21 - 22 February 2019
Melbourne, VIC, Australia



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Aerial Search & Rescue Asia Pacific 2019 will allow you the opportunity to directly engage with government SAR experts, aerial operators and technology providers from over 15 countries.
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SAR Audience Stats

Government Bodies, Departments & Services - 42%

Military SAR Operators - 28% 

Civil Search & Rescue Operator - 22% 

Research Bodies & Organisations - 8% 

Invited Government Delegations Include:

  • Chief Executive Officer, Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA)
  • Crisis Preparedness & Response Manager, Australian Maritime Authority (AMSA)
  • Assets & Capability Manager, Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA)
  • SAR Operations Manager, Air Services Rescue Coordination Centre (RCC), Australia
  • Executive Manager for National Operations & Standards, Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA), Australia
  • Discipline Lead, Battlespace Information Integration, Defence Science & Technology Group (DSTO), Australia
  • Position Program Section Leader, Geoscience Australia
  • International Search & Rescue Expert, US Coast Guard
  • Commissioner General, Republic of Korea Coast Guard
  • Commander, Maldives National Defence Force
  • Senior Advisor, UAE National Search & Rescue Center
  • Field Support & Emergency Management Coordinator, Australian Antarctic Division
  • Philippine Coast Guard Air Group
  • Bangkok Joint Rescue Co-ordination Centre
  • New Zealand Search & Rescue Institute
  • New Zealand Defence Force
  • National Maritime Safety Authority (NMSA),Papua New Guinea

  • Council of Managers of National Antarctic Programs (COMNAP)

  • BASARNAS Indonesia

  • Deputy Manager ANS Policy & Planning, Civil Aviation Authority, Singapore

  • Section Chief, International Affairs, Japan Coast Guard, Japan

  • Director of Operations, Fishtail Air, Nepal

  • Commanding Officer Royal Brunei Marine Police, Marine Police Headquarters, Brunei

  • Director General, Asian Development Bank, Philippines

  • Director General, Malaysian Coast Guard (MMEA)

Search & Rescue specialists will be invited from all Australian state and territory government funded organisations on a complimentary basis.

Contact Us

Julia Guy
Head of International Relations
Tel: +61 (02) 4429 3933
Mob: +61 (0) 412 395 047
E:  jguy@tangentlink.com



What our customers say about us...

What our customers say about us...

  • “We would like to thank you for your great service throughout the AFF and SAR events. We have indeed broadened our knowledge of the AFF and SAR industry through these events."
    Heli Union
  • “We participated at Aerial Firefighting and Search & Rescue Events in Nimes last week and are highly content with the outcome. We met a lot of interested customers and the events were perfectly fit our interests.”
    smp Aviation
  • “Thanks for a great conference - we achieved everything we needed to, thanks to your good efforts. See you in Australia!”
    CHC Helicopters

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