Australian & New Zealand disaster and emergency management conference

Meeting or Conference
Association for Sustainability in Business Inc.; Australian and New Zealand Mental Health Association Inc; Australian Institute of Emergency Services (AIES)
16-18 Apr 2012
Australia (Brisbane)
Brisbane Convention Centre
The Australian & New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference will provide a forum to examine the issues surrounding natural and man-made hazards.

The Council of Australian Governments (COAG) released a National Strategy for Disaster Resilience in February 2011. It agreed to adopt "a whole-of-nation resilience-based approach to disaster management, which recognises that a national, coordinated and cooperative effort is needed to enhance Australia’s capacity to withstand and recover from emergencies and disasters."

The 2012 conference will be held in Brisbane from 16 - 18 April at the Brisbane Convention Centre. The program format will consist of keynote addresses, concurrent sessions and workshops. There will be more than 50 presentations.

The conference streams will include:

• Research
• People Management
• Mitigation
• Climate Change
• Relief & Recovery – Health, Local Business, Infrastructure
• Volunteers
• Response
• Business Continuity
• Crisis Management
• Media
• Risk Assessment
• Policy and Governance

In the past few years we have seen fires in Victoria, earthquakes in New Zealand, floods in Queensland, Victoria, New South Wales and Vietnam, a tsunami in Indonesia, a tropical cyclone in North Queensland, volcanic eruptions in Indonesia and The Philippines and hurricanes and severe flooding in the USA.

Additional information

What is included in the event fee

Special registration rates will be available to individual Members of the hosting organisations. Group booking rates will also apply, see the registration page for details.


Climate Change, Health & Health Facilities, Media, Recovery, Risk Identification & Assessment, Governance, Disaster Risk Management, Social Impacts & Resilience, Critical Infrastructure
Australia, New Zealand

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