ICPEM annual conference 2014

Meeting or Conference
Institute of Civil Protection and Emergency Management (ICPEM)
03 Apr 2014
United Kingdom (London)
Sir Ambrose Fleming Lecture Theatre, UCL (University College London)

Routes to business and community resilience: Enhancing the national security agenda Conference Chair: Richard Gordon (MBE, MA - Director of the Disaster Management Centre, Bournemouth University) 1st session – An international perspective

  • Christian Sommade, Executive Director, French High Committee for Civil Defence - A French perspective on enhancing business and community resilience.

  • Alastair McAslan, OBE, FCPEM, Director, Strathfillan Consultancy, prev. Director of Torrens Resilience Inst., Adelaide, Australia. - An Australian perspective on enhancing business and community resilience.

2nd session – UK approach to achieving resilience in the face of changing threats

  • Ronnie Coutts, MBE, MA , Director of Training and Resilience, Serco at the Emergency Planning College. - Government approach to training for resilience.

  • Sir David Veness, CBE, QPM, MA Honorary Professor of International Relations at the University of St. Andrews. - The enduring threat from global terrorism.

3rd session – Specific threats

  • Galatas Ioannis, MD, MA Editor-in-Chief, CBRNE-Terrorism Newsletter. - CBRNE hardening or soft targets – airports, shopping malls and luxury hotels.

  • Dr Dinos Kerrigan-Kyrou, BA, PhD, Dartmouth Strategic Studies Group. - Threats to the critical infrastructure.

4th session – Roles of business and academia

  • Jeff Little, OBE, MBA, CGIA, FSyl, FICPEM, Former CEO, National Security Inspectorate, UK - The role of business in enhancing the national security agenda.

  • Professor David Alexander, PhD, FICPEM, Professor of risk and disaster reduction at University College London. - An academic perspective on enhancing business and community

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Event fee

All Fellows and Members of the ICPEM £75; All Student Members of the ICPEM £ 50; Non-members £150; Others £175

What is included in the event fee

Rates include conference pack, lunch and all day tea and coffee

How to register

Please visit ICPEM website for registration.


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