From the structure to the content of the conference to the speakers, it was a very informative, interesting, and very beneficial conference. A very well-organized conference, and an excellent job done by the chairs. - Regional Emergency Manager
Ontario Provincial Government
19th Annual Event!

Canadian BCP and Emergency Management 2020

Best practices, Case Studies and Lessons Learned

January 28 - 29, 2020  ·  Ottawa, Ontario
Speakers Include These Experts and More:
Guo Cohn Bénichou Gierczak
Pegg Walker Pitcher Soulieres
Mangialardi Mancini Stratton Akpata
Information and guidance from some of the foremost experts in the country on how to:
  • Develop the modern Business Continuity Plan with analytics and automation
  • Benefit from state-of-the-art information on managing floods, wildfires, cyber attacks, tornadoes, earthquakes and more
  • Hear about lessons learned from the Fire Chief who handled the Yonge Street van attacks and the Danforth shooting
  • Assess the risk of terrorism and domestic terrorism in specific sectors and companies
  • Protect critical infrastructure from insider threats
  • Increase your resilience in response to current and future climate conditions
  • Understand coordination across different departments and levels of government in responding to emergencies
  • Improve resilience by applying the Regional Resilience Assessment
  • Prioritize critical services in a large complex organization
Canadian BCP and Emergency Management 2020 Brochure Download Brochure as PDF File
A Snapshot of Previous Participants

These Experts Have Taken Part in Our BCP & Emergency Management Events:
O’Callaghan Mangialardi Waldman Falconer Barocsi
Godsoe Monte levering Abbott Dupont
Thompson Wright
Cappell Primeau
Castro Riley
Ashwood Hay
I absolutely enjoyed this conference. From the structure to the content of the conference to the speakers, it was a very informative, interesting, and very beneficial conference. A very well-organized conference, and an excellent job done by the chairs.
- Regional Emergency Manager
Ontario Provincial Government
Eye opener with a lot of great information to back what the speakers were focusing on. Great real-life examples.
- Manager, Information Technology/Building and Maintenance
North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit
Great to attend a conference with such passionate attendees and presenters.
- Continuity of Operations Coordinator
Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs
Overall an excellent conference - good variety of relevant speakers and topics. Current - very enjoyable - good networking opportunities!
- Director, Corporate Strategy, Project Management and Reporting
Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation
Benefit from experiences and others' lessons learned.
- DSO, Director Security and Administration,
Public Safety Canada
Presentations were well prepared and interesting.
- Manager, Business Continuity and Emergency Preparedness
Correctional Services Canada
There was some excellent information presented here with a lot of varied experience.
- Business Continuity Coordinator
Government of Alberta
I appreciate the quality of the speakers.
- Building Emergency Officer
Industry Canada
Very informative sessions/speakers.
- Manager, Emergency Measures
Government of Nunavut
Who Should Attend This Event

  • Business Continuity Planners
  • Emergency Crises Managers
  • Government Communications Planners
  • Emergency Management Professionals
  • Directors, Managers and Officer-in-Charge of Corporate Security
  • Safety Coordinators
  • Training Coordinators
  • Policy and Strategic Direction Personnel
  • Preparedness and Response Front-Line Professionals
  • Community Response Professionals
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The current environment poses more threats than ever before! Dramatic climate change and the resulting increase in dangerous events including heat-related deaths, record setting rain fall and flooding, hurricanes and tornadoes; Terrorism and seemingly random violence that seem to come out of the blue; the ever present risk to cyber security in a society completely dependent on in tact cyber space and vulnerable to threats from an infinite number of sources.

As the professional responsible for emergency and business continuity planning in your organization, you need to be prepared to respond professionally to this unlimited list of ever-changing, ever-expanding threats. You need to leverage the latest, most innovative and effective ways of protecting your business, as well as the latest best practices in continuity planning and emergency management. You, your reputation, individual safety and your organization are all at risk. Take active steps now to reinforce and expand your strength and capacity and reduce vulnerability in this important area.

INFONEX's two-day course, Canadian BCP & Emergency Management, is specifically designed to provide what you need to do your job as effectively as possible. A faculty of experienced BCP and Emergency Management experts will share insights derived from their own experiences and understanding of best practices and the latest innovations in the field.

Attendees will learn what others have learned the hard way in the wake of violence, heat and weather-related deaths. You will learn how to use BCP to build resilience and adapt to climate change. You will hear how to conduct BCP audits that can provide the feedback necessary to take your organization to the next level. You will learn how to develop and implement an effective emergency management strategy, use social media to enable volunteering, protect critical infrastructure, prepare for expected cyber threats in 2019, facilitate the rapid repair, replacement and expansion of telecommunication systems, protect your data and so much more.

Take a few moments to review the agenda. Consider the value of investing in your own continuing professional development in an area that is changing more rapidly than it ever has before. Return to your organization inspired with new ideas, aware of new strategies, processes and procedures and able to network with professionals who share your interests and goals. Then call us immediately to reserve your place. We look forward to seeing you.

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