Tuesday, December 4 • 10:00 - 11:00
“Poking the Sleeping Dragon” – Response to a Business Continuity Building Fire Event

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On July 30, 2018 a fire in the mechanical room of the Forestry Building in Edmonton displaced 471Government of Alberta personnel. Learn how two of the six affected government departments analyzed the affects of the fire on their essential services, implemented communication protocols and worked collaboratively with other solution providers to temporarily house staff and to continue business operations in a relatively short period of time.  What worked well, what areas provided the greatest challenges and the value of effective preparation will be the focus.


Brad Andres

Director- Emergency Management Services, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry
Brad Andres joined the Alberta government in 2005 after several years in the Air Force. As an emergency manager in the provincial government, he has had opportunities to work on many different events (the 2011 Slave Lake Wildfire, 2013 South Alberta Floods, 2016 Wood Buffalo Wildfire... Read More →
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Jayne Galanka

Business Continuity Officer, Ministry of Alberta Environment and Parks
Jayne Galanka has over 30 years of experience in the emergency planning and response and business continuity  field both in a municipal and provincial setting as well as in private industry. For the past 12 years Jayne has been the Business Continuity Officer for Alberta Environment... Read More →

Tuesday December 4, 2018 10:00 - 11:00
Glacier Room, Delta Hotels by Edmonton South Conference Centre 4404 Gateway Blvd NW, Edmonton, AB T6H 5C2