Global Affairs Canada Emergency Management
Table Top Exercise

Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017 | 1:00 – 4:30 PM | Halifax World Trade and Convention Centre, NS

$275 member | $325 non-member

Please note online registration is now closed but registration is still available onsite. To reserve a seat contact Melissa Payne at

This session will run participants through an interactive table top exercise, including a series of case studies that will encompass policies, procedures and plans within the realm of Security and Emergency Management. Experts from academia and Global Affairs Canada will share their experiences and knowledge in student abroad programs (travelling, studying, etc.). The objective of the exercise is to share information and best practices to maximize effectiveness in responding to emergency situations. The workshop also outlines the Canadian consular services that are offered by the Canadian government. This session will help you prepare your students and faculty to make smart travel choices while abroad.

*This workshop complements the Education Abroad 101 workshop.*

Who should take this course? Individuals working with students and faculty studying or travelling abroad.

Language course is delivered: English

Fee: $275 member | $325 non-member

Fee includes: Course materials, coffee/tea and light snacks.


Ed Czank, Global Affairs Canada, Government of Canada

Edward Czank is currently working in Global Affairs Canada’s Security and Emergency Management Bureau, where he is responsible for international emergency management planning, exercises, and preparedness training for all Canadian Missions abroad.   He is a recognized international security and emergency management professional with Canadian Special Forces background. He has many years of experience in domestic and international public sector and private sector organizations, where he has developed and implemented national and international security policies, training/exercise strategies, and best practices to strengthen organizational emergency and incident/security management response, preparedness and recovery standards.  He also is on an instructor in the continuing education  program of Emergency Management at George Brown College in Toronto, Ontario.