2017 Emergency Management Forum and Tradeshow

Emergency Management in First Nation Communities:  Towards Resilience and Self Sufficiency ~ March 28-30, 2017, Grey Eagle Resort, Calgary, Alberta                     


  • To bring together a network of First Nation emergency management practitioners to share information and create awareness around emergency management following the four pillars of emergency management in First Nation communities which are response, recovery, preparedness and mitigation;
  • To continue to facilitate the building of relationships between First Nation communities and the federal, provincial/territorial and regional First Nation organizations, and others in the area of emergency management;
  • To support the development of emergency preparedness and resiliency initiatives at the community level through information sharing, collaboration, education, training and capacity building.

 The Forum will include:

  • Interesting and informative plenary sessions;
  • Engaging and interactive workshops;
  • Networking events;
  • Opportunities to provide your views and dialogue on First Nations Emergency Management
  • Trade Show

 Who Should Attend?

  • First Nations leadership
  • Regional Emergency Management practitioners
  • Academia professionals
  • Health technicians
  • First Nations emergency management coordinators
  • Government officials involved  in Emergency Management at  all levels, both regionally  and nationally
  • Indigenous Resilience working group members and First Nations citizens working in the field of emergency management 

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Pre-Register and check in for the Forum at the Grey Eagle Resort, by Monday, March 27, 2017, between 4:00 PM and 9:00 PM and be eligible for a great prize. Please watch for updates at www.afn.ca and for more information, email emforum@afn.ca

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