August 2014 - full house for Research Forum

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27 Aug 2014
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Hazard News August 2014 - one week till the Annual Conference in Wellington. The Research Forum is sold out.

News

TSB Arena Wellington
The Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC Research Forum next week in Wellington is officially full.
Fire and its impact on water, air and land will be the focus of the next Bushfire CRC Research To Drive Change online forum this Friday 29 August
Fire and its impact on water, air and land will be the focus of the next Bushfire CRC Research To Drive Change online forum later this week (12.30pm this Friday 29 August).
Tasmanian Police and Emergency Management Minister Rene Hidding opens the day
More than 130 Tasmanian fire, police and emergency managers joined land managers and government staff in Hobart on 7 August to hear from some of the nation’s leading natural disaster experts across a range of scientific fields.
Annual Conference 2009
Funds for a three year plan of research utilisation activities for Bushfire CRC research have been transferred to AFAC.

Event

Sth Australia Seasonal Bushfire Outlook Workshop - Hobart 2014
The Seasonal Bushfire Outlook for southern Australia is used by fire authorities to make strategic decisions on resource planning and prescribed fire management for the upcoming fire season. The outlook is decided at an annual workshop convened by the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC and the Australasian Fire and Emergency Service Authorities Council.

Blog

Michael Rumsewicz at the 2014 RAF in Adelaide
We recently ran a survey with our end user representatives to get their feel for where the projects are going. So where to from here?
The addition of all natural hazards to the research agenda has significant implications.
The environment that the BNHCRC finds itself in is a world away from that which its predecessor, the Bushfire CRC, had to deal with.
Case study begins on the failure of road structures under flooding.
Annual Conference 2014
The annual conference is a great opportunity to promote our research activity - and not just to those attending in person. Even if you can’t get to Wellington, there is no excuse for not catching up on what was talked about.
I attended PrepCom1 as part of the UN Science and Technology Major Group delegation, in the lead up to the 3rd World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction.
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