Emergency event draws 3,000
MORE than 3,000 emergency management professionals and researchers are attending AFAC 17 at the International Convention Centre (ICC Sydney) this week.
The annual conference is being held jointly by the Australasian Fire and Emergency Service Authorities Council and the Natural Hazards Cooperative Centre.
AFAC 17 has included a number of field trips and professional development workshops, as well as severe car crash demonstrations and virtual fire-fighting training conducted inside ICC Sydney.
Over 100 international and local speakers are attending the four-day conference, which is covering themes including urban operations, disaster resilience and lessons learned.
The 2018 AFAC conference will be held in Perth on 05-08 Sep.