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8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room: 105-106
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

The focus is on the the key factors necessary to build and grow an effective firefighter mental and emotional wellness program. The essential components of a healthy mental wellness program and the keys to maintaining the emotional health of your firefighters are discussed. Topics covered include the following: The components ...read more...

Instructor
Jeremy Hurd
EMS Captain
Palm Beach County Fire Rescue
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room: 127-128
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR
Recent trends in the transportation industry has shown the number of hybrid (HEV) and electric vehicles (EV) as well as gaseous-fuels and fuel-cell vehicles on the roads continues to grow. This workshop gives an overview of the vehicles that use these types of alternative drive systems and the impact emergency ...read more...
Instructor
Jason Emery
Captain
Waterbury (CT) Fire Department/NFPA
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room: 138-139
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

Now more than ever, fire departments have the incredible ability to take the stage, tell their story, and enhance their relationship with the community and news media. Using social media before, during, and after incidents occur is vital to growing trust in organizations.This workshop provides a recipe for success that ...read more...

Instructor
Eric Hurst
Public Information Officer
South Metro Fire Rescue
United States
FDIC Take Homes

10:30 AM-12:15 PM
Room: 138-139
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)

Marriage to a firefighter should be an amazing journey. As most firefighters and their spouses know, it isn’t always that simple. It can either be a passionate, intimate love affair that lasts a lifetime or a toxic, contentious experience that ends in utter heartbreak. The divorce ...read more...

Instructor
Anne Gagliano
Instructor
Saved From The Flame
United States
Instructor
Mike Gagliano
Captain
Seattle (WA) Fire Department (Retired)
United States

1:30 PM-3:15 PM
Room: 123-124
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)
Air-supported structures have been becoming more prevalent from large cities to rural areas. These structures are one-third less the cost of conventional brick and mortar construction and are cheaper to maintain. This class presents and discusses the history of this type of structure, case studies, written ...read more...
Instructor
Stephen Rhine
Lieutenant
Fire Department of New York
United States

8:30 AM-10:15 AM
Room: Lucas Oil Meeting Room 1-2
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)

On May 25, 2008, four firefighters from Loudoun County (VA) Fire and Rescue became trapped on the second floor while performing interior operations on a house fire in Leesburg, Virginia, after conditions rapidly deteriorated secondary to a flashover occurring on the first floor. Four firefighters were ...read more...

Instructor
Micah Kiger
Deputy Chief- Shift Commander (Operations Division)
Loudoun County (VA) Fire and Rescue
United States

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