Planning for Regional Recovery & Disaster Resilience in the Metro Vancouver region: The Role of the Economic Sector

  • Date: Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019

    Time: 8:30am to 12:30pm (Registration begins at 8:00am)

    Location: British Columbia Institute of Technology, 3700 Willington Avenue, Burnaby, BC V5G 3H2, Room SE40 - First Floor


    The workshop will consist of presentations, discussions and activities.

    Proposed Objectives:

    1. Examine the relationship between Business Continuity and Recovery to support economic resilience in a post-disaster context within the Metro Vancouver region.
    2. Identify linkages between Business Continuity and Economic Development to understand local, regional, and provincial priorities and key issues post-disaster.
    3. Define roles, responsibilities and relationships between Emergency Management, Business Continuity and Economic Development to inform recovery planning.
    4. Provide a collaborative forum for professionals from business continuity, economic development, emergency management and others to establish relationships and discuss sector specific networks.

  • Please forward any names of other interested parties to, deadline for registration is Friday, June 28, 2019 by 4:00pm.

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