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

Program - Wednesday 8 May

Tuesday 7 May Wednesday 8 May Thursday 9 May Friday 10 May
Session 4 0900 - 1030
Plaza Terrace Room
Plenary Future Community
0900 - 0903
Session Introduction
0904-0924
What Does a Resilient Community and Resilient Country Look Like? Mark Crosweller
0925-0945
Collaboration in a Community Without Borders: The Cross European Borders Project Benoit Vivien
0946-1006
Changing Our Thinking When Communities Clash Gill Hicks
1007-1027
Palliative Care for People Affected by Humanitarian Crises Eric Krakauer
Plaza Room 4
French Language Stream Perspectives and The Future
0830 - 0833
Session Introduction
0834-0900
New Issues in Mass Gathering Ives Hubloe
0901-0930
Extraction Column: a Must-Have Question Emmanuel Rohrbacher
0931-1000
Simulation in Disaster Medicine: the Future is Now! Maud Michaloux
1001-1030
iCrisis: Simulation for Crisis Strategic Steering War Room Training Jan-Cedric Hansen
Plaza Room 5
Psychosocial Free Papers
0900 - 0903
Session Introduction
0904-0915
Tailoring Disaster Risk Reduction for Adolescents: Perspectives from China and Nepal Elizabeth Newnham
0916-0927
Supporting and Accompanying Young People After the Lac-Mégantic Train Derailment (Quebec, Canada) Mélissa Généreux
0928-0939
Challenges and Opportunities for Interprofessional Collaboration within the Post-Disaster Psychosocial Support Network in a Terrorism Scenario in the Netherlands: A Network Analysis Jurriaan Jacobs
0940-0951
Recent Unprecedented Wildfires in BC, Canada ~ Progression of a Grassroots Disaster Psychosocial Program Jeanne LeBlanc
0952-1003
Code Orange: A Systematic Review of Psychosocial Disaster Response Melissa Korman
1004-1015
Responding to Disasters: More than Economic and Infrastructure Interventions David Crompton
1016-1027
Panel Discussion: Psychosocial Resilience in a Future Influenced by Terrorism and Climate Change - What Needs to be Done?
Mezzanine Room 9
Workshop on Gender and Disasters
0900 - 0903
Session Introduction
0906-0925
The central role of gender in emergency management Debra Parkinson
0926-0950
Gender in Emergency Management Guidelines implementation by Qld IGEM with the Red Cross Iain MacKenzie and Collin Sivalingum
0951-1020
Workshop: Facilitated Discussion Helen Riseborough, Alison Rifai and Jaspreet Kaur
1021-1030
Next Steps
Morning Tea 1030 - 1100
Session 5 1100 - 1230
Plaza Terrace Room
Primary Healthcare
1100 - 1103
Session Introduction
1104-1127
Experiences in Disaster Response: The Primary Health and Community Pharmacy Response to Earthquakes in the Canterbury, New Zealand Region and The Development of a Primary Health and Community Pharmacy Planning and Response Coordination Group. Philip Schroeder and Kelly Robertson
1128-1151
Nick Giblin
1152-1203
The Role of Primay Health Networks & GPs in Disasters: Nepean Blue Mountains PHN's Preparedness Guide Lizz Reay
1204-1215
Title TBC Basil Leodoro
1216-1227
The Future of Disaster Medicine is Based on Primary Care Involvement. Penelope Burns
Plaza Room 1
Heatwaves
1100 - 1103
Session Introduction
1104-1127
Invited Speaker
1128-1151
Global Heat Health Information Virginia Murray
1152-1203
It’s hot today, eh? Montreal’s 2018 Heat Wave from Urgences-santé’s Perspective Nicola D'ulisse, Emmanuelle St-Arnaud
1204-1215
The Impact of Japan Heatwave on Community Emergency Medicine in 2018 Yohei Iwasaki
1216-1227
Helping Runners Under Extreme Heat: The 2017 Montreal Half-Marathon Experience Nicola D'ulisse, Emmanuelle St-Arnaud
Plaza Room 2
Mass Gathering
1100 - 1103
Session Introduction
1104-1127
Risk Management Innovations in Hajj Anas Khan
1128-1151
Commonwealth Games – Innovation and Lessons Learnt from In-event, Public Health, Ambulance and Hospitals Perspective Satyamurthy Anuradha, Monica Farrow, Kaylene Sutherland, Julia Crilly
1152-1203
Every Day Mass Gathering Events: Innovation and Lessons Learnt Adam Lund, Sheila Turris
1204-1215
Global Event Data Research Registry : Taking Mass Gathering Research to the Next Level Matthew Brendan Munn
1216-1227
Proposing a Minimum Data Set for Mass Gathering Health Malinda Steenkamp
Plaza Room 3
Humanitarian Free Papers
1100 - 1103
Session Introduction
1104-1115
The Health Impacts of Toxic Remnants of War on Civilian Populations: A Scoping Review Jo Durham
1116-1127
International Humanitarian Law and Review of Recurrent Violations Including Chemical Weapons Use Sukhshant Atti
1128-1139
Newborn and Child Health Care in Humanitarian Crisis Settings– Piloting of Training Package for Primary Health Care Workers in Rural Nepal Dr Darlene Rose
1140-1151
Exploring Health Challenges of South Asian Women at the Evacuation Centres after Disasters Tazrina Chowdhury
1152-1203
Conceptualizing a Gender-Based Framework for implementing Disaster-Resilient Village Program in Aceh Province, Indonesia Rina Suryani Oktari
1204-1215
Towards a Better Response: Combining Pareto Ranking and Geostatistics to Model Gender-Based Vulnerability in Rohingya Refugee Settlements in Bangladesh Erica Nelson
1216-1227
Panel Discussion: Achievng Equity in Future Humanitarian Aid - An Achievable Goal or Simply an ideal?
Plaza Room 4
Palliative Care in Humanitarian Crises: Implementation Issues
1100 - 1103
Session Introduction
1104-1127
Palliative care and symptom relief in responses to humanitarian emergencies where a strong local health care system is lacking Claire Rieux
1128-1151
From Humanitarian Principles to Standardizing Palliative Care in Conflict Settings Rachel Coghlan
1152-1215
Palliative Care Training for Humanitarian Responders BR Daubman & AK Goodman
1216- 1227
Panel Discussion
Plaza Room 5
Students in Disasters
1100 - 1103
Session Introduction
1104-1127
WADEM Student Special Interest Group: Student Engagement, Capacity Building, and Action in the Disaster and Emergency Sector Haddon Rabb and Humaira Nakhuda
1128-1151
No longer 'just a student': Exploring opportunities available to students and young professionals Christopher McKenna
1152-1203
DisasterSISM: a Multi-Level Blended Learning Program in Disaster Medicine for Medical Students Luca Ragazzoni
1204-1215
Exploring the Preparedness of Student Paramedics for the Mental Health Challenges of the Paramedic Profession Erin Smith
1216-1227
Improving Emergency Department Surge Capacity in Disasters: Conception of a Medical Student Disaster Volunteer Corps Jeremy Pong
Mezzanine Room 9
Wilderness Medicine
1100 - 1103
Session Introduction
1104-1127
Space Tourism – Is it a Disaster Waiting to Happen? Rowena Christiansen
1128-1151
ASPA’s Journey in Developing a Blended Online and Face-to-Face Training Model for SkiPpatrollers in Australia Kirsten Campbell
1152-1203
Title TBC Sasha Rihter
1204-1215
Use of Solar Power Production for Point-of-Care Ultrasound, A Comparative Analysis John Gallien
1216-1227
A Fresh Look at Whether the Human Appendix Should be Considered "friend or foe" in the Context of Long-Duration Remote Expeditionary Medicine (benivolem aut insidiator?) Rowena Christiansen
Lunch 1230 - 1330
Session 6 1330 - 1500
Plaza Terrace Room
Pandemic
1330 - 1333
Session Introduction
1334-1357
Beyond Influenza - Other Causes of Pandemic We Need to Consider Adriana Tami
1358-1421
Invited Speaker
1422-1433
The Development of a Community Wide Primary Health Comprehensive Planning and Response Coordination Group to Plan for and Manage Seasonal Influenza and Possible Pandemic Response Philip Schroeder
1434-1445
Development and Implementation of the First Hospital Based Epidemic Outbreak Management Plan: Lessons Learned from Nepal Ashis Shrestha
1445-1457
Using the MCRISP Network to Study Acute Gastroenteritis and Influenza-like Illness Outbreaks in Child Care Centers Compared to Statewide Epidemics Andrew Hashikawa
Plaza Room 1
Community Resilience
1330 - 1333
Session Introduction
1334-1357
Christchurch Earthquake: The Resilience Journey Lianne Dalziel
1358-1421
Victorian Bushfires: Learnings From the First 10 Years Afterwards Alison McMillan
1422-1433
Resilience and Mitigation Mark Drew
1434-1445
Positively Adapting to a Changed Reality Rose Henderson
1445-1457
Victorian Compendium of Community-Based Resilience Building Case Studies: Critical Success Factors Help Communities Strengthen Resilience to Disasters Caroline Spencer
Plaza Room 2
Emergency Medical Teams
1330 - 1333
Session Introduction
1334-1357
Global Update on the Emergency Medical Team (EMT) Initiative Ian Norton
1358-1421
Basil Leodoro
1422-1433
Using the EMT Guidelines for Development of Health Care Capability: A Stepped Approach Liz Rushbrook
1434-1445
The Role of the ARCH Project in Strengthening ASEAN Disaster Health Management Phumin Silapunt
1445-1457
Emergency Medical Teams in ASEAN Region - Challenges for Global EMT Classification Soichiro Kai
Plaza Room 3
CBRN
1330 - 1333
Session Introduction
1334-1357
Prevention and Detection of Biological Warfare Raina MacIntyre
1358-1421
Learnings from the Salisbury Incident Stevan Emmett
1422-1444
Radiological Casualties – Advances in Treatment Andy Robertson
1445-1457
Crisis State of Medical Readiness and Citizen Preparedness Importance for Radiological and Nuclear Incidents Raymond E. Swienton
Plaza Room 4
Palliative Care in Humanitarian Crises: Clinical Issues
1330 - 1333
Session Introduction
1334-1357
Balancing Saving Lives and Relieving Suffering Erik Krakauer
1358-1409
Relieving suffering can improve patient outcomes BR Daubman
1410-1433
Care for Expectant Patients Eric Krakauer & Rachel Coghlan  
1434-1445
SPHERE Handbook Palliative Care Guidance Erik Krakauer
1446-1457
Panel Discussion
Plaza Room 5
Simulation
1330 - 1333
Session Introduction
1334-1357
How can training be evaluated and assessed using the technologies of tomorrow? Johan Hornwall and Peter Berggren
1358-1421
Simulation in Disaster Medicine Maud Michaloux
1422-1433
The Use of Simulation Games and Table-Top Exercises in Disaster Preparedness Training of Emergency Medicine Residents. Lourdes Rodriguez Rivera
1434-1445
Preparing for Mass Casualties: Improving Staff Preparedness and Hospital Operations Through Multidisciplinary Simulation Training in Disaster Management Amy Johnston
1445-1457
Implementation of Periop Disaster Response Exercise Program at Gold Coast Health Andrew Donohue
Mezzanine Room 9
Vulnerable Groups
1330 - 1333
Session Introduction
1334-1345
Disaster Planning for the Urban Homeless Population in the United States Stephen Morris
1346-1357
Invited Speaker
1358-1409
Discovering Best Practice for Establishing Evacuation Centres for Vulnerable Populations: Findings From an Australian Pilot Study Mayumi Kako
1410-1421
The Social Determinants of Health in Disaster Risk Reduction Joseph Cuthbertson
1422-1433
Measuring the Health Impact of Natural Disasters – the Attribution Challenge Facing the Medical Community Gerard A Finnigan
1434-1445
Hunger in Latin America: What Can We do? Daniel Menezes
1445-1457
RISK OF RETROGRESSION IN SOCIAL RIGHTS AND REDUCTION OF BRAZILIAN PUBLIC POLICIES Maria Isabel Barros Bellini
Afternoon Tea 1500 - 1530
Session 7 1530 - 1700
Plaza Terrace Room
Best Papers
1530 - 1533
Session Introduction
1534-1545
August 24th, 2016 Central Italy Earthquake: Validation of “Modified Utstein Template for Hospital Disaster Response Reporting”, a New Tool for Reporting Hospital's Reaction to Disasters Luca Ragazzoni
1546-1557
Addressing Adolescent Mental Health After Disasters: The Critical Role of Chronic Stressors Elizabeth Newnham
1558-1609
Resurgence of Vector-Borne and Vaccine-Preventable Diseases in Venezuela in Times of Complex Humanitarian Health Crisis: A Regional Menace Adriana Tami
1610-1621
The Importance of Enforcing Road Safety Laws to Reduce Road Traffic Collision (RTC) Occurrence and Fatalities in Nigeria Oluwafunbi Awoniyi
1622-1633
Surge Capacity Planning to Inform the Need for International & Domestic Emergency Medical Team Deployments Following a Severe Wellington New Zealand Earthquake Charles Blanch
1634-1645
Examining the National Profile of Chronic Disaster Health Risks in Australia (88) Lennart Reifels
1646-1657
Panel - Questions for Presenters Adjudicators: Erin Smith; Sam Stratton: Greg Ciottone; Yasuhiro Otomo; Gerry FitzGerald
Plaza Room 1
Ebola
1530 - 1533
Session Introduction
1534-1557
Evolving Strategy and Incident Management Systems in Hard to Reach Areas and Fragile Security Settings: the Case of Ebola Response in Democratic Republic of Congo Nda Konan Michel Yao
1558-1621
JEE - strengthening global health security Rhonda Owen
1622-1633
Association Between Vitamin A Supplementation and Mortality Among Patients with Ebola Virus Disease: An International Multisite Cohort Study Stephanie Garbern
1634-1645
A State of Biopreparedness Kavita Varshney
1646-1657
Implementation of infection-prevention control (IPC) measures to protect non-Ebola health structures in an Ebola outbreak: challenges and lessons learned. Anneli Eriksson
Plaza Room 2
Austere Surgery
1530 - 1533
Session Introduction
1534-1557
Preparation for Deployment of Austere Surgical Teams Jay McIsaac
1558-1621
Some challenges for surgery and anaesthesia (and allied disciplines) in the space environment Rowena Christensen
1622-1633
Specific Challenges and Logistic Requirements of Surgery in Austere Environments Johannes Schad
1634-1645
Surgical Procedures Performed by Emergency Medical Teams in Sudden-Onset Disasters: A Systematic Review Charles Coventry
1646-1657
Training Australian General Surgeons for Humanitarian Emergencies: A Comparison Between Trainee Logbooks and Emergency Medical Team Caseloads. Charles Coventry
Plaza Room 3
Natural Hazards: Earthquakes and Wildfires
1530 - 1533
Session Introduction
1534-1545
Lessons Learned From Communities Experiencing Both Earthquakes and Wildfires Alistair Humphrey
1546-1557
Invited Speaker
1558-1609
The Role of Japan DMAT in Tokyo Inland Earthquake Yuichi Koido
1610-1621
Effectiveness of Children’s Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) Program on Earthquake Preparedness in Jordan Fadi S Issa
1622-1633
Learning Lessons During Recovery from Disasters Yasmin Khan
1634-1645
Study of Medical Supply and Demand Balance for the Nankai Trough Earthquake Yosuke Takada
1646-1657
Assessing the Quality of Roof-Harvested Rainwater After Bushfires Malinda Steenkamp
Plaza Room 4
WHO, UN, and MSF Guidance on Palliative Care in Humanitarian Response Medicine
1530 - 1533
Session Introduction
1534-1557
WHO Guidance on Integration Palliative Care into Humanitarian Response Eric Krakauer
1558-1609
WHO Guidance on Treating Mental, Neurological and Substance Use Disorders in Humanitarian Emergencies Fahmy Hanna (pre-recorded)
1610-1621
Médecins sans Frontières Palliative care Initiatives Claire Rieux
1622-1633
Access to Controlled medicines in Humanitarian Emergencies Stefano Berterame  (pre-recorded)
1634-1657
Panel Discussion
Plaza Room 5
Military
1530 - 1533
Session Introduction
1534-1557
UK Military Support to Humanitarian Operations and Defence Healthcare Engagement Simon Horne
1558-1621
A Medical-Psychological Model of Disaster Response Jeanne LeBlanc
1622-1633
A Field Electronic Medical Record: Capturing Critical Data in Austere Environments Sarah Draugelis
1634-1645
Assessing and Improving the Performance and Reliability of the Disaster Teams Paul Barach
1646-1657
Panel Discussion: The Evolving Role of the Military in Disaster Operations in the Future
Mezzanine Room 9
Non Communicable Disease and Disasters
1530 - 1533
Session Introduction
1534-1557
Application of National and Sub-national Indicators to Rank Needs of People With Life Threatening Conditions and Chronic Diseases Before, During and After a Disaster Ben Ryan
1558-1621
Disaster Risk Reduction and Health: The Potential of Health Registers for Public Health Monitoring Michel Dückers
1622-1633
Determining Key Influences on Patient Ability to Successfully Manage Noncommunicable Disease After Natural Disaster Ben Ryan
1634-1645
The Effect of Natural Disasters on Cancer Care: A Systematic Review Ralph Xiu-gee Man
1646-1657
Is There Calm After the Storm? A General Practice Registry-Based Study Following the Case of a Severe Hailstorm in the Netherlands Christos Baliatsas
Wednesday Closing 1700 - 1730
Plaza Terrace Room
Special Guest Lecture
Thoughts On the Future Skip Burkle
Plaza Room 5
1730 – 1800
Workshop SIG/Chapter Leads
Poster Viewing 1730 - 1830
Special Events 1830 - 2030
Plaza Room 2
Meet the Experts Dinner
Offsite
Wine Tasting Networking Evening

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