CONFERENCE PROGRAM

*Preliminary and subject to change

The following is the preliminary program as of September 17.

* FREE TO ATTEND NOW THROUGH OCTOBER 5 *

Featured Keynotes

Opening Keynote: Mission, Metrics and Vision
Tech Rescue Tool Showcase
PPE Purchasing Committee
Advanced Medical Devices in Your Community
Are You Command Capable?
Brass Tax: Determining a True Value of Your Agency
Cancer: Prevent it, Detect it Early, Survive It!
Commanding Stress: A Firefighter's Guide to Peak Performance
How to Achieve the Gold Standard of Handline Fire Attack Packages
Leadership & Liability
Performance Under Pressure: Building a Reality Based Training Program
Response to Civil Unrest
Search Procedures and the Rapid Intervention Team Officer
Urban Search & Rescue Operations: First-Arriving Tactical Priorities
Courage Under Fire Leadership: Being the Best Fire Service Professional You Can Be in 2022 & Beyond!
Down & Dirty Urban Forcible Entry
Firefighter Safety: Mistakes & Best Practices
First Due? Then it is Up to YOU!!!
How Ballistic Research has Impacted Nozzle Selection
Is Functional Fitness the Miracle Cure for the Fire Service?
Managing the Multi-alarm
Social Media for Today’s Fire Service
Sudden Cardiac Death and Resuscitation in Pediatrics
Tactical Thermal Imaging: Enhancing Fireground Strategies & Tactics
Tribulation, Tragedy and Triumph: A Close Call, a Double LODD and the Lessons Learned
A New Chief's Guide to Surviving Local Politics
Blocker Rigs: Traffic Management Apparatus
Electric and Autonomous Vehicles
Evaluation and Care of the TASERed
First Due: The First Five Minutes
Lessons Learned: Calumet Water Reclamation Plant Explosion and Building Collapse
Lessons Learned: Jackson Memorial Middle School Shooting
Staying Aggressively Positive
The Company Officer as an Instructor
The Paradigm Shift in Wellness Best Practices for Fire Recruits
Working Outside on the First-Due Truck
Changing the Outcome of Our Neighborhood Stroke Patient
Command Success
Courage Under Fire Leadership: 10 Commandments of a Great Fire Officer!
Developing Today's Truck Company Culture
Getting the Most Out of Your Recruit Training Program
Leading with Labor: A Cooperative Approach to Advance the Fire Service
Leading without Incident Slides
Lithium-ion Battery Systems and Firefighter Safety
Rescue Me: Strategies and Tactics for Employee Fires
Roof Member Rescue/Mayday
Shaping Your Volunteer Fire Department to Fit Today's Expectations
The Contemporary Fire Problem: Lightweight Multi-Unit Residential Complexes
Real World ECGs
Low-Titer O-Positive Whole Blood in the Large Urban Fire-Based EMS Environment
Fireground Size-Up for the Engine, Ladder and Chief
Highway Incident Operations for Fire & EMS
Managing Everyday Incidents
Pediatric Rapid-Fire Cases
RIT Operations: Officer Impact and Development
Say YES to VES
Setting Up for Success: Ladder Positioning
Stretching for Success
The 25 Live: Cancer Prevention Tips to Transform Your Fire Department.
Thermal Imaging: Not Just for Overhaul Anymore
Training as the Priority in the Volunteer Fire Service
Urban Water Rescue Considerations
Are Millennials Really the Problem?
Creating a Psychologically Healthy Fire Department
Engine Company Search
Fire Operations in High-Rise and Large-Area Structures
From the Rig to the Roof: Ventilation Principles & Practices
Go Beneath the Surface: Learning to Develop Your People from the Inside Out
Leadership from the Bottom Up!
Medical Director Nightmares
Rescuer Near Misses and Using Live People for Rescue Training
Taming the Tigers of Transition
The Art of Reading Smoke: The Next Generation
Vehicle Rescue 2021 Update
Measuring Success of Your EMS System
Apparatus Operators Role in a Safe & Efficient Fireground
Developing Safe and Effective Fireground Operations
Fireground Operations Inside Hoarding Conditions
No Excuses: Tactics for the Understaffed Department
Riding Shotgun
San Antonio Fire Department Fighting the Opioid Epidemic
Solar Energy and the Fire Service
The Search Reformation
Utilizing Data to Justify Organizational Growth
Commanding the First 30 Minutes & Beyond
Getting Down Alive: Roof Construction and Operations
Pillars of the Fireground
Searchable vs. Survivable: Educational Decision Making
The Rapid Intervention Reality of Your Department

General Sessions