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.

Early Bird Discount Expires 5pm Friday 28th September.

Key points for 2018:

  • 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


The event is CPD certified, and a certificate is available to confirm your attendance.

Visit the dedicated event website to find out more

Interested in attending?

For registration enquiries please contact:​ | 020 7593 5556

Thursday 31st January 2019

10.00 - 16.00 (including networking lunch)

1 America Square, 17 Crosswall, London EC3N 2LB

Public sector attendees:
1 Place: £295+ VAT
2+ Places: £245+ VAT each


Private sector attendees:
1 Place: £595+ VAT
2+ Places: £545 + VAT each

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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