Keynote speaker: Jim Montgomery, Deputy Chief, City of Ottawa Office of Emergency Management

Jim Montgomery is responsible for the implementation of a comprehensive and integrated hazard emergency management program across the five components of emergency management; prevention, mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery.

He previously served 31years with the Ottawa Police Service; within the Emergency Operations Directorate: 5 years as the Emergency Management Program Coordinator, 20 years as Tactical and Explosives Unit Coordinator and 6 years on General Patrol.

On 22nd October 2014 there was a terrorist attack in Canada’s capital city Ottawa which included the murder of a Canadian solider and an armed attack on the Canadian Parliament Buildings. Jim fulfilled the function of Commander of the Emergency Operations Centre during the situation and during the next three weeks for sustainment of operations for numerous high profile events (Remembrance Day and high profile sporting events).

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November 2017
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