We have a diverse list of speakers and subject matter experts lined up from the public sector, private sector, NGOs and more.
The complete schedule is as follows:
0830 OAEM President Rob McDonald - Welcome
0910 Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness - Gina Wilson, Public Safety Associate Deputy Minister
1000 Meet the Exhibitors / Networking Break
1040 Ronda Oberlin – Emergency Management Specialist; Do 1 Thing, Lansing Office of Emergency Management - Do 1 Thing - Award winning community outreach program
1125 Superintendent Bill Neadles Toronto Police Service / HUSAR
1310 George Lepine - Transportation Security Inspector - Transport Canada - The Lac-Mégantic rail disaster dissected.
1410 Chiran Livera - Canadian Red Cross, Ontario. Red Cross Ontario’s Syrian Refugee experience
1510 The Honorable Yasir Naqvi - Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services
1540 Beat the traffic – A reading by Author of Disaster Heroes Suzanne Bernier, President of SB Crisis Consulting (a liquor licensed event)
0910 Ross Nichols - Fire Marshal and Chief, Emergency Management - An update on OFMEM activities
1010 OAEM Awards including a presentation of the Brian Hook Memorial Award by the Hook Family
1025 Jay N. Rosenblatt- Ontario Association of Emergency Managers Legal Counsel – Legal Risk Management
1110 Roderick Peters - Ministry Emergency Management Coordinator – Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing - The new Ontario disaster financial assistance programs
1200 AGM / Working Lunch – until complete
For links to speaker's bios, see the event's main page.
The event is fully catered and we have a special hotel rate available (including free shuttle to the conference).
For questions, please contact:
- A special rate has been arranged at The Quality Inn
- 950 Walkers Line, Burlington, ON, L7N 2G2 - (905) 639 6900)
- Conference Rate - $93 + tax (mention that you are a DeGroote School guest)
- Complimentary shuttle to and from the conference
- Nearest GO Train Station - Appleby Stn
4350 S Service Rd
Burlington, ON L7L 5R8
|Students and OAEM members||$ 75.00|
|General admission||$ 125.00|