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The 2016 Edinburgh Community Resilience Week will take place from 12th to 14th April. The event aims to further enhance community resilience and promote understanding between key sectors and organizations within Edinburgh and across Scotland.

The programme includes:

Morning Tuesday 12th April
The morning will play host to a Conference on Community Resilience Current Risks including cyber security; serious organised crime; crisis communications and social media; and domestic terrorism.

Afternoon Tuesday 12th April
A Prevent Seminar providing a basic introduction to the Counter Terrorism & Security Act 2015 with specific emphasis on the responsibilities we all face as members of organizations in the resilience sector. Presentation will be provided from the Prevent Delivery Unit (East), Police Scotland, SPVEU and the City of Edinburgh Council.

Afternoon Wednesday 13th April
Resilience Roundtable event discussing making Resilience a Strategic Issue (delivered by the University of Edinburgh Business School). This event will be followed by a networking and drinks reception.

Morning Thursday 14th April
Project Griffin (delivered by Police Scotland).

All events are being held at the City Chambers and Lothian Chambers, High Street, Edinburgh.

More details.

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