How to deal with crises?Defining the Complex Interactive Processes (CIP) frameworkInternational CIP Event
June 27-29, 2014
in Brussels, Belgium
Registration for the Conference (Fri 27 June),
the Annual Meeting (Sat-Sun 28-29 June) or both.
Now available: Full Conference Programme
The CIP event will be held at the “Dansaert” Campus of the
Erasmus University College Brussels
Experiences from the hot seat: the need for leadership in the period of uncertainty
Complexity in Practice: re-imagining Disaster Incubation Theory
Stakeholder’s involvement through scientific reasoning: communicating risks without risk communication
View or download the full conference programme PDF
with presentation synopsises and keynote speaker biographies.
The CIP Institute is a non-profit organization that brings together scientists and practitioners from various disciplines in an inspiring and innovative platform to exchange and develop knowledge about the Complex and Interactive Processes (CIP) in the field of crisis. It was founded in 2013 and currently groups around 70 members from eleven countries worldwide.
All founding members are working in fields related to risk/crisis communication and/or management. CIP Institute successfully fulfils its aim to bring together members from various backgrounds, including academics, researchers, practitioners and consultants.
Everyone who wants to spend time and energy in co-creating the next steps of the CIP Institute is welcome to participate in the first Annual Meeting, which will be held the day after the Conference at the same location in Brussels. A condition for participating in the Annual Meeting is that you will be required to join the CIP Institute.
Our members are related to various aspects of crisis, be it preventive, corrective, or in terms of recovery.
Their areas of expertise include:
The persons below have participated in the foundation of the CIP Institute and are currently members of at least one working group in the Institute in formation.
|Luc Adriaenssens||General Manager||Belgian Pharmaceutical
|Daniel Alonso||Partner||SD Group||Spain|
|Dalila Antunes||Environmental Psychologist||Factor Social
|Ute Bock||Risk Manager||Fiat Chrysler Rimaco/FCA||Switzerland|
|Bert Brugghemans||Fire Chief||Antwerp Fire Service
|Luc Claessens||Coordinator Safe Schools||City of Antwerp||Belgium|
|Juan Manuel Domínguez||Managing Partner||SD Group||Spain|
|Hugo Ketels||Interim/Crisis General Manager||Equity Care Partners||Belgium|
|Dr. Mike Lauder||Director/Owner||Alto42||United Kingdom|
|Dr. Hugo Marynissen||Managing Partner||PM risk-crisis-change||Belgium|
|Prof. Dr. José Palma-Oliveira||Professor||University of Lisbon||Portugal|
|Stijn Pieters||Managing Partner||PM risk-crisis-change||Belgium|
|Eleanor Treharne-Jones||Global Communications Director||TRUSTe||United Kingdom|
|Tim Van Achte||Advisor||PM risk-crisis-change||Belgium|
|Anne-Marie van het Erve||Managing Partner||Inconnect||The Netherlands|
|Frank Vergeer||Managing Partner||Inconnect||The Netherlands|
|Jan Vervoort||Business Continuity Manager||V.V.M. De Lijn||Belgium|
Complex Interactive Processes (CIP) Institute vzw is a non profit association
Address: K. M. Hendrikaplein 57
9000 Ghent, Belgium
Company n°: BE 0553 488 532
IBAN: BE87 0688 9978 8494 (BIC: GKCCBEBB)
Bank where account is held: Belfius Regio Zuid-Gent / Business Center - Koning Albertlaan 142 - 9000 Gent - Belgium
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