The 2016 Australia and New Zealand Search and Rescue Conference
04/29/2016

The conference will review SAR operations from the past calendar year, offering insights and reviews.

Online PR News – 29-April-2016 – Perth, WA – At the beginning of June, Gold Coast will host some of the finest minds and biggest names in southern hemisphere search and rescue, at the 2016 ANZSAR Conference. Held yearly, this conference provides a platform for sector experts to discuss new trends, advancements, methods, and the events of the previous year.

Attracting regional directors and academics on the topics from around the world, the ANZSAR will be hosted at the vaunted Jupiter Hotel. It will run through a variety of topics and areas of interest, but there is a defined focus on the role that technology is playing in the field at the moment: methods of finding missing persons using technological aids, such as smartphone triangulation, along with the usage of unmanned drones, and the best methods of training responders in the usage of this new tech.

The conference will review SAR operations from the past calendar year, offering insights and reviews. This spread of information has been viewed as being vital to encouraging the proper training and methods for responders, such as ourselves at Parabellum International.

The psychology of lost victims is another topic on the docket. The mental state of those lost in the wilderness is vital to tracking their movements, and knowledge of this can help to locate any victims. This study also helps in the establishment of communication with victims.

This conference helps to further the interrelationship of various agencies with overlapping bailiwicks. This can help to encourage proper coordination and cooperation between different agencies, who in prior years, may have been less aware of each others capabilities and strengths.

With such a stellar lineup of speakers from such a variety of specialties, the 2016 ANZSAR Conference will help to spread the word of proper search and rescue procedure, while advancing the subject, for the benefit of searcher and victims alike.

Visit the website at http://sar.anzdmc.com.au/ for more information!