After nearly 20 years in operation, DF has decided it’s time to take a step back and evaluate where we are, where we’ve been, and where we’re headed. In fall and winter of 2017, we’ll be taking time to check in with our stakeholders to learn about their needs, and how DF can continue to be a relevant and valuable service. If you’ve engaged with DF in the past, we hope you will continue to do so as we work to make DF an even greater asset to the emergency management community.
In early 2018, the Board will reconvene to discuss what we’ve heard, and decide next steps for the coming year. Please stay tuned to this page for updates at that time, or contact us for more information.
Updated August 1, 2017
About the Forum
Disaster Forum is planned and organized to accomplish this through a combination of:
- Key note and break out speakers from around the world.
- Planned common meals and planned social events in the evenings where networking is encouraged and further speakers are engaged.
- Live demonstration exercises and events.
Providing a forum for professionals in the areas of disaster mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery; supplemented with on-going educational opportunities.
Disaster Forum is proud to have been recognized by both the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM) and Canadian Registered Safety Professionals (CRSP) organizations.
Letter From Paul Riopel, Owner DF
Disaster Forum is the premiere risk management conference in Western Canada. Since its’ inception in 1998, DF has brought industry and government risk managers and emergency planners together to share information, network and learn from each other’s experience.