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2019 Edinburgh Community Resilience Week – Limited places available

Posted: 25th February 2019

Limited places are available for 2019 Edinburgh Community Resilience Week, being held on Tuesday 2 April – Thursday 4 April. The events aim to further enhance resilience and promote understanding between key sectors and organisations within Edinburgh.

Tuesday 2 April

AM: Opening Event the City of Edinburgh CouncilCurrent Resilience Risks and Issues Conference.

PM: University of Edinburgh Business School Resilience Roundtable (Infrastructure Projects; Queensferry Crossing / Forth Road Bridge Closure)

Wednesday 3 April

PM: Police Scotland – Prevent Seminar (Manchester Arena Terror Attack Case Study)

Thursday 4 April

AM: Police Scotland – Protect Seminar (Counter Terrorism Awareness / Project Argus)

The event objectives are to:

  • gain insight and knowledge into current resilience and national security issues from high calibre speakers
  • enhance your organisation’s preparedness
  • network with other organisations across a wide range of sectors
  • raise awareness of CONTEST through Police Scotland led training

The week is aimed at specialists or those with an interest in business continuity, emergency planning and security issues.

This is an important week in Edinburgh’s resilience calendar and we encourage you to register while you can by completing the form here:

http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/info/20006/emergencies_safety_and_crime/1227/edinburgh_community_resilience_week_2019

Please return the Delegate Form by email to resilience@edinburgh.gov.uk or call 0131 529 4222.

The draft programme is available to download below.

http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/info/20006/emergencies_safety_and_crime/1227/edinburgh_community_resilience_week_2019

All events are free and are being held at the City Chambers, High Street, Edinburgh.

Please email Resilience for more details at resilience@edinburgh.gov.uk

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