ROOM - Richmond C
Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 2:15pm - 3:15pm

Kevin Jones

In the world of event planning and management, risk is everywhere and with so many variables and moving pieces, it’s hard to see where all of your vulnerabilities lie. Kevin specializes in predicting, managing and reigning in the unpredictable risks that can unfold in an instant in the event field. From small scale soccer games to specialty off-the-grid events and all the way up to renowned multi-day music festivals with tens of thousands of spectators, he and his team have tackled it all.

Three KEY Learning Outcomes:

1. Risk management matrix: a systematic look at risk through various lenses
2. Ability to understand a variety of practical solutions to event risk management
3. Understanding the role of the Event Safety Officer

Kevin Jones, President and Chief Operating Officer of Odyssey Medical Inc., hails from a background in outdoor recreation, education, and insurance that has allowed him to hone his keen eye for seeing the fault lines in the best-laid plans. It is only natural that he has taken Odyssey Medical on a path of growth since its beginning in 2008 to a well-respected national company within the event management community.


His skills are vast, and he has created a company that specializes in putting patient care at the frontline of event safety. No matter where you are or how unique your event may be, Kevin and his team at Odyssey Medical will be there to ensure that a safe and, importantly, fun time is had by all.

Kevin Jones

Odyssey Medical Inc.

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