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Safety First

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The news is literally flooded with stories of meteorological, medical, security and financial disasters at festivals. But what if these disasters could be prevented or minimized? How can preplanning and on-site crisis management reduce or eliminate risk and reduce your festival’s negative exposure.

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Timothy L. Epstein

Partner, Duggan Bertsch, LLC
Tim serves as a partner at Duggan Bertsch, and brings to the Firm a reputation as one of the top lawyers in sports and entertainment in the country. In the entertainment world, Tim serves as counsel to the owners of venues and the producers of over twenty major music festivals and... Read More →

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Peter Ashwin

Principal and Founder, Event Risk Management Solutions (ERMS)
Peter Ashwin is the principal and founder of Event Risk Management Solutions (ERMS), a consulting practice committed to enhancing organizational resilience for festivals and events through practical and effective risk management and security solutions.Peter is a former Australian... Read More →
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Elizabeth Carter

Chief Security Officer, Armored Things
Elizabeth Carter is Chief Security Officer of Armored Things. Carter is a specialist in threat and risk assessment, crisis management and response, and emergency program management. She works with Armored Things customers to bridge the gap between cyber and physical security through... Read More →
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Robert Richards

Commercial Director, Glastonbury Festival
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Christine M.Van Winkle

Associate Professor, Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management, University of Manitoba
Dr. Van Winkle is a festival and event Professor and researcher who has partnered with more that 20 festivals and 10 attractions with in Canada and the United Stated to understand attendees experiences.  As a former festival co-ordinator and consultant Dr. Van Winkle brings both... Read More →

Thursday November 15, 2018 10:00am - 10:50am PST
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