‘The role of Civil Society's agency in governance and contingency planning: citizenship, participation and social learning’
‘The role of Civil Society's agency in governance and contingency planning: citizenship, participation and social learning’ is the second in a series of seminars on, 'Increasing Civil Society's capacity to deal with changing extreme weather risk' supported by the UK's Economic and Social Research Council. It is being held in Sheffield on Friday 1 December, 10.30-16.00.
This interdisciplinary and multi-stakeholder seminar brings together people from academe, policy and practice to discuss current extreme weather risk management from UK and international perspectives. A range of speakers from organisations including the Cabinet Office, Environment Agency and Sheffield Chamber of Commerce shall talk about contingency planning for flooding locally, nationally and internationally. Additional contributions will provide international perspectives and insights on spontaneous volunteering and social media crisis communications from researchers working in these areas.
People from the public and private sector, academe, businesses and the community who have an interest or experience in responding, recovering and preparing for extreme weather events such as flooding will find this seminar of particular interest.
You can register for the seminar using this link: