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Our membership is one of the initiatives that we provide for exchanging and developing knowledge about the complex interactive processes in the field of crisis.

How to become member?

  1. Pay the fee using the payment instructions below.
  2. Submit your membership registration form
  3. After we receive your payment and your submitted form, a CIP representative will contact you soon to welcome you and introduce you to our Institute and its various activities.

Online payment details

Quickest payment method to become member.
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Amount: €52,50

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IBAN: BE87 0688 9978 8494
Amount: €50
Message: Registration + your name

In case you need the address of CIP Institute:
K. M. Hendrikaplein 57
9000 Gent

In case you need the name and address of the bank where the account is held:
Belfius Regio Zuid-Gent / Business Center
Koning Albertlaan 142
9000 Gent
Phone +32 (0)9 244 04 44

Become member now to support our objectives, join our efforts, join the network and access member-only content.


Membership includes access to:

  • Forming part of the CIP Institute community
  • All thirteen recorded keynotes form the First, Second, Third and Fourth International CIP Conferences in Brussels (2014), Amsterdam (2015), Antwerp (2016) and Lisbon (2017) in high quality video, with the keynote slides (see video previews below)
  • The member overview
  • The 2014 conference paper on identifying, embracing and enhancing Complex Interactive Processes (8 pages)
  • Discounts on activities and initiatives such as the 5th International CIP Conference (8 June 2018)
  • Recorded member webinars

Annual fee

Currently, the contribution for a registration is €50 and valid for a membership period until 31 December 2018.

Please note: As a member of the Business Continuity Institute (BCI), you are eligible for a discounted membership fee at CIP Institute.

Terms and conditions

In order to encourage participation and development in CIP Institute, we need to follow some good practices. Please take a moment to read these through before becoming member.

Further involvement

Members who want to spend time and energy in co-creating the next steps of the CIP Institute and our community of practice are welcome to attend our events or develop specific initiatives. The next Annual Meeting will be held the day before or after our next conference.
If you think further involvement in CIP Institute’s future suits your interests, please write to

Video previews


Lisbon (2017)

  • Radical connections: Rethinking cumulative radicalization from tree to rhizome.
    Christophe Busch
  • Evidence based policy making in Europe: Consequences of Brexit.
    Prof. Ragnar Löfstedt
Antwerp (2016)

  • Hacker, Hoaxer, Whistleblower, Spy
    Dr. Timothy Summers
  • Effective communication during attacks and terrorist threats in Belgium
    Peter Mertens
  • Coordinated crisis communication: lessons learned in Sweden
    Stina Wessling

Amsterdam (2015)

  • You ask for safety, you get a bureaucracy
    Prof. Sidney Dekker
  • Organizational safety and pre-accident investigations: an introduction
    Dr. Todd Conklin
  • Crisis Leadership: 10 lessons about leadership, identity, creativity
    Bert Brugghemans
  • Trying not to ruin everything: The critical role of legal counsel in advising an organization undergoing crisis
    Dr. Charlie Madison
Brussels (2014)

  • Experiences from real crises: Lessons to be learned
    Prof. Dr. Nigel Lightfoot
  • Complexity in Practice: Re-imagining Disaster Incubation Theory
    Dr. Mike Lauder
  • Stakeholder involvement: Communicating risk without risk communication
    Prof. Dr. José Manuel Palma-Oliveira
  • Managing Complex Interactive Processes
    Dr. Hugo Marynissen and Prof. Juan Manuel Dominguez

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