Speaker Submissions

The DRI Canada Symposium Planning Committee invites submissions for two upcoming professional development events.

1) Virtual Symposium - November 21, 2024 (TBC)
2) 2025 Spring Symposium - March 27, 2025 Vancouver, British Columbia

We appreciate the unique insights and experiences of industry professionals like you. We invite you to share your knowledge by submitting proposals to present on topics such as lessons identified from recent experiences, organizational resilience, exercise design, crisis communication, BIA, incident command, supply chain, and mental wellness. We welcome and encourage submissions in both English and French from all professionals working in or with the business continuity/disaster recovery/emergency management profession. 

Presentations should be at the senior level for content and engagement.

To ensure a fair and thorough review process, all submissions must be received by June 30, 2024.  Further submissions for the Vancouver Symposium will be accepted until September 30, 2024.
If you have any other questions, please contact Perry Ruehlen, Executive Director, at:

*presenting at a conference (industry-related) is eligible for continuing education points (CEAP 9.0)