Please note, the events listed here are not necessarily affiliated with the Pacific NorthWest Border Health Alliance (PNWBHA), nor does the PNWBHA take responsibility for the views or content shared therein. The calendar will be updated as new upcoming events are shared with the PNWBHA or additional information about previously posted events is provided. If you would like more information about any of the events please contact the organization or visit the website provided with each event when available
Pacific North West Economic Region (PNWER) 26th Annual Summit, Calgary, Alberta, July 17 – 21, 2016
The PNWER Annual Summit addresses challenges to growth, trade and environmental stewardship across 10 jurisdictions in the Pacific Northwest U.S. and Western Canada. Network with leaders from the Northwest states, provinces and territories and explore the beauty and innovative practices of Alberta on guided policy tours.
Operation Nanook, Nunavut, Canada, August 2016
This annual exercise, which has run since 2007, will involve more than 800 Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) personnel, emergency responders and civil servants. The operation entails exercises using scenarios in which the CAF partner with other Canadian federal and territorial government departments and agencies, and with allied armed forces, to mount whole-of-government responses to security and environmental issues.
Medical Countermeasures Best Practices Summit for HHS Regions VIII and X, Salt Lake City, UT, August 22 – 23, 2016
Cascadia Rising – Coastal Response After Action Forum, October 2016, Location TBA
This is “by invitation” event for Pacific North West emergency management, business continuity and public health preparedness leaders. The purpose of the form is to share the lessons identified (and learned) and the experience gained during the exercises and to begin mapping the way ahead to enhance seismic event preparedness in the Pacific North West.
The forum is designed to bring together public health, pre-hospital, healthcare facilities, trauma designated hospitals, emergency managers, fire, law enforcement, Alaska Respond volunteer health professionals, and other non-governmental and governmental organizations that have equities in emergency preparedness and response.
Emergency Preparedness and Business Continuity Conference, Vancouver, BC, Canada, November 7 – 10, 2016