CDMPS hosts a seminar series focused on disaster management research. The seminars aim to bring together each a highly experienced academic and practitioner from related fields to gain an understanding of a topic from both sides. The seminars are attended by representatives from universities, industry, and government, as well as the general public.
These seminars are open to anyone who wishes to learn more about all aspects of disaster management from highly experienced academics and practitioners.
- Wars, Disasters and Political Intrigue: Communicating During Crisis
Bob Jensen, US Disaster Management Expert, Former Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs, US Department of Homeland Security; Mark Pfeifle, is founder and president of the strategy and communications firm, Off the Record Strategies.
- Why do houses burn down?
Learning from the Wye River - Separation Creek Bushfires
Associate Professor Alan March – Urban Planning, The University of Melbourne;
Justin Leonard – Bushfire Urban Design, CSIRO
- The Identification of Victims of Mass Disasters - What happens in a Forensic Mortuary?
Dr. Jodie Ledotschke – Manager of Forensic Technical Services and Coronial Admissions and Enquiries, Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine
- 360 Degrees of Crisis Communications
Bob Jensen, US Disaster Management Expert, Former Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs, US Department of Homeland Security
- Disaster, Design and Development: Lessons from Architects without Frontiers and RedR
Prof. Esther Charlesworth, School of Architecture and Design, RMIT;
Francisco Monteiro, Emergency Shelter Expert, RedR
- Disaster, Media and Ethics: The Role and Challenges of Journalism Post-Disaster
Dr Dennis Muller, Centre for advancing Journalism;
Kerri Ritchie, ABC News