Dr. Linda Robson is the author of The Robson Risk Management Model (RRMM). She worked as an international event planner for over 20 years. Dr. Robson received a Master of Tourism Administration and a PhD. Dr. Robson`s combination of experience and education has given her a unique. and realistic, perspective on the events industry. Dr. Robson is an active member of MPI and NACE. She is an expert in risk management and has been interviewed and spoken event risk management.
University of Waterloo
Doctor of Philosophy in Recreation & Leisure Studies
George Washington University
Master of Tourism Administration, Dual Concentration in Event Management and Destination Management
University of Guelph
Bachelor of Arts in English & History
Awards and Accomplishments
Interview with News Nation regarding "We Are Young" Festival, January 21, 2022
Interview with News Nation regarding AstroWorld Tragedy, November 12, 2021
Nominated for Academic Excellence Award, 2020-2021
Women of Impact Award, 2016-2019
International Live Events Association (ILEA) Boston Chapter, Spirit of ILEA Award, June 2016
Interviewed for Special Events Galore, February 2016
Interviewed for Convene Magazine, February 2014
Nominated for Excellence in Teaching Award, Endicott College, 2013-2014
Research Areas: Events Industry; Risk; Risk Management; Tourism
Robson, L. (January 2022). A strategic approach to risk management. Presented at Meeting Professionals International New England (MPI NE) January 2022 Educational Meeting in Boston, MA.
Jeon, M.M., Robson, L.M., Colina, F. & Collins, L.J. (2021). Risk tolerance and small social life-cycle events attendees’ behaviors during the COVID-19 pandemic.Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research, pending.
Robson, L. (2019). The Robson Risk Management Model (RRMM). A Proactive, and Practical, Guide to Creating an Event Risk Management Plan. Self-published.
Robson, L. Presenter: A Creative Approach to Risk Management. Meeting Professionals International (MPI) World Education Congress. Las Vegas, NV. June,2017.
Robson, L. (2017). 3 Experts, 3 Perspectives On Security For Music Festivals. Special Events. Retrieved from: tap://www.specialevents.com/fairsfestivals/3-experts-3-perspectives-security-music-festivals
Fundamentals of Events
Management of Corporate Events
Management of Special Events
Rituals & Traditions in Events
Events Risk Management