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The Journal of Search and Rescue is an electronic journal providing a forum for the publication of original research, reviews and commentaries which will consolidate and expand the theoretical and professional basis of the area. JSAR is interested in strategic, tactical, operational and technical matters, across all disciplines including: www.journalofsar.org Journal of Search and Rescue

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SAR---LogoJournal of Search and Rescue will include peer reviewed papers from the Search and Rescue Conference, Gold Coast.

The 2015 Australian and New Zealand Search and Rescue Conference is a one-day conference held on the 6th May 2015 at Jupiters Gold Coast.

The 2015 Australian and New Zealand Search and Rescue Conference is hosted in-conjunction with the Australian and New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference at the Gold Coast.  Presentations are welcome on a wide range of topics in Search and Rescue.

Authors or organisations interested in submitting a paper or presenting a workshop are invited to submit an abstract of no more than 300 words outlining the aims, contents and conclusions of their paper or presentation; or about their intended role in a workshop.

Oral presentations should be of 30 minutes duration (20-25 minute presentations with 5-10 minute discussion). Papers not selected for oral presentation might be given the option of poster presentation instead.

 Workshops will require an interactive format to facilitate active learning, such as discussion, activities, small group role plays. Workshops will be delivered for 90 minutes. The format should focus on offering participants an interactive information session. Presenters will be entirely responsible for the workshop facilitation.

Poster presentations are visual displays of material to be presented and constitute an interactive and communicative medium, usually combining text and graphics information. Posters may be on any topic relevant to the conference themes. Posters will be displayed in the exhibition area and for the duration of the conference. It is expected that presenter should be available during meal breaks to discuss it with conference participants. Specific information regarding size and mounting requirements will be provided with the notice of acceptance.

All accepted presenters will have the opportunity to have their full paper peer reviewed and published. Please indicate if you will be presenting an academically oriented, professional paper for consideration for publication for which you request peer refereeing on the submission form.

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