September 24-26, 2024

Shaw Centre | Ottawa, Ontario

September 24-26, 2024

Shaw Centre | Ottawa, Ontario

Canadian Emergency Preparedness and
Climate Adaptation Convention

2024 Governing Body

Adam McAllister
Adam McAllister

CEO

McAllister & Craig Disaster Management
Ben Kerr
Ben Kerr

CEO

Foundry Spatial
Beth Gooding
Beth Gooding

Director of Public Safety Service

City of Ottawa
Dale Beguin
Dale Beguin

Executive Vice-President

Canadian Climate Institute
Danielle Trudeau
Danielle Trudeau

Founder and Executive Director

TopShelf Emergency Management
David Etkin
David Etkin

Professor of Disaster and Emergency Management

York University
David Myler
David Myler

Regional Manager

Sol-Ark
Dr. Ian Burton
Dr. Ian Burton

Professor Emeritus

University of Toronto
Dr. Jeff Donaldson
Dr. Jeff Donaldson

Principal Researcher

Preparedness Labs Incorporated
Dr. Kaitlyn Watson
Dr. Kaitlyn Watson

Founder & CEO

Disaster Pharmacy Solutions
Dylan Hemmings
Dylan Hemmings

Vice President, Regional Leader Ontario

Stantec
Elise Paré
Elise Paré

National Practice Lead

Climate Risk and Resilience, WSP
Erica Fleck
Erica Fleck

Director of Emergency Management

City of Halifax
Eustace (Sam) Roberts
Eustace (Sam) Roberts

President

IAEM-Canada
Ian Foss
Ian Foss

Director, Reconciliation Initiatives

BC Ministry of Emergency Management and Climate Readiness
Josh Bowen
Josh Bowen

Vice President

Team Rubicon
Kathryn Bakos
Kathryn Bakos

Managing Director, Finance and Resilience, Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation

University of Waterloo
Keal MacNaughton
Keal MacNaughton

Western Canada Business Group Leader and Project Director – Emergency Response and Preparedness

GHD FIRST
Mary Lou Lauria
Mary Lou Lauria

Vice President Operations, Environment & Water

Worley Consulting 
Myrna Bittner
Myrna Bittner

CEO Founder

RUNWITHIT Synthetics
Philip Reece
Philip Reece

President and CEO

InDro Robotics
Rahul Singh
Rahul Singh

Founder and Executive Director

GlobalMedic
Rebecca Macklon
Rebecca Macklon

Consultant

RubyMack DRR
Robert Brown, PhD
Robert Brown, PhD

Senior Advisor

Continuity of Government, Saskatchewan Public Safety Agency
Ron Hoffmann
Ron Hoffmann

Vice President

Six Ring Inc.
Scott Cameron
Scott Cameron

Co-Founder

Emergency Management Logistics of Canada
Simon Wells
Simon Wells

Founder & Principal

Canadian Journal of Emergency Management
Tyson Dyck
Tyson Dyck

Partner

Torys LLP