World conference on disaster management

Meeting or Conference
Diversified Business Communications
23-26 Jun 2013
Canada (Toronto)
Metro Toronto Convention Centre South Building, Level 700, 222 Bremner Boulevard

WCDM has outlined four professional tracks to choose from:

  • Business continuity
  • Emergency management
  • Crisis communications
  • Risk and resilience

Conference topics include:

  • Effective use of social media in times of crisis
  • Leadership at times of crisis
  • All hazards risk assessment approach for the government of Canada (what do people want to hear)
  • Whole community planning - Building resiliency at the local level
  • Recovery and resilience - Post disaster recovery and critical steps to find the silver lining
  • Improving damage assessment techniques for more cost-effective flood disaster management
  • Community preparedness - Emergency managers as community organizers ethics and emergency management.

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Event fee

Early registration: full - $840, two day pass - $740; Regular registration: full - $890, two day pass - $795; one day pass - $445, student full - $175, student one day pass - $90

What is included in the event fee

Full conference pass includes:

  • Plenary/breakout sessions
  • 1-on-1 industry driven mentoring session (available Monday & Tuesday)
  • Poster viewing reception (Monday June 24)
  • Lunches & coffee breaks
  • Delegate bag & conference program
  • Access to all submitted presentations post conference

Single day conference day pass includes:

  • Plenary/breakout sessions
  • Delegate bag & conference program
  • Lunches and coffee breaks

How to register

Please register online, or email the event coordinator for more information.


Media, Recovery, Risk Identification & Assessment, Economics of DRR, Disaster Risk Management, Social Impacts & Resilience
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