Risk, Crisis and Recovery Management Special Interest Group (SIG) meeting at CAUTHE 2017

All SIG members and other interested CAUTHE delegates are invited to attend the Risk, Crisis and Recovery Management SIG meeting at the CAUTHE 2017 conference.

Date: Wednesday 8 February
Time: 2:00-3:30pm
Location: CAUTHE 2017 conference – University of Otago, Dunedin, NZ
Room: St David 5 (101)


2:00-2:15pm Welcome and introductions (David Beirman/Brent Ritchie) 

  • SIG members and those attending will be welcomed and Introduced.

2:15-2:45pm Presentation: Kaikoura Earthquake Recovery Plan (David Simmons)

  • Professor David Simmons will give a presentation on the Kaikoura Earthquake Recovery Plan undertaken for the NZ Government. This will provide background for a discussion on tourism disaster response and recovery challenges and research needs.

2:45-3:20pm Tourism Disaster Management Research Agenda (All)

  • Group discussion on tourism disaster management challenges, issues and research needs. Identification of possible research projects between SIG group members. Discussion of a special journal issue for members to submit articles to.

3:20-3:30pm Wrap up and future actions (David Beirman/Brent Ritchie)

  • Wrap up of key themes and future collaboration outlined.

We look forward to seeing you there. For further information please contact Prof. Brent W. Ritchie (UQ) or Dr David Beirman (UTS)