Please click on the links below to download the presentations from today’s speakers.

Please note that the presentations will be available for 30 days after the conference and will be deleted after that.





Terrorist Attacks & Our Emergency Response
Speaker: Dr. Tom Clonan, retired army officer (Captain) who specialises in terrorism, security and defence issues. 


An effective national response to fire, snow, drought and flooding emergencies
The Protection of Critical Infrastructure for Extreme Weather events and Natural Disasters
Speaker: Aoife Doyle, Future Analytics


Weather forecasts and Warnings –  Support for Impact based decision making
Speaker: Gerry Murphy, Meteorologist and Weather forecaster with Met Éireann


Airport Security – Critical Incident Readiness in the Contemporary Threat Environment
Speaker: Mick Delaney, Deputy Head of Operational Security & Airport Police, Cork Airport


Risk management, Forecasting & Insurance Issues
Speaker: Sean Coleman, Coleman Risk Consulting


Handling the media and getting the message across: an effective communications plan is vital
Speaker: Johnny Fallon, Senior Account Manager, Carr Communications Ltd 


The importance of a social media strategy in assisting during an emergency
Speaker: Andrew McLindon, Director of Communications, An Garda Síochána


In the court of public opinion….preparing for and recovering from a crisis
Speaker: Alan Tyrrell, Managing Director, Teneo PSG, the Irish arm of global CEO advisory firm Teneo.