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Humanitarian Airlift and Disaster Response Asia-Pacific - 16/05/2016

Network with group delegations from the Republic of Singapore Air Force and Royal Australian Air Force at Humanitarian Airlift and Disaster Response Asia-Pacific

SMi’s Humanitarian Airlift and Disaster Response Asia-Pacific conference, taking place on 23-24 May 2016 in Singapore, will provide updates on capabilities and requirements from national militaries for humanitarian operations, detailing how civil-military cooperation is enhancing the NGO response to regional humanitarian disasters.

Furthermore, the programme will also address what is being done to overcome the key challenges of humanitarian logistics and what role innovative technologies have to play in enhancing the disaster response. These topics will be addressed by military speakers, civil-military coordinators, regional logistic experts and disaster response organisations, therefore bringing together all key regional stakeholders for disaster response exercises.

Attendee Update: The Republic of Singapore Air Force and Australian Air Force have just confirmed their participation at the two-day event. Download the attendee list to see you can be networking with at

Benefits of attending:

  • Attend a unique event focused on civil-military operations in disaster response
  • Discuss how to increase efficiency in humanitarian logistics to better impact the disaster response effort
  • Listen to high level updates from regional organisations on effective civil-military cooperation to enhance disaster response
  • Understand how military assets help overcome the key challenges in regional disaster response
  • Hear about new technologies and modern methods used to optimise disaster response

Speaker Panel includes:

  • Lieutenant General Amnat Barlee, Director, Thai Red Cross Society
  • Air Commodore Richard Lennon CSC, Commander Air Mobility Group, RAAF Base Richmond
  • Colonel Reinhard Krell, Director, Movement Coordination Centre Europe
  • Colonel Douglas DeLaMater, Commander, 374th Airlift Wing, US Air Force
  • Shirish Ravan, Head, UN-SPIDER Beijing Office, United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UN-OOSA)
  • Greg Elliott, Deputy Executive Director, Australian Civil Military Centre

To view the full speaker line-up and conference programme, visit

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