6th Australian and New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference


The Australian and New Zealand Search and Rescue Conference will again follow ANZDMC in 2017, held 24 May 2017 at Jupiters Gold Coast, QLD. Discounts are being offered to delegates who attend both Conferences.

More information on SAR17 can be found at


Abstract submissions are now being accepted for the 6th Australian and New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference, being held at Jupiters Gold Coast, QLD on 22 - 23 May 2017.

Our countries and our region remain subject to events that have the potential to cause significant disruption, damage, injury and loss of life, and our preparedness and our capacity to respond directly impacts outcomes for affected communities.

We invite you to exchange ideas and innovations at this conference as this will result in improved practices within our industry and ultimately on the ground.

As a speaker you will also have the opportunity to have your full paper peer reviewed and included in the Book of Proceedings with an ISBN number.

Your abstract may address one of the following topics:
• Technology and Operations
• Multi-Agency Response
• Understanding and Enhancing Resilience
• Emerging Technology and Capability Needs
• The Recovery Process
• Crisis Leadership
• Volunteers in Emergencies
• Psycho-Social Implications of Disaster Management
• International Response to Disasters
• Consequence Management
• Open Topic

To submit your abstract please visit the Conference website.

Registrations are now open.

Important Dates

Abstracts close: Monday 13 February 2017
Notification to Authors: Monday 27 February 2017
Author Acceptances: Friday 10 March 2017
Draft Program available: Monday 13 March 2017
Full Papers for Peer Review: Friday 7 April 2017
Early Bird Registrations Close: Monday 10 April 2017

Event Properties

Event Date 22 May 2017 - 9:00 am
Event End Date 23 May 2017 - 5:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Jupiters Gold Coast
Broadbeach Island, Broadbeach QLD 4218, Australia
Jupiters Gold Coast

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