<img height="1" width="1" style="display:none" src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=1884288188501634&ev=PageView&noscript=1" />

EVENTS

Events

Through the conference you will encounter thought provoking presentations, inspiring and enlightening keynote speakers, and educational courses, but there will be time to relax with plenty of  networking opportunities. 

Monday, October 9

President’s Welcome Reception & Expo Opening - this event is open to all attendees. Come experience a great way to officially start the conference. Meet with the exhibitors and explore new products and technology.
Sponsored by

Tuesday, October 10

Sunrise Walk/Run - a wonderful way to explore the city of  Montréal and get those steps in first thing in the morning. Are your ready for the challenge? Don't be shy, this event is open to all.

Fellows Reception - this event is open to all attendees. Come stop by and congratulate SFPE's newest Fellows.
Sponsored by

Wednesday, October 11

Sunrise Walk/Run - ate a little too much of  the fantastic food Montréal has to offer? It's time to strap on those shoes and get some extra steps in.. Join the SFPE early morning risers and get energized.

Dine Around Town - open to all attendee, but you must sign up in advance for it. 3rd year in the running and guaranteed to be your favorite experience. Dinner will be with a small group to utilize and network with various attendees.

Thursday, October 12

Technical Tours (optional)
*Note: The technical tours are an additional fee.

/ Technical Tour: Montreal Mass Transit Authority Fire Training Centre
Time: 6:00-8:30 AM - (This tour will be over in time to do one of our educational courses.)

**A light snack will be provided at the hotel prior to your departure**

Description: The Montreal Mass Transit Authority/Société de Transport de Montréal (STM) simulation and training center provides training on intervention techniques on various events that may occur in the metro.

Whether a metro breakdown, fire, water leakage, equipment breakdown or an accident involving people, STM instructors can provide training through this center which is the physical reproduction of a subway station and tunnel. Engineers, firefighters, paramedics, underground conductors, preventionists will benefit from this tour and will help improve their intervention techniques.

Come see this training center that will stimulate your interest as an integral part of the safe operation of the Montreal Mass Transit Authority.

We can even answer your questions!

Schedule:
5:50 AM - meeting point at the Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth lobby
6:00 AM - depart from the lobby
6:45 AM - arrival at the site and small snack
7:00 AM - start of the tour and demonstration
7:55 AM- end of the tour and questions period
8:00 AM - depart from the site
8:30 AM - arrive at the Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth lobby

Cost: $40
Max #: 30 participants


/ Technical Tour: Hy-Rail Response Truck: a North American First
Time: 1:30-3:30 PM

**A snack will be provided at the hotel upon your return**

Description: Built between 1912 and 1917 and commissioned in 1918, the Mont Royal Tunnel is a major infrastructure for the commuter rail operations in the Montreal area as it provides direct access to downtown for users of the network’s busiest line, the Deux-Montagnes line and most recently, the Mascouche line.

The hy-rail response truck is one of the first improvements carried out to authorize the passage of dual-mode (diesel fuel and electricity) locomotives in the tunnel, to limit the risk of accidents and/or fire in the tunnel, as well as to facilitate the management of events, if necessary.

The hy-rail response truck revolutionizes emergency railway responses to both incidents and accidents because by combining both modes—rail and road—it can travel quickly across the commuter rail network.

Custom-built, equipped with an ultra-high pressure pump (PyroLance) able to perforate a locomotive’s body and put out a fire from the outside, it is also fitted with a 500-gallon water tank (50-minute autonomy) and a 1000-foot hose.

Come and discover the multiple facets of this unique innovation developed in collaboration with the Montreal Fire Department, the first hy-rail response vehicle of its kind in North America.

Schedule:
1:20 PM - meeting point at the Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth lobby
1:30 PM - depart from the lobby
2:00 PM - arrival at the site
2:05 PM - start of the tour
2:55 PM - end of the tour
3:00 PM - depart from the site
3:30 PM - arrive at the Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth lobby

Cost: $40
Max #: 30 participants


/ Technical Tour: The 1976 Olympic Stadium and Its Funicular Railway
Time: 7:00-9:30 PM - (All educational courses will be over in time to do this tour.)

**A snack will be provided at the hotel upon your return**

Description: See the newly installed equipment to assist firefighters: a unique system that provide fresh air to their Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) where it is require!

See how they transformed an inclined tower into business spaces and, take the funicular railway to climb to its top and admire the Montreal night sky from this enjoyable viewpoint.

Schedule:
6:50 PM - meeting point at the Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth lobby
7:00 PM - depart from the lobby
7:40 PM - arrival at the site
7:45 PM - start of the tour
8:55 PM - end of the tour and snack
9:00 PM - depart from the site
9:30 PM - arrive at the Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth lobby

Cost: $40
Max #:
30 participants