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

Technology is the driving force in modern high-rise construction. As technology quickly advances, it is paramount that the fire service keep pace with the changes while adjusting tactics, strategy, and standard operating guidelines to match the ...read more...

Instructor
Curtis Massey
Founder
Massey Emergency Management
United States

10:30 AM-12:15 PM
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)
This class offers a firefighter and technologist’s perspective on the future direction of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in public safety: what is necessary and what is lacking. The focus is on whole integrated systems, including smart ...read more...
Instructor
Michael Ralston
Crisis Technology & Innovation Director
Menlo Park Fire District
United States

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

The focus is on the resources and tools available to the modern fire service instructor, emphasizing creating an updated, interactive, engaging learning experience for students. Mobile applications, virtual reality, simulations, offline software, and online SaaS are ...read more...

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

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

Public safety professionals are guided in how to develop an unmanned aircraft system (UAS) unit from a draft proposal to becoming fully operational, including rules and regulations pertinent to public safety operations, standard operating procedures, training ...read more...

Instructor
Scott Mlakar
Assistant Chief
Willoughby (OH) Fire Department
United States
Handout(s)

1:30 PM-3:15 PM
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)
Attendees learn what is available in SMART technology, the limitations and challenges when using current and near-term technology, and the areas in which the technology can assist in their jurisdiction. They are encouraged to pursue Next ...read more...
Instructor
Kirk McKinzie
Captain
Cosumnes (CA) Fire Department
United States

8:30 AM-10:15 AM
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)
The focus is on cognitive psychology principles associated with technology-assisted emergency response. Operational shortfalls associated with cognitive deficits are covered, followed by case studies involving autopilots and self-driving car accidents. Lessons learned and proposed design imperatives ...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

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

When firefighters arrive on the emergency scene, they are faced with overwhelming amounts of information and when you add new technologies and alerting to existing systems, they may not have time to synthesize life-saving information quickly ...read more...

Instructor
John Merrill
Next Generation First Responder Program/Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T)
Dept. Homeland Security Science & Technology
United States

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