DMISA Disaster Risk Reduction Conference 2019
18 and 19 September 2019
ATKV Resort, Hartenbos, Mossel Bay, Western Cape
The Disaster Management Institute of Southern Africa (DMISA) will be holding its annual conference on 18 and 19 September 2019 at the ATKV Resort in Hartenbos, Mossel Bay in the Western Cape. This year’s conference is aptly themed ‘Adapting to extremes and limiting disaster loss: Pathways to integrated resilience and sustainability for basic services, critical infrastructure and thriving communities.’
The annual DMISA Conference is the biggest disaster management conference in Africa and routinely attracts more than 300 delegates and is proudly presented by the Disaster Management Institute of Southern Africa (DMISA), supported by the South African National Disaster Management Centre (NDMC), Santam and the South African Weather Service (SAWS). The Institute is recognised as the mouthpiece of the Disaster Management profession in Southern Africa. The conference provides an annual opportunity for a diverse range of stakeholders in disaster management from across Africa to gather and share skills, knowledge and experience.
Along the world-famous Garden Route, between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth, lies ATKV Resort Hartenbos. This jewel is situated 8kms from Mossel Bay and offer budget-friendly accommodation and services by the ocean. With expansive conference facilities and top-notch service and catering, ATKV Hartenbos is the perfect choice for an inspirational conference. Activities offered includes a beach front with a heated indoor pool, super tube, bowling green, tennis courts, amusement centre, conference facilities and a huge amphitheatre where festivals and concerts take place.
Hartenbos is a popular seaside resort village situated next to the Mossel Bay industrial town of Voorbaai in the Western Cape of South Africa. The resort lies on the banks of the Hartenbos River and is an extremely popular vacation spot for local visitors.
Whale, dolphin and seal watching draw visitors to Hartenbos each year. Bird life, particularly near the river mouth, is abundant and the area is an active breeding ground for sea birds.
The conference programme includes local-, provincial-, national- and international speakers. Come and meet with our exhibitors!
Meet and greet: 17 September 2019
Conference: 18 and 19 September 2019
Gala dinner: 18 September 2019
Closing date for registrations and payment: 30 August 2019
Registration fees include all teas as well as lunch on both days and evening functions on: 17 September (Meet and greet) and 18 September 2019 (Gala dinner) have been set at very reasonable rates as follows: DMISA members: R7 400 and non-members: R8 800.
For further enquiries please contact the DMISA office between 08h00 and 13h00 (weekdays) and speak to their administrator, Karin.
Tel +27 (0) 11 822 1634 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Website: www.disaster.co.za
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