Event & Artist Safety Panel
(Moderator: Jim Digby) Industry experts discuss what needs to be done to ensure a safe and enjoyable major live event – what are the keys to success with the importance of putting live event safety first? How do we best coordinate with local city and government agencies, including police and fire departments, to make sure the safety message is not lost? What are the keys to crowd size management guidelines, mitigation and safety strategies? How do we create a holistic plan involving safety managers, artists, managers, promoters, and local agencies to ensure all event safety protocols are met to create a safe environment? What are some new and upcoming technologies and strategies currently being used to enhance a safe live event environment thus ensuring the best experience for fans, staff and artists?
Production Manager, Event Producer, Artist Manager, Event Logistics, SOOKS Productions & Entertainment Services Inc.
Co-founder and President, Event Safety Alliance
Acting Manager, Production, City Cultural Events, Arts & Cultural Services, City of Toronto
Leader of Special Events Portfolio – Operations and Logistics Section, Office of Emergency Management at the City of Toronto