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The ICRC Conference Experience at UCF

"What a week! Met cool peers from around the world..."

- Twitter comment from Arlyn Elizee, 2015 Conference Speaker and Attendee

"The right message at the right time from the right person can save lives."

- Quoted from 2015 presentation by the CDC's Barbara Reynolds, on the Ebola Crisis of 2014

“The organizers for this conference did an amazing job. Thanks for all your hard work.”

- 2015 Attendee Julie Johnson

“Families can handle the truth – don’t keep it from them.”

- 2015 Presenter Ken Jenkins
on "Malaysia Airlines Flight 370"

“Give the issue a name, owner or voice."

- 2015 ICRC Conference takeaway,
Speaker Michael Ike, Founder of HaltEbo.la, Nigeria

“Really good mix of academic and work-world presentations!”

- 2015 Attendee Kena Lewis

“No single delivery path is ever 100% reliable – multi-modal messaging is the only way to increase delivery and response success.”

- Conference learning takeaway,
2015 Attendee Mary Beth Kennedy


The International Crisis and Risk Communication (ICRC) Conference


The annual International Crisis and Risk Communication Conference at UCF features presentations, workshops and panel discussions on strategic crisis communication issues, case studies, best practices and emerging trends, presented by a unique combined lineup of top practitioner professionals and prominent academics from around the world.


Join us for the 6th Annual ICRC Conference, held once again at the University of Central Florida (UCF), located in beautiful, sunny Orlando, Florida, USA!


Enjoy the full three-day conference, which includes up to two intensive four-hour workshops and an evening kickoff welcome reception on Monday. Or, you can join us for the main two-day event, featuring 50+ topic presentations given by top experts and academics.


As always, the ICRC Conference provides a relaxed and informal, peer-to-peer learning experience for communication researchers and professionals to share knowledge and firsthand experience surrounding this globally significant, emerging and evolving field.