Upcoming Events
Annual Victoria EPICC Seminar
September 28, 2018
Sandman Hotel – Orchid Room, 2852 Douglas Street, Victoria (Free parking available)

Emergency Preparedness for Industry and Commerce Council (EPICC)

Emergency Management BC (EMBC)

Jointly Present


“Applying what we preach…Why is this not happening?”

The following is the agenda for the 1-day event in Victoria.  This seminar will focus on how different types of organizations:  public and private are preparing for responding and recovering from major emergencies and disasters within our communities.  It will also provide an opportunity to discuss how we can build community resiliency.


WHEN:           Friday, September 28th, 2018, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.


Registration & Networking begins @ 8:30 and Seminar begins promptly @ 9:00

Introduction:            Lisa Benini, EPICC Board of Director


Welcome:                TBA, Emergency Management BC

Vancity – Emergency Preparedness Program

Suzanne Peralta, BCM Program, Vancity Credit Union

EMBC – ShakeOut BC

Samantha Watkins, Planning Officer, FLNRO-RD

Esquimalt – Emergency Preparedness Program at the Base

Todd Bradford, Emergency Operations Centre Coordinator, Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt

BC Transit – Emergency Preparedness Program

Stephen Anderson, Safety & Security Manager, BC Transit

Rapid Damage Assessment Framework

Steven Biddy, Business Continuity Manager, BC Housing

School District 61 – Emergency Preparedness Program

Marketa Lund, Business Continuity Manager, School District 61

Panel Discussion – Local Government Emergency Preparedness Program

Tanya Patterson, Emergency Program Coordinator, Victoria,

Maegan Thompson, Emergency Program Coordinator, Saanich,

Sara Jansen, Emergency Program Coordinator, Esquimalt

Eileen Grant, Emergency Program Coordinator, Oak Bay

Stephanie Dunlop, Emergency Program Coordinator, Metchosin

WHERE:      Sandman Hotel – Orchid Room, 2852 Douglas Street, Victoria (Free parking available)


COST:              $75.00 each for EPICC members and $100.00 each for non-members


Space is limited so Register Early

Any questions can be directed to (604) 312-9490 or info@epicc.org

Emergency Preparedness and Business Continuity Conference 2018
October 30, 2018
Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre Hotel

This year’s joint conference, the Emergency Preparedness and Business Continuity Conference will be held at the Sheraton Wall Centre Hotel on October 30 - November 1, 2018.  There will be pre-conference workshops on Monday the 29th. 
This is the premier emergency management conference in the Pacific Northwest. It will appeal to practitioners in the areas of emergency management, health, business continuity, first response, emergency social services and volunteerism.

2018 EPBC Conference is held at 
the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre, 1088 Burrard St, Vancouver, BC

Visit www.epbcconference.ca for more information and to register.