Conference Themes

Brought to you by Infrastructure, Utility and Energy magazines, Disaster Management 2020 will help your organisation ensure it is prepared for the range of disaster events that can strike critical asset owners at any time.


Identifying and preparing for strategic risks
Identifying vulnerabilities
Anticipating and monitoring potential risk factors
Crisis simulation and planning
Disaster prevention


Real time response
Crisis communications
Management and leadership in crisis
Event monitoring
Procedures for emergency management
Enacting your crisis management plan


Restoring services
Communication post disaster
Bouncing back from disaster
Building resilient communities
Finding opportunities to rebound
Knowing when a disaster event is over
Managing the recovery period
Assessing previous disaster performance

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2019 Speakers

Toby Kent Disaster Management Event Speaker

Toby Kent

Chief Resilience Officer, Resilient Melbourne, and Chair, Future Business CouncilToby Kent is Australia’s first Chief Resilience Officer; and he has also recently been appointed to lead the Future Business…
Craig Crawford Disaster Management Speaker 2020

The Hon. Craig Crawford MP

Queensland Minister for Fire & Emergency ServicesBorn and raised on a dairy farm in Western Victoria, Minister Crawford was educated in the local public school system.…
Carola Washbourne Disaster Management Event Speaker

Carola Washbourne

Education Development and Delivery Manager, National Centre for Emergency Management Studies (NCEMS)Carola is the Education Development and Delivery Manager for the National Centre for Emergency Management Studies (NCEMS), a signature branch…
Greg Foliente Speaker Disaster Management 2019

Professor Greg Foliente

Deputy Director, Centre for Disaster Management and Public SafetyProfessor Greg Foliente is Enterprise Professor in the Melbourne School of Engineering and Deputy Director of the University of Melbourne’s…

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