More webinars are coming up in the next months! Each webinar will be organised and presented by one or more CIP members.
The aim of these webinars is to enable discussion and exchange of knowledge, expertise and ideas amongst the CIP members on current and emergent topics. A webinar can address any specific or general challenge.
Four years ago, after the shooting incident in shopping centre De Ridderhof in Alphen aan den Rijn where 7 people where killed, Dick van Gooswilligen started to built the Crisis Communications Team (CCT) Dutch National Police. In march 2012 he had selected 70 communication professionals for this team. All of them are working at the communication departements in the regions. Working voor the CCT is an additonal task. Since then the CCT has been deployed 30 times. Thanks to to their working method – Analysis, Advice, Approach and Effect Assement – (crisis) communications is now embedded as a core task within the police’s operational proces.
Although counter productive, the gap between communications research and application continues to widen. Roger Kasperson accurately claims that this disparity cannot be overcome by a linear bridge, but a complex system of web like processes.
On January 29th 2015, a man wielding a fake gun has been arrested in a studio of Dutch news broadcaster NOS, causing the main evening bulletins to be cancelled. That evening, approximately 60.000 tweets have been posted online about the situation. Continue reading →
Our conference programme in Amsterdam consists of lectures by international keynote speakers, but we also make room for various workshops by CIP members. These six workshop were reviewed and selected from the proposals that we received as a result of our Call for Workshops.
At the CIP Conference in Amsterdam on Friday 3 July 2015 we will feature a number of 90-minute workshops or presentations. The aim of these workshops is to provide a forum for researchers and practitioners in risk management, crisis management, risk communication, crisis communication and other domains related to the CIP framework.