The importance of creating disturbance in emergency management


Dr Lucy Easthope will be discussing the importance of creating disturbance in emergency management during the latest of the internationally renowned seminar series. She will be kicking off the two day thought provoking and intensive event with an update on her own approaches to evaluating effective practice in near misses and incidents.


The need for friends has never been more apparent in the emergency management profession than in today’s climate. It is essential to know the best means in which we can work together to make the most of our partnerships and maximise our resilience for the challenges we face. ‘With a little help from our Friends’ offers a fantastic programme of relevant and renowned speakers. Hosted by Dr Lucy Easthope, an expert in the field of crisis management, the seminar has been brought together to give emergency practitioners a vast insight into the latest thinking in the world of civil protection. 

Packed with new case studies and insights this is an essential event for anyone looking at new thinking around joint interoperability.

About Lucy Easthope

Lucy Easthope is a Senior Fellow at the Emergency Planning College. She is the course lead for Recovery Planning, CBRN Recovery Planning and Mass Fatalities Planning with a particular interest in Disaster Victim Identification. Her wider training portfolio includes the legal aspects of emergencies, identifying lessons post incident, interoperability, and community resilience in practice.

She is a Deputy Director of Research at the Lincoln Law School, University of Lincoln, Teaching Fellow in Mass Fatalities and Pandemics at the Centre for Death and Society, University of Bath and a guest lecturer on emergency management programmes at the Universities of Leicester, Huddersfield, Dublin City and Coventry. She is also an Affiliate Researcher at the Joint Centre for Disaster Research, Massey University, New Zealand.

Lucy has developed contingency plans, training programmes and exercises with a number of organisations including airports and airlines, government bodies, charities, universities and police services. She has also participated in the response to major incidents including aviation disasters, the Bali terrorist attacks, and the operations at Brize Norton during the military campaign in Iraq. Click here to view full bio. 

Seminar: With a Little Help from Our Friends

23rd - 24th November 2016

View the full programme including Key Note Speaker, Dr Dan Poulter MP; Dr Dan will be delivering a presentation on the national health service: Meeting the challenges of people in need after emergencies and ensuring partnerships are in place.