Early Bird Registrations Now Open!

Register now to attend Australasia's pre-eminent emergency management conference - staged by the industry, for the industry.

Join us for the 2014 conference in Wellington, New Zealand, to be held at Shed 6 and TSB Bank Arena, for Australasia’s largest and most important emergency services and public safety conference and trade exhibition.

Conference theme: After disaster strikes, learning from adversity

Natural and man-made disasters strike all countries, but particularly in our region. Examining how emergency management services, land managers and communities prepared, responded to and assisted with recovery is vital to developing evidence-based policy and practice for the future.

This conference is designed to bring together and share the combined wisdom of experience, research and analysis from across the sector to enable a deeper understanding of the approaches needed to secure the region’s future and prosperity.

Confirmed Speakers:

Neil Gibbins

International President 2014/15, Institution of Fire Engineers, UK

Tom Harbour

Director of the Fire Aviation Management Program, US Forest Service, USA

Therese Walsh

Head of the New Zealand ICC, Cricket World Cup 2015

Professor David Johnston

Director, Joint Centre for Disaster Research, GNS Science / Massey University, NZ

Paul Fuller 

Chief Fire Officer, Bedfordshire and Luton Fire & Rescue Service, UK

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