Three Public Safety Experts - One Week of Incredible Insights: $45 Million Technology Roadmap - Wireless Public Alerting - Police ICT Strategies To Be Explored
May 12, 2016

Between Friday, May 13 and Thursday, May 19, the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance is pleased to be hosting three interviews featuring noted public safety leaders including: Daniel Steeves, Chief Information Officer, Ottawa Police Service; Dan McArthur, Senior Strategist, Nuclear Oversight and Regulatory Affairs, Bruce Power Inc. and Inspector Brendan Dodd, Windsor Police Service, and Co-Chair of the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police ICT Committee.


Friday, May 13 @ 2:00 PM EST
Ottawa Police Service Technology Roadmap with Daniel Steeves

In this live 45-minute podcast, Mr. Steeves will provide a multimedia presentation offering an overview of the OPS IT Roadmap, discussing its tangible and intangible benefits, how it will help the Service to change how it operates and improve public safety outcomes, and critical success factors. A live Q&A session will follow.

The OPS IT Roadmap involves a 6-year implementation plan that is projected to cost in the range of $40M - $48M and result in $24M in cumulative benefits. The RFP is expected to be released in mid-May 2016 with the Prime selected in early by October 2016.

Registration Required:


Wednesday, May 18 @ 11:00 AM EST
Wireless Public Alerting - Ensuring the Most Effective Direction with Dan McArthur

This live briefing will focus on the current state of Public Alerting in Canada, where we are today and where we need to go with inclusion of the Wireless Service Providers participation in providing Wireless Public Alerting to all Canadians and on all networks. Focus will be placed on the need for enhanced processes and the current realities of technology to help shape the future direction and ultimately enhance the safety of all Canadians.

Tune in to the following link at the appropriate date/time to view this interview:


Thursday, May 19 @ 4:00 PM EST
National ICT Strategies in Policing with Inspector Brendan Dodd

Tune into this planned 10-minute interview as Inspector Brendan Dodd provides an overview of the mandate, composition and priorities being addressed by the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police ICT Committee. He will further discuss plans for the development of a dedicated series of podcasts featuring ICT Committee representatives offering regular updates on key activities taking place on specific files such as NG 911, the Canadian Community Safety Information Management Strategy, and Nationally-Accepted Background Checks for Vendors, to name only a few.

Watch this live broadcast by using this link at the appropriate date/time: