Virtual Workshop: Managing Global Risk for Public Affairs Teams

06 Jan, 2023

June 8, 2023
9 a.m.−11:15 a.m. ET

Global public affairs leaders are increasingly valued for their ability to understand how geopolitical risks will impact their business and act strategically. Join this workshop to hear from peers, experts and analysts on how to assess the impact of global risks on your organization and incorporate that assessment into your global public affairs and communication strategies.

This program is eligible for 2 elective credits toward the Certificate in Public Affairs Management.


9:00 AM     Session 1: Direction of Global Risk – Trends, Challenges and Opportunities

  • What are the main political and business trends shaping issues in the international business community and public? What are the main global threats currently facing companies and the ones on the horizon?

In this session, we will discuss the concept of risk in today’s uncertain geopolitical landscape and how it can impact global companies and industries.

Sonnet Frisbie

Sonnet Frisbie
Lead Geopolitical Risk Analyst (EMEA)
Morning Consult

Scott Moskowitz

Scott Moskowitz
Sr. Director Geopolitical Risk Analysis (China & APAC)
Morning Consult

10:00 AM     Break

10:15 AM     Session 2: The Next Threat – Identifying and Strategically Managing Global Risks

How can companies identify emerging issues before they turn into a crisis? How can global reputational and regulatory risks and crises impact your company’s business and your global public affairs strategy?

In this session, we will hear from global leaders on how they incorporate emerging threats into their strategic planning and discuss strategic insights and practical tips on leading teams to manage global risk.


John Galligan
Director of Global Public Affairs
Microsoft Corporation

11:15 AM     Adjourn


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For multiple registrants: A discount will apply to the standard member/non-member rate for organizations that register two or more participants for the same meeting. The first registrant will pay full price, the second participant will receive a 10% discount and each additional registrant will receive a 15% discount. To register multiple participants, you may either register online or download the print and fax registration form.

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Non-members: Join the Council today, and save by registering at the member rate and using the $200 new-member coupon you will receive. Contact our membership team for information about joining the Council.

Questions? Contact us at 202.787.5950.

alex donovan

Alex Donovan
Public Affairs Associate
202.787.5978 | email