Crisis Lab: 4th Annual Crisis Communications Conference

Crisis Lab: 4th Annual Crisis Communications Conference
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From Thu 4 June 2020 to Fri 5 June 2020
From Thursday 4 June 2020 to Friday 5 June 2020
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
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CRISIS LAB: 4TH ANNUAL EMERGENCY AND CRISIS COMMUNICATIONS CONFERENCE

Learn about the science behind effective emergency and crisis communications at the Crisis Lab: 4th Annual Emergency and Crisis Communications Conference (Formally the Municipal Crisis Communications Conference).

DATE AND LOCATION

This year's conference is June 4th and 5th 2020, at the Yellowhead Brewery, 10229 105 St NW, Edmonton, AB T5J 1E3

SPEAKER LINEUP

We're thrilled to announce another stellar lineup of incredibly esteemed emergency and crisis communications management professionals, who are joining us to share their knowledge and expertise with you.

AGENDA

Thursday, June 4, 2020 - Conference Program

8:30 am - Continental Breakfast

9:00 am - Conference Kick-off

9:15 am - Speaker - Fire and Flurry of Communications - Impacts of Fort McMurray fires on Edmonton, Presented by Cheryl Oxford, Issues and Media Relations Manager, Office of Mayor Don Iveson

10:15 am - Break

10:30 am - Speaker - Effective Risk and Crisis Communications - The science behind the message, Presented by Shawna Bruce, CD, MA DEM, Experienced and engaging risk and crisis communications, emergency public information, and media training facilitator.

11:30 am - Lunch

12:30 pm - Speaker - Communicating in the Climate Emergency, Presented by Chris Gusen, Climate Crisis Activist- Climate Crisis Communications for Organizations

1:30 pm - Break

1:45 pm - Speaker - A Strategic Approach to Crisis Communication, Presented by Bernard Gauthier, PhD, Strategic Communication Counsel

2:45 pm - Break

3:00 pm - Speaker - TBD

4:00 pm - Day Concludes

Friday, June 5, 2020 - Optional Add-on Table Top Exercise (TTX)

This half-day experience will test your skills and knowledge of how to respond to an emergency or crisis event. Our facilitator will present a scenario and run you through a tabletop simulation. There will be an opportunity to discuss the wins, areas for improvement, and participate in a Q&A discussion during a hotwash at the conclusion of the exercise.

8:30 am - Continental Breakfast

9:00 am SHARP - Exercise begins

11:00 am - Exercise ends, Hotwash and Review

12:00 pm - Day concludes

TESTIMONIALS

“This was an excellent conference, and I wish I could have brought more of our team. The sessions were well themed and useful. Thank you!”

“This was by far the best communications conference I have ever attended. Everything was timely for issues facing our community and I can’t wait to come back again.”

“It was a well-organized conference and I really enjoyed it. I especially appreciated how there was no ‘fluff’. Instead, we got right down to business and straight to the relevant information that I came to learn. Excellent work.”

INVESTMENT

Early Bird Pricing - Valid until March 1, 2020

One Day: $149 + GST

Two Day: $249 + GST

Regular Participant Pricing (after March 1, 2020)

One Day: $249 + GST

Two Day: $299 + GST

IMPORTANT COVID-19 INFORMATION

Grapevine Communications is committed to the health and safety of speakers and participants and will put extra precautions in place during the event including additional hand washing options, and plated meals instead of a buffet. In the event that an official healthcare agency orders mandatory quarantine for the province, we will have an alternative method of conference delivery set up and available via online means. We will update registered participants directly should the status of this event change. In the unlikely event that we have to cancel the entire conference altogether, 75% refunds will be issued and registered participants will receive 25% off to use toward any of our online training or future conferences/workshops. 

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