3rd International Conference on Advances in Extreme Value Analysis and Application to Natural Hazarzs (EVAN2017). The conference will take place from Tuesday 5 to Thursday 7 September 2017 at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton, UK. The overall aim of the conference is to bring together and promote interchange between a diverse community of research scientists, students, practitioners and stakeholders concerned with this complex and inter-disciplinary topic.