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Conference Agenda

2015 Main Conference Agenda*

The 2015 International Crisis and Risk Communication (ICRC) Conference features a wide variety of crisis and risk communication topics, including:

Keynote Timothy Coombs on: “Black Swan, Focusing Events, and Anomalies: Distractions to Crisis Communication’s Development”

David Geddes, a recognized expert in research and analytics for marketing communications, public relations, and branding will speak on “From theory to practice in crisis and risk communication measurement and evaluation.”

NASA’s Lisa Malone on: “Challenger and Columbia Communication Comparisons”

Founder of InstaCare.NG, Michael Chu’No Ike, on the innovative and successful “HaltEbo.la” health crisis communication program in Nigeria

Aviation Disaster Response Consultant Ken Jenkins on: “Malaysia Airlines Flight 370”

University of Louisville’s Strategic Communications academic expert Karen Freberg (and distinguished co-presenters) on “Crisis Message Preference Model: Collaborative Efforts from Practice and Research”

Journalist and Corporate/Government Crisis and Risk Communication expert Michael Cech, as he recounts the Sandy Hook Disaster, in: “What to Do When a Mass Shooting Event Occurs in Your Town”

(Please see the downloadable, complete agenda for all anticipated speakers and topics. Click the AGENDA website navigation link, top right, and then the BLUE link below the top photo on that page.)