3rd International Urban Security and Resilience Symposium

June 26th to 27th, 2019

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Preliminary Program

All sessions will be held in the Drawing Room.

Wednesday, June 26th, 2019

  • 0730-0830: Breakfast and Registration
  • 0830-0845: Welcome Remarks
    • Felix Kwamena, Adjunct Professor & Director, Infrastructure Resilience Research Group (IRRG), Office of the Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Design, Carleton University
  • 0845-0900: Chair’s Opening Statement and Program Overview
    • Doug Powell, Project Manager, NERC CIP Physical Security Compliance BC Hydro, and IRRG Research Associate
  • 0900-0930: Industry Remarks
    • Frank Saunders, President, Ontario Nuclear Innovation Institute (ONII), Bruce Power
  • 0930-1130: PANEL I: Community Disaster Management Resilience Through Risk Mitigation
    • Moderator: Todd Thomas, Vice President Risk Management, Adjusters International
    • David Miller, Coordinator, Electric Infrastructure Security (EIS) Council, former FEMA’s Associate Administrator, Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration
    • Laura DeLoach, ,Shared Services Manager, Munroe County, Florida
    • Stephanie Murphy, Senior Director, Critical Infrastructure, Tidal Basin
  • 1130-1300: Networking and Lunch Break
  • 1300-1530: PANEL II: Threats to Urban Transportation and Critical Infrastructure Soft Targets
    • Moderator: Peter Lambrinakos, MOM Chief Constable, VIA Rail Canada Police and Corporate Security
    • International Best Practices for Sports Stadium Security
      • Dale Sheehan, MOM Director, International Centre for Sport Security, (Assistant Commissioner, Rtd., RCMP)
    • Canadian Football League's Plans and Lessons Learned in Protecting Stadiums
      • Paul Askin Director, Public Safety and Transportation, Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group
    • Marine Platforms, Cargo and Cruise Ships Security: Innovation, Strategies, and Lessons Learned
      • Wim Peetoom, Manager, Marine Management Systems for the Americas, Intarional Ship and Port Security (ISPS Code) Auditor, Lloyd's Register
  • 1530-1600: Threats to Public Venues and Crowded Places
    • Sandy Harvey, Officer-In-Charge, National Critical Infrastructure Team, RCMP
  • 1600-1615: Wrap-Up Day 1
  • 1700-1930: Networking Reception

Thursday, June 27th, 2019

  • 0700-0800: Breakfast and Registration
  • 0800-0815: Chair's Recap of Day 1 and Remarks
  • 0815-0915: Societal Security and Total Defense: Swedish Approach
    • Professor Bengt Sundelius, Swedish Defense University, & Former Strategic Advisor to Director General, Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency
  • 0930-1030: Dependency of Global Supply Chains on Critical Infrastructure Resilience
    • Robert Ripley, Manager, Applied Technology Group, Lloyd's Regsiter
    • David Lloyd, President, Lloyd's Register Canada Ltd. / Americas Naval Business Manger & External Affairs Canada, Lloyd's Register Marine and Offshore
  • 1030-1045: Networking Break
  • 1045-1115: The Role of Online Threat Identification in Mitigating Aggressive Activism Targeting Energy Sector Infrastructure Activities
    • Scott Raesler, President, 3Si Risk Strategies Inc.
  • 1115-1200: Security and Resilience Operational Cyber Assurance
    • Tiago De Jésus, Ph.D., Chief Technology Officer, Cyber Defence Corporation
  • 1200-1230: Wrap-up and Closing Remarks
    • Doug Powell
    • Felix Kwamena