Sabine AdamDirector Business Development and Key Accounts
Jan TonkinManaging Director
The Conference Company
On completion of this course, you will be aware of the potential risks and crises you are likely to be exposed to in your project management role. You will be equipped with the tools for framing risks and crises and be able to mitigate these. You will be ready to manage a situation should plans turn into action.
What will I learn?
1. Exposure to risk and crisis
2. Effective risk management
3. Planning responses to risks
4. Planning responses to crises
Risk and Crisis Management
Exposure to risk and crisis
Effective risk management
Planning responses to risks
Planning responses to crises
Sabine Adam works for Congrex Switzerland as Director of Business Development and Key Accounts.
After successfully finishing her Hotel Management Diploma she worked in the Hotel Business in the UK and Switzerland and started her career in the meeting industry 30 years ago at AKM Congress Service in Basel.
Sabine started in the registration department, where she was promoted to head of department very shortly after beginning. She then also took over the scientific programme department and ran this as well for a few years. In addition, she stepped into the association management world. During this time she also had two children.
In 2005 she moved to the meeting planning department and also worked closely with industry liaison. 2008 she was promoted to Account Manager and later to Account Director. In 2014 she became a partner of Congrex Switzerland and since then is responsible for business development and key accounts.
Jan Tonkin is the founder and Managing Director of The Conference Company, the only accredited member of IAPCO in New Zealand. Formed in 1990, The Conference Company is today one of Australasia’s most reputable PCOs, with 35 staff, offices in three cities in New Zealand as well as one in Sydney, Australia. Jan has more than 25 years’ experience managing conferences, exhibitions and awards programmes in Britain, New Zealand and Australia. She is IAPCO Immediate Past President, and Chair of the Association’s Training Academy. She is a frequent speaker at IAPCO EDGE Seminars, including EDGE, EDGE Advanced and Bespoke EDGE, throughout Asia and worldwide.