Geoscience Australia at Disasters Conference

9 September 2003


Earthquake epicentre map of Australia Scientists from Geoscience Australia will join the emergency management community for the 2003 Australian Disasters Conference to be held in Canberra from 10-12 September. They will deliver a number of presentations and workshops on a range of topics including the development of a predictive model of earthquakes in Australia and using spatial data to communicate risk.

Geoscience Australia will also take part in the Conference's exhibition with a display about the role of the organisation in mitigating risk in urban areas from geohazards such as earthquakes, floods and wind.

The conference theme is Community Safety is Everyone's Business, and over three days, international, national, and State and Territory speakers along with representatives from the community, volunteers, academia and industry, will present the latest research and information in community safety and emergency management.

The 2003 Australian Disasters Conference is being held at the National Convention Centre, Canberra on 10-12 September 2003.

Topic contact: media@ga.gov.au Last updated: October 4, 2013