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Keynote Speakers Announced for AFAC16 powered by INTERSCHUTZ

AFAC16 powered by INTERSCHUTZ is excited to announce a high-profile line-up of keynote speakers that will address the conference, running from the 30 August – 1 September 2016 in Brisbane.

Under the theme Mitigation – Response – Recovery: Getting the Balance Right, the keynotes have been chosen to help delegates explore new ways of getting the balance
right.

Confirmed keynote and invited speakers include:

 Professor Gavin Smith, Department of Homeland Security Coastal Resilience Centre of Excellence, University of North Carolina

 Katarina Carroll, Commissioner Queensland Fire and Emergency Services

 Chief Rhoda Mae Kerr, International Association of Fire Chiefs Board of Directors, President and Chair of the Board, Austin Fire Department

 Dr Jeff Kepert of the Centre for Australian Weather and Climate Research and Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC

 Jona Olsson, Latir Volunteer, Fire Department US and Cultural Bridges to Justice

 Frankie Carroll, Director-General of Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning, Queensland

 Iain Mackenzie, Queensland’s inaugural Inspector-General Emergency Management

 Dr David Henderson, Director of the Cyclone Testing Station at James Cook University and Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC project leader.

You can find the full program here. www.afacconference.com.au/program/

Co-produced with the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC, the program features speakers who have been selected to ensure the program features presentations relevant to everyone within the emergency management sector.

The AFAC16 powered by INTERSCHUTZ Exhibition will also run alongside the conference program and will showcase the latest developments in emergency services equipment and technology from around the globe.

To attend Australasia’s premier emergency management conference, register your pass here. www.afacconference.com.au/register/

For more information, go to www.afacconference.com.au/

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