Building Resilience – Is your institution/organization ready for an emergency? (E)

May 3, 2020 | 15:00 - 17:00

Location: 210 H
Track: Thought Forums

How would your institution/organization tackle a major emergency or disaster? Do you have clear processes and practices? Do your staff, faculty and students know what to do? Have your leadership and governance teams reflected on how they will lead during a crisis? Disasters, emergencies, and crisis
events are becoming more and more common across the country – and post-secondary institutions are not immune. This thought forum will explore the challenges, success and best practices in building institutional resilience to major emergencies or disasters. Foundational elements of emergency management, the importance of community connections, building team capacity, and leadership during response are a few of the topics that will be explored in this interactive forum.

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