Improve Your Search and Rescue Operations

Dedicated search and rescue stream now featured in the
2020 Disaster & Emergency Management Conference program.

Unite with your fellow workers to share knowledge and experiences in planning, conducting and carrying out search and rescue operations.

Formally the Australian & New Zealand Search & Rescue Conference, a singular stream of presentations solely dedicated to search and rescue now form part of the 2020 Australian & New Zealand Disaster & Emergency Management Conference program.

Over two days, this program stream will highlight all case studies, developments, challenges and opportunities faced by search and rescue workers.

Gain insight from professionals discussing the many factors of air, land and sea operations, or get actively involved in the program and share your own experience.

Topics


Leadership in SAR: shaping the future
Making tough calls in times of crisis and major disasters
SAR risk reduction
Mental health interventions at major SAR occurrences
Compassionate care: organisational responsibility when disaster strikes
Training / self-care and wellness for a sustainable career
Culture: political influence, political agendas and internal politics
Funding: lack of resources – people, money, equipment and time
Recruitment and retention of skilled staff
Volunteer management


Information management: expectations and consistency
Communication, procedures and systems
Collaboration between government, community and private organisations: aligning resources, interstate differences and relationships between them
The role of new and emerging technologies
Social media use in disaster response
Risk communications with data visualisations
Media’s role in SAR


Community engaged preparedness
Managing spontaneous volunteers
Changing the culture through prevention

Important Dates

Friday 29th May – Abstracts Close
Friday 12th June – Presenter Acceptance & Declines
Friday 19th June – Acceptance of Presentation Slot
Tuesday 23th June – Program Available
Friday 10th July – Early Bird Pricing Closes
Friday 17th July – Presenter Registrations Due
Friday 4th September – Peer review Papers Due
Friday 4th September – Non-peer Review Papers Due

search & rescue Featured Speakers

Mr Cameron Hardiman

Author, Ten Feet Tall and Not Quite Bulletproof

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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STANDARD

$1,125

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!

 

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