Research Forum
Research Forum
02 Sep 2014

Research Forum - Wellington

The conference week begins on Tuesday 2 September with the Research Forum.

The 2014 annual conference is in Wellington in September.

The Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC will be joining forces with AFAC to host the AFAC14 conference addressing the theme After disaster strikes, learning from adversity.

This day is dedicated to presentations and discussion on the latest scientific projects for bushfire and natural hazards. Many speakers will be from the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC with others from research organisations from around the world.

Keynote Speakers include:

Professor David Johnston, Director of the Joint Centre for Disaster Research, GNS Science and Massey Univerity, New Zealand

Professor Kathleen Kierney, Director of Natural Hazards Center, University of Colorado, USA

Dr Rory Nathan, General Manager Technology and Practice, Sinclair Knight Mertz


The two day main conference program is on Wednesday 3 September and Thursday 4 September.

Professional Development sessions

Friday 5 September will be a day for professional development workshops. More details to follow.


Registrations for this exciting conference are now open. Register here soon to ensure you get the early bird rate.


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Annual Conference 2014
9 February, 2015 | All research posters from the 2014 Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC and AFAC conference in Wellington are available to be returned to authors.

24 July, 2014 | There is still time to consider registering for the valuable “extras” that surround the conference week in Wellington (2-5 September). You don’t have to be registered for the main conference to attend the professional development sessions, the field trips or the ever-popular Research Forum.

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