Emergency Communications Academy


Emergency Communications Academy
June 13 - 14, 2023

The 2023 Emergency Communications Academy was held June 13 – 14, 2023 and featyred keynote speaker, Dr. Vincent Covello,  one of the world’s leading experts and practitioners on the practice of risk, high-concern, and crisis communications and the author of more than 150 articles in scientific journals and the author/editor of more than 20 books. 

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Each year the academy draws communications professionals from across the state for this unique, hands-on training academy for those wanting to learn effective, cutting-edge risk and crisis communication tactics and strategies using lessons learned from real-world events. This is a multi-day academy with robust training and presentations and hands-on experiences. This academy is taught by public safety experts from federal, state and local government agencies such as FEMA, Cal OES, CAL FIRE, and others. It’s designed for public information professionals who understand the basics of their job and want to expand their knowledge and skills to handle the unique complexities of crises such as natural and manmade disasters. 

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CAPIO and the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (CalOES) partner on the Emergency Communications Academy.

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