#DEMC contribute to a more resilient community

Unite with a Community of First Responder and Emergency Management Professionals

  • 1-2 October, 2020
  • RACV Royal Pines, Gold Coast

A Platform to Connect, Share & Progress

The 2020 Disaster & Emergency Management Conference is designed for all leaders, change-makers and workers in the disaster and emergency management sector.

With a dedicated streams on search & rescue, first response and risk planning, this event provides you with the skills and knowledge to better coordinate management activities before, during and after an emergency or disaster.

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

1 October

Day 1

2 October

Day 2

Our Community Health & Safety Policy

COVID-19 UPDATE

We are committed to delivering you a conference experience of the highest quality and hold the health & safety of all attendees in the upmost regard.

We will be progressing with our conference in a face to face manner as planned.

Throughout the event, we will be strictly adhering to all measures of social distancing regulations, and health & safety precautions to create a safe environment to connect, learn and network.

For more information, click here.

Important Dates

Abstracts Close

29 May 2020

Program Available

23 June 2020

Early Bird Closing

10 July 2020

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speakers These Experts will Inspire you to Create Future Change

Hear from a line-up of influential keynote speakers in disaster, emergency & rescue preparation, response and recovery.

Commissioner Andrew Crisp

Commissioner, Emergency Management Victoria

Deputy Commissioner Stephan Gollschewski

Queensland Police Service (Clin)

Mr Rhys Jones

CEO, Fire and Emergency New Zealand

Mr Cameron Hardiman

Author, Ten Feet Tall and Not Quite Bulletproof

Dr Blythe McLennan

Centre for Urban Research in the School of Global, Urban and Social Studies, RMIT University

Senator Jim Molan

AO DSC, Parliament of Australia

Ms Sascha Rundle

Manager, ABC Emergency Broadcasting

Ms Nicole Sandler AM CSC

M Psych, Head, Policy and Practice, Phoenix Australia | Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry | The University of Melbourne

Ms Abigail Trewin

Director, Disaster Preparedness and Reponse, National Critical Care and Trauma Response Centre

Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons

Commissioner of Resilience NSW

FEATURED PANEL

Major General Jake Ellwood

DSC, AM, Australian Defence Force

Dr Peter Mayfield

Executive Director - Environment, Energy and Resources, CSIRO

Ms Stephanie Rotarangi

Deputy Chief Officer, Country Fire Authority

Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons

Commissioner of Resilience NSW

why attend? Improve the Way You Approach Planning, Response & Prevention

Gain practical skills and knowledge to reduce disaster risk and its impacts, now and into the future.

Register

Choose your registration type and secure your spot

Attend

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

Make a Change

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

program highlights What's on the Agenda?

Gain practical skills for greater leadership, communication and community engagement.

Keynote & Concurrent Speakers

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

Workshops

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

Poster Displays

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

Exhibitor & Sponsor Hall

Discover the latest products, services and innovations in an interactive display hall.

Panel Discussions

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

Networking Functions

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

Meet with Exhibitors

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

Expand your Connections

Connect and share your details with professionals across all sectors of disaster and emergency management.

supporters Conference Sponsors

Interested in becoming a sponsor or exhibitor in 2020?

newsroom Stay Connected

Keep informed on the latest news and developments in planning, response and prevention. 

Guest Speaker to discuss:

Executive Director of the National Critical Care and Trauma Response

Effective Risk and Warning

About this project This project, Effective risk and warning communication

Becoming Fire-Fit: Preparing for

Greetings! My name is Rachel Westcott. I’m a veterinarian, emergency

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EARLY BIRD

EARLY BIRD $925

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E-DELEGATE

E-DELEGATE $329

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VOLUNTEER

VOLUNTEER $620

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EARLY BIRD

$925

Discounted accommodation and breakfast rates

Access to conference app

9 keynote presentations

Over 80 engaging presentations from industry experts

5 star conference catering package

Access to exclusive networking functions

Printed copy of conference handbook

Exposure of your organisation

Plus a chance to win great prizes!

*Early bird rates available until Friday 10 July 2020

 

E-DELEGATE

$329

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

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.

VOLUNTEER

$620

Discounted accommodation and breakfast rates

Access to conference app

9 keynote presentations

Over 80 engaging presentations from industry experts

5 star conference catering package

Access to exclusive networking functions

Printed copy of conference handbook

Exposure of your organisation

Plus a chance to win great prizes!

Conditions Apply