Crisis & Risk Communications Conference for Municipalities
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Crisis & Risk Communications Conference for Municipalities

Crisis & Risk Communications Conference for Municipalities

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Radisson Red Deer

6500 67 St

Red Deer, AB T4P 1A2

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Join us for the 1st Annual Crisis & Risk Communications for Municipalities Conference, presented by Grapevine Communications in Central, Red Deer, Alberta!

The annual Crisis and Risk Communication Conference at the Radisson features presentations, workshops and panel discussions on strategic crisis communication issues, case studies, best practices and emerging trends, presented by a unique combined lineup of top practitioner professionals and prominent academics from around the world.

Enjoy the full conference, which includes all general session presentations, expert panel discussions and lively breakout sessions, as a welcome mixer reception after day one at the host hotel on Thursday evening. Join us for this important annual educational event, featuring several valuable topic presentations given by top leaders and esteemed practitioners of applied crisis communication planning and management.

The Conference provides a relaxed and informal, peer-to-peer learning experience for communication professionals and leaders to share knowledge and firsthand experience surrounding this globally significant, emerging and evolving field.

Build your crisis communications toolkit. Learn how to prepare, mitigate and recover from a crisis. Leave equipped to handle communications for any crisis, risk or issue your Municipality might face.


Join us for the 1st Annual Crisis & Risk Communications for Municipalities Conference, presented by Grapevine Communications in Central, Red Deer, Alberta!

The annual Crisis and Risk Communication Conference at the Radisson features presentations, workshops and panel discussions on strategic crisis communication issues, case studies, best practices and emerging trends, presented by a unique combined lineup of top practitioner professionals and prominent academics from around the world.

Enjoy the full conference, which includes all general session presentations, expert panel discussions and lively breakout sessions, as a welcome mixer reception after day one at the host hotel on Thursday evening. Join us for this important annual educational event, featuring several valuable topic presentations given by top leaders and esteemed practitioners of applied crisis communication planning and management.

The Conference provides a relaxed and informal, peer-to-peer learning experience for communication professionals and leaders to share knowledge and firsthand experience surrounding this globally significant, emerging and evolving field.

Build your crisis communications toolkit. Learn how to prepare, mitigate and recover from a crisis. Leave equipped to handle communications for any crisis, risk or issue your Municipality might face.



Agenda March 2, 2017

8:00am: Doors Open, Registration & Refreshments

8:30am: Welcome, Risk & Crisis Identification - An Overview

9:30am: Break

9:45am: "When the Floods Come: Keynote Speaker: Joan Botkin, Communications Professional - An overview of what took place during the High River floods in 2013.

10:45am: Break

11:00am: Keynote Speaker: "Let's Put Our Cities On The Map" Roxanne Shewchuk, Google Trusted Photographer & New Media Specialist- Learn how having your municipal mapping up to date and accurate online listings can increase the safety of your residents.

12:00pm: Lunch

1:00pm: Media Relations: Dealing with traditional media outlets - Presented by Katie Robertson, Communications Strategist

2:00pm: Break

2:15pm: Roundtable: Preparing Media Releases during a crisis

3:15pm: Wrap-up, Q&A

Agenda March 3, 2017

8:00am: Doors Open, Registration & Refreshments

8:30am: Roundtable Exercise: Preparing Senior Leadership, Mayors and Council for Communicating during a Crisis

9:30am: Break

9:45am: "Leadership during a Crisis" Keynote Speaker: Daryl Black, Founder of Leadership Incident Canada-ILC presents a wide range of leadership and incident command training in Canada, the U.S. and Austrailia to audiences who work in all-hazard and high-risk environments.

10:45am: Break

11:00am: Keynote Speaker: TBD

12:00pm: Lunch

1:00pm: Roundtable Exercise: Dealing with fatalities- how to handle the situation with the media, staff, & residents

2:00pm: Break

2:15pm: Social media- The "good", the "bad" and the "Ugly". Real examples demonstrate how social media can help and hinder operations and what to do about it.

3:15pm: Wrap-up, Q&A

Perfect for: Municipalities (Councils, CAOs, communications staff, Directors of Emergency Management, Public Information Officers), Business Owners, Communications Professionals, Emergency Management Professionals, Spokespersons

SPONSORSHIP & SPEAKING OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE - Contact ashley@gcmatters.ca for more information


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Perfect for: Municipalities (Councils, CAOs, communications staff, Directors of Emergency Management, Public Information Officers), Business Owners, Communications Professionals, Emergency Management Professionals, Spokespersons



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