Disaster Response and Emergency Preparedness Workshop

1st August 2022

The University of NSW (UNSW) is hosting a Workshop on Public Safety Research, Disaster Response and Emergency Preparedness.

The speakers will present state-of-the-art research on a broad spectrum of disaster management issues, including:

• Crowd management and safety
• Building evacuation
• Bushfire response and evacuation
• Flood response and evacuation
• Evacuation transport modelling
• The role of community preparedness in disaster response
• Optimisation of emergency services’ response to disasters.

The workshop will be held on 3 August (9:00 am – 5:00 pm), in a hybrid mode consisting of in-person and online options. The event is free and fully catered.

Keynote Speakers are Professor Brian Wolshon (Louisiana State University), Dr Milan Haghani (UNSW) and Dr Moe (Mohammad) Mojtahedi (UNSW), who has presented at a number of FMA Meetings in Sydney.

Details are at: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/o/unsw-sydney-17796694888

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