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;
Opportunities to provide your views and dialogue on First Nations Emergency Management
Who Should Attend?
First Nations leadership
Regional Emergency Management practitioners
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