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Follow this link to register your interest now

View the draft agenda here.

Expert-lead threat briefings and frank senior leader roundtables are the hallmarks of the annual Urgent Threats Forum. Since 2006, these forums have convened public and private sector leaders in New York, London, Florence, Singapore and Berlin.

The goal is to answer three key questions:

  1. What are the threats?

  2. What are their likely impacts?

  3. What can we do individually and collaboratively to address these threats?

Briefings will include:

  • Benchmarking round of current and emerging threats

  • Cyber threats

  • Extreme weather and climate change impacts

  • Infectious disease

  • US Military briefing

  • Terrorism and bad actors

This invitation-only event will engage:

  • International experts on current and emerging threats

  • Senior leadership from governments and NGOs

  • Corporate resilience, security, continuity, crisis management, and CSR leaders

Through targeted round tables and participant interaction the forum will identify threats and their drivers, and seek to understand their impacts on both organizations and wider society. It will also examine what can be done by our organization both individually and collaboratively.

Special cross-cutting focuses this year will include:

  • Developing a network of corporate security operations centers

  • Coordinating CSR and corporate community resilience efforts

Use this LINK (https://bit.ly/2Qexiuq) to indicate your interest in attending on November 28, 2018 in New York City. There is no charge to attend but participation is limited and subject to review to assure the most productive interchange. If you are unable to access the link, contact Carol Shields at carol.shields@nyu.edu.