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

This workshop, for new and experienced incident commanders as well as line officers, focuses on the art of commanding an incident, making decisions, assigning personnel to vital fireground tasks, communicating strategies over ...read more...

Instructor
David Polikoff
Battalion Chief
Montgomery County (MD) Fire & Rescue
United States

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

What is an incident commander (IC) seeing, thinking, and feeling when he supervises a fire operation? Tactics may vary at different incidents, but the one constant is the IC’s thought process. How is the IC’s view ...read more...

Instructor
Thomas Dunne
Deputy Chief
Fire Department of New York
United States

1:30 PM-5:30 PM
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (Inside) 4 HOUR

The workshop goes inside the command post (CP) with new footage and radio traffic of multiple incidents, including live rescues, fatalities, Maydays, and multibuilding fires. Dialogue between the incident commander and other officers inside the command ...read more...

Instructor
Anthony Kastros
Battalion Chief
Sacramento Metro (CA) Fire District
United States

1:30 PM-3:15 PM
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)
This class covers the initial on-scene size-up for the first-arriving officer and sets the framework for the entire fireground experience from assessing the incident scene arrival information and setting up an incident management system organization. Through ...read more...
Instructor
Leonard Carmichael, Jr.
Deputy Fire Chief of Operations (Ret)
Trenton Fire Department
United States

1:30 PM-3:15 PM
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)

Over the past 20 years, the public safety approach to high threat mass-casualty incidents (HT-MCIs), such as an active shooter event, has undergone significant changes. Law enforcement made the first significant change when it was decided ...read more...

Instructor
Mark Litwinko
Lieutenant
Fort Wayne Fire Department
United States
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3:30 PM-5:15 PM
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)

The focus is on the habits, practices, and attitudes that must exist at the strategic and tactical levels to most effectively put out the fire. Preincident investment and preparation, street-smart fireground command practices, incident organization, and ...read more...

Instructor
Nicholas Martin
Battalion Chief
Salisbury (NC) Fire Department
United States

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

Commanding expanding operations and multiple-alarm fires is a challenge for the incident commander. This class focuses on size-up, sectoring, communications, apparatus placement, resource management, and fireground accountability. Emphasis in on setting up for success by implementing ...read more...

Instructor
George Healy
Deputy Chief
Fire Department of New York
United States

3:30 PM-5:15 PM
Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR)
Many organizations have done some active shooter training. Some have developed policies. Is it enough? Are there holes? This session discusses at the leadership level how to fully prepare your organization for a response to an ...read more...
Instructor
Bill Godfrey
Chief (Ret.)
Deltona (FL) Fire Department
United States

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

This presentation engages attendees in a multimedia review of the 13 elements of effective scene size-up, the decision-making process, initial incident action planning, and prioritization of the actions needed to begin the incident mitigation process. The ...read more...

Instructor
Charles Ryan
Assistant Chief
Fairfax County (VA) Fire & Rescue
United States

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