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BOMA Canada CRE Resilience Roadshow

September 29, 2022 (9:00 AM - 1:00 PM) (MDT)


Presented by BOMA Calgary and BOMA Canada, in partnership with BOMA Edmonton

BOMA Canada is facilitating a series of workshops across Canada to introduce and describe the latest technical guidance note on Resilience in the CRE industry. Hosted by BOMA Calgary in partnership with BOMA Edmonton for local members, these workshops are for operations managers and those engaged in the risk management of real properties. The focus is on understanding and the pragmatic application of the guidance, providing an opportunity for open discussion and exploring local solutions.

To register, use code YEGCRE22 and visit:

Learning objectives.

  • To understand the role and value of resilience planning in commercial real estate.
  • To understand the concepts of location risk assessment and incident sequencing.
  • To know what to ask of your consultants, and what right looks like.

Who should attend?

  • Building operations managers.
  • Portfolio risk managers.
  • Those reporting portfolio climate change risks.


  • The workshops will follow a standard half-day format. Lunch will be provided.


CHRIS SNIDER AMBCI, Head of Sales & Distribution, Zurich Resilience Solutions | Risk Services Canada.

Chris has more than 22 years of experience in insurance risk management. Joining Zurich Canada in 2005, Chris was a senior field and account engineer completing on-site risk assessments for several different types of industries. He is trained in several areas of risk but has specialized expertise in business interruption, interdependency, property fire, natural hazards, product liability, supply chain and hazard analysis.

Then, as the Manager Commercial Insurance, Property Canada, Chris was responsible for a team of ten risk specialists’ staff from across Canada. In 2020, Chris stepped in as interim Head of Risk Services and was responsible for the team of 29 risk professionals.

Most recently Chris stepped into the role of Head of Sales & Distribution for ZRS Canada. Responsibilities centered around ensuring fluid department operations, supporting Zurich Canada’s “Go To Market” position and services as well as supporting and driving technical excellence, engagement levels, training, efficiency and effectiveness.

Chris is part of Zurich’s Business Resilience Global Technical Team and is an associate member of the Business Continuity Institute. In addition, Chris is also a part of the Global Zurich Risk Engineering Customer & Distribution Management team. Chris is also a regional leader for the suite of Zurich mobile apps and online MyZurich customer portal.


Founding principal of Southern Harbour, based in Toronto, Alec was previously the resilience and security leader at DIALOG, before which he served 25 years in the British Royal Engineers. He specialized over the last 30+ years in fortifications and infrastructure development, which he practiced around the world.

An adjunct professor at the University of Toronto Centre for Resilience of Critical Infrastructure, he focuses on operational resilience of communities and infrastructure systems. With an enduring interest in professional development, he is the co-author of the international professional competencies study for the Institution of Civil Engineers and developed InterGEN, formation mentoring, with the Rethink Sustainability Initiative.

He speaks internationally on infrastructure risk and resilience, is the author of numerous books, articles and research papers, and reviewer of the Register of Security Engineers and Specialists.

Conference Room A, The Ampersand
Suite 230, 112 4 Ave SW
Calgary, AB T2P 0H3 Canada
September 29, 2022 (9:00 AM - 1:00 PM) (MDT)
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