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Webinar - Power Outages and Preparation
Webinar - Power Outages and Preparation

What happens when the lights go out - will you be left in the dark?

The Scottish Continuity Group (SCG) was delighted to host the event, ‘SCG Webinar - Power Outages and Preparation' . This event was part of the SCG’s Learning and Education Programme and was delivered as part of the ‘Your resilience is our resilience’ theme.

Thanks to our great speakers:

  • Amanda Coleman – Crisis Communication Consultant
  • John Beresford – Senior Resilience Co-Ordinator, East of Scotland RRP
  • Mark Freeburn – BCM & Civil Resilience Specialist, Networks
  • Eric Leavy – SP Energy Networks

See the slides used here - NPO Slides and Communicating in the Darkness

These video links may also be of interest to attendees: 

10 minutes with Canadian crisis management expert Shawna Bruce


10 minutes with Aamir Abbasi

This blog may also be of interest :The Yarrow View | National Preparedness Commission                 

2023/24 EVENTS
2023/24 EVENTS

Education and Training Work stream for 2023-2024

How does Scottish Continuity intend to meet our objectives this year and encourage new members to join up and get involved?

Here at Scottish Continuity we wish to be accessible to all our members including students and to connect with the entire business continuity / disaster recovery / resilience planning / incident management community throughout the length and breadth of Scotland.

We would encourage as many organisations and individuals as possible to join the group and benefit from the many years of experience that our membership offers.  Joining Scottish Continuity is a great way for like-minded professionals to share knowledge, particularly in these difficult times. Membership is from as little as £75 per individual member – details about joining can be found at

Our current members include, but are not exclusive to

  • Business Continuity / Disaster Recovery / Incident Management professionals
  • Emergency Services / Crisis Support Organisations
  • Facilities & Infrastructure professionals
  • Healthcare
  • IT Resilience professionals
  • Local Authorities including Resilience Managers and others
  • Local Business Directors / Managers
  • Media
  • Risk Management professionals
  • Scottish & UK Government resilience staff
  • SMEs
  • Students
  • Suppliers to the industry
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