2017 Public Education Symposium 4

4th Annual Public Education Symposium

The FPOABC held its fourth Public Education Symposium for fire and life safety educators and fire prevention officers with a sessions in Nanaimo, Township of Langley and Kelowna on November 7, 8 and 9, 2017

In 2017 the topics included:

Dementia Friends

Heather Cowie, Provincial Coordinator for Dementia-Friendly Communities at the Alzheimer Society B.C.

  • Supporting a Dementia Friendly Society

NFPA News & Updates
Shayne Mintz, NFPA Regional Director, Canada

  • NFPA news and updates

Our Hearing Impaired Community
Island Deaf & Hard of Hearing Centre

  • Connecting with and supporting the Deaf community in Fire & Life Safety

Diversity
Brian MacLeod, Community Relations Officer, Richmond Fire-Rescue

  • Community Diversity and how it affects public education