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Jul
22
Mon
Disaster & Emergency Management Conference @ RACV Royal Pines Resort, Gold Coast
Jul 22 – Jul 23 all-day
Disaster & Emergency Management Conference @ RACV Royal Pines Resort, Gold Coast

The Disaster & Emergency Management Conference brings together some of Australia and New Zealand’s most dedicated sector leaders, professionals and service providers for two days of learning, listening, strategising and conceptualising the future of the sector.

Participants come from many sectors of the community, including:

  • Defence
  • Federal and state government heads of departments, directors and coordinators
  • General managers and managers of emergency response and emergency services
  • Assistant directors and assistant commissioners
  • CEOs and business owners and leaders (technology, communication, insurance)
  • Directors, coordinators and unit managers of disaster management teams and offices
  • Clinical psychologists, mental health or allied health care workers
  • Area controllers, disaster response coordinators
  • Community engagement officers, recovery managers and community development professionals
  • Economists, futurists and environmental scientists

The 2024 conference will tackle themes such as:

  • How to navigate current climate challenges in order to enhance resilience
  • How to introduce innovative approaches to community risk reduction
  • Interagency collaboration and communication
  • How to recruit and retain team members
Oct
23
Wed
FOSS4G Perth @ Fremantle, Western Australia
Oct 23 all-day
FOSS4G Perth @ Fremantle, Western Australia

FOSS4G Perth is a local, community-driven gathering of the Perth open geospatial community, focused on sharing news of developments in free and open-source software for geospatial applications.

The event will be an opportunity to share ideas about open-source tools, such as QGIS, PostGIS, OpenStreetMap, Sentinel-2 satellite imagery, Python-based Earth observation libraries and frameworks, GDAL, and many others.

This year’s event will be held in conjunction with the ISPRS Technical Commission IV Symposium.

The 2024 FOSS4G Perth organising committee comprises:

  • Bryan Boruff – University of Western Australia
  • Cholena Smart – Mammoth Geospatial
  • Grant Boxer – Consultant Geologist
  • Ivana Ivanova – Curtin University
  • John Bryant (Chair) – Mammoth Geospatial
  • John Duncan – University of Western Australia
  • John Lang – Consultant
  • Keith Moss – WA Government
  • Michel Nzikou – DMN Solutions
  • Nimalika Fernando
  • Petra Helmholz – Curtin University
  • Piers Higgs – Gaia Resources
  • Renee Manser
  • Stafford Smith
  • Tracey Cousens – Mineral Resources Limited
  • Vincent Dinh – GIS Pro

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