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Wednesday 5 September 2018 – Day 1

Keynote
Conflicting evidence

Senior Principal Research Scientist, Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions

Keynote

Chief Executive, Australian Academy of Science
10:15

Morning Tea

Stream 1
Riverside Theatre
Stream 2
Meeting Rooms 1 & 2
Stream 3
Meeting Room 3
Stream 4
River View Room 4
Bushfire and Smoke Modelling
Communication
Health and Well-being
Economics
Bushfire and Smoke Modelling


Vulnerable People in Emergencies

Department of Health & Human Services


Mental health and wellbeing in the Police and Emergency Services Sector

The University of Western Australia & Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC


Risk modelling as a tool to support local government emergency management.

Joint Centre for Disaster Research & Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC


Simulations of the Waroona fire with the ACCESS-Fire coupled fire-atmosphere model

Australian Bureau of Meteorology & Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC


Filling the gaps: How economics can help make important decisions when information is missing

The University of Western Australia
The University of Western Australia & Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC
12:00

Lunch & Poster Session

Stream 1
Riverside Theatre
Stream 2
Meeting Rooms 1 & 2
Stream 3
Meeting Room 3
Stream 4
River View Room 4
Prescribed burning
Community & Diversity
Risk
Flood and Wind
Prescribed burning


Improved predictions of extreme sea levels around Australia

The University of Western Australia & Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC


Defining floodwater – expert and public perspectives

Macquarie University & Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC
Macquarie University & Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC


Community preparedness and responses to the 2017 NSW bushfires

University of Wollongong & Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC


Experiences in the in-field utilisation of Fuels3D

RMIT University & Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC


Diversity and inclusion: Building strength and capability

Victoria University & Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC


Large damage bills to buildings from cyclones and storms can be reduced by small actions

Cyclone Testing Station, James Cook University & Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC
14:35

Afternoon Tea & Poster Session

Stream 1
Riverside Theatre
Stream 2
Meeting Rooms 1 & 2
Stream 3
Meeting Room 3
Stream 4
River View Room 4
Predictive services
Capability
Policy
Schools & Youth
Predictive services


Impact-based forecasting in the coastal zone: East coast lows

Australian Bureau of Meteorology & Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC


The Emerging Imperative of Disaster Justice

Australian National University & Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC


The development of a pyrocumulonimbus prediction tool

Australian Bureau of Meteorology & Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC


Better practice planning for catastrophic disasters

Risk Frontiers & Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC


How can business share responsibility for disaster resilience

Australian National University & Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC


Emergency volunteering 2030: a sector-wide, management perspective

RMIT University & Bushfire and Natural Hazards Cooperative Research Centre
16:45 | Research Forum close
15 minute transition
17:00

Welcome & Awards Ceremony

18:00

Delegate Welcome Drinks | Exhibition