Sarah Barker, Special Counsel at MinterEllison
She has taught the flagship Company Directors’ Course of the Australian Institute of Company Directors for more than a decade, is part of the faculty of the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership’s Earth on Board executive programme, and in an academic visitor at the Smith School of Enterprise & the Environment at the University of Oxford.
Harald Drager, TIEMS President, Belgium
Harald Drager is the founding member of the worldwide acting society TIEMS (The International Emergency Management Society), which he took the initiative to establish in 1993. He was the International Vice President of TIEMS since its inauguration until 2002, when he took over as TIEMS President, a position he was re-elected to for the 5th time in 2016. He has brought in new ideas and new people in TIEMS and succeeded the organization to span worldwide.
Harald, has extensive experience from industry and research activity, especially in emergency and risk management, and he acts as the Managing Director of QUASAR Invest AS in Norway, a consultancy in global safety, emergency and disaster management.
His specializations are international organizational development, emergency, disaster and risk management and project management.
He has published numerous papers internationally on emergency, risk and disaster management.
He was a European Commission appointed evaluator for the EU Security Calls for FP7 2013 and the Horizon 2020 Call for Secure Societies in 2014. He was appointed Professor Chair for 4 years in 2014 at King Abdul Aziz University in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. He was also appointed Visiting Professor at North Western University in Xian in China in 2016 for 2 years.
Closing Date for Abstracts
29th October 2018
Late October 2018
17th December 2018
Early & Author Registrations Deadline
22nd March 2019