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Australia New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference

Designed to emergency and disaster management practitioners, this year's program has been modified and incorporates and exciting range of guest speakers, offers plenary and concurrent sessions and networking opportunities.

Key topics include:

  • Security risk management on a global scale – what works and what happens when things go wrong
  • Response and learnings – South Australia’s state-wide power outage in September 2016
  • Implications of escalating threats of disaster on mental health and psychosocial wellbeing: Disaster organisations coming to terms with and coping with climate change

Guest speakers include:

  • Commissioner Ian Stewart, Queensland Police Service
  • Rod Young, National Emergency Response Manager, Telstra
  • John Yates QPM, Director of Security – Scentre Group, Australia and New Zealand, Westfield Corporation – US, UK & Europe
  • Judy Slatyer, CEO, Australian Red Cross
  • Associate Professor Peter Aitken, Senior Director, Health Disaster Management Unit, Queensland Health

For information about this event, click here to view the conference program.

Venue: Jupiters Hotel
Location: 1 Casino Dr, Broadbeach QLD  
Date:  May 22 - 23, 2017
Time: Various, refer to conference program
Event Manager:    Tara Smith