The ethics of disaster risk reduction and resilience

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Organizer(s)
Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience

The AIDR Knowledge Networking Series invites leading thinkers to share insights on specialised topics, broadening our collective understanding and thinking.

Don’t just listen, share your thoughts and ideas. Each presentation in the Knowledge Networking Series lays the foundations for the following small group discussions, providing participants an avenue to reflect on the topic and connect with peers.

Join the Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience for thought-provoking national conversations at the forefront of disaster risk reduction and resilience theory and practice.

The ethics of disaster risk reduction and resilience

Guest speaker

Mark Crosweller, AFSM

Mark has 36 years of experience in crisis, national security, and emergency management, leading major strategic reform in governance, strategy, policy, operations, and capability. Between 2012-2019, Mark was responsible for briefing the Prime Minister and Cabinet on disaster management and providing strategic policy advice on climate and disaster risk reduction and resilience.

Mark is now the Founder and Director of Ethical Intelligence and Senior Advisor to KPMG advising on climate, disaster risk and leadership ethics. He is currently finalising his PhD research on the ethical premise of leading people through the adversity and loss of disasters.

In this session, Mark will present on the ethics of disaster risk reduction and resilience, covering issues of neo-liberalism and communitarianism, equity, the capacity of individuals to have agency to take action to reduce their risk, and the role of government.

Host

Amanda Leck
Executive Director, Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience

Agenda

  1. Presentation by Mark Crosweller
  2. Mini fireside chat with Amanda Leck and Mark Crosweller
  3. Audience Q&A
  4. Breakout groups - network with other attendees and discuss a question posed by Mark Crosweller.

Webinar Times

2.00pm ACT | NSW | QLD | TAS | VIC

1.30pm NT | SA

12.00pm WA

4.00pm NZ

This session will run for 80 minutes and will be limited to 300 participants. 

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