Conferences, Symposia and Events Listing



Infonex 23rd annual Canadian Business Continuity and Emergency Management Conference - January 30-31st Virtual
Prepare now for the challenges ahead! Register now.


DEMvolution; a virtual summit presented in partnership with the Canadian Journal of Emergency Management and AVERT on February 8th at 1:00 p.m. EST
DEMvolution will gather a group of disaster and emergency management professionals to discuss the evolution of the field and where we go from here. Speakers will cover a range of thems, inspiring lively discussion around standards, core competencies, education, policy, roadblocks and opportunities facing the profession. Register today.



2024 Northeastern Fire Education Conference, March 21-24 Deerhurst Resort and Conference Centre, Huntsville, Ontario
The Northeastern Fire Education Conference and Trade Show, otherwise known as NEFEC, provides one of the most affordable educational and networking opportunities for senior fire officers, company officers, firefighters and elected municipal officials in northeastern Ontario. Register now!


The Canadian Hazmat and CBRNE Summit 2024, Canada's premier training event, hosted by the Ontario Hazardous Materials Responders Association (OHMRA), is taking place this year on April 8-10 at the Doubletree Hilton Kitchener located at 30 Fairway Road S. Registration is now open!   
DRI Canada Spring 2024 Symposia - April 11, 2024 in Gatineau, Quebec
The symposium is a one-day event specifically designed for senior-level business continuity, disaster recovery, cyber resilience and risk management professionals. This symposium aims to provide a dynamic and interactive platform for leaders to explore innovative strategies, share best practices, and discuss the latest trends in business continuity management. Registration is now open.


The Ontario Municipal Social Services Association (OMSSA) welcomes you back to the 2024 Exchange Conference from May 7 to 8 at the Hilton Toronto Airport Hotel in Mississauga. This annual event provides a venue for OMSSA Members to engage in dialogue and exchange ideas and practices to address the most pressing issues facing human services. The Exchange Conference brings together hundreds of professionals from first-line employees to service managers, and community organizations, from across Ontario to exchange knowledge, best practices, and creative solutions. Stay tuned for program updates! Learn more about OMSSA.
Event Registration is now open!


8th Annual Emergency Preparedness in Healthcare Conference May 16 - 17, 2024; a hybrid event hosted in person and online.
The past few years have witnessed many natural and human-caused disasters, including a global pandemic, that have influenced the lives of millions around the world. Healthcare organizations face greater challenges to prepare for new kinds of emergencies, some never seen or experienced before. Are healthcare facilities prepared for the next disasters? Registration details coming soon!


Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs (OAFC) Conference and Trade Show - 'Igniting Innovation in Fire and Emergency Services' - May 1 - 4, 2024 in Mississsauga.
The OAFC annual conference provides educational programs that are geared to everyone working in fire and emergency services, or a related sector. The 2024 schedule offers programs that focus on professional development to specific areas of the fire service. Conference registration opens the week of January 29th.



Building Linkages in Emergency Management Symposium 2024 hosted by Niagara West Emergency Management. Join us on June 4 and 5 at the Holiday Inn St. Catharines to review best practices and lessons learned from managing effective responses to real disasters. Registration is now open! 







Postponed: First Nations Emergency Response Association (FNERA) is proud to announce the second annual Focus First Emergency Preparedness Forum. Stay tuned for details. 

Navigating challenges, embracing change: Introducing Canada's Emergency Preparedness and Climate Adaptation Convention is taking place on September 24-26, 2024 at the Shaw Center in Ottawa. The mission is to connect key stakeholders, private sector, government and Indigenous communities together to discuss national-level risk assessment, emergency management plans, response plans to manage disasters, climate adaptation strategies, and innovation and technology in emergency preparedness. To participate in CEPCA, visit



The annual Ontario Disaster & Emergency Management Conference (DEMCON) is taking place on October 22-23, 2024 at the International Center in Toronto; DEMCON brings together emergency management professionals to share best practices and critical lessons learned. For more information, visit