- Adam Kirtley, Journalist, BBC
- Sarah Pinch, Past President, CIPR
- Nina Mclean,Head of Emergency Planning - Major Incident Clinical Lead, Barts Health NHS Trust
- Teresa La Thangue, Communications Director, City of London Police
- Robin Campbell, Head of Communications (Special Projects), Westminster City Council
- Rebecca Heginbotham-Blount, Contingency Planning Officer, Norfolk Constabulary
- Kate Viles, Media and Communications Manager, Derbyshire Constabulary
- Lloyd Figgins, Travel and Risk Expert
Delivering the right message to the press, the public and key stakeholders, amid chaos can make the difference between a crisis and a contained incident.
Westminster Insight’s Effective Communication Around Major Incidents Forum, will exploring how collaboration between local authorities, health, local resilience forums and social care
has helped to protect communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
You will gain insights on message control
and media handling
from the Communications Director of the City of London Police
Lloyd Figgins will discuss how to create robust and effective risk management plans in response to the current health crisis
. You will also review the importance of effective communication and implementation,
positive dialogue with the public and minimising risk.
Review successful collaborations
between multiple teams
and agencies from the Derbyshire Constabulary’s response to the Whaley Bridge Dam
crisis. You will also hear from international responders and emergency services including Westminster City Council
who will explore social media strategies in times of crisis.
It is essential to have a robust communications plan
in place to safeguard the welfare of your people, the public
, and your organisation’s reputation
. Join your peers to review the latest communications strategies enabling you to ensure effective planning, crisis management
and handling the aftermath of an incident
to prevent an ongoing crisis.