Canad Inns Destination Centre Polo Park 1405 St Matthews Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba

REVISIT OUR PAST CONFERENCES

MDMC has been successfully running since 1991. In that time, we have had hundreds of talented professionals speak at the conference. We’d like to extend our gratitude to all speakers, past and present.

MICHELLE AUSTIN
Head of Government and Public Policy at Twitter Canada with over 25 years of communications and policy experience.

WAYNE P. BERGERON
D.Sc., Emergency Management, Chair of Geography & Associate Prof. at the University of North Alabama.

VALLIE COLLINS
Inspirational speaker drawing from her experience on board US Air Flight 1549 that made an emergency landing on the Hudson River. 

FRANK DEANGELIS
Emergency management consultant and former principal of Columbine High School.

ERIC DYKES
Eric Dykes is a Services Meteorologist with Environment and Climate Change Canada in Winnipeg, where he was born and raised.

JEFF ERWIN
Wildland Urban Interface Specialist with the Manitoba Office of the Fire Commissioner, specializing in wildfires.

GORD FAVELLE
Safety Officer for Springfield Fire Rescue Services & Previous Manager/Clinical Director of the CISM Network of the Office of the Fire Commissioner.

CELYESTE POWER
Extensive background in public affairs and public policy across all sectors, Vice-President for Insurance Bureau of Canada’s (IBC’s) Western region.

JAY SHAW
Assistant Chief of Emergency Management & Public Information with the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service, over 20 years of emergency services experience serving both EMS and fire services in Manitoba.

Paul-White-Picture-224x300

PAUL WHITE
Public affairs specialist with the provincial government, communications officer during the Flood of the Century in 1997 and every major flood, derailment and pipeline explosion since.

SCOTT WILKINSON
28-year veteran of the fire and paramedic service, Senior Academy Officer for the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS), manages the WFPS officer and chief officer development programs.

ASHLEY KEEP
Public Alerting Program Coordinator for Manitoba Emergency Measures Organization (EMO) and has developed extensive knowledge on the use of the Alert Ready System.

Jane-MacLatchy-240x300

JANE MACLATCHY
Assistant Commissioner and Commanding Officer RCMP “D” Division, previous Director of Parliamentary Protective Service in Ottawa.

PATRICIA MARTEL
PhD. Emergency Management, 13 years’ experience in the field of emergency management for provincial and municipal governments.

SHELLEY NAPIER
Managing Director for Napier Emergency Consulting, Executive Director for MAMEC, founding member and Chairperson of the MDMC.

Shane-Ferguson-Picture

SHANE FERGUSON
Retired Winnipeg Firefighter and current Manager for the Pre-service Firefighter Education and Training Program at Confederation College in Thunder Bay.

DWAYNE FORMAN
Mayor of Gillam since July of 2017. Business owner/operator and Manitoba Hydro worker.

MIKE GAGNE
Worked with the Manitoba Emergency Measures Organization since September 2013. He has directed the Manitoba Emergency Coordination Centre in response to various emergencies.

NATALIE HASELL
Warning Preparedness Meteorologist (WPM) with the Meteorological Service of Canada (MSC), which is part of Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC).

VIDEO GALLERY

VIDEO GALLERY

DOWNLOAD PREVIOUS YEARS’ BROCHURES

Grow your network and share your experiences at this year’s MDMC.