Experiences from the hot seat: the need for leadership in the period of uncertainty

One of our five keynotes at the CIP Conference 2014 in Brussels

Prof. Dr. Nigel Lightfoot

In this presentation, Nigel Lightfoot will use the evolution of a number of crises from a personal experience to illustrate the challenges of working during periods of uncertainty and the essential leadership characteristics that are required to successfully emerge and recover from such crises.

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Complexity in Practice: re-imagining Disaster Incubation Theory

One of our five keynotes at the CIP Conference 2014 in Brussels

Dr. Mike Lauder

This presentation will describe current research that is examining how rather reactive theories concerning crises might be used to stimulate foresight. Three cases will be used to illustrate this practical use of the re-imagined theory.

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Stakeholder’s involvement through scientific reasoning: communicating risks without risk communication

One of our five keynotes at the CIP Conference 2014 in Brussels

Prof. Dr. José Manuel Palma-Oliveira

In the past, traditional approach to risk communication has failed in many cases resulting in significant stakeholder unease and stress. This talk will focus on alternative approaches of bringing stakeholders on board in projects where risk is a significant driver for decisions.

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