2017 Crisis Communications Conference
Crisis Communications Conference for Emergency Communicators and Partners
Date: May 8-9, 2017
Hampton Inn by Hilton
100 Coventry Road
Who Should Attend?
New and returning participants will benefit from the #crisisready approach of our 2017 conference for emergency communicators and partners. If you are responsible for developing internal or external messaging in crisis situations, this conference is for you.
Turn immediate timeline challenges into opportunities and become a trusted leader during a crisis.
International Crisis Management Strategist Melissa Agnes will show you how to be proactive and develop the instincts to identify and manage risks and opportunities so that you can communicate in real time during a crisis.
Carleton University professor and director of The Warning Project, John Rainford, will speak about how to strengthen your crisis communication decision making and engage leaders in your organization and community.
Find out how to navigate and deliver information digitally with Jordan Redshaw, who was responsible for social throughout the Fort McMurray Fires and successfully delivered critical information during a mass evacuation and effective re-entry plan.
How does your communications team successfully manage an emergency? Julianne McCaffrey, director of Emergency Management for the Province of British Columbia will share tips on identifying the risks in your organization and community, and how to prepare for these risks.
In times of crisis or emergency, internal communications is equally important to achieving a successful outcome. Meaghan Gray from the Toronto Police Service will teach you how to effectively communicate with your members.
Taking everything you learned, a mock exercise will provide you with a practical experience in your agency’s response during a crisis or emergency.
$495 plus HST (includes breakfast, lunch and coffee breaks on both days)
**Accommodations must be booked separately and are not included in the registration fee**
Accommodations are available at the Hampton Inn, Ottawa, at a conference rate of $135 + HST per night. Rooms can be reserved online or by phoning 1-877-701-1281. Please quote the 'Crisis Communications Conference' to receive the preferred rate.
For registration information, please contact Darron Knebel at firstname.lastname@example.org, or 416-926-0424, ext. 23.