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10:30 AM-12:15 PM
Room: 500 Ballroom
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)

Using augmented and virtual reality, ARCortex has delivered for more than 20 years prototype visualization solutions for the first responders on foot and in vehicles to provide unambiguous and quickly exploitable heads-up information about an event, enabling unsurpassed situation awareness and training capabilities. Some of the ...read more...

Instructor
Yohan Baillot
CEO
NA
United States
FDIC Take Homes

1:30 PM-3:15 PM
Room: 500 Ballroom
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)
Learn the history of the rescue robot evolution with an emphasis on the recent proliferation of “drone” technology across the globe and the lessons learned from a plethora of personal and professional mistakes made within that arena. Operational shortfalls are covered first, followed by a number ...read more...
Instructor
John Blitch
Dr. John G. Blitch, Senior Research Professor
US Air Force Academy Department of Behavioral Science and Leadership (DFBL)
United States

3:30 PM-5:15 PM
Room: 500 Ballroom
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)

Firefighting solutions that can decrease risk and increase the likelihood of survival during an emergency event are critical in the growth of Smart Cities. OrbiFire is one of these critical solutions. This session explores how innovations like OrbiFire can protect the safety and reduce the risk ...read more...

Instructor
Paul Doherty
President and CEO
The Digit Group (TDG)
United States

10:30 AM-12:15 PM
Room: 500 Ballroom
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)

First responders need every advantage during fleeting life critical moments, and SMART cyber-physical systems (CPS) provide critical information for time-sensitive events. The focus is on what is available in SMART technology and where it can assist in your jurisdiction. Wireless real-time convergence of building information modeling, ...read more...

Instructor
Kirk McKinzie
Captain
Cosumnes (CA) Fire Department
United States
FDIC Take Homes

1:30 PM-3:15 PM
Room: 500 Ballroom
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)
Similar to how evolutionary adaptation occurs in the natural world when living creatures are exposed to external forces over long periods of time, extreme environments have the potential to create similar but accelerated sets of conditions to facilitate innovation. The constraints of harsh environments ...read more...
Instructor
Sam Cossman
Co-Founder, Head of Innovation
Qwake Technologies
United States

3:30 PM-5:15 PM
Room: 500 Ballroom
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)

You will embark on a virtual journey through the fire service, led by Leicestershire (England) Fire and Rescue Service, in partnership with RiVR, to see what they have achieved over the past three years and how they did it.  You will be looking ahead to the training environments ...read more...

Instructor
Paul Speight
Watch Manager
Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service, United Kingdom
United Kingdom

8:30 AM-10:15 AM
Room: 500 Ballroom
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)

The focus is on technology in emergency response--past, present, and future--with an emphasis on UAS/UAV/drones.The challenges of adopting technology in your organization and overcoming these challenges are discussed. Visuals, audio, live display items, case histories, and examples supplement discussions.        ...read more...

Instructor
Thomas Calvert
Battalion ChiefUAS/Drone Program Manager
Menlo Park Fire Protection District
United States

10:30 AM-12:15 PM
Room: 500 Ballroom
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)

Do you want to expand your toolbox of instructional techniques? Do you want the information you are conveying to be retained? Do you want your message to be engaging, interactive, and cool? Do you want your delivery to pop and sizzle with energy? I know you ...read more...

Instructor
Shea Chwialkowski
Firefighter/EMT/AO
Richfield Fire Department, Richfield, MN
United States

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