OFLSE: We encourage all FPOs and Public Educators to take advantage of this training opportunity.  The OFLSE is committed to creating strong and lasting relationships with other stakeholders in the province and will continue to work to create, build and foster relationships that can lead to joint or collaborative training initiatives

Training Session: “What’s Trending: Making Social Media Work for Public Fire Safety Education”

The Public Safety Education section of the Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management (OFMEM) is offering a one-day training session for fire department representatives and municipal communications experts called “What’s Trending: Making Social Media Work for Public Fire Safety Education.”

When:  April 11, 2017; 8am to 4pm

Where: Forensic Services and Coroner’s Complex, 25 Morton Shulman Avenue, Toronto, ON (Hwy 401 and Keele St.)

Cost:    Registration is free. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Attendees will pay for parking only.

Deadline: March 24th, 2017

Registration: Register today – space is limited!                         

Click on the following link to register for the training session. An agenda and parking details will follow to registered participants. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MakingSocialMediaWorkforPFSE

Who will want to attend:                      

  • Public Educators and Fire Prevention Officers
  • Municipal Communications Experts
  • Training Officers
  • Senior Officers in the Fire Department

The OFMEM encourages fire department representatives to bring your municipal communications colleagues to enhance a collaborative approach to social media in your municipality.

Why should I attend:

Brian Lambie, President of Redbrick Communications, is a communications expert with extensive experience providing social media and media advice and training to municipalities across Ontario. With the OFMEM, Brian will lead this interactive, one-day session. Highlights will include:

  • how to develop a social media strategy/plan to best engage your community in fire safety;
  • which social media platforms to use to have the biggest impact;
  • the types of messages that are most impactful;
  • tips and tricks to increase your number of followers;
  • software and apps that make social media a breeze;
  • how to create videos, tweets, posts and other social media content in a quick, easy and inexpensive way; and
  • so much more!

Takeaways:

The session will include interactive activities and allow attendees to take away resources you can use in your communities immediately. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn and go home equipped with resources and ideas!

REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS MARCH 24TH, 2017! 

Register today – space is limited!                         

Click on the following link to register for the training session. An agenda and parking details will follow to registered participants. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MakingSocialMediaWorkforPFSE

If you have any questions, please contact the OFMEM’s Public Safety Education section, Denise Wallace (647-329-1067), Chris Slosser (647-329-1068) or Kristal Wand (705-725-1730).

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