Mar
8
3:30 PM15:30

PM Sessions (II)

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Vectorworks: Can It Make My Project Safer? - interactive session (Room: Villa 1)
Rigging Track

With Charles Arrata, Managing Partner, Project X Productions Inc.
Geoff McEvoy, VP of Operations, Riggit Services Inc.


Multidisciplinary Approach to Preventing and Managing Head Injuries - panel (Room: Villa 2)

Panelists:
Dr. Shelina Babul, Associate Director and Sports Injury Specialist with the BC Injury Research and Prevention Unit
Denise Beaton, Provincial Coordinator for Injury Prevention, Population and Public Health Department at the BC Centre for Disease Control and Prevention
Peter Boulanger, Artistic Director, The Underground Circus
Jeffrey A. Russell, PhD, AT, FIADMS, Licensed Athletic Trainer, Associate Professor of Athletic Training and Director of Science and Health in Artistic Performance (SHAPe), Ohio University
Lori Stewart, Health & Safety Performer Advocate, UBCP/ACTRA

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Effective OHS Committees - presentation (Room: Firenze)

Presenter: Paul Bergin, Occupational Safety Officer, WorkSafeBC



The ‘New View’ of Health and Safety: A Cautionary Tale - presentation (Room: Venezia)

Presenter: Jeffery Lyth, consultant, speaker, owner of QSP Leadership Inc.

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Mar
8
1:30 PM13:30

PM Sessions (I)

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Changes in the Entertainment Rigging Industry - panel (Room: Villa 1)
Rigging Track

Panelists:
Charles Arrata, Managing Partner, Project X Productions Inc.
Rod Haney, Rigging Grip, IATSE 891
Colin Mathie, Director Health, Safety and Risk | Canada, Live Nation
Rick Smith, President, Riggit Services Inc.


I Want It That Way! The Backstreet Boys Evacuation, Thackerville, OK - presentation (Room: Villa 2)

With Steven A. Adelman, head of Adelman Law Group, PLLC in Scottsdale, Arizona; Vice President of the Event Safety Alliance

Risk Assessments presentation (Room: Firenze)

Presenters:
Jenny Colman, Ergonomist, WorkSafeBC
Kim Stubbs, Industry Specialist, Industry & Labour Services, WorkSafeBC


Women’s Health & Safety In The Workplace - presentation (Room: Venezia)

Presenter: Sheila Moir, Facilitator, BCFED Health and Safety Centre

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Gear Heads: Rigging Gear Playtime - interactive (Riggit Truss Cube)
Rigging Track (Note: This session also runs on Thursday)

With
Geoff McEvoy, VP of Operations, Riggit Services Inc.
Wesley Chadwick, Rope Access Consultant / IRATA Assessor, Technical Access Group
Mason Fulton, Certified Level 2 Rope Access Technician, Carleton Rescue Equipment

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Mar
8
11:00 AM11:00

AM Sessions (II)

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Who Did These Calculations?? - panel (Room: Villa 1)
Rigging Track

Panelists:
Steven A. Adelman, Head of Adelman Law Group, PLLC in Scottsdale, Arizona and Vice President of the Event Safety Alliance
Charles Arrata, Managing Partner, Project X Productions Inc.
Sean Dingley, Principal, aDB Engineering
Geoff McEvoy, VP of Operations, Riggit Services Inc.
Rick Smith, President, Riggit Services Inc.
Doug Younger, Occupational Safety Officer, WorkSafeBC


The Threat of Counterterrorism and Its Impact on Crowds in Emergencies - presentation (Room: Villa 2)

Presenter: Eric Stuart, QPM, BA Hons, UKCMA - Director, Gentian Events

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#MeToo: One Year Later - panel (Room: Firenze)

Panelists:
Jennifer Bernard, General Manager, Stage Fab
Corinne Kessel, Principal, Greenscape Design & Decor
Erin Nelligan, Lighting Operator, IATSE Local 891
Natasha Tony, IATSE Local 891 & LR Consultant

Moderator: Hanne Lene Dalgleish, Communications Coordinator, Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre

Rope Access and Its Role In Entertainment - panel (Room: Venezia)
Rigging Track

Panelists:
Wesley Chadwick, Rope Access Consultant / IRATA Assessor, Technical Access Group- RA3
Sean Clark, Arena Head Rigger, Riggit Services Inc. - RA2
Mason Fulton, Certified Level 2 Rope Access Technician, Carleton Rescue Equipment
Alex Heuer, Corporate Head Rigger, Riggit Services Inc. - RA2
Ali Pattie, Rope Access Supervisor, Riggit Services Inc. - RA3

Ropework: It’s Not Just Knots - interactive (Riggit Truss Cube)
Rigging Track

Presenter: Tom Heemskerk, Head Stage Carpenter and Assistant Technical Director, Royal Theatre & McPherson Playhouse

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Mar
8
9:00 AM09:00

AM Sessions (I)

What Do You Want To Know About Rigging? - panel (Room: Villa 1)
Rigging Track

Panelists:
Charles Arrata, Managing Partner, Project X Productions
Sean Clark, Arena Head Rigger, Riggit Services Inc.
Rod Haney, Rigging Grip, IATSE 891
Tom Heemskerk, Head Stage Carpenter and Assistant Technical Director, Royal Theatre & McPherson Playhouse / IATSE Local 168
Rick Smith, President, Riggit Services Inc.

Dancer Safety Roundtable - roundtable (Room: Villa 2)

With Julie-anne Saroyan

Culture Change Is Hard!…Does It Have To Be? - presentation (Room: Firenze)

Presenters:
Claire Mocock, Canadian Registered Safety Professional
Evan Alvernaz, Principal and Senior Consultant, Arcose Consulting Ltd.

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#TorontoStrong - presentation (Room: Venezia)

Presenters:
Trevor Hyland, Coordinator, Office of Emergency Management, City of Toronto
Nathaniel Kennedy, Supervisor, Production, City Cultural Events, Arts & Cultural Services, City of Toronto

Chain Motors Demo - interactive (Riggit Truss Cube)
Rigging Track (Note: This session also runs on Thursday)

With Geoff McEvoy, VP of Operations, Riggit Services Inc.

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Mar
7
3:30 PM15:30

PM Sessions II

Bringing an Event to Life - panel (Room: Villa 1)
Live Events Track

Panelists:
Chris Ball, Principal, Promosa
Kat Brooking, Project Manager, Riggit Services Inc.
Chris Kerr, Partner, XA
Colin Mathie, Director of Health, Safety, and Risk Management, Live Nation Canada
Byron Runka, Independent Production Manager

#TorontoStrong - presentation (Room: Villa 2)
Live Events Track

Presenters:
Trevor Hyland, Coordinator, Office of Emergency Management, City of Toronto
Nathaniel Kennedy, Supervisor, Production, City Cultural Events, Arts & Cultural Services, City of Toronto

Before and After a Workplace Injury - presentation (Room: Firenze)

Presenters:
Claire Mocock, Canadian Registered Safety Professional
Evan Alvernaz, Principal and Senior Consultant, Arcose Consulting Ltd.

Does My Show or Venue Need a Railing? - presentation (Room: Venezia)
Live Events Track

Presenter: Janet Sellery, Health & Safety Consultant, Sellery Health + Safety

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Mar
7
1:30 PM13:30

PM Sessions (I)

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Municipal Planning of Outdoor Events - panel (Room: Villa 1)
Live Events Track

Panelists:
Frank Dodich, Manager, Special Event Public Safety, City of Vancouver
Trevor Hyland, Coordinator, Office of Emergency Management, City Cultural Events, Production Unit, City of Toronto
Cory Philley, Theatre & Facility Services Coordinator, Shadbolt Centre for the Arts (City of Burnaby)
Preeti Yadav, Special Events Coordinator, City of Surrey

Moderator:
Geoff Teoli, Senior Manager of Film & Special Events, City of Vancouver

Mass Gathering Medicine TableTop Game (Music Festival Edition): An Interactive Workshop on Event Medical Planning - interactive (Room: Villa 2)
Live Events Track

Game leader: Adam Lund, Clinical Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine, UBC

Facilitators:
Michael Camporese, Odyssey Medical
Alain Denis, Odyssey Medical
Daniel Doan, Planning Supervisor | Special Operations, Patient Care Delivery, BCEHS
Kerrie Lewis, Supplies, Education, & IT Manager, Odyssey Medical
Elora Martin, Event Operations Manager, Western Canada, Odyssey Medical
Colin Mathie, Director of Health, Safety, and Risk Management, Live Nation Canada
Jordan Myers, Development and Production Advisor (National), Odyssey Medical
Eric Stuart, QPM, BA Hons, UKCMA - Director, Gentian Events Ltd.

Respectful Workplaces in the Entertainment Industry - presentation (Room: Firenze0

Presenter: Natasha Tony, Psychological Health & Safety Advisor

Investigations - presentation (Room: Venezia)

Presenters:
Nigel Corduff, Investigations Officer, WorkSafeBC
Paul Bergin, Occupational Safety Officer, WorkSafeBC

Gear Heads: Rigging Gear Playtime - interactive (Riggit Truss Cube)
(Note: This session also runs on Friday)

Facilitators:

Geoff McEvoy, VP of Operations, Riggit Services Inc.
Wesley Chadwick, Rope Access Consultant / IRATA Assessor, Technical Access Group
Mason Fulton, Certified Level 2 Rope Access Technician, Carleton Rescue Equipment

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Mar
7
11:00 AM11:00

AM Sessions (II)

Mental Health & Addiction in the Workplace - panel (Room: Villa 1)

Panelists:

Tom Adair - Former Executive Director British Columbia Council of Film Unions / Board Member Calltime Mental Health SPONSOR - Teamsters 155
Mohammed Elewonibi - Counsellor at Edgewood Treatment Centre in Nanaimo and former member of the BC Lions and the 1991 Super Bowl Champion Washington Redskins
Alexis Hinde - Assistant Director/Field Steward Directors Guild of Canada B.C. / Board member Calltime Mental Health
Gregg Taylor- President of Family Services Employee Assistance Program (FSEAP) Vancouver / Regional Director of FSEAP National.
Lorrie Ward - Secretary Treasurer/Principal Officer Teamsters Local Union No. 155 / Movie Division Director Teamsters Canada/Board Member, Calltime Mental Health
Stacy Wilson - Executive Director, Together We Can Addiction Recovery & Education Society

The Threat of Counterterrorism and Its Impact On Crowds In Emergencies - presentation (Room: Villa 2)
Live Events Track (Note: This session also runs on Friday)

Presenter: Eric Stuart, QPM, BA Hons, UKCMA - Director, Gentian Events

BCEHS Specialty Resources - presentation (Room: Firenze)
1-hour session

Presenters:
Daniel Doan, Planning Supervisor: Special Operations, Patient Care Delivery, BCEHS
Darren Metta, Special Operations Supervisor, Paramedic Bike Squad Supervisor, BC Ambulance Service - Special Operations

Improving Safety of Employees Who Drive For Work: Managing Driving-Related Stress - presentation (Room: Venezia)

Presenters:
Rick Walters, Fleet Safety Program Manager, Road Safety At Work
Angelina Robinson, Client Relationship Manager, Road Safety At Work

Chain Motors Demo - interactive demo (Riggit Truss Cube)
(Note: This session also runs on Friday)

Presenter:
Geoff McEvoy, VP of Operations, Riggit Services Inc.

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Mar
7
9:00 AM09:00

AM Sessions (I)

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Planning First, Response Second (First Responder Panel) - panel (Room: Villa 1)
Live Event Track

Panelists:
Matt Clarke, Vancouver Police Department
Daniel Doan, Planning Supervisor | Special Operations, Patient Care Delivery, BCEHS
Allison Good, Staff Sergeant, Surrey RCMP Detachment
Colin Mathie, Director of Health, Safety, and Risk Management, Live Nation Canada

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Detection and Care of Concussions in Performing Arts Venues - presentation (Room: Villa 2)

Presenter: Jeffrey A. (Jeff) Russell, PhD, AT, FIADMS, Licensed Athletic Trainer, Associate Professor of Athletic Training and Director of Science and Health in Artistic Performance (SHAPe), Ohio University

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Safer Spaces on the Road - presentation (Room: Firenze)

Presenters:
Ashtyn Bevan, Co-founder and Regional Organizer, Good Night Out Vancouver
Stacey Forrester, Co-founder and Regional Organizer, Good Night Out Vancouver
Allie Sheldan, musician, Little Destroyer

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Naloxone Training - interactive workshop (Room: Venezia)
(Please note: As this 90-minute workshop is interactive, space is limited)

Facilitator:
Heather Scott, Concurrent Disorders Counsellor, Construction Industry Rehabilitation Plan

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Ropework: It’s Not Just Knots - interactive (Riggit Truss Cube)
(Note: This session also runs on Friday)

Presenter:
Tom Heemskerk, Head Stage Carpenter and Assistant Technical Director, Royal Theatre & McPherson Playhouse

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