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Recovery, Renewal, Resilience: The Manchester Webinar Series

What to expect from our events

Over the coming months, our team, in collaboration with partners will be running a series of webinars that will explore recovery and renewal from COVID-19.

The webinars will mark key dates, discuss the themes emerging and developing through our project and report on key findings, good practice and global learning.

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Anticipating a resilient future

15th October 2021

Our panel of experts from a global community of emergency managers reflect on their learning from the global pandemic along with severe weather events, consider the main challenges ahead and discuss what this all means for the emergency management profession.

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Launch of National Consortium for Societal Resilience [UK+]

13th Oct 2021

A panel debate to discuss the reasons behind the launch of the National Consortium for Societal Resilience [UK+], and hear from members on why it is such an important initiative and what they hope to achieve.

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Managing Meaningful Recovery from Covid

23rd Sept 2021

In this webinar our panel will examine what is ‘meaningful recovery’ from Covid?.

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Continuity & Resilience Series: Human Aspects of Resilience

3rd Sept 2021

In the third in the Continuity & Resilience Series our panel will examine the human aspects of resilience.

Watch 3rd September webinar
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Continuity & Resilience Series: Building the resilience of essential services post-Covid

7th July 2021

In the second in the Continuity & Resilience Series our panel will examine the contribution of standards to resilience planning, business continuity, and city resilience for recovering from Covid-19

Watch 7th July webinar
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A Collective Memory: A webinar examining post pandemic commemoration

25th June 2021

In this webinar we will consider how we will collectively remember the Covid-19 pandemic, reviewing lessons from history about building resilience through coproduced commemoration.

Watch 25th June webinar
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Continuity & Resilience Series: Looking beyond Covid-19

7th June 2021

In this, the first in a three-part series of webinars co-produced with the British Standards Institute (BSI), we examine the inter-dependencies between business continuity and resilience planning, and look at how we will move beyond the responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Watch 7th June webinar
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COVID-19: Resilience Planning & Emergency Management

7th May 2021

In the latest of our series of webinars our speakers will explore more of the key lessons and themes that have emerged from the Covid-19 crisis, concentrating on the perspectives of strengthening resilience planning and the implications for the emergency management profession going forward.

Watch 7th May webinar
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Recovering from COVID-19

29th April 2021

This event is aimed at students and others who are interested in hearing how academic research can have a real world impact through the application of tools, theories and social science.

Watch 29th April webinar
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Communities - the new local resilience capability

7th April 2021

This webinar asks whether community resilience can be a local and national resilience capability, and explores different models of community action from the US, Chile and the UK to illustrate how this might be achieved.

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Recovery and renewal from COVID-19: A year of The Manchester Briefing

26th March 2021

One year since the launch of The Manchester Briefing, this event explores and collates the key lessons and themes that have emerged from around the globe during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Watch 26th March webinar
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One year of COVID-19: Delivering a Green and Just Recovery

25th March 2021

This webinar reflects on the lessons learned since the pandemic struck, jointly organised by Resilience Cities Network, the World Bank, and The University of Manchester.

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