WADEM Congress on Disaster and Emergency Medicine 7-10 May 2019 Brisbane, Australia

Program - Thursday 9 May

Tuesday 7 May Wednesday 8 May Thursday 9 May Friday 10 May
Session 8 0900 - 1030
Plaza Terrace Room
Plenary Future Solutions
0900 - 0903
Session Introduction
0904-0924
Technology and Urban Crises Michele Acuto
0925-0945
Technology for Situational Awareness and Real Time Monitoring Greg Ciottone
0946-1006
Technology and Big Data - Practical Applications Today and Tomorrow in Disaster and Emergency Medicine Liz Rushbrook
1007-1027
People and Technology Jeannette Young
Plaza Room 4
Paediatrics Free Papers
0900 - 0903
Session Introduction
0904-0915
Development of a Model for Admitting Pediatric Trauma Casualties in the Emergency Department Raya Madar
0916-0927
Review of Disaster and Emergency Preparedness Among Summer Camps in the United States: Updates and Challenges Stuart Bradin
0928-0939
Are there Adequate Policies and Programmes in Place to Protect Infants and Young Children During Emergencies? Dale Hansson
0940-0951
Lessons Learned from an Obstetrics/Newborn/Neonatal Intensive Care Full-Scale Exercise Arthur Cooper
0952-1003
Validation of the Pediatric Physiological and Anatomical Triage Score in Pediatric Patients with Burn Injuries Chiaki Toida
1004-1015
The Pediatric Disaster Mental Health Intervention: Meeting the Primary Care Special Needs of Children in the Aftermath of Disasters Arthur Cooper
1016-1027
Evacuation of Critically Ill Neonatal Patients: Dilemmas and Solutions? Gila Margalit
Plaza Room 5
LATAC Chapter
0900 - 0903
Session Introduction
0904-0919
Challenges in Managing Emerging Infectious Diseases in Venezuela Adriana Tami
0920-0935
Title TBC Ngoy Nsenga
0936-0951
Title TBC Killiam A. Argote
0952-1003
Surveillance and Control of Threats in the Public Health System in Brazil: Mapping Managers’ Competencies Regina Witt
1004-1015
Risk Perception on Zika Virus Infection Among Vulnerable Women in Rio de Janeiro. Elaine Miranda
1016-1027
“What do you know about Zika?” Investigating Women at Primary Health Care in a Small Municipality in Brazil. Elaine Miranda
Morning Tea 1030 - 1100
Session 9 1100 - 1230
Plaza Terrace Room
Individual Resilience
1100 - 1103
Session Introduction
1104-1127
Gill Hicks
1128-1151
Resilience From Disasters and the Return to the Dreary and Demanding Liz Crowe
1152-1203
The Changing Mental Health Aftermath of 9/11 - Psychological First Aid Improves First Responder Resilience More than Traditional Debriefings Erin Smith
1203-1227
Panel
Plaza Room 1
WHO Thematic Platform for Health Emergency and Disaster Risk Management and its development
1100 - 1103
Session Introduction
Moderator: Elizabeth Newnham
Panel: Alistair Humphrey, Virginia Murray, Heather Papowitz, Ngoy Nsenga, Shuhei Nomura, Ryoma Kayano, Frank Archer, Holly Lam
Plaza Room 2
Civil-Military Co-Operation
1100 - 1103
Session Introduction
1104-1127
Kunduz Hospital Tragedy Kathleen Thomas
1128-1151
The Chemical Threat? Andrew Robertson
1152-1203
Civ-Mil Co-operation and Beyond Liz Rushbrook
1204-1215
Disaster First Responder Training: A Train the Trainer Veterans Program to Combat PTSD Jenevieve Kincaid
1216-1227
Key Elements of Civil-Military Disaster Rescue Operation in China Guo Haitao
Plaza Room 3
Pacific Islands and Disasters: Cultural Complexity in the Taro Patch
1100 - 1103
Session Introduction
Understanding Disasters in Pacific Communities: Local Perspectives and Interactive Panel Debbie Sorensen, Basil Leodoro, Wilmason Jensen, Etuini Ma'u, Nick Giblin
Plaza Room 4
Paediatrics
1100 - 1103
Session Introduction
1104-1127
Childrens National Health Alliance Joelle Simpson
1128-1151
The Challenge of Paediatric Disaster Planning: "Priorities, Issues and Barriers" Michael Frogel
1152-1203
A Comprehensive Coalition Based Regional Approach to Pediatric Disaster Planning Michael Frogel
1204-1215
The Illinois EMSC Pediatric Preparedness Checklist: An Innovative Approach to Improving Pediatric Disaster Planning and Preparedness in Chicago Paul Severin
1216-1227
The Illinois EMSC Pediatric Preparedness Checklist Does Impact Pediatric Disaster Planning and Preparedness in Chicago: A Comparison of 2012 and 2016 EMSC Facility Recognition Surveys Paul Severin
Plaza Room 5
Emergency Medical Response
1100 - 1103
Session Introduction
1104-1127
Spinal Immobilisation Joe Cuthbertson
1128-1151
Hospital Disaster Preparedness D. den Hartog, Geert Seynaeve, Pieter van der Torn and Roel Geene
1152-1203
Humanitarian Aid and Human Trafficking Sean Smith
1204-1215
Helping the Helpers: A Focus on Provider Mental Health Eli Jaffe
1216-1227
The Importance of Call Taking in Dispatch Systems Jerry Overton
Mezzanine Room 9
Pharmacy
1100 - 1103
Session Introduction
1104-1127
Roles of Pharmacist in Disaster Situations: Learning from Experiences Takashi Egawa
1128-1151
Emergency Medical Teams: Lessons From a Pharmacists Perspective Melanie Morrow
1152-1203
Pharmacists Transcend Disaster Health ‘Silos’ Kaitlyn Watson
1204-1215
The Verdict is In: Pharmacists Do Have a Role in Disasters and it’s Not Just Logistics Kaitlyn Watson
1216-1227
Primary Care Pharmacist Interventions in Risk Reduction for the Zika Virus Epidemic: a Study in Campa Grande, Mato Grosso do Sul Brazil. Elaine Miranda
Lunch 1230 - 1330
Session 10 1330 - 1500
Plaza Terrace Room
Plenary Future Thinking
1330 - 1333
Session Introduction
1334-1354
Research Paradigms and Challenges Mark Keim
1355-1415
Education and Training Challenges Gerry FitzGerald
1416-1436
The Future Role of WHO in Determining Future Thinking and Collaborative Research and Training Ryoma Kavano and Ngoy Nsenga
1437-1457
What Do We Really Need? Iain Mackenzie
Plaza Room 4
Natural Hazards: Floods, Hurricanes and Typhoons
1330 - 1333
Session Introduction
1334-1345
‘Operation Navajeen': Novel PPP Model Flood Relief Camp Sonia Haris
1346-1357
Preparedness for a Severe Rainfall: the Importance of Timeline Tetsunori Kawase
1358-1409
Typhoon Mangkhut Case Study: Household and Community Typhoon Preparedness in Hong Kong, a Densely Populated Urban City Holly Lam
1410-1421
Typhoon Preparedness Measures of the Hong Kong Public for Typhoon Mangkhut Tiffany Yeung
1422-1433
They Have Arrived! How Dallas, TX Provided Shelter Based Onsite Medical Care to Evacuees from Hurricane Harvey Lindsay A. Flax
1434-1445
Nurse's Competencies in Rural Disasters Caused by Floods: Strengthening Primary Health Care Regina Witt
1446-1457
Panel Discussion
Plaza Room 5
Oceania Chapter
1330 - 1333
Session Introduction
1334-1357
Health Hazards of Volcanic Eruptions of Oceania Volcano Activity Carol Stewart
1358-1421
Health Impacts of Volcano Related Events Ali Haedar
1422-1433
A Primary Care Role in Building Local Capacity Following Volcanic Activity in Vanuatu Alison Lyon
1434-1445
Earthquake, Tsunami, and Liquefaction in Central Sulawesi, Indonesia: How Well our Disaster Health Management Progress? Bella Donna
Afternoon Tea 1500 - 1530
Session 11 1530 - 1700
Plaza Terrace Room
Lessons Learned from Japan and Indonesian Experience
1530 - 1533
Session Introduction
1534-1557
Lessons From Japan Yasuhiro Otomo
1558-1621
Lessons From Indonesia Abdul Radjak
1622-1633
CBR Lessons Yasuhiro Otomo
1634-1645
Collated Lessons From Lombol, Palu and Sunda Strait Tsunami Hendro Wartatmo
1646-1657
Lessons from Asia Pacific Disaster Medical Conference 2018 Shinichi Nakayam
Plaza Room 1
Trauma
1530 - 1533
Session Introduction
1534-1557
International Trauma Services Michael Scheutz
1558-1621
Does the Golden Hour Exist? Michael Reade
1622-1633
Lessons from the Brussels Terrorist Attack. Andreas Möhler
1634-1645
Lessons from the Paris Terrorist Attack Maud Michaloux
1646-1657
A Framework for Planning for High-Volume High-Acuity Traumatic Mass Casualty Incidents Meghan Maslanka
Plaza Room 2
Quality & Finance
1530 - 1533
Session Introduction
1534-1557
Analysis of Disaster Related International Consensus Frameworks 2015-2017: Implications for WADEM Frank Archer
1558-1621
Invited Speaker
1622-1633
Defining and Operationalising Disaster Preparedness of Hospitals: A Systematic Review of the Literature Marlous Verheul
1634-1645
The Quest for Quality and Performance Indicators in Mass Disasters Amanda Samsuddin
1646-1657
Ensuring Emergency Preparedness Through Systematic Evaluations Gila Margali
Plaza Room 3
Emergency Medical Teams Free Papers
1530 - 1533
Session Introduction
1534-1545
Collaboration between Foreign Medical Teams and Host Health Personnel Leighton Filmer
1546-1557
International Disaster Medical Relief of China: Lessons and Practices Peng Bibo
1558-1609
Research on the Design of Training Course for International Emergency Medical Teams Hai Hu
1610-1621
The Evaluation of WHO's Minimum Data Set (MDS) in Disaster Health Management in ASEAN Sansana Limpaporn
1622-1633
Beyond EMT 2 Minimum Standards Dianne Stephens
1634-1645
Development of a Mobile Laboratory for Sudden Onset Disasters Ian Marr
1646-1657
Panel Discussion
Plaza Room 4
Emergency Management and Resilience
1530 - 1533
Session Introduction
1534-1545
Practice, Experience and Prospect of Disaster Medicine in China Shike Hou
1546-1557
Exploring the Ethical Dimensions of All-Hazards Public Health Emergency Preparedness in Canada Yasmin Khan
1558-1609
Long-Term Disaster Resilience: a Research Gap Caroline Spencer
1610-1621
'We just want to help' Non Profits Contributions to Community Resilience in the Disaster Space Fiona Roberts
1622-1633
In What Ways Does Australian Emergency Management Reflect the Criteria of a Profession? Dudley McArdle
1643-1645
Overcoming Ambiguity: Conflict Between Emergency Warning Messages and Socio-Environmental Cues Paula Dootson
1646-1657
Reviewing Disasters: Hospital Evacuations in the United States from 2000 to 2017 Sharon Mace
Plaza Room 5
Osteopath Medicine
1530 - 1533
Session Introduction
1534-1557
Narco Terrorism William Bograkos
1558-1621
Drug Use at Festivals and Minimising Risk of Overdose Jamie Ranse
1622-1633
GIS Public Health Emergency Maps Humaira Nakhuda
1634-1645
Using Geographic Information System (GIS) Analysis to Understand West Virginia's Growing Opioid-overdose Epidemic: What are We Missing? Sasha Rihter
1646-1657
The Forgotten Patients in Cyclones: The Continuation of Opioid Replacement Therapy Program Niamh O'Dwyer
Mezzanine Room 9
Technology
1530 - 1533
Session Introduction
1534-1557
When disaster strikes, how can digital technology help us track its victims? David Lovell
1558-1621
Warren Prentice
1622-1633
Watching to Save Lives Eli Jaffe
1634-1645
Feasibility and Accuracy of a Wearable Biosensor Device for Vital Sign Monitoring in Septic Emergency Department Patients in Rwanda Stephanie Garbern
1646-1657
Exploring the Feasibility of Wearable Technologies to Provide Interactive Telepresence Sub-Specialist Support to Remote Clinicians Treating Patients with Traumatic Injuries Chiara Santomauro
Thursday Closing 1700 - 1730
Plaza Terrace Room
Special Event
Meet the Incoming WADEM Board
Poster Viewing1730 - 1830
Special Events 1830 - 2000
Plaza Terrace Room
Public Health Film
Offsite
Boutique Brewery Tour

* Every endeavour has been made to produce a final program. This program is accurate as of 30 April 2019.