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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.

12 July

Day 1

13 July

Day 2

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.

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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.

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Conference Highlights

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.

Important Dates

Abstracts Close

29 March 2021

Program Available

27 April 2021

Early Bird Prices End

4 June 2021

Uniting Disaster & Emergency Experts 2020 Speakers

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

Blythe McLennan

Research Fellow, Centre for Urban Research, 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

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.

Past Supporters Conference Sponsors

Interested in becoming a sponsor or exhibitor in 2021?

PRICING Register Now

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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IN-PERSON

$899 + GST

EARLY BIRD

SAVE $397 + GST when you register a group of 4. Choose the group option during registration.

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

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

$299 + GST

EARLY BIRD

SAVE $197 + GST when you register a group of 4. Choose the group option during registration.

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 + GST

APPLY NOW

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

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!

Conditions apply