If you don’t think your organisation is vulnerable to a man-made or natural crisis in this day and age, think again. From operational measures to how you communicate to all stakeholders demonstrates your preparedness, or lack of, when disaster strikes. In this programme you’ll get an opportunity to hear from communication experts and business event peers on smart practices of crafting and executing a strong plan. Bring your experiences on crisis communication to this discussion and you’ll walk away with enhancements to put into practice.
- Assess the strengths and weaknesses of your organisation’s crisis safety and communication plan
- Craft appropriate messaging for all stakeholders and event participants
- Determine next steps for how to further develop your plan to ensure seamless execution
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Domain C: Risk Management
Presenter: Nick Willis
Nick Willis is a Regional Security Manager for Cisco Systems.As the worldwide leader in IT Networking solutions and top 100 fortune 500 organisation, he is responsible for delivering multiple aspects of protective security in areas including managed events, business travel,executive protection and crisis management.Responsible for the EMEAR region, Nick oversees security and incident management for multiple Cisco event programs, including Cisco Connect, Mobile World Congress and IoT World Forum. Most recently he supported Cisco Live 2018,a week-long event held at the Fira Grand Via Convention Centre in Barcelona.Prior to joining Cisco, Nick enjoyed an 18-year career within UK Law Enforcement working within a variety of operational roles including major incident response, firearms and Counter Terrorism.During the last three years of his career,working with cross functional teams from across specialist Military and Government Agencies, he was responsible for developing, delivering and testing the UK Police response strategy to specific Counter Terrorism threats.Nick holds a Masters Degree in Security, Crisis and Risk Management and a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration.