Making it Stick: Risk Communication in Times of Zika
Risk communication can be difficult, especially when the risk is still evolving. Join us for a webinar on exploring the ways risk communication can be used in changing situations and communicating the risks in a way that increases knowledge and minimizes confusion.
Featured presenter: John Godec
John Godec, principal in The Participation Company, is a facilitator, coach and consultant for critical, contentious, communication and public involvement challenges. He is an International Association of Facilitators (IAF) Certified Professional Facilitator, an International Association for Public Participation (IAP2) trainer/developer, past Vice-President and one of only three people designated as a Master Certified Public Participation Professional (MCP3). Godec helped develop a risk and emergency communication protocol for the U.S. National Governors Association. He’s a roster member of the U.S. Institute for Environmental Conflict Resolution, trained thousands of students, facilitated nearly 2000 meetings and managed hundreds of complex global communication and public projects and workshops. Godec is a news media source in the U.S., Canada and Europe and has worked throughout the America’s, the Caribbean, Europe, Australasia, South Africa and Middle East. He lectures at Arizona State University, the Universities of Texas, Arizona and Denver, Indiana University and at the Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane. Godec is the past Communications Director of the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality and the former Director of Issues and Crisis Management for Motorola Corporation.
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