Learning & Events
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Aimed at venue operators, event officers & managers (sports, community and commercial), local government authorities with licensing/permitting/approval, event planning, building control and/or leisure management responsibilities, security organisations, police officers with crowd management responsibilities, architects working in the complex and built environment.
If you are involved with planning for crowd safety in places of public assembly, you need to understand the principles and applications of crowd dynamics and crowd risk analysis. This international Crowd Safety course draws on extensive research and experience from event planning and crowd safety design projects around the world. The course covers sports, entertainment, transport, festivals, mass gatherings, street events and places of public assembly.
DAY 1 Introduction & overview; The DIM-ICE risk model; Crowd dynamics & crowd risks (static and moving); Crowd modelling for events; RAMP Analysis; Crowd monitoring
DAY 2 Introduction to queuing systems; Risk analysis; Site design considerations; Event egress analysis; Optimising emergency responses; Crowd simulations; Decision support analysis; Emergency situations; Case study day (prep for Day 3).
DAY 3 Course summary; Your case studies - Task Outline; Delegates case studies - Group work; Delegates case studies - Group presentations; Course round-up; How to join the MSc course at MMU via the Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) direct entry group.
At the conclusion of this course, the delegate will;
* Understand and anticipate crowd risks for a wide range of places of public assembly;
* Identify crowd risks during event planning, event licensing/permitting and event operations;
* Document and present crowd safety management plans and dynamic risk assessments; Apply crowd risk analysis techniques during events.
Professor Keith Still FIMA FICPEM SFIIRSM MEWI FIPM FHEA
Keith Still is the Professor of Crowd Science at Manchester Metropolitan University (UK). He has lectured at the UK Cabinet Office Emergency Planning College (EPC) from 1999 - 2013 contributing to a wide range of crowd safety related courses. Keith is currently developing and teaching a MSc course (Crowd Safety and Risk Analysis) at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK) and continues to teach short courses around the world.
Only 50 places are available for this 3 day course.