Call for Abstracts: 2015 Australian & New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference

disaster conf 060514 008 (Medium)You are invited to submit an abstract for consideration in the 2015 Australian & New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference program.

The Call for Abstracts is now open and submissions are being accepted via the conference website.

The Conference will feature multi-agency presentations covering all phases of emergency and disaster management – prevention, preparedness, response and recovery.

Submit Your Abstract Here

Conference Topics will include:

  • Innovation in emergency and disaster management and governance
  • Leadership in disasters: measuring effectiveness and strategies
  • Risk management, reduction and communication
  • Recovery: defining, planning, measuring and financingdisaster conf 050514 135 (Medium)
  • Disaster funding, law and policies
  • New technology and social media
  • Public health: risk, response, recovery & resilience
  • Volunteers: engagement, training and support
  • Community resilience: initiatives, engagement and recovery
  • At risk groups: vulnerable elements of society
  • Behaviour change: cultural, public and organisational
  • Animals: emergencies and disasters
  • Resilience in infrastructure
  • International disasters
  • Local Government initiatives

The committee is seeking abstracts to create a program that will facilitate discussion and provide a spotlight on developing leaders in the Disaster and Emergency Community.

Call for Abstracts close Friday, 23 January 2015 and must be entered via the conference website.