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Van Horne Institute hosts conference on the logistics of emergencies

CALGARY, Alta.–The Van Horne Institute is proud to announce that they will be hosting a conference entitled: Ready at a Moment’s Notice.  This conference will look at the logistics of Emergency Response, Military Preparedness, and Disaster Mitigation and will be held on April 9 & 10, 2015.

Over 80 participants from across Canada will be attending the two day conference to be held at  MacHall A & B at the University of Calgary.

Highlights include:

April 9, 2015

  • 8:15 am – Tom Sampson, Director, Calgary Emergency Management Agency (CEMA), City of Calgary
  • 12:00 pm – Major Michael Percy, Deputy Commanding Officer of the Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART), Canadian Armed Forces
  • 7:00 pm – Michael Messenger, Incoming President and CEO, World Vision Canada

April 10, 2015

  • 8:05 am – Munir Momtaz, Senior Manager, Supply Chain and Logistics, Canadian Red Cross
  • 11:45 am – Kim Sturgess, CEO, Alberta WaterSmart