Conference Topics

TOPICS

The Conference topics encompass all scientific fields that deal with various aspects of crises in all areas of science. The International Conference “CMD” Programme is structured in seven separate topic areas:

1. CRISIS MANAGEMENT, STATE SECURITY AND THE SECURITY OFLOCAL COMMUNITIES
Security of local communities in a globalized world
Issues of crisis management in local communities
Crisis management in local communities – good practices
Sectoral approach to crisis management in local communities
Relationship between local, regional and state levels in crisis management
Critical infrastructure protection

Natural hazards and crisis management
Anthropogenic hazards and crisis management
“Natech” hazards and crisis management

2. BUSINESS CONTINUITY
Managing business continuity in crisis situations
Risk management and business impact analysis
Business continuity strategies in crisis situations
Incident management systems
Business continuity plans
Business continuity training

3. CRISIS COMMUNICATIONS
Crisis management, communication management and crisis communications
Specificities of media relations in crises
Public relations techniques, tools and channels in crises 
The general public and crisis communication
Case studies of crisis communication

4. CRISIS MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS, DEVICES, RESOURCES AND EQUIPMENT
Modern crisis management systems
Modern crisis management devices
Modern crisis management equipment and resources

5. ENVIRONMENTAL SECURITY AND SUSTAINABILITY
Policies, strategies and plan for safe environment
Marine waste – from theory to practice
Global pollution and our contribution to solutions
Hazardous waste – solutions and dilemmas
Current waste management technologies

Climate change

6. PSYCHOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF CRISIS MANAGEMENT
Psychoeducation, mental health care and psychological resilience as preparation for crises
Psychological selection and preventive examinations for crisis management jobs
Group behavior in major accidents and disasters
Psychological assistance in the field: organization, the role of mental healthcare services and the forms of assistance
Psychosocial interventions after major accidents and traumatic events: crisis interventions, social reintegration, monitoring, support and therapy

7. CYBERSECURITY
Organizational and technological security of IT systems
Security planning for IT systems
Hazards of social networking
Information warfare
Security norms and standards of IT systems
The Internet of Things and cybersecurity
Case studies of cyber threats

 

President of the Scientific Committee:
Prof. Siniša Tatalović, Ph. D.