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10th International Search & Rescue
Conference & Exhibition

Global Resilience: Uniting Technology & Humanity for Safer Communities

9th - 11th September 2024 


Search & Rescue Specialists, Trainers, Service Providers and Consultants.

Established in 2007,  Global SAR Resources is a multidisciplinary company providing consultancy and training on Search and Rescue (SAR) for Land, Aeronautical and Maritime Agencies. We offer services, products, training and R&D. We also do large-scale International Conferences & Exhibitions of Search and Rescue. 2024 will mark the 10th iteration of the International Search and Rescue Conference and Exhibition.

Calling For Papers

Calling For Papers

We're looking for talented speakers or organisations to join our 2024 conference. 

Submit your paper today.

  • An abstract of no more than 300 words outlining the aim, and the contents of the paper on presentation or about the intended role in the presentation.

  • Oral presentation should be of 20 minutes duration (with a 5-10 minutes discussion).

  • Papers not selected for the oral presentation may be given the option of poster presentation instead

  • Deadline: 30th April 2024

Submission Criteria


Theme: Leveraging Tools, Technology & Teamwork to Improve Response

The Conference




Countries Represented






Key Conference Sessions 


  • Aviation Search & Rescue

  • Maritime Search & Rescue

  • Disaster Management

  • SAR Technology

Day 3 Visit to SAR Agencies & LIVE SAR Demonstrations

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ISAR 2024 Speakers

 Our expert speakers come from around the world and bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the conference. Check out our amazing speakers below from our 2023 conference. 

Opening Address

Yang Berhormat Tuan Anthony Loke 
Minister of Transport

Keynote Speakers

Datuk Khairul Shahril Bin Idrus 
Director General of National Disaster Management Agency

General Tan Sri Dato' Sri Hj Affendi Bin Buang 
Chief of Malaysian Armed Forces

Mr Rob Keating
Critical Care Flight Paramedic,
New Zealand

Commodore Anil Jai Singh 
Vice President Indian Maritime Foundation

Dr Suzanna Razali Chan
Head of Disaster Relief,
Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency

One Giant Leap for Search & Rescue

Many parts: Lessons from Greenlea Rescue Helicopter 

Professor Dr Suresh Kumar
P. Govind FASc

Department of Parasitology, University Malaya

Heart & Science of Volunteering Social Services

Lieutenant Colonel Nor Azlan
Royal Malaysian Air Force

RMAF Roles & Functions in Leveraging National Search & Rescue

Mr Layne Carter
U.S Coast Guard Chief of SARSAT

Human Space Flight Search & Rescue

Air Commodore Ehimen Aidemoata
Nigerian Air Force

Intricacies of Search & Rescue Operations: A Nigerian Perspective

DCP Dato' Mohd Khairi Bin Khairuddin
National Disaster Management Agency (NADMA)

The Challenges of Successful Submarine SAR

Dr Norhazlina Fairuz
Assistant Professor and Research Fellow,

Civil Military Coordination for Urban Disaster Management in Kuala Lumpur: Best Practices from Japan & Thailand

Dato' Mohd Nazri
Royal Malaysian Air Force (Retired)

Employment of Drone as Capability Enhancement for HADR / Emergency Response / SAR Operations

Mr Mani Vannan 
Civil Aviation Authority of Malaysia

Malaysia's Offshore Joint Aeronautical SAR Operations 

Dr Mohd Zahari Jamian
Senior Vice President Maritime, 
Contraves Advanced Devices Sd
n Bhd

Maritime Search & Rescue on Simulators

Alexander Matheou
IFRC Regional Director for Asia Pacific

Learning from Responding to Humanitarian Crisis & Preparing for the ones to come

Mass Rescue Operations: Learning from the Past, Embracing the Future

Mr Nazery Khalid 
Boustead Heavy Industries Corporation Berhad 

Digitalising Maritime Safety: The Use of Industry 4.0 Technologies & Applications in Maritime SAR

Dr. Ted Esguerra 
EMS Physician, Philliphines

Multi-Role Rescue Operations: From the Mountain in the Philippines to the Earthquake in Turkey

Mr Raymond Konstantin
Badan SAR Nasional Indonesia

Aeronautical & Maritime SAR in Indonesia

Supt Thiyagarajan Mariappan
Royal Malaysia Police Air Operation Force

Challenges Faced by Search & Rescue Agencies in Malaysia

Ms Cheryl Rita Kaur
Research Fellow & Head, Centre for Straits of Malacca

Maritime Search & Rescue: With a Focus on Environmental Governance

Disaster Management in Malaysia - A Multi-Agency Approach

Commandant Ravindra Kumar Shrivastava
Indian Coast Guard

Regional Maritime Search & Rescue - An Indian Perspective


Supported By

Media Partners

Past Exhibitors


Helicopter Medical Service


NGOs/Military &
Government Officials

Foreign Delegates 
USD 750*

Local Delegates
RM 2900*

SME & Industry
*HRDC Claimable*

Foreign Delegates
USD 900*

Local Delegates
RM 3200*

Booth Package
(3m x 3m)

Foreign Exhibitors
USD 3500*

Local Exhibitors
RM 10,600*

  • Shell Scheme Fascial ID Design
  • One Electrical Socket
  • Two Fluorescent Lights
  • One Table
  • Two Chairs

Booth Package
(6m x 3m)

Foreign Exhibitors
USD 6500*

Local Exhibitors
RM 19,600*

  • Shell Scheme Fascial ID Design
  • Two Electrical Sockets
  • Four Fluorescent Lights
  • Two Tables
  • Four Chairs


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