Volume 27 Issue 3, 2012

Workshops, Forums and Master classes

Australian Emergency Management Institute

Peter Power Master Class: 'Preventing chaos in a crisis: lessons from the past, ideas for the future'


In ensuring professionalism and a learning culture within emergency management, Australian Emergency Management Institute (AEMI) networks with communities of practice: sharing knowledge and empowering individuals and groups through the provision of workshops, forums and master classes.

Peter Power Master Class: 'Preventing chaos in a crisis: lessons from the past, ideas for the future'

Peter Power is well known globally as an authoritative and entertaining presenter and writer with over 30 years of crisis management (CM) experience. His research on crisis decision making is quoted in the UK Government Guide on Integrated Emergency Management and he is the author of many advice guidebooks, including the original UK Govt. booklet on what is now Business Continuity (BC) Management.

He is a founder member of the UK judging panel for BC Awards and for several years sat on a UK Cabinet Office / British Standards Institute working party on CM, which recently produced the first ever pan UK guidance on dealing with all types of crises. He was also a member of the IPPR UK Security Review Commission chaired by Lord P Ashdown and General C Guthrie and has run exercises and/or completed CM projects for organisations ranging from the UK 2012 Olympic Delivery Authority, to the BBC and British Tourist Authority (‘Visit Britain’).

Peter regularly appears on BBC & Sky News and is a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute, Fellow of the Emergency Planning Society, Fellow of the Business Continuity Institute and Fellow of the institute of Risk Management. He is also the primary architect of the UK crisis command system ‘Gold, Silver & Bronze’ (during his time as a senior Police Officer at New Scotland Yard).

Venue: Australian Emergency Management Institute, 601 Mt Macedon Road, Mt Macedon Victoria, 3441

Date: 17-19 September 2012

Information and registration: www.em.gov.au/aemi

Email: aemicommunication@ag.gov.au

Phone: 03 5421 5100

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