Australasian Natural Hazards Management Conference


Australasian Natural Hazards
Management Conference
From Warnings to Response and Recovery

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7th Australasian Hazards Management Conference
Te Papa, Wellington, New Zealand
23-24 September 2014

(Optional Workshops 22, 25 & 26 September 2014)
2014 conference
Conference proceedings
Conference programme & registration
Trade and poster information
Financial support for students information


Conference Details

The conference will provide a forum to discuss the integration of hazard information into effective risk management, including:

o  Applying hazard information to best practice planning
o  Developing effective warning systems
o  Improved response and recovery from events
o  Creating resilient communities through integrating science into practice

Our target audience is: Emergency managers, planners, risk assessors, asset and utility managers, natural hazards researchers and scientists.


Key Dates:  Te Papa, Wellington 2014

October 2013   Call for papers and trade displays
April 2014    Registration details on the web and printed final circular available
1 June 2014 Deadline for abstract submissions
1 July 2014   Confirmation of programme
23-24 September 2014  Conference and workshops

Call for papers and posters

If you are interested in speaking, please send an abstract of the proposed talk by 1 June 2014 to ahmc@hazards-education.org.

Participants are also invited to present posters. Dedicated poster sessions have been scheduled. Those presenting posters must submit abstracts by email as attached files (MS Word) by 1 July 2014 to ahmc@hazards-education.org.

Abstracts should be formatted as follows:
- A4 format
- One page only
- Text within frame 160 mm by 230 mm high
- 12 pt type, Justified - Title in upper case, bold, align left, followed on separate lines by authors name(s) - bold, organisation(s), address and emails.