First Responder Vendor Outreach Forum – Chief Dan Hefkey to Provide Opening Address on Interoperability and Technology Requirements
September 25, 2008
Ottawa, Sept. 23, 2008…CATAAlliance is pleased to
announce that the First Responder Vendor Outreach
Forum will receive an opening keynote address from Chief Dan Hefkey, Chief of Emergency Management Ontario.
Important News Flash!
Deputy Chief Sue O'Sullivan with the Ottawa Police Service confirmed today that she will provide keynote following Chief Hefkey. A subsequent announcement will provide further details.
will speak about the important role that interoperability plays in Ontario's future plans
for emergency management resiliency. Emergency Management Ontario has learned
from past emergencies at home and abroad and is undergoing an aggressive
program to implement standards, doctrines, and especially innovative
partnerships with the private sector to make Ontario safer for its residents. Chief Hefkey will
describe the emergency management environment in Ontario, past and current interoperability
challenges, and some of EMOs current private and public sector
initiatives.Finally, Chief Hefkey will outline
EMOs vision for the future including its interoperability needs.
Along with Chief Hefkey’s keynote
presentation, attendees of the Forum will be hearing from the second day’s
a former senior police officer of the Public Security Bureau of Shenzhen City
and current Chairman of the Shenzhen Security & Protection Industry
Association (SSPIA). More details on Mr.Yang’s
participation can be found here.
Vendors of advanced technology products and services will
not want to miss the opportunity of securing an exclusive Executive Boardroom
opportunity, where in a single 25-minute presentation, you can reach an
anticipated 30 different First Responder prospects.
Other key presenters include representatives from SimonFraserUniversity, Toronto
Emergency Medical Service, the U.S.
Embassy, Service des Incendiesde Montreal, the Ontario
Provincial Police, Export Development Canada, and many others. Click here to see
the full two-day agenda.
There are only a few days left to pre-register your interest
in participating in the Forum.
++ Action Items: Visit the Forum’s Event Portal
for more information or skip right to the online registration
form.Registration for both this
event and individual Executive Boardroom opportunities are limited. The Forum
is set to accommodate only 125 attendees – register today!
limited number of sponsorship
opportunities are still available and provide the only guaranteed means of securing an Executive Boardroom opportunity.
Please contact CATA VP Kevin Wennekes at firstname.lastname@example.org
or by calling 613.769.8614
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