Centre for Emergency Preparedness (CCEP)
Canadian Centre for Emergency Preparedness is a
not-for-profit organization devoted to the promotion
of disaster management to individuals, communities and
organizations, in both government and the private
Center for Global Public Relations
The Center for Global Public Relations (CGPR) at the University of North
Carolina at Charlotte is a resource for practitioners, scholars, educators,
and students worldwide who want to increase their knowledge about global
public relations through the Center’s on-site research and educational
opportunities, its continuing educational programs and its global
Center for Risk
Center for Risk Communication Research was developed
by the Department of Communication, University of
Maryland, College Park, in fall, 2003. It provides
scholarly resources and expertise on media and
communication about food safety, environmental harm,
and health risks.
Washington University Institute for Crisis, Disaster
and Risk Management (ICDRM)
goal of The Institute for Crisis, Disaster, and Risk
Management is to improve the disaster, emergency, and
crisis management plans, actions and decisions of
government, corporate, and not-for-profit
organizations by transforming theory into practice.
Center for Risk Analysis (HCRA)
was launched in 1989 with the mission to promote
public health by using decision sciences.
By applying these analytic methods to a wide
range of risk issues, and by comparing various risk
management strategies, HCRA hopes to empower informed
public responses to health, safety and environmental
challenges by identifying policies that will achieve
the greatest benefits with the most efficient use of
Association of Business Communicators (IABC)
The International Association of Business
Communicators is a leading resource for effective
communication practice. It provides products,
services, activities and networking opportunities to
help people and organizations achieve excellence in
public relations, employee communication, marketing
communication, public affairs and other forms of
Association for Conflict Management (IACM)
The International Association for Conflict Management
was founded to encourage scholars and practitioners to
develop and disseminate theory, research, and
experience that is useful for understanding and
improving conflict management in family,
organizational, societal, and international settings.
Consortium for Oranizational Resilience (ICOR)
The International Consortium for Organizational Resilience (ICOR) provides
professional development and training in a number of disciplines including
Business Continuity Management and Crisis Management & Communications. ICOR
offers instructor-led in person, self-study and elearning courses. ICOR
members receive valuable services and learn how to incorporate resilience
into their management of people, places, infrastructure and work processes
necessary to meet the challenges of a 21st century world.
Public Relations Association (IPRA)
The International Public Relations Association was
established in 1955. Today the organization functions as an
international network of some 1,000 public relations
professionals from nearly one hundred countries.
Issue Management Council was formed in 1988.
Membership in the IMC involves individuals from close
to 200 companies around the world. The IMC is the
professional membership organization for people who
effectively and ethically manage issues and those who
wish to advance the discipline for the benefit of
their organizations and for society.
Institute for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (JIFSAN)
Joint Institute for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
(JIFSAN) was established between the United States
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the University
of Maryland (UM) in April 1996. The Institute is a
jointly administered, multidisciplinary research and
education program and includes research components
from the FDA Centers for Food Safety and Applied
Nutrition (CFSAN) and Veterinary Medicine (CVM), and
Pittsburgh Regional Business Coalition for Homeland Security (PRBCHS)
The Pittsburgh Regional Business Coalition for Homeland Security (PRBCHS)was formed on January 1, 2005 following encouragement by the Department of Homeland Security, and the foresight of a founding group of businesses, universities and organizations in the Pittsburgh region. PRBCHS is a non-profit, public/private partnership dedicated to assisting businesses in Western Pennsylvania prepare for, respond to, and recover from natural disasters, technological disasters, or terror attacks.
Society of America (PRSA)
The Public Relations Society of America was chartered
in 1947. It
is the world’s largest organization for public
relations professionals with nearly 20,000 members who
are organized into 116 chapters.
Insurance Management Society (RIMS)
The Risk and Insurance Management Society is a
proactive voice on behalf of risk managers, dedicated
to supporting their function and enhancing their
profile as vital elements in organizational success.
Risk Management Association (RMA)
Founded in 2005, the Risk Management Association (RMA) e. v. is the professional membership organization of risk managers in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. By promoting the interdisciplinary dialogue and exchange of ideas, the non-profit organization contributes to enhance the methods and techniques used for managing risk and opportunities as well as to create public awareness for this topic.
for Risk Analysis (SRA)
Society for Risk Analysis is a multidisciplinary,
interdisciplinary, scholarly, international society
that provides an open forum for all those who are
interested in risk analysis. Risk analysis is broadly
defined to include risk assessment, risk
characterization, risk communication, risk management,
and policy relating to risk, in the context of risks
of concern to individuals, to public and private
sector organizations, and to society at a local,
regional, national, or global level.