Registration is now open for our conference and annual general meeting.

We have a diverse list of speakers and subject matter experts lined up from the public sector, private sector, NGOs and more.

May 11 & 12, 2017 – Burlington, ON

Keynote Speakers:

  • Stephanie Durand -Public Safety Canada/Government of Canada
  • Michael J. Morton -Director, Emergency Management, Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management


  • Fort McMurray Wildfire,Jean-Pierre Taschereau – Director, Emergency Operations, Canadian Red Cross
  • Fort McMurray Wildfire Recovery, Marc Forais – Chief of Staff, Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo Recovery Task Force
  • Ottawa Sinkhole Event, Jim Montgomery – Deputy Chief, Emergency Management, City of Ottawa
  •, Morgan O’Neill – Co-Founder, Recovers
  • Mississauga Explosion, Ivana Di Millo – Director, Communications, City of Mississauga

Full Conference Agenda

Pricing options are as follows:
– Students $80
– Member and Partner Organizations $90
– Non-Member $120

For questions, please contact:

Meet and Greet: There will be a meet and greet at the conference at the end of day 1. There will be snacks and a licenced bar. Come socialize for an hour or two and wait for the traffic to ease.

Quality inn, Burlington (mention that you are visiting the De Groote School for a discount) is the official hotel of the conference.

The Quality Inn is right beside our official post-conference social hub: 

Jake’s Grill & Oyster House Restaurant in Burlington


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