On Wednesday, December 6, join us for breakfast, followed by the welcome address and keynote sessions. At 11:30 am, the trade show opens with a buffet lunch for delegates and presenters. The trade show is open until 6:30 pm and runs concurrent with the afternoon sessions.

 

Welcome Address & Speaker

7:30 am - 10:00 am
Registration Desk open, breakfast available for delegates. Opening remarks from the Master of Ceremonies, from Ian Hooper (Government of Alberta, Partnerships in Injury Reduction), and from the President of the Rural Utilities Safety Association (RUSA). Then listen to our welcome speaker David Ainsworth (City of Edmonton) as he presents on active intruders. There will be an opportunity for questions and discussion following the presentation.

Occupational Health and Safety Compliance Update

10:00 am - 12:00 pm
A popular session that is requested each year by our delegates. Refresh your knowledge of OHS legislation as our favourite OHS officers highlight the good, the bad, and the ugly! There will be an opportunity for questions following the presentation.

Youth Initiatives and Education in Lifestyles and Driving

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm (30 minute breaks)
Representatives from the RCMP will present on the YIELD (Youth Initiatives & Education in Lifestyles & Driving) program.

Hazard Writing Workshop

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm (30 minute breaks)
Jewel Day-Hampton returns with the ins and outs of writing a hazard program for your municipality. Review tools, standards, and enjoy ample time for asking questions to better understand the concept of hazard writing. 

Source Protection Discussion

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm (30 minute breaks)
How to protect municipal water sources and the provision of operator updates. Further session details are under development.

Pre-Conference

The conference begins with optional pre-conference meetings and sessions on Tuesday, December 5, 2017

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Sessions Day 1

On Wednesday, December 6, join us for breakfast, followed by the welcome address and keynote sessions. At 11:30 am, the trade show opens with a buffet lunch for delegates and presenters. The trade show is open until 6:30 pm and runs concurrent with the afternoon sessions.

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Sessions Day 2

Our last day closes out with morning sessions, luncheon, and a closing keynote speaker from 1-3 pm on Thursday, December 7.

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Keynote

Put Yourself in our Boots, Presented by Jody Laird from 1:15 pm - 2:45 pm

Take the initiative to make the workplace safer for first responders and create a safer workplace for everyone.

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