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SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

UPCOMING

2019

- Hazardous Waste & Environmental Response Conference, Nov. 25-26, 2019, Mississauga, ON

2020: 

- Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association Conference, Feb. 2-5, 2020, Regina, SK

- DRI2020 - The Business Continuity Conference, March 1-4, 2020, Savannah, GA

- Continuity Insights Management Conference, April 20-22, 2020, San Antonio, TX

- Hero Round Table Yarram, May 2-3, 2020, Victoria, Australia

- Ontario Recreation Facilities Association (ORFA) Conference, June 8-10, 2020, Toronto, CA

- Safeopedia Virtual Health & Safety Conference, Oct. 20-21, 2020

More confirmed 2019 and 2020 presentations to come...

RECENT

2019:

- California Emergency Services Association (CESA) Conference, Oct. 22-24, 2019, Sonoma, CA

- Hero Round Table Michigan, Oct. 28-29, 2019, Brighton, MI

IAEM Canada Conference, June 6-7, 2019, Calgary, AB

- Western Wisconsin Public Health Readiness Consortium, June 10-11, 2019, Rice Lake, WI

- HammerForge 2019 virtual summit, May 7, 2019 (online)

- Continuity Insights Conference, April 15-17, 2019, New Orleans, LA

- Hero Round Table Yarram, March 2-3, 2019, Yarram, Victoria, Australia

- Continuity Insights webinar 'The Invisible Threat - Planning for Infectious Disease Outbreaks, Jan. 31, 2019 (online)

2018: 

- Alertus Virtual Seminar, December 13, 2018 (online webinar)

- Focus on Healthcare Security Conference, Dec. 4, 2018, Mississauga, ON

- Hero Round Table Michigan, Oct. 22-23, 2018, Linvingston County, MI

- Continuity and Resilience Today, May 29-31, 2018, Toronto, Canada

- Continuity Insights Management Conference, April 23-25, 2018, Miami, FL

- Hero Round Table San Francisco, April 20-21, San Francisco, CA

- Midwest Emergency Preparedness Conference, April 17-18, 2018, Rockford, IL

- Book reading at Artists Without Walls (AWoW) Showcase, Feb. 27, 2018, New York, NY

- York University DEMSA, March 12, 2018, Toronto, Canada

- Women in Disaster Recovery Network - National/NYC Chapter, Feb. 28, 2018, New York, NY

- Great Kindness Challenge, Jan. 22-23, 2018, San Bernardino, CA

- Ontario Association of Emergency Managers (OAEM) Seminar, January 25, 2018, Toronto, ON

 

2017:

- Hero Round Table Michigan, Oct. 23-24, 2017, Brighton, MI

- SAIT Alertus Emergency Preparedness Seminar, Oct. 13, 2017, Calgary, AB

- Footprints for Learning school presentation, Oct. 12, 2017, Airdrie, AB

- Disaster Recovery Information Exchange (DRIE) Toronto Symposium, Oct. 3, 2017, Toronto ON

- BCE New York City Chapter meeting, Sep. 13, 2017, New York, NY

- Safe and Ready Virtual Summit, Sep. 12-14, 2017

- 'Preparing for an Active Intruder Attack' webinar (in partnership with Regroup), July 31, 2017

- 'The New Era of Crisis Communications' webinar (in partnership with ICOR), July 25, 2017

- Ontario Association of College and University Security Administrators (OACUSA) Conference,

   May 23-25, 2017, Toronto, ON

- District 6 Emergency Management Symposium, May 18, 2017, Muncie, IN

- Hero Round Table London, May 12-13, 2017, London, England

- Emergency Preparedness Week at Collins Bay Institution, May 4, 2017, Kingston, ON

- Ranch Readiness Day, April 30, 2017, Sonoma County Fairgrounds, Santa Rosa, CA

- Canadian Critical Incident Stress Congress, April 25, 2017, Niagara Falls, ON 

- Emergency Preparedness Seminar at University of Saskatchewan, March 10, 2017, Saskatoon, SK

University of Chicago Graham School, March 14, 2017 (webinar on The New Era of Emergency Management)

- Artists Without Walls (AWoW) Showcase at The Cell Theatre, Jan. 24, 2017, New York, NY

2016: 

- Midwest Contingency Planners - Cybersecurity Series, Dec. 13, 2016, Indianapolis, IN

- Contingency Planning Exchange (CPE) New York Quarterly Event, Dec. 9, 2016, New York, NY

- Alberta Emergency Management Agency (AEMA) Stakeholder Summit, Nov. 21-22, 2016, Edmonton, AB
- Saskatchewan Emergency Planners Association (SEPA) Conference, Nov. 1-3, 2016, Saskatoon SK

- ISSA/INTERCLEAN North America 2016 Conference, Oct. 26, 2016, Chicago, IL

- Hero Round Table Michigan, Oct. 24-25, 2016, Brighton, MI

- DRI Collegiate Conference, Oct. 21, 2016, Toronto ON

- Indiana Employer Symposium, Oct. 19, 2016, Indianapolis, IN

- 2016 International Practice Management Association (IPMA) Conference, Oct. 13-15, 2016, Toronto ON

- Business Resumption Planners Association (BRPA) Educational Event, Oct. 11, 2016, Chicago, IL

- #EMForum 2016, Sep. 20, 2016, Orangeville, ON

- 2016 South Central PA Business Continuity and Emergency Preparedness Conference, Sep. 29, 2016,

Harrisburg, PA

- 2016 FEMA Individual and Community Preparedness Awards, Sept. 13, 2016, The White House, Washington, DC 

- World Conference on Disaster Management, June 6-8, 2016, Toronto, Canada

- Simcoe Area Security Group, June 13, 2016, Toronto, Canada

- Geater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce 'Breakfast with Champions', June 24, 2016

- Cambrian College, March 23, 2016, Sudbury ON

International Hero Round Table, April 2-3, 2016, Nijmegen, Gelderland, Netherlands

- 2016 Midwest Emergency Preparedness and Response Conference, April 12-13, 2016, Rockford, IL

- 2016 Continuity Insights Management Conference, April 18-20, 2016, Nashville, TN

- Disaster Recovery Information Exchange (DRIE) Southwestern Ontario Symposium, May 9, 2016, Kitchener, ON

- Ontario Association of Emergency Managers (OAEM) Conference and AGM, May 12, 2016, Burlington, ON

- Association of Contingency Planners (ACP) Garden State Chapter webinar on infectious diseases, Feb. 26, 2016

- National Tornado Summit, March 1, 2016, Oklahoma City, OK

- The International Disaster Conference and Expo (IDCE), March 1-3, 2016, New Orleans, LA

- DRI2016 Conference, March 6-9, 2016, Atlanta, GA

2015: 

- Association of Contingency Planners (ACP) NYC Metro Chapter, Nov. 19, 2015, New York, NY

- 2015 Saskatchewan Emergency Planners Association (SEPA) Conference, Nov. 3-5, 2015, Saskatoon, Canada

- Ontario Fire College, Oct. 27-28, 2015, Gravenhurst, ON

- 2015 Continuity Insights New York (CINY), Oct. 20-21, New York, NY

- University of North Alabama, Oct. 13-15, 2015, Florence, Alabama

- Conference Board of Canada's Council on Emergency Management, Oct. 7, 2015, Toronto, ON

- Book signing at Recycled Reads, Oct. 3, 2015, Costa Mesa, CA

- 2015 ASIS International Conference and Expo, Sep. 28-Oct. 1, 2015, Anaheim, CA

- The International Hero Roundtable, Sep. 18-19, 2015, Brighton, MI

- Midwest Contingency Planners quarterly meeting, Sep. 8, 2015, Indianapolis, IN

- National Association of Insurance Commissioners Catastrophe Response Working Group, Aug. 17, 2015, Chicago, IL

- Toronto book reading and signing, with special guest appearance by Riccardo Crespo, Aug. 12, 2015, The Kensington Lodge, Toronto, Canada

- Guest Lecturer, Toyo University, July 8, 2015, Tokyo, Japan

- Guest Lecturer, Rutgers School of Business, June 25, 2015, New Brunswick, NJ

Disaster Heroes Official Canadian book launch and signing, June 10, Toronto, CA

- Disaster Heroes Official U.S. book launch and signing, May 19, New Orleans, LA

2015 Continuity Insights Management Conference, April 20-22, Scottsdale, AZ

2015 Northwest Response Forum, April 14-16, Dryden ON

2015 BCAW webinar on Infectious Disease Planning, March 20, 2015

2015 South Carolina Environmental Conference, March 14-17, Myrtle Beach, SC

2015 Canadian Emergency Management Conference, Jan. 20-21, Ottawa ON

2014: 

- Provincial Emergency Management Coordinators Committee (PEMCC), Nov. 26, Toronto ON

BCI World 2014, November 5-6, London, England

Continuity Insights New York 2014 Conference, Oct. 7-8, New York, NY

- Focus on Commercial Security Conference, Oct. 15, Toronto ON

Municipal Service Delivery Officials (MSDO) 2014 National Conference, Sep. 22-26, Simcoe, ON

- Satellite Conference and Live Webcast in conjunction with the Alabama Dept. of Public Health: “The Human Side of Disasters” – June 18, 2014

2014 Alabama Dept. of Public Health (ADPH) Volunteer Symposium, June 17, Montgomery, AL

2014 World Conference on Disaster Management (WCDM), June 15-18, Toronto CA

National Homeland Security Conference, May 20-22, Philadelphia, PA

Metropolitan College of New York (MCNY), Emergency and Disaster Management Degree Program, May 16, New York, NY

- Association of Contingency Planners (ACP) NYC Metro Chapter Meeting, May 15, New York, NY

- 2014 Continuity Insights Management Conference (CIMC), Apr. 28-30, New Orleans, LA

- 2014 Partners in Emergency Preparedness Conference, Apr. 22-24, Tacoma, WA

2014 Midwest Emergency Preparedness and Response Conference, Apr. 16-17, Rockford, IL

Business Continuity Awareness Week (BCAW 2014) webinar – Piecing Together the Pandemic Puzzle, March 20, 2014

Crisis Communications 2014: Social Media & Notification Systems webinar – March 26, 2014

- 2014 Manitoba Disaster Management Conference, March 12-14, Winnipeg, MA

- 2014 Canadian Society of Safety Engineering (CSSE) Education Day, Feb. 11, Toronto CA

- 2014 International Disaster Conference & Expo (IDCE), Jan. 7-10, New Orleans, LA

2013:

- 2013 Emergency Preparedness and Business Continuity Conference, Vancouver, BC

- 2013 International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM) Conference, Reno, NV

- Australia Water Services Sector Group (AWSSG) Social Media Conference, Sept. 25, 2013, Sydney, Australia

- 2013 American Red Cross Disaster Preparedness Summit, Chicago, IL

- 2013 World Conference on Disaster Management (WCDM), Toronto CA

- 2013 Continuity Insights Management Conference (CIMC), San Diego, CA

- 2013 Risk & Insurance Management Society Professional Day, Newfoundland and Labrador Chapter, St. John’s, NL

- Allstream EMT Summit, February 2013, Toronto ON

- 2013 International Disaster Conference and Expo (IDCE), New Orleans, LA

2012:

- 2012 Disaster Recovery Information Exchange (DRIE) Toronto Chapter Symposium, Toronto ON

- 2012 and 2008 International Disaster and Risk Conferences, Davos, Switzerland

- 2012 World Conference on Disaster Management, Toronto, Canada

- 2012 Continuity Insights Management Conference, Talking Stick Resort, Scottsdale, AZ

2011:

- 2011 International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM) Conference, Las Vegas, NV

- 2011 Greater Toronto Area Contact Centers (GTACC) Conference, Toronto ON

- 2011 and 2009 World Conferences on Disaster Management (WCDM), Toronto ON

- 2011, 2010, 2008 and 2007 Continuity Insights Management Conferences (multiple US locations)

- 2011 Conference on Emergency Preparedness and Service Restoration for Utilities (Memphis, TN)

2010:

- 2010 and 2009 Provincial Emergency Management Conferences (Ontario, Canada)

- 2010 Critical Infrastructure Assurance Program Conference (Toronto, Canada)

- 2010 and 2008 Contingency Planning Association of the Carolinas (CPAC) Symposiums (Charlotte, NC)

- 2010 Contingency Planning & Management (CPM) West Conference, Las Vegas, NV

2009 and prior:

- 2009 and 2008 Northwestern Ontario Conferences on Disaster Management (Ontario, Canada)

- 2008 Contingency Planning & Management (CPM) East Conference (Orlando, FL)

- 2008 and 2007 Forum North Health & Safety Conferences (Dryden, Ontario)

- 2007 Ontario Chamber of Commerce Conference (Hamilton, Ontario)