The Fifth Global Amateur Radio Emergency Communications (GAREC) Conference will be held on 24 – 25 August 2009, in connection with the Tokyo Ham Fair at Tokyo Big Sight, Ariake, Tokyo Japan hosted by The Japan Amateur Radio League (JARL).
The Theme of the GAREC-2009 will be “Emergency Communications across Borders”. The program will include presentations about operations during disasters that occurred since last year’s conference and discussions about new developments in technology and their application in emergency communications. All Amateur Radio Operators interested in Emergency Communications are invited to participate.
More information on the event can be found on the GAREC website where participants can also register for the event.