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Resilience Canada 2016

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2016 Event

The risks from a range of natural hazards including flooding, extreme weather, and temperature fluctuations continue to rise. Major disruptions, whether the result of Mother Nature or accident, can have severe impacts on infrastructure, the flow of goods and services, natural resources, health, and business continuity. When these disruptions are concentrated in urban areas, the resulting damage and losses can be catastrophic. From national governments down to municipalities, all levels of government now need to face up to these challenges.

The 2016 event brought together experts from across Canada and internationally to share their lessons and insights on how to create resilience based on their experiences in dealing with a range of major disasters and crises. The agenda will focus on various issues such as implementing resilience in infrastructure, the insurance industry perspective and risk management, rail safety in Canadian municipalities, wildfire threats and their social impact on remote communities, and how social media has evolved to play a significant role in the response to emergencies.


Featured Speakers From the 2016 Event

Dr. Satyamoorthy Kabilan

Dr. Satyamoorthy Kabilan
Director, National Security and Strategic Foresight
The Conference Board of Canada

Loretta Chandler

Loretta Chandler
Director, Office of Emergency Management
City of Toronto

Dean Hart

Dean Hart
Manager, Forestry Operations
City of Toronto

Chiran Livera

Chiran Livera
Deputy Director of Disaster Management, Ontario
The Canadian Red Cross

Robert Okashimo

Robert Okashimo
Director, Strategy and Enterprise Risk Management
Toronto Hydro Corporation

John Malueg

John Malueg
Manager of Resiliency Programs
Stantec Inc.

Harriet Tregoning

Harriet Tregoning
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Office of Community Planning and Development
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

David Dixon

David Dixon
Senior Principal, Urban Places Group
Stantec Inc.

Alain Gonthier

Alain Gonthier
Manager, Asset Management, Business and Technical Services
City of Ottawa, Infrastructure Services

Michael D'Andrea

Michael D'Andrea
Executive Director, Engineering and Construction Services
City of Toronto

David Monaghan

David Monaghan
Industry Consultant
Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure

Mike Luchia

Mike Luchia
Business Continuity and Recovery Planner
Calgary Emergency Management Agency (CEMA)

Tanis Peterson

Tanis Peterson
Director of Regulatory Affairs
The Railway Association of Canada

Stéphanie Durand

Stéphanie Durand
Director General, Emergency Management Policy and Outreach
Public Safety Canada

Craig Oldham

Craig Oldham
Director General, Government Operations Centre
Public Safety Canada

Duane McKay

Duane McKay
Commissioner of Emergency Management and Fire Safety
Ministry of Government Relations, Government of Saskatchewan

Judi Beck

Judi Beck
Director General, Pacific Forestry Centre
Canadian Forest Service, Natural Resources Canada

Sponsors

We’d like to thank our generous sponsors for their contribution to this event.

Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure logo

Stantec logo

Canadian Red Cross logo

Marketing Partners

Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs logo


Canadian Risks and Hazards Network logo


Crisis Resilience Alliance logo


Evergreen logo


International Association of Emergency Managers Canada logo

Wildland Fire Canada logo

Social Media

#CBoCResilience
Twitter @CBoC_Events

Testimonials

“Enjoyed the diverse topics and also look forward to more case studies on how community resiliency is being implemented.”

“Excellent quality of speakers”

“All speakers and presentations were extremely interesting and valuable. Very well organized conference, great content.”

“Fantastic conference!”

“Overall breadth of speakers excellent. Diverse, multi-dimensional and on-point each time. Thank you!”

“This is a great opportunity to understand the direction of resilience and disaster management across Canada. Excellent speakers, network opportunity and fabulous organization. Keep it up.”

“Excellent overall. Great presenters. Important ideas. My first time to an event by CBoC. I would recommend to my colleagues based on the quality of event I experienced here. Great job.”

“Very impressed with the selection of speakers & quality of content. I look forward to attending and participating in the conference next year.”