Contingency/Disaster Planning

  • Understanding the risks and perceptions of mass gatherings

    Over the past eight months I had the privilege, along with two of my post-graduate students (Jane Chevrier and Shawn Shapiro), the two colleagues listed to your right and two of Ginette Soulieres’ students (Rachel Thombs and Greg Watkinson), of working on a research project to determine:a) How the public perceives the risks of mass gatherings in Torontob) How those that work in the professions that produce the mass gatherings perceive the risks.

  • Top 10 risk management apps you should know about

    Kirsten Strand, BSc, CMM, CITE and Joseph Lo, co-Founders of MeetingApps.com, share the “Top 10 risk management apps you should know about”. With thousands of downloadable apps available, www.MeetingApps.com was created to easily find the apps relevant to the meetings and travel industry. Whether you are managing a meeting for over a thousand attendees or just interested in discovering new tools to assist with your personal safety on your next vacation, the following risk management apps will give you that piece of mind.

  • Why you should have a safety plan in place for your next meeting

    When meeting planners think of forming a contingency or safety plan for their next meeting, they usually feel overwhelmed. Industry experts say meeting planners who ask at the right questions and do the proper research should be able to put together a plan with ease. Remember, it’s vital for every meeting or event to have a safety plan in place!

  • Contingency planning checklist

    The best time to make a contingency plan is when you don’t need it. Here are some guidelines to get you started.

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