There were over 300 attendees at the Conference which provided a forum to examine the issues surrounding natural and man-made hazards. The dynamic and topical program had 5 streams over 2 days with over 80 presenters.
Podcasts, Proceedings and Photographs will be available this month.
Following the success of the 2013 conference, the event will be returning to Brisbane in May 2014.
On behalf of the Conference Committee we would like to thank the conference attendees, presenters and sponsors for their participation at this years’ event.
More information coming soon!
Congratulations to Marianne Jago-Bassingthwaighte from the Centre for Disaster Studies who presented the topic "Humanitarian Aid: does rapid response undermine community resilience?", for being nominated by the attendees as the presentation that made the most valuable contribution to the education program.
Conference streams in 2013 included:
Dr Rob Vertessy
Commissioner Ian Stewart
Mr Scott Milne
Associate Professor Brett Aimers OStJ, FRCNA (VIC)
Professor Philip Morris
Mr Craig Lapsley
Mr Grant Morrison
Dr Ian Dacre
Special Registration Rates
Special registration rates have been extended to individual members of the hosting organisations and members of Association of Sustainability in Business, Australian Institute of Emergency Services, Department of Defence, RedR Australia Standby Register, Australian & New Zealand Mental Health Association, Planning Institute of Australia, Victorian Emergency Services Association, International Association of Emergency Managers, St John Ambulance Qld, Australian Red Cross, Volunteering Queensland, Lifeline, SES, NSW Volunteer Rescue Organisation, CENA, State and Federal Police Services and RSPCA members.
The Australian and New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference: A joint initiative of three 'not-for-profit' organisations - the Australian Institute of Emergency Services, the Australian & New Zealand Mental Health Organisation Inc, and the Association for Sustainability in Business Inc.