AFAC13: Shaping tomorrow together

Type:
Meeting or Conference
Organizer:
Australasian Fire and Emergency Service Authorities Council (AFAC); Bushfire Cooperative Research Centre (Bushfire CRC)
Date:
02-05 Sep 2013
Location:
Australia (Melbourne, Victoria)
Venue:
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

Theme: “Shaping tomorrow together "

Conference topics include:

  • Identifying and responding to community needs, values and expectations

  • Strategies that define outcomes that reduce the risk of disasters

  • Strategies that define outcomes that promote healthy and resilient ecosystems and environments

  • Impacts of major disasters on regional and national economies, and strategies to reduce these

  • What is required to build resilience with communities?

  • Use of scenario planning and lessons learned and implemented

  • Enhancing risk management frameworks, tools and guidelines to support assessment of future risks

  • Methods to communicate future risks

  • The link between risk assessment and behaviour

  • Model to dynamically assess and mitigate risk during and after major events


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Event fee

Member registration: 1 day research forum + 2 day conference - $1370, 2 day conference - $1040, 1 day research forum - $330; Non-member registration: 1 day research forum + 2 day conference - $1595, 2 day conference - $1235, 1 day research forum - $360

Target audience

Anyone who has a role in emergency management should attend the conference, stretch their thinking and join in the conversation: 

  • Private sector including mining, energy, water, technology and insurance companies

  • Policy and law

  • Fire and emergency management agency staff and volunteers

  • Researchers - from the physical and behavioural sciences, humanities, law and economics

  • Consultants

  • National bulk tanker association

  • Pastoralists

  • Incident management - leadership and accountability

  • Federal, state and local government staff with responsibilities in emergency management and recovery

  • Parks and land management


How to register

Please register online.


Keywords

Themes:
Environment, Risk Identification & Assessment, Social Impacts & Resilience
Hazards:
Wild Fire
Countries:
Australia
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