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The Foundations of Readiness

Community Readiness Communications:
Accurate Messages in Times of Crisis

Are We Ready?

March 25-27, 2010
Kansas State University Alumni Center

We welcome you to Kansas State University and Manhattan, Kansas. You are invited to participate in this conference aimed at providing information, planning and research on media preparedness during a crisis or disaster. The list of speakers is expected to include journalists, scholars, public relations experts, military specialists and public officials. Click here for more about the conference

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Planned topics

  • Covering Haiti
  • Disaster on a Deadline: The Media and Disaster Preparedness
  • Greensburg: Lessons Learned
  • Community Issues: The Science/Health/Bio and Agro-Security Beat
  • Health and Safety: How to give and get accurate information in a crisis situation
  • The Personal Face of Tragedy
  • Media and the Military: National Security, Terrorism, and Preparedness
  • How the Arab Media cover the American Military

This conference includes tabletop exercises, panel evaluations and a tour of K-State's Biosecurity Research Institute.

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Contact Us

Program Questions Stacy Neumann, sneumann@k-state.edu A.Q. Miller School of Journalism and Mass Communications, Kansas State University Logistical Questions Debbie Hagenmaier, debbieh@k-state.edu Division of Continuing Education Kansas State University 785-532-2560
Registration Questions Conference Registration Office, registration@k-state.edu Division of Continuing Education Kansas State University 785-532-5569