Our ultimate goal in achieving a high quality, educational, and informative annual Canadian Technical Security Conference (CTSC) event, requires the collective talents of a wide range of presenters to conduct a range of relevant subject matter topics, technical papers and practical workshops.
The CTSC management group would be interested in hearing from industry professionals who would be willing to provide a technical presentation or product demonstration. The CTSC event committee has opened the door to proposals, papers and topic suggestions to include the widest possible scope of expertise.
If you might be interested in contributing to the success of the conference or are aware of a colleague or business associate by being part of our elite group of presenters, contact the CTSC committee for details.
If you might be interested in contributing to the success of the conference by presenting at the CTSC 2023 event contact Carol Fairbrother or Paul Turner for information.
Confirmed Presenters and Speakers
UPDATED: December 7, 2022
The CTSC management group is pleased to confirm the following presenters and speakers for the 15th Canadian Technical Security Conference (CTSC).
Additional presenters and speakers are pending and will be announced and posted as they are confirmed.
Andrzej Wolczanski, TSS (9A)(10A)
Andrzej is part of the Professional Development TSCM Group Inc., management team and is a graduate of the Technical Security Specialist (TSS) Designate Certification program, providing advanced instructional support for the Kestrel TSCM ® Professional Software, travelling in a support role for our Technical Operator Certification, and various familiarization training programs under the banner of professional development, and certification programs at our Resident Training Centre (RTC) in Eastern Ontario and for clients worldwide.
Andrzej is responsible for conducting all aspects of electronic and physical TSCM inspections for private individuals, business and corporate clients, crown corporations, and government clients.
With extensive radio communications experience, and advanced vehicle knowledge and search skills; is responsible for the management of the TSB Technical Research and Standards Group (TRSG), providing direct managerial support in the design, development, and manufacturing of the KestrelPod I and KestrelPod II Ultra-Wideband Surveillance Antenna technology developed exclusively for near-field wideband TSCM applications.
Dale Jackaman (5A)
Dale Jackaman, a former reservist and United Nations peacekeeper who served three tours of duty in the Middle East with the Canadian Armed Forces Signal Corps. is a licensed private investigator who specializes in cyber and other hi-tech investigations. Dale is the president of Amuleta Computer Security Inc., a hi-tech private investigator and security consulting firm.
AMULETA™ Security is an advanced hi-tech licensed professional investigative integrator firm that provides undercover investigators, digital forensics, e-discovery and investigative intelligence for both civil and criminal investigations in Canada, the U.S., and around the world. Our clients are corporations, law firms, security service companies, and other professional investigative firms.
Diana Elkin, CSMP (6A)
Diana Elkin is a dynamic security leader and entrepreneur with nearly 20 years experience in the information technology, security and intelligence space. She has tackled a broad range of cybersecurity and physical security challenges over the span of her career, leveraging the unique approach developed through her diverse background.
Diana is the principal consultant and managing partner of Method Intelligence Ltd. She holds a Master’s degree in Intelligence Analysis and a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science. She is a Certified Security Management Professional and also supports the trade by assessing future candidates.
Gary Dawson, BSc, MSc, CPP, PSP, PCIP (12A)
Gary Dawson served for 25 years and retired as a Major in the Canadian Army. He held command and staff positions with postings in Germany, Canada and The Airborne Regiment as well as operational command roles in Somalia and Rwanda. He has a degree in Electrical Engineering from Queen’s University and an MSc in Security and Risk Management from Leicester University UK. As well, he is board certified in Security Management by ASIS International as a Certified Protection Professional (CPP), Physical Security Professional (PSP) and Professional in Critical Infrastructure Protection (PCIP). He worked for 12 years in Qatar where he was involved in major Oil and Gas projects and security management of several sites in Qatar. While in Qatar he also started and ran the security program for the Qatar Foundation a landmark education and Technology Park in Doha under the auspices of the Qatari Royal family. Since returning to Canada he has been a security consultant having performed security assessments on various companies in the Ottawa area. He was also the Security Specialist on the Critical Infrastructure Protection course run in Ottawa by the Critical Infrastructure Institute. He returned to Qatar advising an Exxon Mobil joint venture from 2013-2015. In addition, he has been on contract in India consulting on security management, policies and performing risk assessments for a major Indian Oil and Gas company and Abu Dhabi for a cyber security company. Gary recently completed a 4 year contract in Petawawa as a Site Security Manager for a major DND project from 2017-2021. He is currently consulting on another DND project.
John A. Price, CPP, CRM (4A) (9B)
John has been involved in the security industry since 1987, working in various positions including Security Director, Edmonton Conference Centre and Edmonton Tourism, Alberta Solicitor General Protective Services Operations, Government of Alberta, Corporate Security Advisor to the City of Edmonton, for multiple departments, and since 2001 as a managing partner of Price-Langevin and Associates Inc.
John specializes in the design and implementation of physical and technical security protective systems, specifically designing systems for corporate operations, government officials and politicians.
John has an extensive background in security operations, technical security and security program development and implementation. John is an accomplished security manager with 32 year’s experience working with government agencies, municipalities and industry.
John is a Certified Protection Professional CPP, and a Certified Risk Manager CRM. John specializes in technical security solutions and has been focused on alarm, CCTV, Card access design and security program development as a consultant to government and industry.
John is a Law Enforcement and Security Program graduate and is certified in Crime Prevention through Environmental Design Level 1 and Level 11. In addition, John is trained and is a recognized expert in Covert Electronic Surveillance.
John is a Certified Locksmith and former Chairman for the American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS) Alberta /Northern Alberta Chapter. John has work for many years in conjunction with Law Enforcement agencies to provide specialty design, manufacturing and sourcing of specialty equipment to meet their operational requirements from a trusted partner prospective.
John, has been, and continues as President of Price-Langevin and Associates since 2001.
John B. Minor, Subject Matter Expert in Federal and State Courts, DCOE, CSA, CSE, CCE (3A) (7A) (13A)
John B. Minor is an independent researcher, author, analyst and inventor with diverse interests in communications technology companies and public service, having served in corporate and government leadership roles. With over 39 years of experience in the communications field that began with the founding of a technology and communications company in 1981, his leadership, investment and experience ranging from boardroom to technologist has focused on cutting edge communications and computing technologies related to the infrastructure buildout of cellular network and Internet network systems. His primary applied research focus has been on Photonic Network Design and Provisioning, Mobile Network Operator (MNO) / Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) Radio Frequency (RF) propagation data and subscriber data as evidence; Global Positioning Systems (GPS) device and cellular subscriber device Location Services (LCS) / Location Based Services (LBS); and wired, wireless, and photonic communications interception and disruption tradecraft. Mr. Minor’s research resulted in a mobile network related patent award and he continues the scientific research.
He is a senior lifetime member of IEEE Communications, Antennas and Propagation, Photonics and Intelligent Transportation Systems Societies, a member of the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) E30 Forensics standards group, and a member of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF). John holds numerous certifications and was most recently certified by the Cyber Security Forum Initiative (CSFI.us), Cyber Warfare Division, as a Defensive Cyber Operations Engineer (DCOE) assigned as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) on Special Projects. He is a stakeholder in the Forensic GPS & Cell Site Analysis developing discipline and work as a patent infringement and damages expert. He is actively engaged in the development of standards related to forensic GPS and cell site analysis methodologies. Mr. Minor has testified over 50 times in State and Federal Courts as a subject matter, infringement, and damages expert. He has been retained as an expert and reported in over 100 murder cases.
Len Babin, CPP, ABSP (14A)
Paul D Turner, TSS, TSI (1A) (4A) (9B) (11A) (15A) (16A) (17A) (18A)
Paul has a quarter century of experience working as a professional investigator, six (6) years as group team leader, providing high risk VIP protection and technical intelligence support, for high profile entities and clients.
Paul is the President | CEO of Professional Development TSCM Group Inc., and is a TSB certified Technical Security Specialist (TSS) and experienced Technical Security Instructor (TSI), with 38+ years of experience providing TSEC, TSCM, ECM, COMSEC and CI services.
As an experienced pilot Paul instructs advanced air and ground based Radio Direction Finding (RDF) techniques in support of Search and Rescue (SAR), and is one of a few civilian pilots to have graduated from the Canadian Department of National Defence (DND) – Search Master Program.
Paul is a designated Industry Canada Spectrum Management examiner for restricted radio operator’s certificates (ROC-A), and FLIR (ITC) Level I Thermographer.
Paul has extensive teaching experience as the lead instructor of the only resident based TSS (Designate) Certification Training Program of its kind.
Paul has taught at Sheridan College as an instructor for the Investigation – Public and Private Program for 2nd year students.
Paul has provided technical security lectures at both Ryerson University and Seneca College.
He has also conducted workshops for ASIS, CSIS, IABTI, NATIA, ERII, CTSC, and other prestigious organizations.
Paul is a long time member of the International Association of Bomb Technicians and Investigators (IABTI) International Region VII.
Paul is an appointed member of the Espionage Research Institute International (ERII) advisory board.
In 2009, in response to a growing need for advanced RF spectrum analysis tools, to meet a modern moving target threat model, Paul engaged in the design and development of the Kestrel TSCM Professional Software, a technologically advanced Software Defined Radio (SDR) application, now utilized by professional private and public sector technical operators, in 30 countries.
Robert Inkol, BSc, MASc (2A) (8A)
Robert Inkol received the M.A.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Waterloo in 1978.
As a Defence Scientist with Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC), he was responsible for the technical leadership and management of electronic warfare related research projects and programs.
In recognition of his contributions to DRDC, he was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee medal.
After retiring as a Senior Scientist from DRDC, Mr. Inkol carried out technical investigations for MDA Corporation and became an Adjunct Professor at the Royal Military College.
In addition to having produced numerous technical publications, Mr. Inkol holds four patents. He is a Life Senior Member of the IEEE.