Speakers and Session Topics

Speakers as of April 2019 with more to come...

Suzanne Bernier, President, SB Crisis Consulting, Toronto

Preparing for an Active Shooter (Intruder) Attack & New Era of Crisis Communications – Social Media
(Manchester, San Bernardino, Brussels terror attacks)

Vince Bozzo, Head of Venue Operations, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment

Large Venue Emergency Preparedness
(Facility Tours: Scotiabank Arena, BMO Field, OVO Athletic Centre-Raptors Training Centre)

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

Large Venue Security Measures
(Facility Tour: Rogers Centre)

Tara S. Hughes, President and Principal Consultant, Invicta Crisis Solutions, Boston

Arenas and Community Centres: Emergency and Response Centres (9/11, Orlando, Las Vegas)

Jessica Jaremchuk, Director, Risk Management Services and Sasha Alexander, Risk Management and Solutions Manager, Frank Cowan Company, Princeton

Post Recovery: Insurance, Litigation, Consolation

Martin Katov, Senior Architect, J.L. Richards & Associates Limited, Ottawa
Building Security into Architectural Design
Dave Malinauskas, President, CIMCO Refrigeration, Toronto

Fernie Tragedy – Key Learnings

Matthew Pegg, Fire Chief and General Manager, Toronto Fire Services

Agincourt Recreation Centre - January 2019 Fire

Edward Struzik, Writer, Photographer, Edmonton, and Fellow, Energy and Environmental Policy, Queen’s University, Kingston

Firestorm: How Wildfire Will Shape our Future