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Date/Time
Date(s) - 22/03/2018 - 23/03/2018
8:00 am - 3:30 pm

Location
Cornerstone Theatre

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Municipalities must be prepared for all the usual potential “business” crises, but they also face the unique task of being responsible for the safety and well-being of their residents, especially when disaster strikes.
 
Why you should attend
 
By attending this conference you will have the opportunity to explore the key lessons from the past year of Municipal emergencies & crises in Canada, gain practical guidance to improve your emergency & crisis communications strategy and explore new ideas with our expert panel.
 
This conference will focus on the three essential requirements for having an effective Emergency & Crisis Communications Strategy:
 
Crisis Preparation: Identifying risks, developing a plan, creating a team and rehearsing your approach
 
Crisis Management: Communicating successfully both internally and externally
 
Crisis Recovery: Handling the media, regaining trust and evaluating your response
 
You will hear from the latest case studies and be provided with tips, advice and the tools you need to ensure your organization is well-equipped to communicate clearer during any crisis.
 
By the end of the conference, you will have an up-to-date understanding of:
•Best practices in emergency & crisis communication strategies
•Working with the media
•Giving clear and consistent messages during a crisis
•Maintaining a good reputation throughout and after a crisis
•How to use social media platforms effectively
 
This is a unique opportunity to exchange ideas with your peers and learn how others from across a range of public, private, and not-for-profit organizations deal with crises and gain practical guidance to implement in your setting.
 
You’ll also learn how to:
•Focus your plan on the most relevant risks and audiences
•Get your spokespeople ready to deal with tough questions
•Tee up key stakeholders as spokespeople and allies
•Avoid mistakes that will guarantee a negative reaction
•Ensure your organization puts its best values front and center no matter what
Who should attend:
•Mayors & Councillors
•Communications professionals and Public Informations Officers (PIO)
•Leadership and Management teams
•Emergency Management Personnel (including DEMs, Fire Chiefs, Police Chiefs, and delegates)
•All EOC designates
AGENDA:
 View the Agenda in PDF Version here: Agenda Municipal Crisis Communications Conference 2018
Accommodations:
Room rates are available for MCC18 participants at the following locations:
Blackstone Mountain Lodge
170 Kananaskis Way, Canmore AB T1W 0A8, 403.609.8098, www.blackstonelodge.ca
Standard Room – $159.00 (2 queen beds with coffee maker and mini fridge)
One Bedroom Suite – $189.00 (condo suite with full kitchen, living area, dining room and separate room with king bed)
Two Bedroom Suite – $279.00 (condo suite with full kitchen, living area, dining room and 2 separate rooms with king or queen beds)
Mystic Springs
140 Kananaskis Way, Canmore AB T1W 2X2, 1-866-446-9784, www.mysticsprings.ca
Two Bedroom Chalet – $188.10 (king bed and two double beds, queen pull-out, kitchen and fireplace)
Fire Mountain Lodge
121 Kananskis Way, Canmore AB T1W 2X2, 403.609.9949, www.firemountain.ca
Two Bedroom Suite – $179.10 (king and queen beds, fireplace)
Three Bedroom Suite- $206.10 (king and queen beds, fireplace)
Georgetown Inn
1101 Bow Valley Trail, Canmore AB T1W 1N4, 403.678.3439, www.georgetowninn.ca
Elizabeth Room – $98.10 (king size bed, fireplace)
Regency Suite- $152.10 (King size bed, fireplace, soaker tub)
William Room – $152.10 (two queen beds, fireplace)
 Sponsorship Opportunities:
Sponsorship Opportunities Available: MCC18 Sponsorship Package
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*Helicopter Ride for Two terms and conditions: Draw will take place on March 21, 2018 at 7pm. Winner must be in attendance at the conference to receive prize. No cash value. Approx retail value: $500.

Bookings

Ticket Type Price Spaces
Two-Day Ticket
Includes: Electronic Toolkit, Two breakout sessions, Breakfast, Coffee Breaks, Lunch for both days.
$499.00