Disaster and Emergency Management Summit 2017
12 November 2013 - 14 November 2013
Manila, Phillippines

Our Speakers

  • Kate WhiteKate White
    Director Community Resilience and Communications,
    Victoria State Emergency Services
  • Ali Ahmed KhanAli Ahmed Khan
    Director General,
    Fire Service and Civil Defence Department
  • Mohammad Omer Faruque DewanMohammad Omer Faruque Dewan
    Senior Information Officer,
    Ministry of Disaster Management & Relief
  • Keshav KumarKeshav Kumar
    Master Trainer (Urban Search and Rescue),
    National Disaster Response Force
  • Man ThapaMan Thapa
    Recovery Planning Advisor,
    UNDP (Nepal)
  • Martin BoyleMartin Boyle
    Field Support & Emergency Management Coordinator - Australian Antarctic Division,
    Department of the Environment and Energy
  • Victor BaiVictor Bai
    President - Asia Council,
    International Association Emergency Managers
  • Nicholas BrownNicholas Brown
    Manager – Command and Emergency Management,
    NZ Police
  • Madhusudan SinghMadhusudan Singh
    Disaster Risk Reduction Consultant,
    UNDP (India)
  • Gaylord TamayoGaylord Tamayo
    Police Chief Inspector,
    Philippine National Police
  • Sanjay KumarSanjay Kumar
    Safety Manager,
    Indira Gandhi Airport
  • Jignesh JadavJignesh Jadav
    Disaster Management Project Officer,
    Dadra & Nagar Haveli Disaster Management Authority
  • Anthony RabyAnthony Raby
    Emergency Specialist,
    United Nations (UNICEF) – Retired
  • Alice GodyckiAlice Godycki
    Program Coordinator Community- based Disaster Management,
    Provincial Disaster Management Agency East Kalimantan
  • Jeremy FewtrellJeremy Fewtrell
    Fire & Rescue New South Wales
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Disaster & Emergency Management SUMMIT

Large scale catastrophic disasters, both natural and man-made as well unforeseen emergencies will resulted in enormous number of fatalities, displace over millions of people, and incurbillions of economic damage to countries and organizations and even greater indirect losses that can't be measured using systematic assessment.

Increased scrutiny around how emergencies and disasters are being managed, in order to minimize its impact have urged disaster/emergency management authorities and agencies to enhance the nation's disaster resilience effort. Equip Global’s leading Disaster and Emergency Management Summit, taking place on 22 – 25 August 2017 in Singapore provides an exclusive opportunity for all disaster management authorities and emergency frontline responder to share insights and hear best practice case studies on ways to enhance your country and communities responses for a disaster.

Expect to hear solutions/proven strategies to pertinentchallenges emergency management authorities face when engaging communities for urban resilience planning and the best practices to coordinate between agencies before and during a disaster incident. In addition to strengthening community resilience, don’t miss the case studies on developing disaster management plans for disasters/emergencies includingfloods, drought, cyclones, earthquakes, wildfire, industrial fire, collapse of critical infrastructures and terrorism.


  1. Hear from Governmental Agencies, Disaster Management Authorities and Frontline responders like Civil Defence, Police, Search and Rescue Personnel whom are involved in actual disaster management, on how they plan for and handle various types of large scale disaster/emergencies.
  2. Gain practical insights from actual past disaster-specific case study presentations on disasters like floods, drought, cyclones, earthquakes, wildfire, industrial fire, hazardous materials leakage, collapse of critical infrastructures and terrorism.
  3. Participate in interactive panel discussions featuring disaster management professionals in building community resilience, emerging technology on managing disaster and constructing an effective disaster response team.
  4. Be sure not to miss our comprehensive pre & post-summit workshops which focus on reducing vulnerability at local levels, lesson learnt from previous mega-disaster, risk reduction for flood and preparing for cascading effect of man-made emergencies.


  • Discover practical and constructive information through disaster specific case studies on increasing community’s involvement, addressing community needs, preparing for cascading effect and improving coordination plans between agencies.
  • Leverage on this golden opportunity to interact with the world’s most disaster prone region experts on disaster prevention, disaster preparedness, disaster relief and recovery.
  • Partake in exclusive panel discussion where you get the chance to brainstorm with experienced disaster management experts and get your concerns answered regarding best practice in forming a disaster response team, increasing community resilience and the impact of emerging technology on managing disaster.


This event is tailor-made for Government Authorities, Directors, Heads, Senior Managers, Managers, and Officers of the following divisions:

  • Disaster Management
  • Emergency Services
  • National's Defence Forces
  • Civil Defence/ Fire Department
  • Armed Forces (Land, Sea, Air)
  • Search and Rescue
  • Operations
  • Business Continuity
  • Emergency Response Teams of Corporate Organizations


If you wish to hear about a specific topic or from a specific speaker, please email us now at enquiry@equip-global.com.


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