AFAC20 powered by INTERSCHUTZ is Australasia’s largest and most comprehensive emergency management conference and exhibition. Brought to you by AFAC, Deutsche Messe, the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC, Institution of Fire Engineers (Australia) and Women and Firefighting Australasia. The 2019 conference and exhibition attracted record attendance of over 4,000 emergency management personnel.

On rotation around Australasia’s major cities, AFAC20 takes place at the Adelaide Convention Centre from the 25-28 August 2020. Our host agencies are the: SA Metropolitan Fire Service; Country Fire Service; SES; SA Fire and Emergency Services Commission; Department for Environment and Water and Forestry SA. Our Principal Partners are the Adelaide Convention Bureau.

AFAC19 powered by INTERSCHUTZ was recognised as the Exhibition and Event Association of Australia’s Best Association Event at the 2019 EEAA Awards for Excellence.

The Conferences

AFAC20 will offer you an unrivalled opportunity to learn from international and local thought leaders across our multi-streamed, two-day AFAC conference, featuring the Institution of Fire Engineers (Australia) National Conference, the Australian Disaster Resilience Conference and the Women in Firefighting Australasia (WAFA) Conference. The Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC will hold their Research Forum on the first day of AFAC20. Following on from the conferences, the Professional Development Program (PDP) will feature practical workshops and site tours.
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The Exhibition

AFAC20 powered by INTERSCHUZ features a world-class exhibition which attracted nearly two hundred exhibitors in 2019, with 46 international exhibitors from 16 countries in attendance. The exhibition attracts a comprehensive range of exhibitors covering all facets of emergency management equipment, technology and services. The exhibition features the popular live demonstration zone and practical expo stage presentations.
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Social Functions

There are a range of social functions that take place during the week of AFAC20. These include the popular Gala Dinner which attracts over 1,000 attendees each year and the Delegate Welcome Reception taking place in the exhibition. There are also further functions to support our exhibitors and supporting conferences.
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