The Crisis Communications Conference 2019


How prepared is your organisation for a crisis?  ​

Crises are fast-moving, usually unexpected and can continue to cause damage long after the incident is over. With the recent tragedies striking across the UK from, terrorist attacks, fires to extreme weather, crisis communications is at the forefront of helping keep people safe, as well as, protecting your organisation.  

Join your colleagues and peers from across the public sector to discuss the latest in crisis communications strategy, from identifying risks, ensuring the right channels are being used, working with the media and best practice to prepare for the unforeseeable.  

Website and full agenda:

Check out the latest confirmed speaker line-up and up-to-date agenda on our website here.

Key points for 2019:

  • Being prepared: Creating and maintain an up-to-date crisis communications strategy
  • Thinking and acting swiftly: How social media monitoring can prevent a larger crisis
  • Crisis communications-building public confidence
  • Identify and understand your key stakeholders
  • Short term crisis, long term consequences 
  • Understanding and working with journalists
  • The future of crisis communications

Confirmed to speak for 2019: 

  • Iain Campbell, Communications Manager - Response and Communications Unit, The Scottish Government
  • Jennifer Green, Director of Strategic Communications, Manchester City Council
  • Paul Richards, Former Special Adviser and author of Be Your Own Spin Doctor
  • Nick Price-Thompson, Head of News, Kensington and Chelsea Council

Futher information:

Our events are CPD certified. This event is equivalent to 3 CPD points.
A certificate is available on request post-event to all attendees.

Please note that all speakers and the agenda are subject to change without notice.

Interested in attending?

For registration enquiries please contact:​ | 020 7593 5556

Thursday 31st January 2019

10.00 - 16.00 (including networking lunch)

Congress Centre, 28 Great Russell Street, London, WC1B 3LS​

Public Sector | 1 Place: £295 | 2+ Places: £245 each


Private Sector | 1 Place: £595 | 2+ Places: £545 each


Above prices exclude VAT

Background Quote

"I have had the pleasure to chair the crisis communications conference a number of times and I am always impressed by the quality of guest speaker and the wide range of professionals in the audience. It really is an important event in the fast-moving world of crisis communications, with new information and case studies every year.’ Paul Richards, Former Special Adviser and author of ‘Be Your Own Spin Doctor’

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