Australian, New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference

Asia-Pacific, January 17 2014

The Australian & New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference will be held at the QT Gold Coast, 5th – 7th May 2014. This international event running across three days brings together key stakeholders involved in the prevention, management and recovery of major disastrous events, a forum to examine the issues surrounding natural and man-made hazards.

Australian, New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference

The conference will examine what we have learnt in the past few years and provide a comprehensive forum that shines a light on resilience and offers professionals (and future professionals) an opportunity to examine the expertise, competencies and systems relating to the preparedness for future disasters, emergencies and hazards and the ability to recover from them quickly and efficiently.

The theme of “EARTH; FIRE AND RAIN” will inspire national and international speakers selected and invited by the committee, a panel of experts in the profession. Speakers will provide a dynamic and topical program and discuss a vast range of subject including emergency management, public safety, security, community resilience, business continuity, data protection and much more.

There will be multiple streams and informative workshops as well as an all-encompassing exhibition showcasing equipment, products, services and solutions. The conference is an outstanding platform for education and to initiate new business relationships – it is not to be missed by anyone involved in emergency management and disaster response and recovery.

The Program Committee is seeking leading industry experts to submit an abstract that is dynamic and topical and will address one of the conference streams:

  • Human and Social Issues
  • Relief and Recovery
  • Economy and Environment
  • Risk Management
  • Business Continuity
  • Social Media
  • Community Engagement
  • Volunteer Involvement
  • Crisis Management
  • Policy and Governance
  • Animals in Disasters
  • Private Sector Emergency Management
  • Leadership
  • Strategic Control
  • Terrorism, G20
  • Survivor/Victim Experience Recount
  • Academia and Research
  • Education and Training
  • International Humanitarian Aid
  • Search and Rescue
  • Military / Army
  • Special Needs Groups – focus on Aged and Frail

Click here to submit an abstract before Monday 3rd February 2014. For more details visit the conference website.

By Aqeel Qureshi


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