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Speakers worth your time at upcoming CANASA events

CANASA’s first quarter of 2018 is flying by with exceptional turnout and support coming from our members at CANASA hosted events. Quality speakers focused on timely topics along with the opportunity to network is a winning formula.

May 9, 2018  By Patrick Straw

Topics covered to date included Communication Technology in Policing, Cyber Security and Cannabis in the Workplace, which explored the associated health and safety risks for employers. I encourage you to visit www.canasa.org for upcoming events in your area.

The CANASA team continues to reach out to relevant and interesting guest speakers across the country. Here are the highlights of upcoming events:

Sylvain Brouillette, Montreal Director of Airport Security, will be the keynote speaker at Security Canada East held in Laval, Que., on April 25. Brouillette will provide a unique perspective on the Montreal Airport Authority and its role in the security sector.

Security Canada East will come to a close with Casino Night — one of our signature events of the year. We urge all of our members and guests to attend on the evening of April 25 in Laval.


David Shipley, CEO of Beauceron Security, is one of Canada’s leading cyber security experts. David is frequently called on to comment through various news organizations and has been a frequent guest on Global News.

He will be speaking at both our Security Canada Show in Ottawa on May 9 and at Security Canada Central in Toronto on Oct. 24, focusing on the rising threat against smart devices, hacking democracy and the critical need
for a 21st century Geneva Convention.

Please visit www.securitycanada.com for registration information on these and all six of our Security Canada Trade Shows.

Stephen Sayle, CEO of SayleGroup Inc. and SayleSafety Inc., will provide attendees with insight into how his team started a “Safety Culture movement” by launching online Safety Culture training and digital safety apps. Stephen will be speaking to our Atlantic Council in Dartmouth, N.S., on April 18.

And if golf is your game, the CANASA B.C. Regional Council has been hard at work, along with the B.C. ASIS chapter, to organize the first joint golf event in Richmond on June 14. Space is filling up quickly so please visit www.canasa.org for registration information.

Finally, membership in the Canadian Security Association (CANASA) has tremendous benefits from industry education to scholarship programs; from networking opportunities to discounts on a host of services. Join today and help support Canada’s not-for-profit organization dedicated to advancing the Canadian security industry. Please visit www. canasa.org for more information on all the benefits of membership.

This article originally appeared in the April 2018 issue of SP&T News.

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