Disaster & Emergency Management Conference

Conference / Summit (onsite & online)
Emergency Management Disaster Relief & Aid

Address: The Star Gold Coast, Broadbeach Island, Broadbeach Australia
Date: 12 to 13 Jul '21
Special Offer: Use our unique code IE10 when registering to receive a 10% discount on this conference.
CPD/CME/CEU: Hours towards CPD points

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WORKING TO BUILD DISASTER RESILIENT NATIONS


A Conference For All Disaster & Emergency Management Professionals

Greater Leadership, Planning & Preparation

The size, severity, timing, location and impact of disasters and emergencies are difficult to predict.

Gain the skills and knowledge to better coordinate management, leadership, and community driven activities at the 2021 Disaster & Emergency Management Conference.

This annual event is designed for all leaders, change-makers and workers in the disaster and emergency management sector.

Hear from keynote speakers, sector representatives and lived-experience speakers, expand your connections, and discover how you can improve current industry operations.


WHY ATTEND

Improve the Way You Approach Planning, Response & Prevention

✔ Gain practical skills and knowledge to reduce the risk and impact of disasters and emergencies, now and into the future.

✔ Hear from renowned keynote speakers, gain practical insight & connect with fellow industry leaders

✔ Leave equipped with the tools you need to better plan, prepare and respond to emergencies, disasters and rescue operations.


HEAR THESE KEYNOTE SPEECHES:

  • Consecutive, Concurrent and Compounding Crises and Disasters – Adapting Our Emergency Management Systems to Cope, Mr Joe Buffone, Director General, Emergency Management Australia, Department of Home Affairs

  • New Zealand's Approach: Best Practice in Communications Across Agencies, Mr Anthony Frith, Manager Communications, NEMA

  • Examples of Indigenous Led Practices in Disaster Planning, Response and Recovery (NZ Perspective), Dr Jamie Ruwhiu, Programme Lead – Whānau & Emergency Response, Te Rūnanga o NGĀI TAHU

  • 10 Years Beyond Bushfires Report: Stories of Community Resilience and Recovery, Professor Lisa Gibbs, Director, Child & Community Wellbeing Unit, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, Lead of Community Resilience, Centre for Disaster Management and Public Safety, University of Melbourne

  • Knowledge Sharing in a Global World - Queensland Emergency Risk Management Framework,Mr Greg Leach, Queensland Fire & Emergency Services

  • Innovation in Victoria: Ambulance Victoria's Approach for Mental Health, Wellbeing and Personal Resilience of Paramedics During COVID-19, Associate Professor Tony Walker, ASM, Chief Executive Officer, Ambulance Victoria

  • Crisis Communication – Keeping Our Community Safe and Informed in an Ever-changing Digital World, Ms Georgeina Whelan, Commissioner, ACT Emergency Services

  • A Plan to Stop Bushfires from Becoming Deadly and the Technology to Get Us There, Dr Karen O’Connor, Missions Lead, Minderoo Fire & Flood Resilience'

  • Driving Change: Case Studies and Resources from 18 Years of National Research into Fire, Flood, Storm and other Hazards, Dr Richard Thornton, CEO, Bushfire & Natural Hazards CRC

  • White Island Eruption - Lessons Learnt, Dr Tony Smith, Medical Director, St John NZ; Adele Saunders, Manager Wellbeing & Psychological Services, St John NZ

  • Keynote Panel - Expecting the Unexpected: The Complexities of Progressive Planning, Response & Recovery
    Moderator: Dr John Bates, Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC Panel Members: Commissioner Michael Fuller APM, NSW Police, Mr Bhiamie Williamson, Research Associate & PhD Candidate, Australian National University, Commissioner Carlene York APM, NSW SES, Lieutenant General John Frewen DSC AM, Commander, Defence COVID-19 Taskforce, Australian Defence Force, Mr Greg Mullens AO, AFSM, Councillor, Climate Council



CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS

⦿  Keynote & Concurrent Speakers

Hear from sector leaders as they present research, case studies and lived-experience insight.

⦿  Meet with Exhibitors

Discover the latest innovations, technologies and services in disaster, emergency and rescue planning and response.

⦿  Workshops

Get hands-on with practical skills and techniques for helping others and yourself.

⦿  Panel Discussions

Go in depth with well-rounded discussions on specific areas of disaster & emergency management.

⦿  Poster Displays

Meet face to face with poster presenters and gain greater insight on industry developments.

⦿  Networking Functions

Expand your connections and catch up with colleagues in relaxed, informal surrounds.



ATTEND IN-PERSON OR ONLINE

IN-PERSON REGISTRATION INCLUDES

  • Discounted accommodation and breakfast rates
  • Access to conference app
  • 9 keynote presentations
  • Over 80 engaging presentations from industry experts
  • Complete online access to audio and visual presentations for 30 days (provided 5 business days post-event)
  • 5 star conference catering package
  • Access to exclusive networking functions
  • Printed copy of conference handbook
  • Exposure of your organisation
  • Plus, chances to win great prizes!

VIRTUAL REGISTRATION INCLUDES

  • Live streaming of all keynote presenters
  • Live streaming of all plenary sessions over the two day conference period
  • Complete online access to audio and visual presentations for 30 days (provided 5 business days post-event)
  • Hours towards CPD points
  • Certificate of attendance
  • Access to all audio and visual presentations will be made available 72 hours after the conference has taken place, and will expire 30 days after access has been granted. Options to extend access will also be made available after 30 days.


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  • Hours towards CPD points
  • Certificate of attendance

  • Hours towards CPD points
  • Certificate of attendance

Carlene York APM

NSW SES Commissioner

Keynote Speaker

Commissioner Greg Leach

Commissioner, Queensland Fire and Emergency Services

Keynote Speaker

Commissioner Michael Fuller APM

NSW Police

Keynote Speaker

Dr Karen O’Connor

Missions Lead, Minderoo Fire & Flood Resilience

Keynote Speaker

Dr Richard Thornton

CEO, Bushfire & Natural Hazards CRC

Keynote Speaker

Dr Tony Smith

Medical Director, St John NZ

Keynote Speaker

Mr Anthony Frith

Communications Manager, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA)

Keynote Speaker

Mr Joe Buffone

Director General, Emergency Management Australia, Department of Home Affairs

Keynote Speaker

Mr Tony Walker

Chief Executive Officer, Ambulance Victoria

Keynote Speaker

Ms Adele Saunders

Manager Wellbeing & Psychological Services, St John NZ

Keynote Speaker

Ms Georgeina Whelan

Commissioner, ACT Emergency Services

Keynote Speaker

Lieutenant General John Frewen DSC AM

Commander, Operation COVID19 Assist, Australian Defence Force

Mr Bhiamie Williamson

Research Associate and PhD Candidate, Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research, Australian National University

Mr Greg Mullins

Councillor, Climate Council

Professor Lisa Gibbs

Director, Child & Community Wellbeing Unit, Centre for Health Equity, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne

Carlene York APM

NSW SES Commissioner

Keynote Speaker

Commissioner Greg Leach

Commissioner, Queensland Fire and Emergency Services

Keynote Speaker

Commissioner Michael Fuller APM

NSW Police

Keynote Speaker

Dr Karen O’Connor

Missions Lead, Minderoo Fire & Flood Resilience

Keynote Speaker

Dr Richard Thornton

CEO, Bushfire & Natural Hazards CRC

Keynote Speaker

Dr Tony Smith

Medical Director, St John NZ

Keynote Speaker

Mr Anthony Frith

Communications Manager, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA)

Keynote Speaker

Mr Joe Buffone

Director General, Emergency Management Australia, Department of Home Affairs

Keynote Speaker

Mr Tony Walker

Chief Executive Officer, Ambulance Victoria

Keynote Speaker

Ms Adele Saunders

Manager Wellbeing & Psychological Services, St John NZ

Keynote Speaker

Ms Georgeina Whelan

Commissioner, ACT Emergency Services

Keynote Speaker

Lieutenant General John Frewen DSC AM

Commander, Operation COVID19 Assist, Australian Defence Force

Mr Bhiamie Williamson

Research Associate and PhD Candidate, Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research, Australian National University

Mr Greg Mullins

Councillor, Climate Council

Professor Lisa Gibbs

Director, Child & Community Wellbeing Unit, Centre for Health Equity, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne

Venue

The Star Gold Coast

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Organizer

Australian and New Zealand Mental Health Association

Venue

The Star Gold Coast

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Organizer

Australian and New Zealand Mental Health Association

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