The 2015 Australasian Natural Hazards Management Conference was held between the 12th and 16th of October 2015.
A list of talks and workshops can be found below along with a conference program.
Where the presenter has agreed a pdf containing the presentation is provided.
Assurance and the Victorian emergency management sector – Adopting a strategic risk based approach to evaluation and review.
Clint Saarinen, Inspector-General for Emergency Management, VIC
Doing the impossible? Measuring community resilience to disaster
Deanne Bird, Risk Frontiers, Macquarie University, NSW
Living with Risk – Establishing Community Tolerance for Natural Hazard Risk
Stephanie Macdonald, Bay of Plenty Regional Council, NZ
Assessing the Effectiveness of Disaster Response Coordination Training in Disaster Response: Perceptions of prior training effectiveness amongst coordination personnel in the February 2011 Earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand
Jon Mitchell, Joint Centre for Disaster Research, Massey University, NZ
Impact and evacuation assessment for potential tsunami scenarios affecting Christchurch City, New Zealand
Finn Scheele, University of Canterbury, NZ
Health impacts of heatwaves: the relationship between heatwave intensity and health service utilisation
Tony Spicer, Department of Health, WA
Understanding coastal hazards: Processes leading extreme water levels in Australia
Charitha Pattiaratchi, University of Western Australia, WA
Reducing the motorist death toll from floods in Australia
Kevin Roche, Risk Frontiers, Macquarie University, NSW
Are maps better than text? Understanding people’s needs for bushfire early warnings
Yinghui Cao, University of Western Australia, WA
Key Note: Deepwater Horizon, response and recovery
Discovering the impact of geological hazards
Kevin Fenaughty, GNS Science, NZ
Cyclone Evan 2013 flood damage survey and development of preliminary flood depth-damage functions for Samoa buildings
Ryan Paulik, National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, NZ
SAVEM at the Sampson Flat fire January 2015: real-world experience meets ground-breaking research
Rachel Westcott, SAVEM Inc, University of Western Sydney, Bushfire & Natural Hazards CRC, NSW
Landslide risk guidance for the Pacific Islands
Jennifer Hambling Arup
Impact of the Canterbury earthquakes on mental health care professionals’ capability to deliver services during recovery
Sarb Johal, Joint Centre for Disaster Research, NZ
Bushfire: how do we develop our city to reduce its impacts
Loretta van Gasselt, Department of Planning, WA
Tropical Cyclone impacts in the Pilbara
Lucienne Burnham, University of Western Australia
Historical ecology for risk management: Youth sustainability (HERMYS)
Anne Garland, Applied Research in Environmental Sciences Nonprofit, Inc.
An evidence-based practice framework for school-based hazards education
Briony C Towers, RMIT University/Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC
Integrated flood modelling and mitigation analysis
Dr Raymond Cohen, CSIRO Digital Productivity Flagship, VIC
An economic analysis of prescribed burning in the south west of Western Australia
Veronique Florec, University of Western Australia, WA
Workshop 1: WA Emergency Risk Management Guidelines for Dummies
Workshop 2: Economics of natural hazard mitigation
Workshop 3: Learning how to learn the lessons identified from emergency events
Workshop 4: NZ Emergency management reform: Exploring lessons from across the Tasman Sea.
Workshop 5: Disaster impact and risk mapping and modelling tools: post-2015 applications across the practitioner / research interface
Workshop 6: Improving decision making about mitigation
Workshop 7: Animal Welfare Emergency Management, why bother with integrating into an emergency risk management framework?
Field-trip: Classroom in a coach – Bushfire Risk Management (+Lunch)