Ginette Soulieres, EMPSI Manager
Office: 416-289-5000, ext 8373
|Established as Toronto's first public college in 1966, Centennial College offers programs in business, communications, community and health studies, science and engineering technology, general arts, hospitality and transportation.|
Canadian Emergency Management and Business Continuity Awards
After 20 years as Canada's leading advocate for disaster resilience, the Canadian Centre for Emergency Preparedness has passed the torch to a new champion of emergency management and public safety: the Emergency Management and Public Safety Institute at Centennial College. Among the many responsibilities EMPSI has inherited, the Institute is committed to preserving the Centre’s emergency management and business continuity awards, presented annually at the World Conference and Disaster Management gala dinner.
The 2013 awards will be presented at the 23rd World Conference on Disaster Management in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, on June 23 to 26 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, at the WCDM Gala Dinner, Monday June 24, 2014.
For more information on the 2013 awards and nomination process, click here.
Development of Institute
The development of the Institute is congruent with and supportive of Centennial College’s vision, Transforming Lives and Communities through Learning. Centennial College has an exceptional portfolio of exemplars specific to applied research activities that pertain specifically to emergency, disaster management and public safety. In addition, we provide interprofessional stimulating learning opportunities for our students in many programs through our large scale disaster simulations, and unique e-learning opportunities.
We are recognized for innovation, commitment to quality assurance and maintaining the relevancy of our programs, and to increasing our capacity for applied research in the area of healthcare, educational technology, emergency management, public health and safety.
To ensure that the Institute’s mandate is pertinent and responsive to our communities needs in addressing the many facets of emergency management, public health and safety, we require the leadership and guidance of professionals and experts from a diverse range of disciplines and sectors that have the knowledge and experiences to play an integral role in the development of our Institute.
Thus, the Institute brings together an integrated network of community stakeholders. We will work collectively and collaboratively to determine the needs of the community program advancing emergency management, public health and safety leadership knowledge and skills.