Wednesday, November 13th at CanadInns Polo Park Professional Development and AGM
11:30 – 12:30 Lunch
12:00 – 12:30 DRIE Central AGM
12:30 – 1:30 Presentation
1:30- 2:30 Presentation
2:30 – 2:45 Break and Networking
2:45 – 3:45 Presentation
3:45 – 4:00 DRIE Central
Presenters for this session:
Lisa Gilmour, Emergency Management Coordinator (EMC) with the City of Winnipeg’s – Office of Emergency Management (OEM)
Topic: Lessons learned from the asphalt plant fire from October 2018. Note that the fire occurred in one municipality but the smoke or plumb impacted a completely different municipality. Come learn how jurisdictional boundaries can be a challenge for emergency management professionals
Colin Welch, Chemtrade (formerly Canexus), Brandon
Colin is the Environment Health and Safety Regional Manager for Chemtrade Logistics (Eastern Canada). Colin oversees and manages the regions health and safety programs. Colin has been at the Brandon plant for 12 years and has been active in the site emergency planning and site ER team. Colin has a degree in Chemistry from the University of Winnipeg and a Masters of Science in Environmental Practice from Royal Roads.
Topic: Business Continuity and Risk Mitigation
Darryl Dowd, Vice President, Airport Operations along with Tara Hull, Director, Operations Compliance and Hitesh Patel, Operations Specialist (YWG Inc., A Winnipeg Airports Authority Company)
Topic: Emergency Planning and Business Continuity at Winnipeg Richardson Airport. Our presentation will cover the regulatory framework in which the airport operates, an overview of airport operations, case studies from recent full scale and tabletop exercises, and our plans to improve our operational resilience based on the outcomes of those exercises.
April 10 2019 Exercise theme After Action Review 101 with discussion on After Action Reports.
Kristina Gordon of the National Microbiology Lab brought the session regarding lessons learned / after action series: After Action Review 101. In this session, participants learned the steps to create their own framework for conducting after action reviews following an incident or exercise. Working in a small group with facilitator assistance, participants learned how to conduct after action debriefs, identify and organize observations as well as recommendations for improvement. At the end of the day, participants had the start of an after action review process which can be used to continue work on to deliver their organization.
Event Documents for download:
|November 14th 2019 – Year In-Review
Attendees joined for a full afternoon (lunch included) session on Exercise Delivery, followed by the DRIE Central AGM and two excellent door prizes were drawn at the end of the day.
Presenters shared their experience and the steps they took to run successful exercises and pitfalls to avoid.
September 26th, 2018 – Exercise Design Workshop.
Starting with Lunch at 11:30, DRIE Central partnered with Kristina Gordon of the National Microbiology Lab to bring a full afternoon session on Exercise Design.
June 20 2018 – Exercise 101
Lunch and Exercise, Location: Winnipeg Canad Inn, Polo Park
Presented by: Kristina Gordon, Emergency Preparedness and Response Officer, Public Health Agency of Canada.
This was the first workshop in the 2018 series Exercise Program Development and Design Overview.
Participants were provided an introduction to exercise program development and the 5 phase exercise cycle and received important basics of how to design emergency exercises.
In her captivating presentation style, Kristina skillfully covered topics including planning, designing, developing, conducting, evaluating and implementing improvement planning for an exercise.
Event pdf: DRIE Event_June 20 2018