Crisis Management Conference

The sixth annual Crisis Management Conference will take place on Thursday 20 September 2018 at etc.venues County Hall.

The conference has built up a reputation as the most insightful event to attend for sharing views, experiences and the latest crisis management thinking with like-minded professionals from industry, government and academia.

This year’s theme “Beyond the response” will explore the entire duration of a crisis, from prevention and response through to the challenges organisations face after the peak of a crisis and the lessons that can be learnt.

We are excited to welcome the following speakers to the conference:

  • Lord Robert Kerslake former head of the civil service and chair of the independent review into the preparedness for, and emergency response to, the Manchester Arena attack
  • Charles Messervy-Whiting, Regional Manager Crisis Readiness for Europe at Shell
  • Helen Graham, Group Chief Privacy Officer at Shell
  • Sara Todd, Deputy Chief Executive at Manchester City Council
  • Dr Robert MacFarlane, Head of UK Resilience Training, Doctrine and Standards at The Cabinet Office
  • Yasmin Gamal, Global Head Business Continuity & Novartis Emergency Management, Novartis

Further speakers to be announced in due course.


Highlights from the Crisis Management Conference 2017

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