24 - 25 August 2022 | Adelaide Convention Centre, SA

Australian Disaster Resilience Conference 2022

Early Bird pricing
Two day pass: $580.00 + GST

Resilience in a riskier world – adapting and transforming for the future

The Australian Disaster Resilience Conference welcomes you back in 2022 with the latest ideas and innovations in disaster risk reduction and resilience. Join us in Adelaide on 24 and 25 August.

The Australian Disaster Resilience Conference is the nation's premier event focused on contemporary disaster resilience practice and research. The conference brings together a diverse and passionate crowd from a range of sectors to share knowledge and build connections for a disaster resilient Australia. 

Following on from successful online conferences the last two years, the conference organisers look forward to warmly welcoming delegates back to an in-person conference experience.

The conference will be hosted at the Adelaide Convention Centre, and will feature keynote speakers, two full days of conference program, social functions, the AIDR Knowledge Centre including an impressive poster display, and the AFAC22 powered by INTERSCHUTZ Trade Exhibition.

The conference will once again offer delegates content through two streams of presentations delivered by an impressive line up of keynote speakers, presenters and panels. 

Registrations are now open.

AIDR is proud to be able to offer a number of sponsored places for volunteers, students and community organisation representatives who are actively engaged in building community disaster resilience. Expressions of interest close Monday 6 June 2022Click here to find out more and apply.

The Australian Disaster Resilience Conference will run in partnership with AFAC22 powered by INTERSCHUTZ, Australasia’s largest and most comprehensive emergency management conference and exhibition.

The 2022 Australian Disaster Resilience Conference is proudly supported by NAB.

Conference inclusions and highlights

Early bird pricing: 

Two day pass: $580.00 + GST

Inclusions and highlights

  • Two full days of a conference program featuring two streams of presentations
  • Shared keynote presentations with AFAC22 featuring Dr Gill Hicks AM MBE, Dr Niki Vincent, Jim Pauley, Lucas Patchett OAM and Nic Marchesi OAM 
  • ADRC networking function featuring South Australian Resilient Australia Awards Ceremony
  • Full daytime catering
  • Full access to the People’s Choice Poster Gallery
  • Full access to the AFAC22 powered by INTERSCHUTZ Trade Exhibition 
  • Ongoing free public access to conference proceedings on the Australian Disaster Resilience Knowledge Hub

Additions (add-on costs):

  • Access to the Professional Development Program, including workshops, forums and field trips
  • AFAC22 Gala Dinner

Trade Exhibition

Australasia's most comprehensive emergency management exhibition will come to life on 24-25 August

It will be a showcase like no other of the latest and best equipment, technology and service providers.

The AFAC22 powered by INTERSCHUTZ exhibition includes:

  • The Expo Stage: featuring insightful presentations from industry leaders and experts
  • The AIDR Knowledge Centre: giving delegates the opportunity to discover the latest in research and best practices, as well as a chance to meet speakers from the conference and to vote in the People’s Choice Poster Award.
  • The Demonstration Zone: showcasing live displays of new emergency management technologies and best practice examples of emergency management situations.

The Exhibition features the industry’s most impressive range of exhibitors covering all facets of emergency management equipment, technology and services. Find out more.

AIDR acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the lands on which conference delegates join us from and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people participating in the conference. We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging and celebrate the diversity of Aboriginal peoples and their ongoing cultures and connections to the lands and waters across Australia.


Please direct any queries about the Australian Disaster Resilience Conference to AIDR Events Coordinator, Greg Taylor:

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