Speakers

Keynotes


Sheri Fink, M.D. Ph.D.

Correspondent, The New York Times, New York, New York and Pulitzer Prize-winning Author of Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital


Ed Struzik
Writer, Educator, Public Speaker, Edmonton, Alberta and Research Fellow, Energy and Environmental Policy, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario and Author of Firestorm: How Wildfire Will Shape our Future

Eric Stuart, QPM, BA Hons
UKCMA, Director, Gentian Events Limited, Coventry, United Kingdom

Speakers


Mark Ambler

General Manager (Western Canada), Swish Maintenance Limited, Calgary, Alberta. Mark is a third-generation member of the Swish Group’s founding family. 


Dan Berger

General Manager, Mattamy Athletic Centre, Ryerson University, Spectra Venue Management, Toronto, Ontario


Suzanne Bernier, CEM, CBCP, MBCI, CMCP

President, SB Crisis Consulting, Toronto, Ontario and Author of Disaster Heroes


Gail Botten

Advisor, Program Development, Swimming & Water Safety, Canadian Red Cross, Sharon, Ontario


Vince Bozzo

Former Head of Venue Operations, Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment, Toronto, Ontario


Marisa Carpino

Director, Community Services, City of Pickering, Ontario


Aileen Cassells

Deputy Chief, Emergency Management Operations, Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management, Ministry of the Solicitor General, Toronto, Ontario


Mario R. Coutinho

Vice President, Stadium Operations and Security, Toronto Blue Jays Baseball Club and Rogers Centre, Toronto, Ontario


D/Sgt. Vern Crowley

OPP Cybercrime Investigation Team, GHQ, Orillia, Ontario


Blair Feltmate, Ph.D.

Head, Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation, Faculty of Environment, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario


Jeff Gill, CEM, ABCP

Senior Manager, Standards and Procedures, Canadian Red Cross, Ottawa, Ontario


Tanya Grierson, CAP

Recreation Program Supervisor, City of Belleville, Recreation, Culture & Community Services, Red Cross Master Instructor Trainer, Belleville, Ontario


Tara S. Hughes, LCSW-R

President and Principal Consultant, Invicta Crisis Solutions, Portsmouth, New Hampshire


Todd Jackson

Director of Insurance and Risk Management, Hockey Canada, Ottawa, Ontario


Jessica Jaremchuk, BA, LL.B

Director, Risk Management Services, Frank Cowan Company, Princeton, Ontario


Jim Jessop

Director/Deputy Chief, Toronto Fire Services, Toronto, Ontario

Marin Katov, Ph.D., OAA

Architect AIBC, SAA, Senior Architect, J.L. Richards & Associates Limited, Ottawa, Ontario


Dave Malinauskas

President, CIMCO Refrigeration, Toronto, Ontario


Don Marentette

National Director of First Aid Education Programs, Canadian Red Cross, Kelowna, British Columbia


Patricia Martel Ph.D., CEM, ABCP

Emergency Management Program Specialist, Niagara Region, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario


Dean McIntosh

Vice President, Events and Properties, Hockey Canada, Calgary, Alberta


Sharon Milton

Manager, Recreation Services, City of Pickering, Ontario


Denise Waligora B.S.

Training & Delivery Specialist, Mental Health First Aid, Mental Health Commission of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario