For the last 14 years EMPA has brought together expert practitioners and researchers from around Australia, the US, New Zealand and Europe. They share frameworks and lessons learned – to stimulate thinking, encourage conversation and create change.
New South Wales bushfires
Managing well-being in response teams
Satellite comms systems
Sky City fire
- New South Wales bushfires
- Recovery communications
- Remote communities
- Managing well-being in response teams
- Hurricane Dorian
- Satellite comms systems
- Panel: Sky City fire
- Plus much more
Dr Sara McBride, United States Geological Survey
(From LinkedIn:) With more than 18 years of experience as a professional communicator and researcher, predominately working for science and emergency management organisations, Dr McBride works to explore and advance innovative pathways that enable people to communicate more effectively before, during and after times of crisis.
Sally McKay, Emergency Recovery Coordinator
Sally McKay has worked across a diverse range of roles within Emergency Management for over 20 years and she strives to ensure a community led approach within all disaster work.
Sally’s work has taken her to many places – primarily across Asia Pacific zone , working for the International Federation of Red Cross / Red Crescent, within Australia working for all levels of Government and now in NZ
Sally’s roles have required her to lead work in disaster preparedness, response and recovery. She has a strong commitment to social justice with an accompanying agenda to drive innovative community development practices that assist communities to adapt to change and become more resilient to disasters.
Stefan Weir, Private Secretary Civil Civil Defence, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet | Catherine Coates, Welfare Manager, Marlborough Civil Defence |
Jason Somerville, Commercial Solutions Manager, Wireless Nation | Maureen Mooney, Joint Centre for Disaster Research (JCDR), Massey University
Stefan Weir, Private Secretary Civil Civil Defence, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet | Anthony Clark, Director Corporate Communications, NSW Rural Fire Service, Australia | Catherine Coates, Welfare Manager, Marlborough Civil Defence | Jason Somerville, Commercial Solutions Manager, Wireless Nation | Dr Maureen Mooney, Clinical Psychologist, Research Officer, Joint Centre for Disaster Research (JCDR), Massey University | Jeremy Hillman, Senior Communications & Engagement Adviser, Office of Disaster Recovery, NSW, Australia
NSW Rural Fire Service, Australia
Marlborough Civil Defence
Dr Maureen Mooney
Joint Centre for Disaster Research (JCDR), Massey University
Office of Disaster Recovery, NSW, Australia
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