Aus & NZ Disaster and EM conference 2018
Research from the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC was featured at this conference on the Gold Coast on 21-22 May 2018.
Topics addressed at the conference included:
- Technology and operations
- Multi-agency response
- Understanding and enhancing resilience
- Emerging technology and capability needs
- The recovery process
- Crisis leadership
- Volunteers in emergencies
- Psycho-social implications of disaster management
- International response to disasters
- Consequence management
- Open topics.
This marked the seventh year of the conference, and the fourth directly aligned with the CRC. The conference attracted delegates from a range of countries, more than 100 speakers and 40 exhibitors, from across the emergency and disaster management sector. It is a joint initiative of four not-for-profit organisations: the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC, the Australian Institute of Emergency Services, the Australian and New Zealand Mental Health Association Inc. and the Association for Sustainability in Business Inc.
For more information visit the ANZ Disaster & Emergency Management Conference website