Bridging Vendor and First Responders Gap: National Teleforum, June 9th: Benefits of participating in the First Responder Vendor Outreach Forum
May 31, 2011

Join CATA`s VP Research, Kevin Wennekes, as he discusses the opportunities and outcomes for business and emergency responder leaders who participate in the annual First Responder Vendor Outreach Forum: now in its fourth year and taking place in Vancouver on October 18 & 19 at the Pan Pacific hotel. Its also an opportunity to also connect to thought leaders and to engage in Q&A on topics relating to Public Safety, Security and Interoperability.

Guests on this call will include:
     Michael Doucet, Chief Technology Officer of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Forum Speaker - 2nd Consecutive Appearance
     Inspt. (Ret`d) Lance Valcour, Supporting the Canadian Police Research Centre (CPRC) and the Canadian Interoperability Technology Interest Group Forum Co-Founder
     Russell Heal, Project Manager, General Dynamics Canada Sponsor – 3rd Consecutive Year – Vancouver Diamond Sponsor

     Jim Peter Safar, President, Inter-op Canada SME Sponsor – 3rd Consecutive Year
The call will provide participants with details on this unique “Dragon’s Den” trade show format, and provide first-hand accounts by the speakers on their own experiences of past Forums and how both vendors and first responders win through their involvement in this exclusive networking, information sharing, and business development event.

Register Now!

This free-of-charge national Teleforum takes place on Thursday, June 9 starting at 1:00 p.m. EST and includes a question and answer period. In order to reserve one of the limited seats available, please send an email to Emily Boucher ( with VOF Teleforum as the subject line.

This call is open to both First Responders and Vendors as details concerning the respective advantages for each group through their involvement in the Forum will be shared. This Teleforum will also be of interest to those business and emergency responder leaders interested in participating in the 2012 Forum planned for Ottawa.

Related Areas of Interest

·         Review Kevin Wennekes’ latest Public Safety and Security Update and join his personal network by dropping him an email.
·         Canadian Advanced Security Sector report now available!
·         Review the many public safety and security research reports available in our Research Repository
.         Join CATA as a fellow sponsor of the Fifth Canadian Public Safety Interoperability Workshop