Emergency Services Technology Expo | Adelaide Showground | 2 Apr 2020

Emergency Services Technology Expo

The Emergency Services Technology Expo will showcase a range of technologies currently used by the SA Country Fire Service, SA State Emergency Service, SA Metropolitan Fire Service and Volunteer Marine Rescue.


In line with Government directives and to reduce the impact of COVID-19, the Emergency Services Technology Expo scheduled for 2 April 2020 has been postponed.  A new date is yet to be set, so keep an eye on their social media channels for future updates.

It will also showcase technologies emerging locally and nationally that could improve service delivery and community safety outcomes into the future.

The displays, demonstrations and interactive experiences will include:

  • Remote piloted aircraft
  • Search dog demonstrations
  • Marine rescue boat
  • Automatic vehicle location
  • Thermal imaging cameras
  • Urban search and rescue (USAR) equipment
  • Resilience building ‘gaming’
  • Chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) equipment
  • Communications vehicle and equipment
  • Aerial firefighting vehicle and vehicle crew protection systems
  • SES floating car/flood demonstration
  • SES sand trailer demonstrating flood path
  • Humanihut
  • What it will be like to be a CFS or SES volunteer in 2030

The expo is aimed at members of the community (16 years +) with an interest in emerging technologies and potentially volunteering.

In particular Year 11 and 12 students who are studying related SACE and STEM subjects, and university students in science related disciplines. Related volunteering groups such as Scouts, Guides, Surf Life Saving and Ambulance cadets are also encouraged to attend.


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For more information and all enquiries please visit the Emergency Services Technology Expo Facebook event page.

What:  Emergency Services Technology Expo

When:    Thursday 2 April 2020 | 10am – 6pm   *POSTPONED*

Where:   Ridley Centre, Adelaide Showground | Goodwood Road, Wayville

Who:   Everyone

At Play & Go Adelaide we make every effort to provide accurate information to the best of our knowledge at the time of publication. We recommend confirming times, dates and details directly before making any plans as details may be subject to change.

Image Source: Emergency Services Technology Expo Facebook event page.


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