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Dan Neely to speak at CFA State Forum

By: Lee Dalgleish

Category: Community Safety, Events / Fundraising / Offers, Other

  10.46 AM 15 May, 2015


Location: CFA HQ News, General

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City of Wellington’s Dan Neely has been confirmed as a keynote speaker at this year’s CFA-SES Community Engagement & Hazard Awareness State Forum in Creswick.

Now in its 5th year, the event for CFA members with an interest in their community’s safety has teamed up with VIC-SES and the 2015 theme is ‘Community Connections – Let’s Join Forces’.

Register your interest to attend here

Dan is the Manager of Community Resilience at Wellington Region Emergency Management Office (WREMO) in New Zealand and was the highlight of the 2014 AFAC Conference in Wellington. He has a long and fascinating history in community development and disaster management around the world.

Originally from Arizona and now settled in New Zealand, Dan wrote WREMO’s Community Resilience Strategy. This strategy has since become the foundation document for an International Centre of Excellence in Community Resilience through the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction.  

Event: CFA/SES Community Engagement and Hazard Awareness State Forum

2015 Theme: Community Connections – Let’s join forces

Dates: Saturday 1 August (commencing 11am) – Sunday 2 August, 2015 (concluding 2pm)

Venue: Novotel, Creswick

Register your interest now.

For more information, contact the CFA Member Engagement Team at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or on (03) 9262 8851.

Last Updated: 29 May 2015