Blue Shield Australia and special guest speakers mark International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction with webinar

13 October each year is the time for all Australian GLAM institutions and Heritage  Places and Historical Societies to prepare for the coming disaster season  

This year Blue Shield Australia will host a webinar with special guests President IIC and Director of ICS Dr Julian Bickerstaff, President of AICCM Alice Cannon, joined by President of Blue Shield Australia, Dr Mat Trinca and BSA Secretary Ms Linda Byrne.

Mat Trinca will reflect on the role of Blue Shield in response to threats to cultural heritage and discuss the Sendai Framework in the context of the Australian season ahead.  Linda Byrne will provide some practical advice on building up your disaster preparedness.   Julian Bickersteth will discuss learnings from the Lismore floods and responding to climate change related disasters. Alice Cannon will talk about the AICCM Disaster Preparedness Calendar and resources for disaster preparation, response and recovery.

There will be a live Q&A session and all participants will be offered an AICCM Disaster Preparedness Calendar.

To attend this special event, click REGISTER