The success of AFAC21 VIRTUAL is a testament to resilience

The first virtual event in the conference and exhibition’s 26-year history attracted more than 2,500 attendees, featured 120 sessions across seven streams, 9 keynote presentations, and 37 virtual exhibitors. AFAC21 Virtual Conference and Exhibition concluded with more than 2,534 registered…

DAY 3 HIGHLIGHTS: Learning from adversity to inform practice and build resilienceDay

Learning from the challenges of the recent past to lead the way forward was a theme that featured heavily on Day 3 of AFAC21. Turia Pitt and Stan Grant began by speaking about rising to the challenges and fostering resilience…

Enlightening sessions from AFAC21 Day 2

Following not one but two rousing keynotes from Dominique Hogan-Doran SC and Shane Fitzsimmons, day two of AFAC21 – Virtual did not disappoint. A full day of both new and familiar faces sharing remarkable research findings, ideas and innovation. Today the…

Day 1 AFAC21 began with a powerful message

Welcome back to AFAC powered by INTERSCHUTZ.   AFAC21 – Virtual is, in itself, an act of resilience delivered on the back of one of the most catastrophic bushfire seasons in living memory during what is hoped to be the closing stages of a global pandemic. This year’s…

AFAC21 goes virtual

This October for the first time in the event’s 26-year history, AFAC will take place virtually. On 5-8 October 2021, hosted on a state-of-the-art, feature-rich, interactive platform, attendees will enjoy four days of conference presentations, three days of visually stunning…

AFAC21 powered by INTERSCHUTZ set for a new date of 5-8th October 2021

We have taken the difficult decision to postpone the upcoming AFAC21 powered by INTERSCHUTZ, given the current situation in Sydney and restrictions on interstate travel.  After working collaboratively with the ICC Sydney and our host agencies in NSW and the…

AFAC21 – Balancing impact and expectations

As recent emergency events have shown, there’s an evolving extreme that is producing new challenges in terms of impact on the community, environment and economies. The community expects the emergency-management sector to stay ahead of these events, but with resourcing…

Local and international fire and emergency management sector to convene at pivotal AFAC21 conference

Leading emergency services professionals and subject matter experts will meet in Sydney on 17-20 August 2021 at AFAC21 powered by INTERSCHUTZ for the long-awaited conference and exhibition. After a hiatus in 2020 due to the pandemic, AFAC21 brings first response…

AFAC21 powered by INTERSCHUTZ

AFAC21 powered by INTERSCHUTZ, Australasia’s largest and most comprehensive emergency management conference and exhibition will take place in Sydney on 17-20 August 2021. AFAC21 will offer you an unrivalled opportunity to learn from international and local thought leaders across our multi-streamed,…

AFAC21 on track to be the most comprehensive event in its 26-year history

The program for AFAC21 powered by INTERSCHUTZ has been announced. Making up for the postponement of the event in 2020, AFAC21 will feature an impressive line-up of keynote speakers, supported by a program discussing the latest in research and practice…

Balancing impact and expectations at AFAC21

As recent emergency events have shown, there’s an evolving extreme that is producing new challenges in terms of impact on the community, environment and economies. The community expects the emergency management sector to stay ahead of these events but with…

AFAC21 will explore the theme: Balancing impact and expectations

As recent emergency events have shown, there’s an evolving extreme that is producing new challenges in terms of impact on the community, environment and economies. The community expects the emergency management sector to stay ahead of these events but with…

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to help shape the AFAC21 Conference Program.

The AFAC21 team invites you to share your knowledge, research and projects at AFAC21 powered by INTERSCHUTZ, taking place from 17-20 August 2021 in Sydney. The Call for Abstracts will close on Monday 8 February 2021. AFAC21 will explore the theme: Balancing impact and expectations. As…

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