SEMINAR: Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction

Event location: 
Hosted by National Australia Bank, The Academy (The Bowl Room), 500 Bourke Street, Melbourne
Tuesday, June 24, 2014

The United Nations Association of Australia (Victorian Division) is holding a seminar on Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction: Shared Risks to Shared Values: A Business Case.

Increasing disaster risks represent a growing problem for the economic and business community. Bringing together experts and practitioners from across government, business, academia and civil society, this seminar seeks to provide the business case for disaster risk reduction and climate adaptation. It will highlight the challenges and opportunities associated with integrating climate change adaptation and disaster risk management. The seminar will also emphasize how strategic disaster risk management can create shared value for business and society.

Guest speakers

  • Kathryn Matthews, Director, Economic and Infrastructure Advisory Group, Deloitte
  • Michael Nolan, Global Leader - Climate Adaptation & Resilience, AECOM¬†Facilitator
  • Professor Darryn McEvoy, Principal Researcher in Climate Change Adaptation, RMIT University

Seminar details:

Business/Government: $180 (incl. GST)
NGO/Academia: $140 (incl. GST)
UNAA Member: $140 (incl. GST)
RSVP Deadline: 5pm, Friday 20 June


For all enquiries please contact Emeline Suteau on 03 9670 7878 or via email.