- Abstracts Open: October 2016
- Abstracts Close: Monday 13 February 2017
- Notification to Authors: Monday 27 February 2017
- Author Acceptances Due: Friday 10 March 2017
- Draft Program Available: Monday 13 March 2017
- Full Papers for Peer Review: Friday 7 April 2017
- Early Bird Rego Close: Monday 10 April 2017
Forum presentations should be of 15 minutes duration with no more than 10 slides, to be presented within a 90 minute Forum.
The Forum will consist of 5 presentations at 15 minutes each and will conclude with a 15 minute question & answer session.
The Forum will be led by a specialist in the specific area. Submissions selected for the Forum will be based on a ‘common thread’ to be driven by the Forum Leader, discussed with the group and presented back to the plenary at the end of the conference.
Technology and Operations
“How are advancements in technology changing the way Disaster and Emergency Management operations conducted?”
This Forum will discuss the growth of technology within the Disaster and Emergency Management Sector and identify new opportunities for communication, protection and faster survival rates. Presentations can include future as well as existing technologies.
“How do we enhance the interconnectedness between multiple Disaster and Emergency Management agencies to coordinate the most effective response?”
Terms and Conditions
All presenters will be required to register and pay in order to ensure their abstract is included in the final program. A discounted registration is available to all presenters.
By submitting an abstract you give consent to publication of the abstract in Conference material, including but not limited to, the Conference Blog, Book of Proceedings, Association Journal and Social Media.
The presenter is responsible for the accuracy of the content. All submissions must be completed electronically via the online submission form. If you are unable to submit in this manner, please contact the conference secretariat for further options.