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FEB. 19-23, 2012                      | SAN DiEgO CONVENTiON CENTER
     Celebrating 10 Years in San Diego!

                                     NEW for 2012
                                     • 70% of the educational content
                                       has never been presented at
                                       Firehouse World
                                     • Expanded EMS track – eligible for
                                       CEU’s approved by CECBEMS
                                     • More networking opportunities
                                     • Over 300 exhibitors display the newest
                                       products, services and technologies




                                                     Discounts Available
                                              Register by January 23, 2012 and SAVE!
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               iN PARTNERSHiP WiTH
               EVENTS
               FIRE · RESCUE · EMS
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2012 HigHligHts
sAVE MONEY! (See back page for details)
    • Register by January 23, 2012 and save up to $50                      5 DAYs OF EDUCAtiON, tRAiNiNg
      per person
    • Register with others and benefit from group discounts                AND PURCHAsiNg OPtiONs
    • We partner with different associations. Contact us at
      800-827-8009 to see if yours qualifies.                              CHiEF BRUNACiNi lEADERsHiP iNstitUtE
                                                                           Saturday, Feb. 18 – Monday, Feb. 20
OPENiNg CEREMONY                                                           HANDs-ON tRAiNiNg
    •   Presentation of the Colors and National Anthem                     Sunday, Feb. 19 and Monday, Feb. 20
    •   Guest appearances
    •   Special videos
                                                                           PRECONFERENCE PROgRAM
    •   CSFA Fame & Flame Award                                            Monday, Feb. 20
    •   10th Annual CSFA Training Officer of the Year Award
                                                                           OPENiNg CEREMONY &
MOBilE sHOW APP (See page 8)                                               KEYNOtE PREsENtAtiON
    • Everything you want to see and do in the palm of your hands          Tuesday, Feb. 21
    • Downloadable by all smart phone devices including iPhone,            CONFERENCE PROgRAM
      Blackberry and Droid                                                 Tuesday, Feb. 21 – Thursday, Feb. 23
    • Win valuable prizes by participating in the Firehouse
      Treasure Hunt                                                        EXHiBit FlOOR
                                                                           Tuesday, Feb. 21 – Thursday, Feb. 23
CHiEF BRUNACiNi
lEADERsHiP iNstitUtE                                                       FiRE EtC. NEtWORKiNg EVENt (See page 15)
    • 3-day leadership retreat Feb. 18-20, 2012                              • 9th annual event Feb. 22 after the show floor closes
    • Designed with America’s most renowned fire chief,                      • Open to all attendees, instructors and exhibitors
      Alan Brunacini, and Columbia Southern University
    • Special pricing available for those who attend the retreat and
      Firehouse World (See back page for details)                          BEttER ANgEls: tHE FiREFigHtERs OF 9/11
                                                                           An exhibit of 343 individual oil paintings of the New York City
                                                                           firefighters who died on 9/11 will be on display. Artist Dawn
sPEAKER sHOWCAsE ✪ Look for this symbol for designated
                   presentations                                           Siebel spent more than 3,000 hours over six years to capture
    • Some of the biggest names in the industry will provide               the individual personalities as well as the enormity of the
      presentations on the exhibit floor                                                                   tragedy. She has partnered up
    • No extra cost for anyone with a Firehouse World badge                                                with National Fallen Firefighters
                                                                                                           Foundation to travel around the
sPEAKER stAtiON                                                                                            country displaying the Better
    • Provided by Firefighters Bookstore, Booth #1037                                                      Angels Wall.
    • Meet one-on-one with your favorite authors/speakers




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                                                                                                                  tABlE OF CONtENts
                                                                                      Conference At A Glance ........................................5
                               tRAVEl & HOUsiNg
                               iNFORMAtiON                                            Conference By Category ......................................9
Receive reduced hotel rates and travel discounts by booking                           Hands-On Training .............................................12
through onPeak, our official housing partner.
                                                                                      Preconference Program ......................................14
                                                                                      Network Party Hosted By Fire-Etc. ......................15
                                                                                      Conference Program (See Programs Just Added) .......17
                                                                                      CSFA Training Officer of the Year Award ...............26
                                                                                      EMS Classes .....................................................29
                                                                                      Exhibit Floor Plan ...............................................32
                                                                                      Exhibitor List ......................................................34
                                                                                      Registration Information & Pricing .......................36
1. 	 Best	Western	Bayside	Inn	
     Single/Double: $139
                                                                                                          Firehouse	World	is	Brought	to	You	By:
2. Embassy	Suites	Hotel	San	Diego
   Single/Double: $199                                                                                                                                     ®




3. Hampton	Inn	by	Hilton	San	Diego	Downtown
   Single/Double, King: $125, Queen/Queen: $135                                                             Serving the Fire Industry for Over 30 Years!

4. Hard	Rock	Hotel	San	Diego	                                                                      Sponsored	by	Leading	Industry	Organizations:
   Single/Double: $219
5. Hilton	San	Diego	Bayfront
                                                                                                                                     PRINT     ONLINE     LIVE
   Single/Double: $249
                                                                                      We continue to partner with these industry leaders to maintain and enhance Firehouse World as a
6. Hilton	San	Diego	Gaslamp	Quarter	                                                  premier training and technology event serving the fire, rescue and EMS service industry. By providing
   Single/Double: $232                                                                speakers for the conference, developing educational content and lending their expertise, these groups
                                                                                      allow us to offer a well-rounded, high-caliber program and exhibit floor.
7. Holiday	Inn	San	Diego	on	the	Bay	
   Single/Double: $149
8. Horton	Grand	Hotel	
   Single/Double, One Bed: $149, Two Beds: $169
                                                                                      The Cygnus Public Safety Group, comprised of Firehouse Magazine®, Firehouse.com, Firehouse
9. Hotel	Indigo	-	San	Diego	Gaslamp	Quarter                                           World™, Firehouse Expo®, EMS World, EMS World.com, EMS World Expo, Officer.com, Law En-
   Single/Double: $219                                                                forcement Product News, Law Enforcement Technology, and Enforcement Expo, provides the most
                                                                                      comprehensive group of resources in the industry
10. Omni	San	Diego	Hotel	
    Single/Double: $199                                                                             In partnership with:                                 Supported by:
11. San	Diego	Marriott	Marquis	&	Marina
    Single/Double: $252
12.	Westin	Gaslamp	Quarter,	San	Diego	
    Single: $169, Double: $189
Rates do not include current tax of 12.57% or applicable surcharges,
subject to change.
                 • The lowest room rates available have been negotiated at official
                   hotels.
                 • Other booking channels are monitored to track down rival rates.     Cover	Photos:                                      All	Other	Photos	(unless indicated):
                 • Rates are lowered when necessary and applied to already-
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Get complete details and make your reservations at                                     1, 2, & 5 Jeff Zimmerman
www.FirehouseWorld.com.                                                                3, 4, 6, & 7 Mike Meadows



                           Register at FirehouseWorld.com or 800-827-8009.                                                                                                              3
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                                     Conference Program director
                                     What’s new for Firehouse World 2012?
                                     First-time topics. New speakers. An expanded EMS track. With over 70% new classes on
                                     timely topics, you’re sure to walk away with new ideas, solutions, and mission-critical
                                     information to help you perform your job better and advance your career.
                                     Program highlights include:
                                     ★ Firehouse World Firefighter Health & Safety
                                     Incident case histories reviewing near misses, cases of survival of a flashover, review of
                                     major incident safety investigations, safety mistakes and causes of firefighter fatalities.
★ Strategy & Tactics
    Residential operations, attic fires, gpm flow, back to basics, search operations, commercial fires, multi-family dwellings,
    engine operations, thermal imagers, command strategy and tactics simulation, and defensive operations.
★ Leadership
    Progressive leadership principles, real-life personnel management, added-value leadership, challenges for newly promoted
    officers, the complete fire officer, working and dealing with difficult crew members and 2012 company officer training.
★ Studying for Promotion
    What the books don’t tell you.
★ Dealing with Today’s Economy
    The grant process, doing more with less, group purchasing, preparing for the International City Managers Association’s
    20 tough questions, what ISO can do for you, purchasing combination apparatus, bidding a truck, the economy and the
    concepts that frame our future, a company officers guide to politics, the future of your fire department and is there an app
    for that.
★ Specialized Rescue
    Elevator emergencies, confined space rescue, search and rescue, earthquakes, and chemical suicides.
★ EMS
    Responding to an active shooter incident, transporting obese patients, evacuating healthcare facilities due to major storms,
    hurricanes and tornadoes, documentation practices, pediatric assessment, therapeutic hypothermia and ambulance strike
    teams.
    This is just a small sampling of the diverse content and over 120 educational opportunities that will be offered.
    Social gatherings are also planned so attendees can meet and greet other members of the fire and EMS service. Watch for
    upcoming details at FirehouseWorld.com or download the mobile app.
    With a cutting-edge educational program, over 300 exhibitors on display, and exclusive peer-to-peer networking opportunities,
    Firehouse World will, once again, be the most comprehensive fire, rescue and EMS event on the West Coast.
    We hope to see you there.




4                         real-life training to prepare you for your next call.
                                                                                                    CONFERENCE AT A GLANCE


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        8:00 – 9:30 AM
                                                                 TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2012
                                                              8:00 – 9:30 AM
                                                                                                              FEB. 19-23, 2012
                                                                                                               SAN DIEGO CONVENTION CENTER
                                                                                                     Celebrating 10 Years in San Diego!
                                                 ✪ = Speaker Showcase (presentations offered on the Exhibit Floor are FREE for everyone with a Firehouse World badge)

                                                                                                            1:00 – 2:30 PM                                1:30 – 3:00 PM
               Case Studies in                                Prehospital Management of                   ✪ Gallons Per Second                          Offensive and Defensive
            Respiratory Care                                    Bariatric Patients                       Category: Engine Company                   Operations… Making the Correct
        Category: EMS – ALS                                Category: EMS – Operations                              Operations                              Fireground Choice!
                                                        Jeff Kaplan, Lieutenant, Englewood, NJ        Curt Isakson, Battalion Chief, Escambia             Category: Fireground
       Scott R. Snyder, BS, NREMT-P
                                                       FD; Sean Conboy, Paramedic, Englewood                  County Fire Rescue, FL                        Decision Making
         Damn that was Close                                      Medical Center, NJ                                                              Todd Harms, Assistant Chief, Phoenix, AZ FD
         Category: Fireground                                                                               1:30 – 3:00 PM                                SCBA Skills & Abilities
            Decision Making                           Progressive Leadership Principles,
       Mike Dugan, Captain, FDNY,                            Concepts, and Tools                            All Hell Breaks Loose                      Category: Air Management
                                                                                                          Category: Air Management                  John J. Salka Jr., Battalion Chief, FDNY
  Contributing Editor Firehouse Magazine                      Category: Leadership
                                                                                                     Phil Jose, Battalion Chief, Seattle, WA FD
  Dealing with the Fast Promotion
                                                             Dennis Compton, Chief (ret.),                                                                  Success With Less
                                                                Mesa, AZ, FD; IFSTA                                                                        Category: Fireground
        Category: Leadership                                                                                  Ambulance Strike Teams                         Decision Making
      John Heilmann, Division Chief,                    Reading the Building: Predictive                 Category: EMS – Operations                        Michael Taylor, Captain,
        West Sacramento, CA FD                               Occupancy Profiling                         Michael McDonough, NREMT-P                        West Sacramento, CA FD
                                                        Category: Building Construction
    Developing Responsible and                           Christopher Naum, Chief of Training,         Functional Movement Screen -                 The Anatomy and Physiology of a
       Accountable Leaders                               Command Institute, Washington, DC            The Key to an Injury Prevention                   Winning Grant Proposal
         Category: Leadership
       Kimberly Alyn, Author/Owner,                      Residential Tactical Template                 Program: A Proven Approach                            Category: Grants
                                                                                                                Category: Fitness                 Mark Nugent, Battalion Chief, Chesterfield,
            Fire Presentations                                 for Firefighting                        Michael Contreras, Captain, Wellness &      VA Dept. of Fire and EMS; Edward “Loy”
                                                           Category: Strategy & Tactics                                                              Senter Jr., Fire Chief, Chesterfield,
   Getting Through the Fire: One                       Nick Brunacini, South Shift Commander
                                                                                                    Fitness Program Coordinator, Orange County
                                                                                                                  Fire Authority, CA                     VA Dept. of Fire and EMS
Firefighter’s Journey Back to Duty                      (ret.), Phoenix, AZ FD; John Brunacini,
   after Surviving a Flashover &                           Fire Captain (ret.), Phoenix, AZ FD              Going Back to Basics                        The Compleat Fire Officer
           Multiple LODD                                                                                Category: Strategy & Tactics               Category: Company Officer Training
      Category: Lessons Learned                           The Lost Art of the Hoseline                 Gerald A. Tracy, Battalion Chief, FDNY       Ronny Coleman, President, Fireforceone
Lionel Crowther, Director of Training, Florian           Category: Engine Operations
                                                     Bob Leonard, Fire Captain, San Jose, CA FD                                                   Understanding the Firefighter Bill of
   Fire & Rescue, CAN; Joanna Crowther                                                                            Hot Topics in EMS                Rights & Discipline in California
Major Incident Safety Investigations                      What ISO Can Do for You:                           Category: EMS – ALS
                                                                                                                                                   Category: Company Officer Training
      Category: Major Incidents                           Understanding the Tools &                         Scott Snyder, BS, NREMT-P
                                                                                                                                                        Kimberly Alyn, Author/Owner,
      David Franklin, Assistant Chief,                Resources of ISO and an Update on                   Is There an APP for That?                          Fire Presentations
          San Francisco, CA FD                       the Revised Fire Suppression Rating                  Category: New Technology
                                                               Schedule (FSRS)                               Peter Lamb, Fire Chief,                      Vital Signs - Back to Basics
    Trials, Tribulations & Tweakers:                              Category: ISO                              North Attleboro, MA FD                        Category: EMS – BLS
     Emergency Response to                                 Robert Cobb, National Director,
                                                                                                             Near-Miss Incidents
                                                                                                                                                    Chris LeBaudour, MS ED, EMT, Faculty,
   Methamphetamine Production                             Community Hazard Mitigation, ISO                                                              Santa Rosa Junior College, CA
                                                                                                            Category: Case History
               & Abuse                                             What The !!!!!                         Robert Shannon, Fire Captain,
                                                                                                                                                           3:15 – 4:45 PM
         Category: EMS – BLS                               Category: Strategy & Tactics                 Las Vegas Fire/Rescue Department
      Michael McDonough, NREMT-P                       Phil Jose, Battalion Chief, Seattle, WA FD
                                                                                                                                                    ✪     Trench Rescue “Snatching
 Observations from 30,000 Feet–                               9:45 – 11:15 AM                                                                     Victims from the Grip of the Grave”
     Modern Challenges and                                                                                                                            Category: Specialized Rescue
 Opportunities for the Fire Service                           Opening Ceremony &                                                                          Kent Freeman, Captain,
        Category: Leadership                                  Keynote Presentation                                                                          City of Roseville, CA
    Tim Sendelbach, Assistant Chief,
  Metro Department in Southern Nevada




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CONFERENCE AT A GLANCE
                                                                 WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2012
             8:00 - 9:30 AM                                 8:00 - 9:30 AM                                    9:45 – 11:15 AM                                  1:30 – 3:00 PM
      “Technical Rescue” First Due,                 Preparing for the ICMA’s 20 Tough                     Fireground Leadership -                          Documentation Practices to Save
           Now What Do I Do?                                    Questions                           From the Jump Seat to the Right Seat                         your Bacon
    Category: Specialized Rescue                       Category: Administrative Issues              Category: Fireground Decision Making
Kent Freeman, Captain, City of Roseville, CA       Richard Gasaway, Ph.D., EFO, CFO, MI, Fire          Steve Chikerotis, Deputy District Chief,                Category: EMS - BLS
                                                      Chief (ret.), Roseville, MN FD, President,                  Chicago, IL FD                      Arthur Hsieh, NREMT-P, Faculty, Santa Rosa
       Blue Card Command Training                   Gasaway Consulting Group, LLC; Richard                                                                           Junior College
            Program Overview                       Kline, Senior Associate, Gasaway Consulting
                                                                                                          From Katrina to Irene: Lessons                 Engine Company Operations: 10
           Category: Leadership                                 Group, Plymouth, MN
Alan Brunacini, Fire Chief (ret.), Phoenix, AZ                                                         in Healthcare Facility Evacuation                 Reasons Engine Companies Fail
FD; Nick Brunacini, South Shift Commander            WTF - Yes, It’s Exactly What You                    Category: EMS – Operations                       Category: Engine Operations
   (ret.), Phoenix, AZ FD; John Brunacini,                   Think it Means!                         Zachary Goldfarb, EMT-P, CHEP, CHSP, CEM         Bob Leonard, Fire Captain, San Jose, CA FD
      Fire Captain (ret.), Phoenix, AZ FD                Category: Health & Safety
                                                                                                                                                        Responding to Chemical Suicide
                                                  John Sullivan, Deputy Chief, Worcester, MA FD           I’ll Drink to That! Responding to                       Incidents
            Building the Future of EMS                 You Can’t Make This Stuff Up                            Binge-Drinking Kids                          Category: Health & Safety
            Through Telemedicine                            Category: Leadership                               Category: EMS – BLS                    Mark J. Schmitt, Captain/HazMat Specialist,
        Category: EMS – Operations                   Curt Varone, Attorney, Author, Firehouse              Arthur Hsieh, NREMT-P, Faculty,                       Greensboro, NC FD
         Rick Rod, RN, CEN, NREMT-P                           Magazine Columnist                              Santa Rosa Junior College

                                                                                                    Incident Safety Officer: Are You Ready                    Shots Fired! Are You Ready?
           Case Studies in Trauma Care                      9:45 – 11:15 AM                                  for this Assignment?                         Category: EMS – Operations
            Category: EMS – ALS                                                                                                                       Zachary Goldfarb, EMT-P, CHEP, CHSP, CEM
                                                                                                                  Category: ISO
           Scott Snyder, BS, NREMT-P                         “Raising the Dead” -                          David Franklin, Assistant Chief,
                                                      A Breakdown of the 2010 AHA                              San Francisco, CA FD
                                                                                                                                                        Steps for Eliminating the Top Five
            Elevator Emergencies                                                                                                                        Causes of Fire Service Fatalities
       Category: Specialized Rescue                Guidelines for Cardiac Arrest, STEMI              Tactical Considerations for the First                         Category: LODD
       Tony Tricarico, Captain (ret.), FDNY         and Stroke and their Application in                    Arriving Company Officer                     Jeff Seaton, Firefighter, San Jose, CA FD
                                                             the Fire Service                        Category: Company Officer Training
              Exploring Ethics in EMS                      Category: EMS - ALS                      Todd Harms, Assistant Chief, Phoenix, AZ FD
                                                                                                                                                              Tactical Considerations
             Category: EMS – BLS                     Joshua Stapleton, Fire Captain, Rancho                                                                  for Residential Attic Fires
      Chris LeBaudour, MS ED, EMT, Faculty,               Cucamonga Fire District, CA                The Future of Your Fire Department:              Category: Fireground Decision Making
          Santa Rosa Junior College, CA                                                                    Our Chance To Survive?                       Jeff Case, Deputy Chief, Phoenix, AZ FD
                                                          A Business with No Sign                        Category: Innovative Funding
     Fireground Radio Communication                       Is a Sign of No Business                          Otto Huber, Fire Chief OFE,
                                                                                                                                                      Tactical Operations and the New Rules
                Solutions                                Category: Media Relations                          Loveland-Symmes, OH FD                      of Combat Fire Engagement 2012
     Category: Communications                           Billy D. Hayes, VP of Marketing &                                                              Category: Company Officer Training
Mark Emery, President, Fire Command LLC,             Outreach, Columbia Southern University           What Do You Want To Know About                     Christopher Naum, Chief of Training,
            King County, WA                                                                           Fire Service Thermal Imagers and                   Command Institute, Washington, DC
                                                   A View from the Street: Commercial
       Is a Combination Apparatus in                       Building Operations                                Their Application?                                The Doctrine of IDLH
                                                                                                         Category: Thermal Imagers
               Your Future?                             Category: Strategy & Tactics
                                                                                                      Robert Athanas, President, SAFE-IR, Inc.
                                                                                                                                                           Category: Air Management
      Category: Specifying Apparatus                 Richard J. Blatus, Battalion Chief, FDNY                                                           Ronny Coleman, President, Fireforceone
                                                      Rescue Operations Battalion; Thomas
    Mike Wilbur, Lieutenant, FDNY; Tom Shand,
     Contributing Editor, Firehouse Magazine      Richardson, Battalion Chief, FDNY-Battalion 38              1:00 – 2:30 PM                               The Fireground Commander
                                                                                                                                                          Category: Command Training
Operations at Private-Dwelling Fires                  Advanced Leadership Skills for
                                                            Battalion Chiefs
                                                                                                         ✪    Innovations in Technical                  John J. Salka Jr., Battalion Chief, FDNY
   by First-Due Fire Companies                                                                           Rescue and USAR Operations                     The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly:
Category: Fireground Decision Making                         Category: Leadership                        Category: Specialized Rescue
  Mike Dugan, Captain, FDNY, Contributing         Mark Nugent, Battalion Chief, Chesterfield, VA           Larry Collins, Battalion Chief,
                                                                                                                                                           Firefighter Safety Mistakes
        Editor Firehouse Magazine                 Dept. of Fire and EMS; Edward “Loy” Senter                Los Angeles County, CA FD                          and Best Practices
                                                      Jr., Fire Chief, Chesterfield, VA Dept.                                                                 Category: Health & Safety
             Part of the Gang:                                   of Fire and EMS                              1:30 – 3:00 PM                             Richard Gasaway, Ph.D., EFO, CFO, MI,
       Indoctrination without Hazing                                                                                                                        Fire Chief (ret.), Roseville, MN FD,
            Category: Leadership                   Becoming a Fire Officer of Influence                     Added Value Leadership                     President, Gasaway Consulting Group, LLC
         Jason Ferris, Sergeant, Marines                      Category: Leadership                              Category: Leadership
                                                  Darryl Cleveland, Fire Chief, North Lyon County    Alan Brunacini, Fire Chief (ret.), Phoenix, AZ
                                                                                                                                                           Ventilation Past and Present
Street Smart - Effective Fire Training             Fire District, NV; John Roberts, Fire Captain,    FD; Nick Brunacini, South Shift Commander
                                                                                                                                                               Category: Ventilation
             Category: Training                                    Corona, CA FD                                                                       Gerald A. Tracy, Battalion Chief, FDNY (ret.)
                                                                                                        (ret.), Phoenix, AZ FD; John Brunacini,
Brian Crandell, Assistant Chief, Central Valley                                                            Fire Captain (ret.), Phoenix, AZ FD
Fire District, Belgrade, MT; John Culbertson,       Being the Ship Captain in a Storm                                                                     What Do They Want to Hear?
    Captain/Training Officer, Central Valley               Category: Leadership                              Command and Control:                          The Promotional Interview
                                                  Peter Lamb, Fire Chief, North Attleboro, MA FD                                                               Category: Promotional
          Fire District, Belgrade, MT                                                                        We Need to do Better                       Steve Prziborowski, Acting Deputy Chief,
         Tactical Search Operations                    Crossfit for the Fire Service -                  Category: Incident Command
                                                                                                                                                              Santa Clara County, CA FD
                                                                                                       Mike Bryant, Operations Deputy Chief,
                at SAR Events                               A Proven Approach                               Los Angeles County, CA FD
         Category: Search & Rescue                             Category: Fitness
                                                      Michael Contreras, Captain, Wellness &
                                                                                                                                                               3:15 – 4:45 PM
     Todd Fetters, Fire Captain, City of Hemet,
                                                                                                             Developing Competency
                       CA FD                       Fitness Program Coordinator, Orange County
                                                                 Fire Authority, CA                    Standards and Measurement for                    ✪      Search Ropes - Simple and
                                                                                                              Paramedic Field                         Effective: Are They in Your Tool Box?
                                                             Firefighter Survival                                                                         Category: Search Operations
                                                        Category: Lessons Learned                             Category: EMS – ALS                      Robert Cobb, National Director, Community
                                                        Mickey Conboy, Lieutenant, FDNY                     Rick Rod, RN, CEN, NREMT-P                          Hazard Mitigation, ISO




6                                     High quality, expert-led training and education.
                                                                                                    CONFERENCE AT A GLANCE
                              = Classes provided by                     ✪ = Speaker Showcase (presentations offered on the Exhibit Floor are FREE for everyone with a Firehouse World badge)
                                                                     THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2012
          8:00 – 9:30 AM                                      8:00 – 9:30 AM                                 9:45 – 11:15 AM                                  9:45 – 11:15 AM
            Fight or Flight:                                Ten Tactical Truths: Real-World             Command Strategy & Tactics                     Real Life Personnel Management
       Adrenaline and its Effects                         Incident Management for the                          Simulation                                      Category: Leadership
                                                                                                                                                               Jeff Case, Deputy Chief,
        on High-Stress Events                                    EMS Response
                                                                                                        Category: Strategy & Tactics
                                                                                                                                                                    Phoenix, AZ FD
        Category: Health & Safety                                                                      Mike Bryant, Operations Deputy Chief,
 Brian Giles,Captain, Lincoln, NE Fire-Rescue              Category: EMS – Operations                      Los Angeles, County, CA FD
                                                           Zachary Goldfarb, EMT-P, CHEP,                                                                  Social Media Best Practices for
                                                                    CHSP, CEM                               Humanistic Leadership                           EMS and Fire Agencies
         “Have a Cold One!” -                                                                                 Category: Leadership
   Therapeutic Hypothermia and                            The 2012 Company Officer -                  David F. Peterson, EFO, Assistant Chief,             Category: EMS – Operations
                                                                                                                                                          Nick Schuler, Field Battalion Chief,
Emerging Science in Fire-Based EMS                       Are You Up for the Challenge?               Milton Township FD, WI; Joseph L. Krueger,
                                                                                                                                                       CAL FIRE; Mike Mohler, Captain and PIO,
          Category: EMS – ALS                         Category: Company Officer Training              EFO, Assistant Chief, McHenry Township
                                                                                                              Fire Protection District, IL           CAL FIRE/San Diego County Fire Authority and
       Joshua Stapleton, Fire Captain,                 Steve Prziborowski, Acting Deputy Chief,
                                                                                                                                                         CAL FIRE Incident Command Team 9
     Rancho Cucamonga Fire District, CA                      Santa Clara County, CA FD
                                                                                                    Japan Quake & Tsunami Catastrophe:                  The Economy and Concepts that
    10 Marine Leadership Lessons                                    Up In Smoke                       USAR/Fire Department Response                            Frame our Future
           for Firefighters                           (And Other Interesting Case Studies                  and Lessons Learned                                  Category: Leadership
          Category: Leadership                                                                            Category: Search & Rescue                    Cliff Jones, Fire Chief (ret.), Tempe, AZ FD
       Jason Ferris, Sergeant, Marines                       In Prehospital Care)                          Larry Collins, Battalion Chief,
                                                               Category: EMS – BLS
       A Company Officer’s Guide                               Mike Grill, MS, NREMT-P
                                                                                                            Los Angeles County, CA FD
                                                                                                                                                              10:15 – 11:45 AM
         to Fire Service Politics                                                                           Leadership...The Lead,
           Category: Politics
                                                          Working With and Managing
                                                           Difficult Crew Members,
                                                                                                            The Herd and The Drag                      ✪ Development of Specialized
   Mark Gerano, Lieutenant, Mason, OH FD                                                                      Category: Leadership                       Rescue Teams: The Benefits of
                                                            A Strategy for Success                     Jeff Johnson, CEO, Western Fire Chiefs                  Resource Typing
 A View from the Street: Residential                          Category: Leadership                                   Association                          Category: Specialized Rescue
     and Multi-Family Dwellings                             Robert Krause, Battalion Chief,                                                             Bob Duemmel, Technical Rescue Editor,
      Category: Strategy & Tactics                            Toledo Fire & Rescue, OH                   Leadership: What the Books                      Firehouse.com & Firehouse Magazine
      Richard J. Blatus, Battalion Chief,                                                                      Don’t Tell You
     FDNY Rescue Operations Battalion;                        8:00 – 11:15 AM                               Category: Leadership                              NOON – 1:30 PM
     Thomas Richardson, Battalion Chief,                                                            Kim Raddatz, Fire Chief (ret.), Salinas, CA FD
                                                                Fire Chiefs Forum
             FDNY-Battalion 38
                                                               Category: Leadership                            Mayday I’m Falling                        ✪ National Seatbelt Update
  Commercial Fireground Operations                                 Speakers TBD                              Category: Leadership                         Category: Health & Safety
      Category: Strategy & Tactics                                                                    Ross Chadwick, Fire Chief, Denton, TX FD               Mike Wilbur, Lieutenant, FDNY
          Jeff Seaton, Firefighter,                           9:45 – 11:15 AM
             San Jose, CA FD                                                                                   No Kidding! Pediatric
                                                           ABC’s of Safety Leadership
  Firefighters in Hostile Fire Events                           Category: Leadership                          Assessment Pearls
       Category: Strategy & Tactics                   Billy D. Hayes, VP of Marketing & Outreach,             Category: EMS – BLS
Darryl Cleveland, Fire Chief, North Lyon County       Columbia Southern University; Ron Dennis,               Mike Grill, MS, NREMT-P
 Fire District, NV; John Roberts, Fire Captain,               Director of Special Programs,
                 Corona, CA FD                                Columbia Southern University

          Group Purchasing...                                   Combat Casualty Care:
         Save Time and Money!                                   Lessons for PHTLS
      Category: Innovative Funding
        Jeff Johnson, CEO, Western                              Category: EMS – ALS
          Fire Chiefs Association                     Jay Doucet, MD, FACS, Associate Professor,
                                                       Director, SICU, University of CA San Diego
  Leading the Fire Station - Effective                              Trauma Division
    Leadership in the Fire Station
           Category: Leadership
Brian Crandell, Assistant Chief, Central Valley
  Fire District, Belgrade, MT; Kevin Conant,
   Battalion Chief, City of San Jose, CA FD

       So You’re Bidding a New
 Fire Truck - What You Need to Know
    Category: Apparatus Purchasing
       Mike Wilbur, Lieutenant, FDNY;
       Tom Shand, Contributing Editor,
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                            EVENTS
                            FIRE · RESCUE · EMS



8           Groups of 3 or more save 10%; 6 or more save 20%.
                                                                                        CONFERENCE BY CATEGORY
Administrative Issues                        Company Officer Training                   “Raising the Dead” - A Breakdown         Prehospital Management
Preparing for the ICMA’s 20 Tough            Tactical Considerations for the            of the 2010 AHA Guidelines for           of Bariatric Patients
Questions                                    First Arriving Company Officer             Cardiac Arrest, STEMI and Stroke         (Tuesday 8:00 - 9:30 AM)
(Wednesday 8:00 - 9:30 AM)                   (Wednesday 9:45 - 11:15 AM)                and their Application in the Fire        Jeff Kaplan, Lieutenant, Englewood,
Richard Gasaway, Ph.D., EFO, CFO,            Todd Harms, Assistant Chief, Phoenix,      Service                                  NJ FD; Sean Conboy, Paramedic,
MI, Fire Chief (ret.), Roseville, MN FD,     AZ FD                                      (Wednesday 9:45 - 11:15AM)               Englewood Medical Center, NJ
President, Gasaway Consulting Group,                                                    Joshua Stapleton, Fire Captain, Rancho
LLC; Richard Kline, Senior Associate,        Tactical Operations and the New            Cucamonga Fire District, CA              Shots Fired! Are You Ready?
Gasaway Consulting Group,                    Rules of Combat Fire Engagement                                                     (Wednesday 1:30 - 3:00 PM)
Plymouth, MN                                 2012                                       EMS - BLS                                Zachary Goldfarb, EMT-P, CHEP, CHSP,
                                             (Wednesday 1:30 - 3:00 PM)                 Documentation Practices                  CEM
Air Management                               Christopher Naum, Chief of Training,       to Save your Bacon
                                                                                                                                 Social Media Best Practices for
All Hell Breaks Loose                        Command Institute, Washington, DC          (Wednesday 1:30 - 3:00 PM)
                                                                                        Arthur Hsieh, Faculty, NREMT-P,          EMS and Fire Agencies
(Tuesday 1:30 - 3:00 PM)                                                                                                         (Thursday 9:45 - 11:15 AM)
Phil Jose, Battalion Chief,                  The 2012 Company Officer -                 Santa Rosa Junior College
                                             Are You Up for the Challenge?                                                       Nick Schuler, Field Battalion Chief, CAL
Seattle, WA FD                                                                                                                   FIRE; Mike Mohler, Captain & PIO CAL
                                             (Thursday 8:00 - 9:30 AM)                  Exploring Ethics in EMS
                                             Steve Prziborowski, Acting Deputy          (Wednesday 8:00 - 9:30 AM)               FIRE/San Diego County Fire Authority
SCBA Skills & Abilities                                                                                                          and CAL FIRE Incident Command
(Tuesday 1:30 - 3:00 PM)                     Chief, Santa Clara County, CA FD           Chris LeBaudour, MS ED, EMT, Faculty,
                                                                                        Santa Rosa Junior College, CA            Team 9
John J. Salka Jr., Battalion Chief, FDNY
                                             The Compleat Fire Officer
                                             (Tuesday 1:30 - 3:00 PM)                   I’ll Drink to That! Responding to        Ten Tactical Truths: Real-World
The Doctrine of IDLH                                                                                                             Incident Management for the
(Wednesday 1:30 - 3:00 PM)                   Ronny Coleman, President, Fireforceone     Binge-Drinking Kids
                                                                                        (Wednesday 9:45 - 11:15 AM)              EMS Response
Ronny Coleman, President, Fireforceone                                                                                           (Thursday 8:00 - 9:30 AM)
                                             Understanding the Firefighter Bill         Arthur Hsieh, Faculty, NREMT-P,
                                             of Rights & Discipline in California       Santa Rosa Junior College                Zachary Goldfarb, EMT-P, CHEP, CHSP,
Apparatus Purchasing                         (Tuesday 1:30 - 3:00 PM)                                                            CEM
So You’re Bidding a New Fire Truck           Kimberly Alyn, Author/Owner,               No Kidding! Pediatric Assessment
- What You Need to Know                      Fire Presentations                         Pearls                                   Engine Company Operations
(Thursday 8:00 - 9:30 AM)                                                               (Thursday 9:45 - 11:15 AM)               Engine Company Operations:
Mike Wilbur, Lieutenant, FDNY; Tom
Shand, Contributing Editor, Firehouse        EMS - ALS                                  Mike Grill, MS, NREMT-P                  10 Reasons Engine Companies Fail
                                             Case Studies in Respiratory Care                                                    (Wednesday 1:30 - 3:00 PM)
Magazine                                                                                Trials, Tribulations & Tweakers:         Bob Leonard, Fire Captain, San Jose,
                                             (Tuesday 8:00 - 9:30 AM)
                                             Scott Snyder, BS, NREMT-P                  Emergency Response to                    CA FD
Building Construction                                                                   Methamphetaminie Production
Reading the Building: Predictive
Occupancy Profiling
                                             Case Studies in Trauma Care                & Abuse
                                                                                        (Tuesday 8:00 - 9:30 AM)
                                                                                                                                 ✪      Gallons Per Second
                                             (Wednesday 8:00 - 9:30 AM)                                                          (Tuesday 1:00 - 2:30 PM)
(Tuesday 8:00 - 9:30 AM)                     Scott Snyder, BS, NREMT-P                  Michael McDonough, NREMT-P               Curt Isakson, Battalion Chief, Escambia
Christopher Naum, Chief of Training,
                                                                                                                                 County Fire Rescue, FL
Command Institute, Washington, DC            Combat Casualty Care:                      Up in Smoke (And Other Interesting
                                             Lessons for PHTLS                          Case Studies in Prehospital Care)     The Lost Art of the Hoseline
Case History                                 (Thursday 9:45 – 11:15 AM)                 (Thursday 8:00 - 9:30 AM)             (Tuesday 8:00 - 9:30 AM)
Near-Miss Incidents                          Jay Doucet, MD, FACS, Associate            Mike Grill, MS, NREMT-P               Bob Leonard, Fire Captain, San Jose,
(Tuesday 1:30 - 3:00 PM)                     Professor, Director, SICU, University of                                         CA FD
Robert Shannon, Fire Captain,                California San Diego Trauma Division       Vital Signs - Back to Basics
Las Vegas Fire/Rescue Department, NV                                                    (Tuesday 1:30 - 3:00 PM)
                                             Developing Competency Standards            Chris LeBaudour, MS ED, EMT, Faculty, Fireground Decision Making
                                                                                        Santa Rosa Junior College, CA         Damn that was Close
Command Training                             and Measurement for Paramedic
                                                                                                                              (Tuesday 8:00 - 9:30 AM)
The Fireground Commander                     Field Training
                                                                                                                              Mike Dugan, Captain, FDNY,
(Wednesday 1:30 - 3:00 PM)                   (Wednesday 1:30 - 3:00 PM)                 EMS - Operations                      Contributing Editor Firehouse Magazine
John J. Salka Jr., Battalion Chief, FDNY     Rick Rod, RN, CEN, NREMT-P                 Ambulance Strike Teams
                                                                                        (Tuesday 1:30 - 3:00 PM)              Fireground Leadership - From the
                                             Have a Cold One! - Therapeutic             Michael McDonough, NREMT-P
Communications                               Hypothermia and Emerging
                                                                                                                              Jump Seat to the Right Seat
Fireground Radio                                                                                                                 (Wednesday 9:45 - 11:15 AM)
                                             Science in Fire-based EMS                  Building the Future of EMS
Communication Solutions                                                                                                          Steve Chikerotis, Deputy District Chief,
                                             (Thursday 8:00 - 9:30 AM)                  Through Telemedicine
(Wednesday 8:00 - 9:30 AM)                                                                                                       Chicago, IL FD
                                             Joshua Stapleton, Fire Captain, Rancho     (Wednesday 8:00 – 9:00 AM)
Mark Emery, President, Fire Command          Cucamonga Fire District, CA                Rick Rod, RN, CEN, NREMT-P
LLC, King County, WA                                                                                                             Offensive and Defensive
                                                                                                                                 Operations… Making The Correct
                                             Hot Topics in EMS                          From Katrina to Irene: Lessons in
                                                                                                                                 Fireground Choice!
                                             (Tuesday 1:30 - 3:00 PM)                   Healthcare Facility Evacuation
                                                                                                                                 (Tuesday 1:30 - 3:00 PM)
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                                             Scott Snyder, BS, NREMT-P                  (Wednesday 9:45 - 11:15 AM)
                                                                                                                                 Todd Harms, Assistant Chief,
       for everyone with a Firehouse World                                              Zachary Goldfarb, EMT-P, CHEP, CHSP,
                                                                                                                                 Phoenix, AZ FD
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                              Impacting firefighters with all levels of experience.                                                                                     9
CONFERENCE BY CATEGORY
Fireground Decision Making                NIOSH Reports - Lessons Learned            ISO                                        FD; John Brunacini, Fire Captain (ret.),
                                          or Not? (PRE4)                                                                        Phoenix, AZ FD
(cont.)                                   (Monday 8:00 AM - Noon)
                                                                                     Incident Safety Officer: Are You
                                                                                     Ready for this Assignment?
Operations At Private-Dwelling            Peter Lamb, Fire Chief, North Attleboro,   (Wednesday 9:45 - 11:15 AM)                Dealing with the Fast Promotion
Fires By First-Due Fire Companies         MA FD                                      David Franklin, Assistant Chief,           (Tuesday 8:00 - 9:30 AM)
(Wednesday 8:00 - 9:30 AM)                                                           San Francisco, CA FD                       John Heilmann, Division Chief,
Mike Dugan, Captain, FDNY,                Responding to Chemical Suicide                                                        West Sacramento, CA FD
Contributing Editor Firehouse Magazine    Incidents                                  What ISO Can do for You:
                                          (Wednesday 1:30 - 3:00 PM)                 Understanding the Tools &                  Developing Responsible and
Success With Less                         Mark J. Schmitt, Captain/HazMat            Resources of ISO and An Update             Accountable Leaders
(Tuesday 1:30 - 3:00 PM)                  Specialist, Greensboro, NC FD              on the Revised Fire Suppression            (Tuesday 8:00 - 9:30 AM)
Michael Taylor, Captain, West                                                        Rating Schedule (FSRS)                     Kimberly Alyn, Author/Owner,
Sacramento, CA FD                       The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly:             (Tuesday 8:00 - 9:30 AM)                   Fire Presentations
                                        Firefighter Safety Mistakes and              Robert Cobb, National Director,
Tactical Considerations for             Best Practices                                                                          Fire Chiefs Forum
                                                                                     Community Hazard Mitigation, ISO
Residential Attic Fires                 (Wednesday 1:30 - 3:00 PM)                                                              (Thursday 8:00 - 11:15 AM)
(Wednesday 1:30 - 3:00 PM)              Richard Gasaway, Ph.D., EFO, CFO,                                                       Speakers TBD
Jeff Case, Deputy Chief, Phoenix, AZ FD MI, Fire Chief (ret.), Roseville, MN FD,
                                                                                     Leadership
                                        President, Gasaway Consulting Group,         10 Marine Leadership Lessons for           Humanistic Leadership
                                        LLC                                          Firefighters                               (Thursday 9:45 - 11:15 AM)
The New Firefight (PRE5)
                                                                                     (Thursday 8:00 - 9:30 AM)                  David F. Peterson, EFO, Assistant Chief,
(Monday 1:00 - 5:00 PM)
                                        WTF - Yes, It’s Exactly What You             Jason Ferris, Sergeant, Marines            Milton Township FD, WI; Joseph L.
Peter Van Dorpe, District Chief,
Chicago, IL FD; James Dalton, FF/EMT, Think it Means!                                                                           Krueger, EFO, Assistant Chief, McHenry
                                                                                     ABC’s of Safety Leadership                 Township Fire Protection District, IL
Coord. of Res. and Dev., Chicago, IL FD (Wednesday 8:00 - 9:30 AM)                   (Thursday 9:45 - 11:15 AM)
                                        John Sullivan, Deputy Chief, Worcester,
                                        MA FD                                        Billy D. Hayes, VP of Marketing            Leadership...The Lead, The Herd
Fitness                                                                              & Outreach, Columbia Southern              and The Drag
Crossfit For The Fire Service -                                                      University; Ron Dennis, Director of        (Thursday 9:45 - 11:15 AM)
A Proven Approach                         Incident Command                           Special Programs, Columbia Southern        Jeff Johnson, CEO, Western Fire Chiefs
(Wednesday 9:45 - 11:15 AM)               Command & Control “We Need To              University
                                          Do It Better”                                                                         Association
Michael Contreras, Captain, Wellness
& Fitness Program Coordinator, Orange     (Wednesday 1:30 - 3:00 PM)                 Added Value Leadership                     Leading the Fire Station - Effective
County Fire Authority, CA                 Mike Bryant, Operations Deputy Chief,      (Wednesday 1:30 - 3:00 PM)                 Leadership in the Fire Station
                                          Los Angeles County, CA FD                  Alan Brunacini, Fire Chief (ret.),         (Thursday 8:00 - 9:30 AM)
Functional Movement Screen -                                                         Phoenix, AZ FD; Nick Brunacini, South      Brian Crandell, Assistant Chief, Central
The Key To An Injury Prevention           Command Strategy & Tactics                 Shift Commander (ret.), Phoenix, AZ
                                          Simulations                                                                           Valley Fire District, Belgrade, MT;
Program: A Proven Approach                                                           FD; John Brunacini, Fire Captain (ret.),   Kevin Conant, Battalion Chief, City of
(Tuesday 1:30 - 3:00 PM)                  (Thursday 9:45 - 11:15 AM)                 Phoenix, AZ FD
                                          Mike Bryant, Operations Deputy Chief,                                                 San Jose, CA FD
Michael Contreras, Captain, Wellness
& Fitness Program Coordinator,            Los Angeles County, CA FD                  Advanced Leadership Skills for             Mayday I’m Falling
Orange County Fire Authority, CA                                                     Battalion Chiefs                           (Thursday 9:45 - 11:15 AM)
                                          ITAC Command Competency                    (Wednesday 9:45 - 11:15 AM)
                                          Clinic (PRE1)                                                                         Ross Chadwick, Fire Chief,
Grants                                    (Sunday and Monday 8:00 AM -
                                                                                     Mark Nugent, Battalion Chief,              Denton, TX FD
The Anatomy and Physiology of a                                                      Chesterfield, VA Dept. of Fire and EMS;
                                          5:00 PM)                                   Edward “Loy” Senter Jr., Fire Chief,
Winning Grant Proposal                                                                                                          Observations from 30,000 Feet –
                                          Mark Emery, President, Fire Command        Chesterfield, VA Dept. of Fire and EMS
(Tuesday 1:30 - 3:00 PM)                                                                                                        Modern Challenges and
                                          LLC, King County, WA
Mark Nugent, Battalion Chief,                                                                                                   Opportunities for the Fire Service
Chesterfield, VA Dept. of Fire and EMS;                                              Becoming a Fire Officer of                 (Tuesday 8:00 - 9:30 AM)
Edward “Loy” Senter Jr., Fire Chief,      Innovative Funding                         Influence                                  Tim Sendelbach, Assistant Chief
Chesterfield, VA Dept. of Fire and EMS    Group Purchasing...Save Time and           (Wednesday 9:45 - 11:15 AM)
                                          Money!                                     Darryl Cleveland, Fire Chief, North Lyon   Part of the Gang: Indoctrination
                                          (Thursday 8:00 - 9:30 AM)                  County Fire District, NV; John Roberts,
Health & Safety                           Jeff Johnson, CEO, Western Fire Chiefs     Fire Captain, Corona, CA FD
                                                                                                                                Without Hazing
Fight or Flight: Adrenaline and its                                                                                             (Wednesday 8:00 - 9:30 AM)
                                          Association                                                                           Jason Ferris, Sergeant, Marines
Effects on High-Stress Events
                                                                                     Being the Ship Captain in a Storm
(Thursday 8:00 - 9:30 AM)                 The Future of Your Fire                    (Wednesday 9:45 - 11:15 AM)                Progressive Leadership Principles,
Brian Giles, Captain, Lincoln,            Department: Our Chance To                  Peter Lamb, Fire Chief, North Attleboro,   Concepts, and Tools
NE Fire-Rescue                            Survive?                                   MA FD                                      (Tuesday 8:00 - 9:30 AM)
                                          (Wednesday 9:45 - 11:15 AM)                                                           Dennis Compton, Chief (ret.), Mesa, AZ,
     National Seatbelt Update
                                          Otto Huber, Fire Chief OFE, Loveland-      Blue Card Command Training                 FD; IFSTA
(Thursday Noon - 1:30 PM)
                                          Symmes, OH FD                              Program Overview
Mike Wilbur, Lieutenant, FDNY
                                                                                     (Wednesday 8:00 - 9:30 AM)                 Real Life Personnel Management
                                                                                     Alan Brunacini, Fire Chief (ret.),         (Thursday 9:45 - 11:15 AM)
                                                                                     Phoenix, AZ FD; Nick Brunacini, South      Jeff Case, Deputy Chief, Phoenix, AZ FD
     = Classes provided by                                                           Shift Commander (ret.), Phoenix, AZ


10                               Training and education SO EVERYONE GOES HOME.
                                                                                      CONFERENCE BY CATEGORY
Leadership (cont.)                         New Technology                             Specialized Rescue                         Firefighters in Hostile Fire Events
The Economy and Concepts that              Is There an APP for That?                                                             (Thursday 8:00 - 9:30 AM)
Frame our Future                           (Tuesday 1:30 - 3:00 PM)                   ✪     Development of Specialized           Darryl Cleveland, Fire Chief, North Lyon
(Thursday 9:45 - 11:15 AM)                 Peter Lamb, Fire Chief, North Attleboro,   Rescue Teams: The Benefits of              County Fire District, NV; John Roberts,
Cliff Jones, Fire Chief (ret.),            MA FD                                      Resource Typing                            Fire Captain, Corona, CA FD
Tempe, AZ FD                                                                          (Thursday 10:15 - 11:45 AM)
                                                                                      Bob Duemmel, Technical Rescue Editor,      Going Back to Basics
                                           Politics                                   Firehouse.com & Firehouse Magazine         (Tuesday 1:30 - 3:00 PM)
Leadership: What the Books Don’t           A Company Officer’s Guide to
Tell You                                                                                                                         Gerald A. Tracy, Battalion Chief (ret.),
                                           Fire Service Politics                                                                 FDNY
(Thursday 9:45 - 11:15 AM)                                                            Elevator Emergencies
                                           (Thursday 8:00 - 9:30 AM)
Kim Raddatz, Fire Chief (ret.),                                                       (Wednesday 8:00 - 9:30 AM)
                                           Mark Gerano, Lieutenant, Mason,                                                       Residential Tactical Template for
Salinas, CA FD                                                                        Tony Tricarico, Captain (ret.), FDNY
                                           OH FD                                                                                 Firefighting
Working With and Managing
                                           Promotional                                ✪     Innovations in Technical             (Tuesday 8:00 - 9:30 AM)
                                                                                                                                 Nick Brunacini, South Shift Commander
Difficult Crew Members, A Strategy                                                    Rescue and USAR Operations
                                           What Do They Want to Hear?                                                            (ret.), Phoenix, AZ FD; John Brunacini,
for Success                                                                           (Wednesday 1:00 - 2:30 PM)
                                           The Promotional Interview                                                             Fire Captain (ret.), Phoenix, AZ FD
(Thursday 8:00 - 9:30 AM)                                                             Larry Collins, Battalion Chief,
                                           (Wednesday 1:30 - 3:00 PM)
Robert Krause, Battalion Chief, Toledo                                                Los Angeles County, CA FD
                                           Steve Prziborowski, Acting Deputy                                                     The Doctrine of Combat Fire
Fire & Rescue, OH
                                           Chief, Santa Clara County, CA FD                                                      Engagement 2012 (PRE3)
                                                                                      Technical Rescue First Due,
You Can’t Make This Stuff Up                                                          Now What Do I Do?                          (Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
(Wednesday 8:00 - 9:30 AM)                 Risk Management                            (Wednesday 8:00 - 9:30 AM)                 Christopher Naum, Chief of Training,
Curt Varone, Attorney, Author, Firehouse   Situational Readiness and                  Kent Freeman, Captain, City of             Command Institute, Washington, DC
Magazine Columnist                         Situational Awareness:                     Roseville, CA
                                           The Foundation of Fireground                                                          What The !!!!!
                                           Success (PRE2)                                                                        (Tuesday 8:00 - 9:30 AM)
Lessons Learned                            (Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
                                                                                      ✪     Trench Rescue “Snatching             Phil Jose, Battalion Chief, Seattle,
Firefighter Survival                                                                  Victims from the Grip of the Grave”        WA FD
(Wednesday 9:45 - 11:15 AM)                Richard Gasaway, Ph.D., EFO, CFO,
                                                                                      (Tuesday 3:15 - 4:45 PM)
Mickey Conboy, Lieutenant, FDNY            MI, Fire Chief (ret.), Roseville, MN FD,
                                                                                      Kent Freeman, Captain, City of             Thermal Imagers
                                           President, Gasaway Consulting Group,
                                                                                      Roseville, CA                              What Do You Want To Know About
Getting Through the Fire - One             LLC; Gordon Routley, Division Chief,
Firefighter’s Journey Back To Duty         Montreal, Quebec FD                                                                   Fire Service Thermal Imagers and
After Surviving A Flashover &
                                                                                      Specifying Apparatus                       Their Application?
                                                                                      Is a Combination Apparatus in
Multiple LODD                              Search & Rescue                            Your Future?
                                                                                                                                 (Wednesday 9:45 - 11:15 AM)
(Tuesday 8:00 - 9:30 AM)                   Japan Quake & Tsunami                                                                 Bob Athanas, President, SAFE-IR, Inc.
                                                                                      (Wednesday 8:00 - 9:30 AM)
Lionel Crowther, Director of Training,     Catastrophe: USAR/Fire
                                                                                      Mike Wilbur, Lieutenant, FDNY;             Training
Florian Fire & Rescue, CAN; Joanna         Department Response and
                                                                                      Tom Shand, Contributing Editor,            Street Smart - Effective
Crowther                                   Lessons Learned
                                                                                      Firehouse Magazine                         Fire Training
                                           (Thursday 9:45 - 11:15 AM)
LODD                                       Larry Collins, BN Chief, Los Angeles                                                  (Wednesday 8:00 - 9:30 AM)
Steps for Eliminating the Top Five         County, CA FD                              Strategy & Tactics                         Brian Crandell, Assistant Chief, Central
                                                                                      A View From The Street:                    Valley Fire District, Belgrade, MT;
Causes of Fire Service Fatalities                                                     Commercial Building Operations
(Wednesday 1:30 - 3:00 PM)                 Tactical Search Operations at                                                         John Culbertson, Captain/Training
                                           SAR Events                                 (Wednesday 9:45 - 11:15 AM)                Officer, Central Valley Fire District,
Jeff Seaton, Firefighter, San Jose,                                                   Richard J. Blatus, Battalion Chief, FDNY
CA FD                                      (Wednesday 8:00- 9:30 AM)                                                             Belgrade, MT
                                           Todd Fetters, Fire Captain, City of        Rescue Operations Battalion; Thomas
                                           Hemet, CA FD                               Richardson, Battalion Chief, FDNY-         Truck Operations
Major Incidents                                                                       Battalion 38                               Aerial Ladder and Tower Ladder
Major Incident Safety
Investigations                             Search Operations                          A View From The Street:
                                                                                                                                 Placement and Operations (PRE6)
                                                                                                                                 (Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
(Tuesday 8:00 - 9:30 AM)
David Franklin, Assistant Chief,
                                           ✪ Search Ropes - Simple and                Residential and Multi-Family
                                                                                                                                 Mike Wilbur, Lieutenant, FDNY;
                                           Effective: Are They in Your Tool           Dwellings
San Francisco, CA FD                                                                                                             Tom Shand, Contributing Editor,
                                           Box?                                       (Thursday 8:00 - 9:30 AM)
                                                                                                                                 Firehouse Magazine
                                           (Wednesday 3:15 - 4:45 PM)                 Richard J. Blatus, Battalion Chief, FDNY
Media Relations                            Robert Cobb, National Director,            Rescue Operations Battalion; Thomas
                                                                                                                                 Ventilation
A Business With No Sign Is A Sign          Community Hazard Mitigation, ISO           Richardson, Battalion Chief, FDNY-
of No Business                                                                        Battalion 38                               Ventilation Past and Present
(Wednesday 9:45 - 11:15 AM)                                                                                                      (Wednesday 1:30 - 3:00 PM)
Billy D. Hayes, VP of Marketing &                                                     Commercial Fireground Operations           Gerald A. Tracy, Battalion Chief (ret.),
Outreach, Columbia Southern University                                                (Thursday 8:00 - 9:30 AM)                  FDNY
                                                                                      Jeff Seaton, Firefighter, San Jose,
                                                                                      CA FD
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sunday, FEb. 19 & Monday, FEb. 20
8:00 aM – 4:00 PM
There are six hands-on training classes to choose from. All are
conducted at various off-site locations. Transportation from the
convention center, along with lunch and beverages, will be provided.

ALL HANDS-ON TRAINING CLASSES HAVE A PRE-
REQUISITE TRAINING REQUIREMENT. Registrants must
be at least 18 years of age and must submit a copy of your NFPA
1001 Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications / Fire
Fighter 1 completion card/certificate (minimum requirement, may
send certificates that exceed FF1), or state/national professional
qualifications certificate, or notarized letter from FD Chief that attests
to completion of such training must be faxed to 952-894-6818 or
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Hs1, HM1 - the Fundamentals                                                  Hs2, HM2 - High-density
of Positive Pressure Fire                                                    Forcible Entry Concepts.
attack                                                                       “softening the structure to
Dennis Hambleton, Battalion Chief; Tim Adams,                                get out alive”
Captain; Marcel Medina, Engineer – all with
Anaheim, CA FD                                                               Andrew Mejia, Captain, Encinitas, CA FD

This class is designed to provide the first                                  High Density Forcible Entry is paramount for safe
responder with the technical knowledge and                                   and efficient fireground operations. This course is
understanding in safely performing Positive                                  designed to provide the students with techniques
Pressure Fire Attack (PPA). This tactic is based on                          for “SOFTENING THE STRUCTURE”, while
utilizing blowers to introduce cool fresh air into                           providing access and egress points for fireground
the entry point once an exhaust port has been                                operations and firefighter safety. This course
established.  Air Track Management is obtained by                            utilizes “BIG EXITING” as a rule and teaches the
controlling the ventilation of the fire building prior                       concepts of this operation. Students will work
to attack lines entering the structure.  This course                         through 6 hands-on training stations to build upon
is designed to be part lecture, group discussion,                            and develop skill sets necessary for them to be
demonstration and most importantly hands-                                    aggressive and safe on the fireground. Students
on PPA fire training. This will include terminology,                         will be taught both conventional “IRONS” use and
coordination, communication and skill sets that                              “HIGH-DENSITY FORCIBLE ENTRY” operations
are required to properly and safely apply PPA on                             using a variety of power tools and saw work.
the fireground.  The hands-on portion will adhere                            Required: Full Turnout Gear (NFPA P.P.E.),
to NFPA 1403 standards and all other regulatory                              NFPA Eye & Hearing Protection
requirements.  We will cover the 360 size up                                 Maximum Students: 35
process of the first arriving engine company
through the safe application of PPA while
monitoring conditions for maximum situational
                                                                             Hs3, HM3 - rapid intervention
awareness.  All participants will perform and                                / safety & survival skills
evaluate PPA under live fire conditions to                                   Mike Daley, Lieutenant / Rescue Officer,
maximize the learning experience from interior                               Monroe Twp. FD / NJ Task Force 1, USAR
and exterior positions.
Required: Full Turnout Gear (NFPA P.P.E.),                                   Rescuing of a lost, trapped or missing firefighter
SCBA, Spare SCBA Bottle & OSHA Fit Test                                      requires a tremendous amount of dedication and
Certification Proof                                                          preparation, and will add a significant amount of
Maximum Students: 32


12                               real-life training to prepare you for your next call.
                                                                                                         Hands-on training
                                                       Our instructors will lead class participants through     the ‘patients’ from the entrapment. Car-on-car,
                                                       proven fire-based strategies, tactics and task           underride, large vehicle rollovers, and more
                                                       level operations. Each commercial occupancy              await participants of this NFPA Technician-level
                                                       fire requires you to accomplish the fireground           challenge course. All training hours of this
                                                       objectives in a proficient, effective, timely and safe   program are field-level, hands-on experience
                                                       manner. This one of a kind program will do exactly       working scenario-based vehicle rescue incidents.
                                                       that. Class participants will walk away with better      Personal cameras are permitted.
                                                       “knowledge, skills and abilities” for commercial         Required: Full Turnout gear (NFPA P.P.E.),
                                                       fireground operations! All ranks of the fire service     NFPA Eye & Hearing Protection
                                                       will benefit from this program!                          Maximum Students: 40
                                                       Required: Full Turnout Gear (NFPA P.P.E.),
                                                       SCBA, Spare SCBA Bottle & OSHA Fit Test
                                                       certification proof
                                                                                                                Hs6, HM6 - Live Fire Critical
                                                       Maximum Students: 48                                     Evolutions
                                                                                                                Todd Fetters, Captain, Hemet, CA FD
                                                       Hs5, HM5 - scenario-based                                Students will perform the basics of fire attack,
                                                       Patient Extrication training                             primary searches, victim rescue, ventilation and
                                                                                                                RIC evolutions under live fire conditions. In today’s
                                                       Ron Moore, Battalion Chief / Training Officer            fire service there are less fires and unfortunately
                                                       (ret.), McKinney, TX FD                                  less training opportunities under realistic
                                                       OBJECTIVE: Participants receive training in              conditions. Students will perform multiple bread
                                                       victim rescue techniques and procedures in               and butter evolutions critical for success on the
                                                       conformance with NFPA #1006 and NFPA #1670,              fireground. Proper hose handling, use of thermal
                                                       Chapter 8, Technician level competencies.                imaging cameras and putting the “rapid” back in
                                                                                                                RIC is just a few of the training lessons that will
stress at an incident. Searching and removing one      Participants enrolled in this special University of      be reinforced. Instructors are CSFM Fire Control
of our own at an emergency scene will challenge        Extrication program spend a full day studying            3 certified and have been active instructors in live
even the best-trained, most seasoned firefighters.     real-world incidents and ‘responding’ to realistic       fire since Firehouse World began in San Diego.
NIOSH studies have continually identified that the     extrication scenarios with simulated patients            Required: Full Turnout Gear (NFPA P.P.E.),
lack of preparation and training to deal with these    trapped. Vendors provide a wide variety of               SCBA, Spare SCBA Bottle & OSHA Fit Test
type emergencies have had a significant negative       rescue and extrication equipment that can be             Certification Proof
impact on the outcome of a firefighter rescue.         used to solve each scenario challenge and free           Maximum Students: 42
Having a dedicated Rapid Intervention Crew or
company at an incident is one thing; however, this     These classes will be offered Sunday and Monday. When registering, be sure to choose the correct
highly trained crew or company must be capable         day(s) you wish to attend. Sunday classes are indicated with HS; Monday classes are indicated with HM.
to handle this responsibility in any potential
setting. The skills covered in this course will help
prepare the firefighter to serve as an efficient       Hands-on training courses are physically demanding. Plan your activities the night before
member of a Rapid Intervention Crew.                   accordingly. Please arrive well-rested and prepared to participate. For logistical information, visit
Required: Full Turnout Gear (NFPA P.P.E.),             FirehouseWorld.com.
SCBA, Spare SCBA Bottle & OSHA Fit Test                Program subject to change.
Certification Proof
Maximum Students: 40

Hs4, HM4 - Commercial
Fireground operations
Dave McGrail, District Chief, Denver FD; Gregg
Avery, Fire Captain II, LAFD; Jeff Seaton,
Firefighter, San Jose FD
This dynamic, immediately practical hands-on-
training program is applicable to any department
regardless of their staffing and number of
resources readily available to them for commercial
fires. This program will focus on the following
areas: forcible entry / egress, thermal imaging
for exterior and interior operations; 2 1/2” hose
line operations and monitors, search operations,
ventilation and ground ladders.




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preconference
Enrolling in a preconference work-
shop provides you the opportunity
to dig deep into relevant material
that will benefit you on the job.

SUnDAY, feBrUArY 19 &
MonDAY, feBrUArY 20
8:00 AM – 5:00 pM
ITAc command competency
clinic (pre1)
Category: Incident Command
Mark Emery, President, Fire Command LLC,
King County, WA
The fireground incident commander has three re-
sponsibilities: strategy, resources, and risk. Using
multi-screen simulations, portable radios, action-     MonDAY, feBrUArY 20                                    Aerial Ladder and Tower Ladder
plan templates, and a variety of strategic tools,
this 2-day informative and interactive clinic will
                                                       8:00 AM – 5:00 pM                                      placement and operations
provide methods and techniques that will enable                                                               (pre6)
you to be an informed strategist and a competent       Situational readiness and                              Category: Truck Operations
incident manager. (Class limit is 25)
                                                       Situational Awareness:                                 Mike Wilbur, Lieutenant, FDNY; Tom Shand,
MonDAY, feBrUArY 20                                    The foundation of fireground                           Contributing Editor, Firehouse Magazine
                                                                                                              Aerial ladder and tower ladder placement and
8:00 AM - noon                                         Success (pre2)                                         operation training will be conducted in the proper
                                                       Category: Risk Management                              placement and operation of aerial devices. Topics
nIoSH reports - Lessons                                Richard Gasaway, Ph.D., EFO, CFO, MI, Fire
                                                       Chief (ret.), Roseville, MN FD, President,
                                                                                                              covered will be the characteristics and operating
                                                                                                              features of rear mount, tractor drawn aerials, plat-
Learned or not? (pre4)                                 Gasaway Consulting Group, LLC; Gordon                  forms and quint apparatus. Special emphasis will
                                                       Routley, Division Chief, Montreal, Quebec FD           be made on truck company placement for various
Category: Health & Safety                                                                                     types of occupancies, rescue and life safety
Peter Lamb, Fire Chief, North Attleboro, MA FD         This program is a powerful combination approach        strategies and tactical work of quint apparatus.
                                                       to help improve the safety of your firefighters. The   Hands-on demonstrations included.
The program looks at how we are doing with
                                                       program begins with powerful photographs and
actually changing our behavior as a fire service.
                                                       gut-wrenching audio tapes from the Charleston
We will look at many major historical fires and
compare them to some current fires and life
                                                       Super Sofa Store fire as well as examples of           MonDAY, feBrUArY 20
losses and see if there are any similarities.
                                                       situational awareness breakdowns at other
                                                       fire incidents. The presentation concludes with        1:00 – 5:00 pM
                                                       groundbreaking research on fireground decision
                                                       making and the barriers that impact situational        The new fight (pre5)
                                                       awareness.
                                                                                                              Category: Fireground Decision Making
                                                                                                              Peter Van Dorpe, District Chief, Chicago, IL FD;
                                                       The Doctrine of combat fire                            James Dalton, FF/EMT, Coord. of Res. and Dev.,
                                                       engagement 2012 (pre3)                                 Chicago, IL FD
                                                                                                              Lightweight, energy-efficient construction, alterna-
                                                       Category: Strategy & Tactics
                                                                                                              tive electrical supply, modern fuels, firefighter
                                                       Christopher Naum, Chief of Training, Command
                                                                                                              encapsulation and manpower reductions have
                                                       Institute, Washington, DC
                                                                                                              combined to make today’s residential firefight
                                                       Combat fire suppression and field operations are       a dramatically new challenge for even the most
                                                       being impacted on a variety of levels. Addressing      experienced firefighter. This workshop brings
                                                       the five fundamental core relationships of building    together cutting-edge research and best practices
                                                       construction, risk management, firefighter be-         from around the country to help instructors
                                                       haviors, incident operations and situational safety,   develop curriculum and tactics for surviving and
                                                       this program will present where the fire service is    fighting fires in modern residential construction.
                                                       heading in 2012 and beyond.
                                                                                                              Program subject to change.



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                                                                                                 conference program
TUeSDaY, feBrUarY 21                                      sustained third-degree burns to 60%; sadly the
                                                          fire claimed the lives of two veteran captains. This
                                                                                                                      This high impact, high-energy program will highlight
                                                                                                                      the challenges being faced by firefighters and the fire
8:00 – 9:30 am                                            presentation will cover an operational breakdown of         officers throughout the nation while sharing critical
                                                          the incident, the aftermath, of recovery and return-to-     insight as to the opportunities these challenges bring
      case Studies in respiratory care                    work process.                                               to current and future leaders of the fire service. This
                                                                                                                      program is a no-holds-barred presentation designed
Category: EMS – ALS
Scott R. Snyder, BS, NREMT-P                                TIMELY TOPIC-JUST ADDED                                   to uphold the mission of our profession while
                                                                                                                      challenging our daily routines and the decisions that
EMS providers frequently respond to calls for
respiratory distress. Using a case-based approach,
                                                          Major Incident Safety                                       accompany them.

Scott presents case studies that reinforce the            Investigations                                                  prehospital management of
pathophysiology, assessment, diagnosis and
management of some select respiratory emergencies.        Category: Major Incidents                                   Bariatric patients
Come and see if you can diagnose the problem and          David Franklin, Assistant Chief,                            Category: EMS – Operations
formulate a management plan as the case unfolds.          San Francisco, CA FD                                        Jeff Kaplan, Lieutenant, Englewood, NJ FD;
                                                          What do you do when one of your                             Sean Conboy, Paramedic, Englewood Medical
Damn that was close                                       members is seriously injured or you                         Center, NJ
Category: Fireground Decision Making                      have an LODD while operating at an                          As the population grows heavier, it is becoming more
Mike Dugan, Captain, FDNY, Contributing Editor            incident? Who starts the investigation                      difficult to lift and move larger patients. Simply get-
Firehouse Magazine                                        and when? What must the incident                            ting these patients out of their homes has become a
This class is a review of problems confronted by          commander do? Does you depart-                              challenge. New and innovative tools and techniques
firefighters and officers that endangered them            ment have procedures in place to start                      are being developed to safely transport obese, or
and their team. This class will review the common                                                                     bariatric as they are sometimes referred to, patients
                                                          the investigation right away? Are the
problems and how they affect safety and operations.                                                                   with dignity and respect.
                                                          members assigned to the safety inves-
We will learn how we can avoid them or lessen their
impact. The student will walk away with a better
                                                          tigation team prepared to conduct the                       progressive Leadership principles,
                                                          investigation? How do they go about
understanding of what they face and how to properly
                                                          gathering information and talking
                                                                                                                      concepts, and Tools
prepare for the challenge of today’s fires.                                                                           Category: Leadership
                                                          with the members who were involved?                         Dennis Compton, Chief (ret.), Mesa, AZ, FD; IFSTA
                                                          What information do you need regard-
Dealing with the fast promotion                           ing the incident? Once you have the                         This session explores critical and innovative
Category: Leadership                                      information, how do you review and                          leadership, supervisory, and management strategies
John Heilmann, Division Chief,                                                                                        that will make fire officers more effective in their
West Sacramento, CA FD
                                                          put everything together to write the
                                                                                                                      position. Learning objectives for the session include:
                                                          report? This class will give provide you                    1) Examine leadership concepts and principles
This course will discuss the changing fire service and    with an overview on how to conduct an                       - 2) Identify specific areas of focus that can shift
the fact that, due to mass retirements, personnel are     investigation.                                              organizational culture - 3) Explore the application and
being promoted quickly. We will cover how to deal
                                                                                                                      impact of consistent leadership practices.
with being promoted to roles of supervision without
having the years of experience, generational gaps in          Trials, Tribulations & Tweakers:
the fire service, the changes that occur with younger     emergency response to                                       reading the Building:
retirements, increased wages and the 48/96 schedule.
                                                          methamphetamine production &                                predictive occupancy profiling
                                                                                                                      Category: Building Construction
Developing responsible and                                abuse                                                       Christopher Naum, Chief of Training, Command
                                                          Category: EMS – BLS
accountable Leaders                                       Michael McDonough, NREMT-P
                                                                                                                      Institute, Washington, DC
Category: Leadership                                                                                                  Today’s buildings and occupancies continue to
Kimberly Alyn, Author/Owner, Fire Presentations           Many law enforcement agencies in this country               present unique challenges to command and
                                                          consider methamphetamine abuse as the largest               operating companies during combat structural fire
Learn how to develop purposeful commitment in             drug problem faced by their communities. It is              engagement. This class introduces a new skill set
your formal and informal leaders by shifting the          believed to be the most often abused drug with              in reading the building and implementing predictive
culture of your organization to create higher levels of   the highest addictive properties of any intoxicating        occupancy profiling for firefighters, company and
responsibility and accountability. Attendees will also    substance. For emergency responders, the                    command officers.
learn how to overcome the resistance to inevitable        challenges faced when assessing and treating
change and the common myths about change                  patients abusing methamphetamine are only
resistance that could be seriously damaging morale        outweighed by the extreme hazards resulting from            residential Tactical Template for
in your department.                                       the clandestine laboratories that manufacture the           firefighting
                                                          drug. Participants will leave with an increased             Category: Strategy & Tactics
getting Through the fire: one                             awareness of the unique hazards and medical                 Nick Brunacini, South Shift Commander (ret.),
                                                          treatments associated with methamphetamine.
firefighter’s Journey Back to Duty                                                                                    Phoenix, AZ FD; John Brunacini, Fire Captain
                                                                                                                      (ret.), Phoenix, AZ FD
after Surviving a flashover & multiple                    observations from 30,000 feet –                             This session will look at the eight main critical
LoDD                                                      modern challenges and                                       factors for residential structures. We will also take
Category: Lessons Learned                                                                                             an in-depth look at the building techniques used
Lionel Crowther, Director of Training,                    opportunities for the fire Service                          to construct both old and newer homes as well as
Florian Fire & Rescue, CAN; Joanna Crowther               Category: Leadership                                        looking at modern fire behavior in the residential
                                                          Tim Sendelbach, Assistant Chief, Metro                      setting. In this session participants will practice in the
A firsthand account of a flashover that trapped six
                                                          Department in Southern Nevada                               context of “real-world” tactical simulations.
crew members on the second floor of a residential
home; firefighter sustained third-degree burns
to 30% of his body while another crew member                    = Classes provided by               ✪ = for everyone with a (presentations offered on the Exhibit Floor are FREE
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     plan to attend the 9th annual fire-etc. networking event. (See page 15)                                                                                                17
conference program
TUeSDaY, feBrUarY 21                                       The focus is on exceeding fire flow needs and
                                                           still managing water during the initial hoseline               Hot Topics in emS
8:00 – 9:30 am (cont.)                                     advancement in an interior offensive attack.
                                                           Strategies are presented for managing the booster
                                                                                                                     Category: EMS – ALS
                                                                                                                     Scott Snyder, BS, NREMT-P
                                                           tank supply until a sustainable water supply has been     Want to know what you are going to be seeing
The Lost art of the Hoseline                               established. The class is especially relevant for those   and doing in the field tomorrow, next month or six
Category: Engine Operations                                who commonly engage with the booster tank and             months down the line? Check out this breaking-
Bob Leonard, Fire Captain, San Jose, CA FD                 deploy suburban fire tactics.                             news presentation, which will review what’s hot in
The intent of this program is to provide strategies,                                                                 EMS in regard to patient care, EMS education and
tactics and task level information so that command
officers, company officers and firefighters will be able
                                                           TUeSDaY, feBrUarY 21                                      technology.

to manage, and coordinate a successful fireground          1:30 – 3:00 pm                                            Is There an app for That?
operation from an engine company standpoint! This                                                                    Category: New Technology
is a back-to-basics presentation that is meant to
drive home the importance of training, SOPs and
                                                           all Hell Breaks Loose                                     Peter Lamb, Fire Chief, North Attleboro, MA FD
attitude.                                                  Category: Air Management                                  Technology should be used to support operations
                                                           Phil Jose, Battalion Chief, Seattle, WA FD                rather than being viewed as a burden. This
                                                                                                                     interactive program will look at computer equipment
What ISo can Do for You:                                   This training in effective air management is some
                                                           of the most innovative to arrive on the American          and electronic technology that will help commanders
Understanding the Tools & resources                        fire service training scene since the advent of rapid     and administrative staff in departments large and
                                                                                                                     small. We will look at cell phones, smart phones,
of ISo and an Update on the revised                        intervention and firefighter self rescue. This class
                                                                                                                     tablet computers, software and applications for
                                                           presents new ideas, in an effective way, to improve
fire Suppression rating Schedule                           the safety and performance you and your team              iPhone and Android platforms.
(fSrS)                                                     demonstrate on the fireground.
Category: ISO                                                                                                          TIMELY TOPIC-JUST ADDED
Robert Cobb, National Director, Community Hazard                 ambulance Strike Teams
Mitigation, ISO                                            Category: EMS – Operations                                Near-Miss Incidents
This guided program will foster insight into the tools     Michael McDonough, NREMT-P                                Category: Case History
and resources available through ISO. Chief Cobb will       Recent large-scale catastrophes and terrorism             Robert Shannon, Fire Captain, Las Vegas
provide an overview of the PPC program and discuss         incidents have demonstrated the need to apply             Fire /Rescue Department
the value it can bring to your community. He will          the “Strike Team” concept (an organized group of
also cover the important ISO resource, Fire Chiefs
                                                                                                                     Attendees will view actual video foot-
                                                           personnel and equipment applied to an emergency           age and fireground audio of near-miss
Online - a special secured website with information        response), to the Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
and features that can help improve your ISO Public                                                                   incidents as they occurred and discuss
                                                           response discipline. This presentation will introduce
Protection Classification (PPC).                           attendees to the concept of Ambulance Strike Teams        what went wrong and what went right.
                                                           and the role they can play in disaster response in        The presentation will discuss fire
What The !!!!!                                             your community.                                           behavior, building construction and the
Category: Strategy & Tactics                                                                                         need to have a greater understanding of
Phil Jose, Battalion Chief, Seattle, WA FD                 functional movement Screen -                              how one influences the other during a
                                                                                                                     fire event.
This tactics class uses videos of large and small          The Key to an Injury prevention
fire departments fighting structure fires. Students
watch as firefighters make first-in critical decisions     program: a proven approach                                offensive and Defensive operations…
                                                           Category: Fitness
– some good and some bad. The instructor will use
                                                           Michael Contreras, Captain, Wellness & Fitness            making the correct fireground
an incident debrief methodology to get the students
involved and lead them into a discussion of Engine         Program Coordinator, Orange County Fire                   choice!
and Truck Company tactics.                                 Authority, CA                                             Category: Fireground Decision Making
                                                           The Functional Movement Screen (FMS) has been             Todd Harms, Assistant Chief, Phoenix, AZ FD

TUeSDaY, feBrUarY 21                                       used for years to identify high risk individuals in
                                                           professional sports. All who attend will learn the
                                                                                                                     In today’s ever-challenging fire service environment,
                                                                                                                     a critical initial and ongoing fireground decision is
9:45 – 11:15 am                                            steps to implement the FMS in their departments as
                                                           well as the results of a two-year study which shows
                                                                                                                     the overall incident strategy. Firefighter safety and
                                                                                                                     incident scene operations are all based upon the
                                                           the benefits of the utilizing the system to drastically   incident commander’s ability to make the correct
opening ceremony & Keynote                                 lower worker’s comp costs.                                decision between offensive and defensive operations
presentation                                                                                                         and then develop an incident action plan. During this
At the time of this printing, the opening ceremony         going Back to Basics                                      program we will examine critical fireground factors
                                                                                                                     and how they drive the fireground strategy.
and keynote presentation had not been finalized.           Category: Strategy & Tactics
Please visit FirehouseWorld.com for more                   Gerald A. Tracy, Battalion Chief, FDNY
information.
                                                           This presentation includes the fundamentals
                                                                                                                     ScBa Skills & abilities
                                                           of preparedness, response, fireground actions,            Category: Air Management
TUeSDaY, feBrUarY 21                                       accountability and safety that will get you home safe.    John J. Salka Jr., Battalion Chief, FDNY

1:00 – 2:30 pm                                             The present day challenge of construction trends,
                                                           increased fuel loading and how we can adjust our
                                                                                                                     This will be an analysis of the skills and abilities that
                                                                                                                     every interior structural firefighter must possess to
                                                           strategies and use the fire equipment technology of       operate safely and effectively while using a self-
✪ gallons per Second                                       today will be explained, both pros and cons.              contained breathing apparatus.
Category: Engine Company Operations
Curt Isakson, Battalion Chief, Escambia County
Fire Rescue, FL


18                               avoid long lines. preregister at firehouseWorld.com.
                                                                                                 conference program
Success With Less                                        common pitfalls. Everyone is sure to come away with              case Studies in Trauma care
Category: Fireground Decision Making                     at least one new technique that they can put to use        Category: EMS – ALS
Michael Taylor, Captain, West Sacramento,                on their very next call.                                   Scott Snyder, BS, NREMT-P
CA FD
                                                                                                                    Trauma, the call all EMS providers are waiting
This lecture is designed to provide the nuggets          TUeSDaY, feBrUarY 21                                       for! Using a case-based approach, Scott presents
needed for a successful fireground operation,
especially when you feel limited by staffing or          3:15 – 4:45 pm                                             case studies that reinforce the pathophysiology,
                                                                                                                    assessment, diagnosis, and management of
response. Choosing the proper nozzles, forcible-entry                                                               traumatic injuries. Trauma to the head, chest, and
tools and apparatus set up are the keys to achieving
your goals. This class will help hone your skills so
                                                         ✪ Trench rescue “Snatching                                 abdomen are all “fair game” in this session. Come
                                                                                                                    and see if you can diagnose the problem and
one firefighter can do more with less.                   Victims from the grip of the grave”                        formulate a management plan as the case unfolds!
                                                         Category: Specialized Rescue
                                                         Kent Freeman, Captain, City of Roseville, CA
The anatomy and physiology of a                                                                                     elevator emergencies
                                                         Managing trench incidents without understanding
Winning grant proposal                                   the specific hazards and regulations relating to
                                                                                                                    Category: Specialized Rescue
Category: Grants                                                                                                    Tony Tricarico, Captain (ret.), FDNY
                                                         trenches can result in the loss or injury of rescuers
Mark Nugent, Battalion Chief, Chesterfield, VA           and significant fines. This program will discuss           The presentation will show how the elevator works
Dept. of Fire and EMS; Edward “Loy” Senter Jr.,          and reveal proven tactical priorities for dealing with     and will provide the knowledge and theory of how
Fire Chief, Chesterfield, VA Dept. of Fire and EMS       Trench Rescue Operations. The program will provide         to mitigate a basic emergency, including the tools
This class will lead participants through the            information regarding new curriculum, tabulated            needed and how to use them. The two basic types
components required of every winning proposal,           data for building shoring and new technology and           of elevators, wire hoist and pneumatic, will be
including: Organizational Description; Problem           techniques.                                                discussed.
Statements; Project Descriptions; Budgets and
Outcomes and Results. Additionally, participants
                                                         WeDneSDaY, feBrUarY 22                                           exploring ethics in emS
will learn grant search techniques, generic proposal                                                                Category: EMS – BLS
developments and how to construct a successful
letter of request.
                                                         8:00 – 9:30 am                                             Chris LeBaudour, MS ED, EMT, Faculty,
                                                                                                                    Santa Rosa Junior College, CA

Understanding the firefighter Bill of                    “Technical rescue” first Due,                              Exploring the topic of ethics does not need to be
                                                                                                                    frightening. Taking an interactive and introspective
rights & Discipline in california                        now What Do I Do?                                          approach, Chris will define the language of ethics
                                                         Category: Specialized Rescue                               and use examples from pop culture that every EMS
Category: Company Officer Training                       Kent Freeman, Captain, City of Roseville, CA
Kimberly Alyn, Author/Owner, Fire Presentations                                                                     provider can identify with. Participants will discover
                                                         The initial decisions made by first-arriving officers at   how their own core values affect the way that they
This session will clearly cover the elements of the      technical rescue incidents many times determine the        function both on and off the job. Upon completion
Firefighter Bill of Rights/AB220 and how it changed      final outcome’s success. This program is designed to       of this lesson, participants will be able to define the
the discipline process in the state of California.       provide insight to first-arriving personnel at technical   term “ethics” and “values,” describe the relationship
Guidelines for discipline will be discussed as well      rescue incidents. The program is designed to look at       between the two, discover their own personal core
as ways to minimize the need for discipline in your      common technical rescue incidents providing time-          values and confidently conduct a meaningful ethics
department.                                              proven, common-sense tactical priorities.                  activity in their own workplace.

 TIMELY TOPIC-JUST ADDED                                 Blue card command Training                                 fireground radio communication
                                                         program overview                                           Solutions
The Compleat                                             Category: Leadership                                       Category: Communications
Fire Officer                                             Alan Brunacini, Fire Chief (ret.), Phoenix, AZ FD;
                                                         Nick Brunacini, South Shift Commander (ret.),
                                                                                                                    Mark Emery, President, Fire Command LLC,
                                                                                                                    King County, WA
Category: Company Officer Training                       Phoenix, AZ FD; John Brunacini, Fire Captain
Ronny Coleman, President, Fireforceone                                                                              The fireground incident commander is responsible
                                                         (ret.), Phoenix, AZ FD                                     for the management of three things: strategy,
There are many ways that you can be                      Safe and effective hazard zone operations do               resources and risk. Using multi-screen simulations,
prepared to compete. But, where is the                   not happen by accident; they are the product of            portable radios, action plan templates, and a variety
roadmap to go from rookie school to                      experience, education/curriculum, hands-on training        of powerful “strategic tools,” this highly interactive
the chief’s office? The Compleat Fire                    and a sensible evaluation program. The Blue Card           “clinic” will provide methods and techniques that
Officer is a program that utilizes the                   program not only institutionalizes and standardizes        will enable you to be a (more) competent incident
                                                         command training; it also captures firefighting            commander, division/group supervisor, company
professional development models to                                                                                  officer/team leader, safety officer, and branch
                                                         experience in a way where it can be passed from
provide candidates a method of plan-                     one generation of firefighter to the next.                 director.
ning and executing a fire service career.

      Vital Signs - Back to Basics                       Building the future of emS
Category: EMS – BLS                                      Through Telemedicine
Chris LeBaudour, MS ED, EMT, Faculty, Santa              Category: EMS – Operations
Rosa Junior College, CA                                  Rick Rod, RN, CEN, NREMT-P
Just because you can call yourself an EMT doesn’t        If you are not electronic, you are already behind.
mean you are an expert at taking vital signs. Chris      This class will discuss how agencies can build a                 = Classes provided by
presents one of his favorite topics in a dynamic         telemedicine system and network from the ground
and engaging presentation that explores sure-fire
techniques for taking vital signs, as well as some
                                                         up and review how clinical conditions are enhanced
                                                         by our ability to electronically communicate within a      ✪ = Exhibit Floor are FREE for everyoneoffereda on the
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WeDneSDaY, feBrUarY 22                                       Tactical Search operations                              WeDneSDaY, feBrUarY 22
8:00 – 9:30 am (cont.)                                       at Sar events                                           9:45 – 11:15 am
                                                             Category: Search & Rescue
Is a combination apparatus in                                Todd Fetters, Fire Captain, City of Hemet, CA FD
                                                                                                                         “raising the Dead” - a
Your future?                                                 The fire service is a 100-year-old traditional
                                                             organization. Only in the past 20 years have natural    Breakdown of the 2010 aHa
Category: Specifying Apparatus
Mike Wilbur, Lieutenant, FDNY; Tom Shand,                    and man-made disasters underscored a need to be
                                                             prepared as an organization to effectively respond
                                                                                                                     guidelines for cardiac arrest, STemI
Contributing Editor, Firehouse Magazine
                                                             and operate at SAR events. We will cover lessons        and Stroke and their application in
Many departments are operating with rescue engines           learned at a tactical level and the value to future     the fire Service
or quints to provide fire and emergency services to          responders as they operate in a SAR team.               Category: EMS – ALS
their communities. With municipal budgets shrinking                                                                  Joshua Stapleton, Fire Captain, Rancho
and staffing limited, multi-purpose apparatus are
becoming more attractive. This program will review            TIMELY TOPIC-JUST ADDED                                Cucamonga Fire District, CA
the positive and negative aspects of these units and                                                                 The 2010 AHA Guidelines have been released
their impact on training, deployment and fireground          Preparing for the                                       and the potential impact of these changes stand
operations.
                                                             ICMA’s 20 Tough                                         to dramatically increase survival from cardiac and
                                                                                                                     neurological events in your community. This course
operations at private-Dwelling fires                         Questions                                               will break down the major changes in the guidelines,
                                                                                                                     how they impact fire-based EMS and will examine
by first-Due fire companies                                  Category: Administrative Issues                         case studies of agencies that have fully implemented
Category: Fireground Decision Making                         Richard Gasaway, Ph.D., EFO, CFO, MI,                   the new standards in EMS.
Mike Dugan, Captain, FDNY, Contributing Editor               Fire Chief (ret.), Roseville, MN FD, Pres-
Firehouse Magazine                                           ident, Gasaway Consulting Group, LLC;
                                                             Richard Kline, Senior Associate, Gasaway
                                                                                                                     a Business with no Sign
This class is a review of the jobs of both the engine        Consulting Group, Plymouth, MN                          Is a Sign of no Business
and truck company at fires in private dwellings.                                                                     Category: Media Relations
These are our most common fires and we still are             The International City/County Man-                      Billy D. Hayes, VP of Marketing & Outreach,
losing firefighters at them. This class will review          ager’s Association is conducting a                      Columbia Southern University
operations and students will learn about common              program throughout the U.S. entitled
mistakes made during fires in private dwellings.             “Asking your police and fire chief the                  With the challenges that many public safety agencies
                                                                                                                     are encountering with funding and public support,
                                                             right questions to get the right answers.”              a strategic public relations plan is more important
part of the gang:                                            The program is designed to coach city/                  than ever. This presentation will discuss successful
Indoctrination without Hazing                                county administrators and elected                       marketing ideas to help your agency overcome
Category: Leadership                                         officials on how to dissect their public                challenging situations to connect with the community
Jason Ferris, Sergeant, Marines                              safety operations. Fire department                      you serve.
                                                             administrators and union leaders need
The culture of hazing the “newbie” is deeply
entrenched in the fire service. This class examines          to be prepared, proactively ensuring you                a View from the Street: commercial
                                                             can answer the tough questions with the
the Marine Corps’ policies on hazing, including the
                                                             right answers to justify your staffing and
                                                                                                                     Building operations
practices and tactics of leadership to prevent it.                                                                   Category: Strategy & Tactics
Students will learn how the nation’s elite fighting force    operations. Getting you prepared is what                Richard J. Blatus, Battalion Chief, FDNY Rescue
develop the next generation of warriors and practical        this program is all about.                              Operations Battalion; Thomas Richardson,
solutions they can implement from the recruit school                                                                 Battalion Chief, FDNY-Battalion 38
to the firehouse – a values-based approach.                  WTf - Yes, It’s exactly What You                        Decisions made by the incident commander are
Street Smart - effective                                     Think it means!                                         based on the information provided from the company
                                                             Category: Health & Safety                               officers and firefighters inside of the structure.
fire Training                                                John Sullivan, Deputy Chief, Worcester, MA FD           Commercial buildings often present some of the
Category: Training                                                                                                   most difficult operations. What information is
                                                             This interactive session illustrates the history        paramount? What should you be looking for? Discuss
Brian Crandell, Assistant Chief, Central Valley Fire
                                                             of firefighter safety programs over the past few        the hazards, obstacles and potential dangers present
District, Belgrade, MT; John Culbertson, Captain/
                                                             decades and their impact on firefighter safety and      in commercial occupancies and how they will impact
Training Officer, Central Valley Fire District,
                                                             survival. Are we safer now than we were 15 or 40        the operational decisions made by the incident
Belgrade, MT
                                                             years ago? No one likes a hot coffee-table discussion   commander.
This interactive program will focus on developing and        better than firefighters!
delivering training programs that actually result in
improved firefighter performance in the street. The          You can’t make This Stuff Up                            advanced Leadership Skills for
program will focus on training methods that have
                                                             Category: Leadership                                    Battalion chiefs
proven effective with all levels of fire service training,                                                           Category: Leadership
from basic firefighter training through advanced             Curt Varone, Attorney, Author, Firehouse
                                                             Magazine Columnist                                      Mark Nugent, Battalion Chief, Chesterfield, VA
command training. The program will help participants                                                                 Dept. of Fire and EMS; Edward “Loy” Senter Jr.,
develop simulations and real-time drills for all skill       Despite the light hearted title, this program takes     Fire Chief, Chesterfield, VA Dept.
levels, all with immediate practical application.            a hard look at a very serious issue: firefighter        of Fire and EMS
                                                             misconduct, and the impact it has on the individuals,
                                                             the department and the fire service as a whole. Go      The transition to Battalion Chief in an organization
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                                                             most interesting and instructional cases in the fire    well as an entirely new view of the organization.
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20                              groups of 3 or more save 10%; 6 or more save 20%.
                                                                                                 conference program
much wider view of organizational and jurisdictional       crossfit for the fire Service -                          of drinking and how they relate to school populations
responsibilities.                                                                                                   will also reviewed.
                                                           a proven approach
                                                           Category: Fitness
Becoming a fire officer of Influence                       Michael Contreras, Captain, Wellness & Fitness             TIMELY TOPIC-JUST ADDED
Category: Leadership                                       Program Coordinator, Orange County Fire
Darryl Cleveland, Fire Chief, North Lyon County
Fire District, NV; John Roberts, Fire Captain,
                                                           Authority, CA                                            The Future of Your
Corona, CA FD                                              Crossfit is the fastest growing fitness phenomenon in
                                                           the world and can be used to meet all fitness needs
                                                                                                                    Fire Department:
This class will show you how to make a positive            in fire departments, large and small. All attendees      Our Chance To Survive?
impact on the fire service and how to influence your       will learn the necessary steps needed to implement
firefighters by your modeling and attitudes. It will                                                                Category: Innovative Funding
                                                           the Crossfit methodology within their department as
enhance your vision and enable you to enlarge your                                                                  Otto Huber, Fire Chief OFE,
                                                           well as, the “truths” and “misconceptions” of using
boundaries of influence. Being an active person of                                                                  Loveland-Symmes, OH FD
                                                           Crossfit in the fire service.
influence enables you to increase productivity and                                                                  City managers, mayors and county
positively impact the lives of your firefighters.
                                                           firefighter Survival                                     administrators are looking for ways
                                                           Category: Lessons Learned                                to reduce, reset, and rewind your fire
  TIMELY TOPIC-JUST ADDED                                  Mickey Conboy, Lieutenant, FDNY                          department budgets to times that
                                                                                                                    seem prehistoric. If we don’t remain
Incident Safety Officer:                                   Firefighters today have more training and knowledge
                                                           about how to survive on the fireground. However,         engaged in the process and introduce
Are You Ready for this                                     are we really learning lessons that we can apply or
                                                           we just using new catchy phrases? Let’s learn real
                                                                                                                    innovated forward thinking solutions
                                                                                                                    fire departments will be reduced, reset
Assignment?                                                lessons from our hard-earned practical experiences       or reassigned. This program looks at
                                                           so we don’t have to repeat a part of our history we      cutting edge ways that six municipal
Category: ISO
                                                           should have learned from in the first place.             fire departments have successfully col-
David Franklin, Assistant Chief,
San Francisco, CA FD                                                                                                laborated to improve service delivery,
You are responding to a reported fire
                                                           fireground Leadership - from the                         reduce cost and maintain their “local”
in a building, not sure what type of                       Jump Seat to the right Seat                              autonomy. This program will look at
                                                                                                                    some very successful ways that made
building, the location or amount of                        Category: Fireground Decision Making
                                                           Steve Chikerotis, Deputy District Chief,                 an important difference in local fire,
fire. You start wondering if there are                                                                              rescue and EMS delivery while reduc-
                                                           Chicago, IL FD
any civilians in danger and how long                                                                                ing costs, increasing response staffing
the fire has been burning. Once you                        The student’s leadership abilities will be enhanced
                                                           and they will come away from this class with a           and creating a more effective and save
arrive and check in, the Incident Com-                                                                              fireground.
mander assigns you as the Incident                         better understanding of firefighting principles and
                                                           fireground safety. Topics covered include tactical
Safety Officer (ISO). Now what?
You never had this position before.
                                                           decision making, coordinated fire attack, rescue         Tactical considerations for the first
                                                           profiling, risk management, reading smoke,
What do you do now? Working on                             construction, collapse, fire behavior, communications,   arriving company officer
the scene of a working fire or other                       accountability, and fireground safety.                   Category: Company Officer Training
technical incident as the ISO can be                                                                                Todd Harms, Assistant Chief, Phoenix, AZ FD
overwhelming if you are not prepared.
What must you know, what is your
                                                               from Katrina to Irene: Lessons in                    The main focus of this session is based upon
                                                                                                                    improving fireground operations and firefighter safety
job, what are you responsible for and                      Healthcare facility evacuation                           at the task, tactical and strategic levels of operation.
who do you report to? Do you under-                        Category: EMS – Operations                               Attendees will discuss the eight critical factors of
                                                           Zachary Goldfarb, EMT-P, CHEP, CHSP, CEM                 size-up in the development of an incident action plan
stand building construction and how
fire affects it? Do you know how to                        Philosopher George Santayana said, “Those who            for the completion of the tactical priorities of rescue,
                                                           cannot learn from history are doomed to repeat it.”      fire control and loss control.
read smoke and understand how fire
will move through the building? What                       This dynamic multi-media presentation will review
do you do if this is a technical rescue                    several recent experiences involving evacuation          What Do You Want To Know about
                                                           of healthcare facilities, and discuss challenges
incident? Are you trained to fulfill the                   encountered, lessons learned, and opportunities for      fire Service Thermal Imagers and
ISO position? This class will give you                     improvement.                                             Their application?
an overview on what you should be                                                                                   Category: Thermal Imagers
looking at and how to handle the ISO
position.
                                                              I’ll Drink to That! responding to                     Robert Athanas, President, SAFE-IR, Inc.
                                                           Binge-Drinking Kids                                      This program is intended to be interactive and
                                                                                                                    answer your questions regarding fire service thermal
Being the Ship captain in a Storm                          Category: EMS – BLS
                                                           Arthur Hsieh, NREMT-P, Faculty, Santa Rosa               imagers. Not the same old thermal imager jargon.
Category: Leadership                                       Junior College                                           Bring your questions and know what make and
Peter Lamb, Fire Chief, North Attleboro, MA FD                                                                      model thermal imager you have. Get the straight
                                                           Alcohol is one of the few recreational drugs that        scoop on NFPA 1801 Standard on thermal imagers
This program will be an interactive discussion for         society condones as acceptable; in fact, we often
chief officers in developing the strength and stamina                                                               for the Fire Service; and real-life stories about
                                                           glorify drinking through media and peer pressure. For    successful thermal imager application illustrated
to lead under increasingly difficult economic, political   this reason, teens and young adults are particularly
and employment conditions faced by today’s fire                                                                     by video.
                                                           susceptible to excessive alcohol use. We will look
chiefs and organizations. Some lessons learned and         into how ethanol affects the body, and the behavior
shared from the group will make this a dynamic and         and treatment of young inebriated patients. Patterns
informative session.



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                                 Feb. 19-23, 2012
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                                San Diego ConVenTion CenTeR
                                                                                                    conference program
WeDneSDaY, feBrUarY 22                                         Developing competency                                   Tactical considerations for
1:00 – 2:30 pm                                             Standards and measurement for                               residential attic fires
                                                                                                                       Category: Fireground Decision Making
                                                           paramedic field Training                                    Jeff Case, Deputy Chief, Phoenix, AZ FD
✪ Innovations in Technical rescue                          Category: EMS – ALS
                                                           Rick Rod, RN, CEN, NREMT-P                                  This class will be a tactical discussion regarding
and USar operations                                                                                                    unique aspects of residential attic fires and
Category: Specialized Rescue                               This session will discuss how agencies can define           application of appropriate tactical approaches
Larry Collins, Battalion Chief, Los Angeles                levels of competency through demonstration-based            to managing these events. Consideration for
County, CA FD                                              testing. Rick will discuss the relationship of objective    construction challenges, alternative approaches and
                                                           evaluation of competency and subjective evaluation          effective communications.
Are you up to speed with the latest innovations in         of actual experience for ALS providers. He will also
technical rescue operations and USAR operations            review management of QA/QI through peer review,
including earthquakes and other disasters? Are you         chart audit and focused training.                            TIMELY TOPIC-JUST ADDED
and your colleagues prepared to locate and rescue
trapped victims in the fastest possible time? Are
you reducing the risk to personnel to an acceptable            Documentation practices to                                Shots Fired!
level whenever possible? Every year sees several           Save your Bacon                                             Are You Ready?
new innovations that will help you accomplish these        Category: EMS – BLS
goals, and we’ll discuss them in the course of             Arthur Hsieh, NREMT-P, Faculty, Santa Rosa                  Category: EMS - Operations
multiple case studies that illustrate the need for fire/   Junior College                                              Zachary Goldfarb, EMT-P, CHEP,
rescue agencies to adopt “best practices” and other                                                                    CHSP, CEM
innovations in technical rescue operations.                EMS personnel are being increasingly held
                                                           responsible for their actions by the legal system,          An active shooter is defined as “...an
                                                           through witness testimony and, more ominously, by           armed person who has used deadly
WeDneSDaY, feBrUarY 22                                     being named as a defendant in litigation. Learn how         physical force on other persons and
                                                           to chart your activities in small but meaningful ways
1:30 – 3:00 pm                                             that can help keep you out of hot water.
                                                                                                                       continues to do so while having unre-
                                                                                                                       stricted access to additional victims.”
                                                                                                                       What happens when your agency gets
added Value Leadership                                     engine company operations: 10                               the next call? Through case studies,
Category: Leadership                                       reasons engine companies fail                               this presentation will explore best
Alan Brunacini, Fire Chief (ret.), Phoenix, AZ FD;
Nick Brunacini, South Shift Commander (ret.),              Category: Engine Operations                                 practice recommendations for fire and
Phoenix, AZ FD; John Brunacini, Fire Captain               Bob Leonard, Fire Captain, San Jose, CA FD                  EMS agency response to active shooter
(ret.), Phoenix, AZ FD                                     Younger firefighters have always relied on the              incidents, intended to ensure that the
                                                           experience of their senior members. The recent              responders go home safely that night.
The major reason a fire department is in business is
to deliver service to Mrs. Smith…our customer. She         exodus of many senior members has left a huge
remembers that we responded quickly and solved             void. This class will focus on 10 reasons Engine            Tactical operations and the new rules
                                                           Companies fail to accomplish their tactical objectives.
her problem, but most of all that we were nice to
                                                           These topics are the same today as they were in the         of combat fire engagement 2012
her and her family. Fire department bosses must                                                                        Category: Company Officer Training
understand that the way they treat the firefighters        “war years.”
                                                                                                                       Christopher Naum, Chief of Training, Command
is what gets delivered to the customers. What                                                                          Institute, Washington, DC
we will discuss in this session is very simple and         responding to chemical Suicide
                                                                                                                       This program will present the new rules of structural
important…Added value service requires added
value leadership.
                                                           Incidents                                                   fire engagement and provide insights into integrated
                                                           Category: Health & Safety                                   command and operational risk management, tactical
                                                           Mark J. Schmitt, Captain/HazMat Specialist,                 safety and tactical protocols based upon occupancy
  TIMELY TOPIC-JUST ADDED                                  Greensboro, NC FD                                           risks and reading a building and the new emerging
                                                           Suicide attempts involving chemicals are on the             rules of combat fire engagement. The new concepts
Command and Control:                                       rise in the United States. Almost 80% of these              of Tactical Patience, Command Resiliency, Predictive
We Need to do Better                                       incidents involve injuries to innocent civilians or first
                                                           responders. Attendees will learn about the chemicals
                                                                                                                       Performance and Operational excellence and safety
                                                                                                                       will be presented.
Category: Incident Command                                 involved in these incidents, how to recognize
Mike Bryant, Operations Deputy Chief,                      them and, most importantly, how to mitigate these           The Doctrine of IDLH
Los Angeles County, CA FD                                  incidents safely by remaining part of the solution          Category: Air Management
                                                           rather than becoming a statistic.                           Ronny Coleman, President, Fireforceone
If you are looking for a command pre-
sentation that will thoroughly explain,                                                                                Departments that have purchased extremely
and demonstrate an incident command                        Steps for eliminating the Top five                          expensive breathing apparatus but fail to provide
process that works extremely well                          causes of fire Service fatalities                           adequate training or support for proper utilization
during all emergency incidents, then                       Category: LODD                                              are not acting properly. This presentation discusses
this class is a “must” attend for you or                   Jeff Seaton, Firefighter, San Jose, CA FD                   the entire spectrum of what constitutes an effective
members from your fire agency.                                                                                         SCBA operational practice. It reviews all of the
                                                           This program will provide participants with the             components and their interaction that results in “an
                                                           knowledge of the NIOSH top five causes of firefighter       intrinsically safe firefighter.”
                                                           deaths and what steps can be taken to reduce this
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                                                           this program should plan on being active participants
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conference program
WeDneSDaY, feBrUarY 22                                   WeDneSDaY, feBrUarY 22                                  10 marine Leadership Lessons
1:30 – 3:00 pm (cont.)                                                                                           for firefighters
                                                         3:15 – 4:45 pm                                          Category: Leadership
                                                                                                                 Jason Ferris, Sergeant, Marines
The fireground commander                                 ✪ Search ropes - Simple and                             This class examines key values and tactics that are
Category: Command Training                               effective: are They in Your                             part of the Marine Corps’ tradition of excellence in
John J. Salka Jr., Battalion Chief, FDNY                                                                         battle and in leadership. In this guided discussion-
                                                         Tool Box?                                               based presentation, students will be challenged to
A discussion about the many tasks and                    Category: Search Operations
responsibilities a chief must handle properly                                                                    develop their current leadership skills while learning
                                                         Robert Cobb, National Director, Community Hazard        the leadership principles that win battles.
to ensure a safe and effective fireground                Mitigation, ISO
operation.
                                                         According to NFPA’s Fire Analysis & Research
                                                         Report, the number of structure fires has dropped;
                                                                                                                 a View from the Street: residential
The good, The Bad, and The Ugly:                         the rate of firefighter deaths at structure fires has   and multi-family Dwellings
firefighter Safety mistakes and Best                     not. A major cause of fireground injuries and death:    Category: Strategy & Tactics
                                                                                                                 Richard J. Blatus, Battalion Chief, FDNY Rescue
                                                         lost inside structures and ran out of air. This class
practices                                                covers the important tasks needed for successful        Operations Battalion; Thomas Richardson,
Category: Health & Safety                                search operations inside a smoke-filled burning         Battalion Chief, FDNY-Battalion 38
Richard Gasaway, Ph.D., EFO, CFO, MI,                    building. Several search rope methods are previewed
Fire Chief (ret.), Roseville, MN FD, President,                                                                  Chiefs Richardson and Blatus continue this seminar
                                                         including searching with or without a thermal imager.   series with an in-depth discussion concerning
Gasaway Consulting Group, LLC
                                                                                                                 operational tactics and procedures at several types of
This program looks at a summary of common
mistakes and best practices discovered from the          THUrSDaY, feBrUarY 23                                   residential and multiple dwelling fires. Construction
                                                                                                                 hazards, operational difficulties, and tactical
presenter’s extensive evaluation of more than
500 near-miss reports and line-of-duty casualty
                                                         8:00 – 9:30 am                                          decisions will be explored and reviewed with an
                                                                                                                 emphasis on the types of information the IC needs
investigations. Improve your understanding of                                                                    from the firefighters on the inside.
what’s killing firefighters at incident scenes and            “Have a cold one!” - Therapeutic
how to improve fireground safety.                        Hypothermia and emerging Science in                     commercial fireground operations
                                                         fire-Based emS                                          Category: Strategy & Tactics
Ventilation past and present                             Category: EMS                                           Jeff Seaton, Firefighter, San Jose, CA FD
Category: Ventilation                                    Joshua Stapleton, Fire Captain,
Gerald A. Tracy, Battalion Chief (ret.), FDNY                                                                    Commercial occupancy fires are extremely dynamic
                                                         Rancho Cucamonga Fire District, CA                      and becoming more challenging due to today’s
This presentation will examine the history and           The 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines          economic climate. The intent of this program is to
practice of ventilation in the fire service, the         pose significant challenges to fire-based EMS,          provide strategies, tactics and task-level information
adjustments applied over the years and what              the biggest of these being Induced Therapeutic          so that officers and firefighters can manage and
changes should be adopted based upon the                 Hypothermia (ITH). This course will break down the      coordinate all fireground operations in a commercial
current research. We will discuss having a               science behind why ITH is the new “gold-standard,”      occupancy.
keen understanding of fire behavior, its location        how it is being executed in EMS today and will offer
within the structure and our actions of initiating
ventilation that will have an effect on that
                                                         any EMS provider the tools to move forward with
                                                         program implementation.
                                                                                                                 fight or flight: adrenaline and its
behavior.                                                                                                        effects on High-Stress events
                                                                                                                 Category: Heath & Safety
What Do They Want to Hear?                                TIMELY TOPIC-JUST ADDED                                Brian Giles,Captain, Lincoln, NE Fire-Rescue
The promotional Interview                                A Company Officer’s                                     Effects of adrenaline can lead to dire
                                                                                                                 consequences when performance counts most -
Category: Promotional
Steve Prziborowski, Acting Deputy Chief,                 Guide to Fire Service                                   life or death. This course is designed to provide
                                                                                                                 an understanding of physical responses to stress
Santa Clara County, CA FD                                Politics                                                and the methods to recognize and interrupt its
This session will assist anyone planning on taking                                                               potentially lethal effect on firefighter performance
                                                         Category: Politics
a promotional oral interview. Attendees will be                                                                  and survival. Attendees will gain an understanding
                                                         Mark Gerano, Lieutenant, Mason, OH FD
exposed to what to expect, what they want to                                                                     of the physiological changes the body undergoes
hear, scoring criteria, the most commonly asked          In order to keep the crew functioning                   during an activation of the sympathetic nervous
questions, how to best prepare and how to                properly, the company officer must                      system (fight/flight), as well as how this activation
increase your chances of getting the highest             have a basic understanding of fire                      impacts firefighter survival. Lecture will also
score possible.                                          service political issues and be able to                 address the mental states of combat, OODA/
                                                         make good decisions that benefit the                    Feedback Loop, and the Inverted-U Law. Once
                                                                                                                 explained and examined, the relevance of
                                                         community, the fire department, and                     adrenaline-based responses on the human body
                                                         most importantly the company officer’s                  will give each participant an understanding of
                                                         crew. This course will equip a company                  LODD case studies and how adrenaline may have
                                                         officer with a basic foundation of how                  factored into the outcome. This class is directly
                                                         the political process works, and will                   related to and a critical part of firefighter safety
                                                         provide a number of “do’s and don’ts”                   and survival training.
     = Classes provided by                               related to politics in the fire service.
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                                                                                                   conference program
firefighters in Hostile fire events                             Ten Tactical Truths: real-World                        THUrSDaY, feBrUarY 23
Category: Strategy & Tactics
Darryl Cleveland, Fire Chief, North Lyon County            Incident management for the                                 8:00 – 11:15 am
Fire District, NV; John Roberts, Fire Captain,             emS response
Corona, CA FD                                              Category: EMS – Operations                                  fire chiefs forum
Participants will have the opportunity to see and          Zachary Goldfarb, EMT-P, CHEP, CHSP, CEM                    Category: Leadership
discuss live-fire footage and review tactics and           This dynamic, interactive workshop by a veteran             Speakers TBD
strategies that will help make better decisions on         EMS incident commander will present the critical            The Fire Chiefs Forum is an exclusive opportunity
the fireground and create a more safe and effective        operational considerations for getting a successful         for fire chiefs from around the country to participate
firefight. The ultimate goal of the course is to           EMS command or medical branch operation up and              in a fast-paced and lively forum addressing today’s
prevent firefighter injury and death by raising the        running at any incident or event, from a multi-vehicle      most relevant topics. This is a must for chiefs who
firefighter’s awareness of modern-day extreme fire         accident to a high-rise fire. Topics covered will include   are looking to learn from others’ experiences and
characteristics and ensure that “Everyone                  best practices for making ICS work for EMS, command         knowledge.
Goes Home.”                                                post operations, communications, scene safety,
                                                           resource management, crew accountability, clinical
  TIMELY TOPIC-JUST ADDED                                  oversight, transport decisions, and integration with the    THUrSDaY, feBrUarY 23
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Group Purchasing...
                                                                                                                       9:45 – 11:15 am
                                                           The 2012 company officer -
Save Time and Money!                                       are You Up for the challenge?                               aBc’s of Safety Leadership
                                                                                                                       Category: Leadership
Category: Innovative Funding                               Category: Company Officer Training                          Billy D. Hayes, VP of Marketing & Outreach,
Jeff Johnson, CEO, Western Fire Chiefs                     Steve Prziborowski, Acting Deputy Chief,                    Columbia Southern University; Ron Dennis,
Association                                                Santa Clara County, CA FD                                   Director of Special Programs, Columbia
Retired Chief Jeff Johnson will share                      The modern day company officer has the most                 Southern University
the ins and outs of fire service group                     challenging position/rank in today’s fire service.          Through facilitated discussions, group activities
purchasing through the Fire Rescue                         This session will assist future or current company          and case studies, attendees will utilize the ABC’s to
Group Purchasing Organization.                             officers with successfully transitioning from firefighter   identify traits that are the fundamental foundation
                                                           to company officer. Attendees will be exposed               of leadership in regards to emergency responder
Group purchasing is a trend that’s ex-
                                                           to numerous key points they can use to make a               safety. Group exercises will introduce attendees to a
ploding in these tough economic times                      successful transition.
not just because of the financial savings                                                                              process that can be applied within their own agency
but as much because you can typically                                                                                  to address safety concerns.
avoid conducting RFP’s but get all the                          Up In Smoke (and other
savings as if you did.                                     Interesting case Studies In                                 command Strategy & Tactics
                                                           prehospital care)                                           Simulation
Leading the fire Station - effective                       Category: EMS – BLS                                         Category: Strategy & Tactics
                                                           Mike Grill, MS, NREMT-P                                     Mike Bryant, Operations Deputy Chief,
Leadership in the fire Station                                                                                         Los Angeles County, CA FD
Category: Leadership                                       Medical marijuana initiatives are becoming
Brian Crandell, Assistant Chief, Central Valley Fire       commonplace nationwide; 14 states have currently            The U.S. military, NASA, law enforcement agencies
District, Belgrade, MT; Kevin Conant, Battalion            adopted some type of medical marijuana policy.              and airline industry are just a few of the organizations
Chief, City of San Jose, CA FD                             In this session, Mike describes a case study in             who effectively utilize simulators to artificially train
                                                           Colorado where one EMS agency assessed and                  their personnel to enhance individual slide carrousel
This interactive program will focus on leadership at       treated a 61-year-old female having a reaction to           and improve recognition prime decision-making
the fire station level. Participants will develop and      her marijuana prescription. Chest pain, pulmonary           (RPD) abilities.
practice real-world skills as leaders that will help       emboli and abdominal aortic aneurysm will also be
them improve their effectiveness the next time they
are in their fire station. Participants will gain useful
                                                           discussed in a case-study format in this interactive
                                                           class, where students will be challenged to use their
                                                                                                                       Humanistic Leadership
skills to effectively lead a single fire company, a                                                                    Category: Leadership
                                                           knowledge, skills and experience with cases from            David F. Peterson, EFO, Assistant Chief,
fire station, a battalion or fire department. Using a      actual EMS calls.
lessons-learned approach, this program takes on                                                                        Milton Township FD, WI; Joseph L. Krueger, EFO,
the hottest and most challenging fire station issues                                                                   Assistant Chief, McHenry Township Fire Protection
of today.                                                  Working With and managing Difficult                         District, IL
                                                           crew members, a Strategy for                                Many fire service leaders resort to the tried and true
So You’re Bidding a new fire Truck -                       Success                                                     “command and control”; style of leadership. Join us
                                                                                                                       as we explore a more effective and more humanistic
What You need to Know                                      Category: Leadership
                                                                                                                       way of leading and motivating firefighters through
Category: Apparatus Purchasing                             Robert Krause, Battalion Chief, Toledo
                                                                                                                       a fast-paced interactive approach. We will discuss
Mike Wilbur, Lieutenant, FDNY; Tom Shand,                  Fire & Rescue, OH
                                                                                                                       effective officer behaviors, listening skills, respectful
Contributing Editor, Firehouse Magazine                    Whether you work in a busy station or one that only         communications, and how the use of power and
This program will provide practical examples of legal      has a few runs a week, having to live with and/or           influence can get the most out of your personnel.
and technical specification language that will ensure      manage troublemakers can make you miserable.
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                                                                                                conference program
THUrSDaY, feBrUarY 23                                         no Kidding! pediatric assessment                         combat casualty care: Lessons
9:45 – 11:15 am (cont.)                                   pearls                                                  for pHTLS
                                                          Category: EMS – BLS                                     Category: EMS ALS
                                                          Mike Grill, MS, NREMT-P                                 Jay Doucet, MD, FACS, Associate Professor,
Japan Quake & Tsunami catastrophe:                        Assessing the pediatric patient can intimidate
                                                                                                                  Director, SICU, University of California San Diego
USar/fire Department response and                         even the most seasoned EMS providers. With
                                                                                                                  Trauma Division
Lessons Learned                                           pediatric calls making up only 10% of prehospital       This session will review lessons learned from combat
Category: Search & Rescue                                 responses—and 80% of those are for minor                casualty care in Iraq and Afghanistan and how they
Larry Collins, Battalion Chief, Los Angeles County,       emergencies requiring no ALS measures—our lack          are being applied to PHTLS.
CA FD                                                     of experience results in lower confidence levels. And
                                                          for many EMS providers, the bulk of their training
On March 11, 2011, at 1446 hours local time, a            has focused primarily on adult care, giving little      THUrSDaY, feBrUarY 23
strong Magnitude 9.0 Earthquake caused a series of
tsunamis that devastated Japan’s eastern coastline.
                                                          attention to the special needs of critically ill and
                                                          injured children. This session provides EMS providers   10:15 – 11:45 am
Within hours the Japan government requested               with the most current and up-to-date pediatric
international USAR assistance, and the USAID-
OFDA dispatched the LACoFD (USA-2) to northern
                                                          assessment concepts.                                    ✪ Development of Specialized
Japan. So Los Angeles County firefighters prepared                                                                rescue Teams: The Benefits of
both for a local tsunami strike and deployment of         real Life personnel management                          resource Typing
a 74-person “Heavy” international USAR team to            Category: Leadership
                                                          Jeff Case, Deputy Chief, Phoenix, AZ FD
                                                                                                                  Category: Specialized Rescue
Japan. This presentation is a discussion of those                                                                 Bob Duemmel, Technical Rescue Editor,
operations and the lessons learned that we can apply      Application of real-world leadership principles to      Firehouse.com & Firehouse Magazine
to future disasters in the U.S. and elsewhere.            everyday leadership challenges company officers
                                                                                                                  Funding for all fire service programs is becoming
                                                          face every day in the firehouse. This is a course
                                                                                                                  tighter all the time; this program will provide
Leadership...The Lead, The Herd and                       which reviews core leadership attributes that lead
                                                                                                                  valuable information on how Resource Typing
                                                          to successful station management and then applies
The Drag                                                  these principles to real-life leadership challenges.
                                                                                                                  related to Technical Rescue operations can be used
Category: Leadership                                                                                              to enhance your abilities to obtain valuable grant
Jeff Johnson, CEO, Western Fire Chiefs                                                                            funds. It will also show the participant how they can
Association                                                  Social media Best practices for                      use the typing systems to expand their operational
The timeless principles of leading people. Retired        emS and fire agencies                                   capabilities. The participant will be provided samples
                                                                                                                  of current resource typing programs.
Chief Jeff Johnson will share his experiences as a        Category: EMS – Operations
nationally regarded chief, lecturer and author to FRI     Nick Schuler, Field Battalion Chief, CAL FIRE; Mike
along with his characteristic humor and practical         Mohler, Captain and PIO, CAL FIRE/San Diego
                                                          County Fire Authority and CAL FIRE Incident
                                                                                                                  THUrSDaY, feBrUarY 23
approach to problem solving.
                                                          Command Team 9                                          noon – 1:30 pm
                                                          CAL FIRE has won several statewide awards for its
Leadership: What the Books                                innovative use of social media for communicating        ✪ national Seatbelt Update
Don’t Tell You                                            with the public and recently implemented the use        Category: Health & Safety
Category: Leadership                                      of Skype to give live interviews to the media from      Mike Wilbur, Lieutenant, FDNY
Kim Raddatz, Fire Chief (ret.), Salinas, CA FD            the field. Learn how your agency can embrace
                                                          new technology and develop a social media               This seminar will explore the odyssey that took place
In this course we will look at non-traditional            communications plan that will enable you to keep        over the last seven years which will culminate in the
approaches to leadership. As leaders or aspiring          your community both informed and safe, as well as       unveiling of a new state-of-the-art firefighter seatbelt
leaders, what drives us? How and why do we                educated about the work your agency does on a           system for FDIC. Students will also learn the proper
come to making the decisions we do? What is the           daily basis.                                            methodology to don their bunker gear, use the new
difference between being ethical or just savvy?                                                                   seatbelt system and respond safely.
At the end of this course you will have a better
understanding of why your boss makes the decisions        The economy and concepts
he/she does, along with a strong understanding of         that frame our future
your desire to becoming a future leader.                  Category: Leadership
                                                          Cliff Jones, Fire Chief (ret.), Tempe, AZ FD
mayday I’m falling                                        The fire service both nationally and internationally
Category: Leadership                                      is being challenged as never before by an economy
Ross Chadwick, Fire Chief, Denton, TX FD                  creating demands for change and increased
This workshop is especially for those fire service        accountability. Examining current economic
leaders who perilously and often at great risk lead       conditions in the fire service will create new
followers. There are crucial strategies to help leaders   assumptions about the leadership approach required
(good, bad and indifferent) survive. Practicing certain   to prepare us to lead the 21st century fire service.
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TUESDaY, FEBRUaRY 21                                      TUESDaY, FEBRUaRY 21                                    Come and see if you can diagnose the problem
                                                                                                                  and formulate a management plan as the case
8:00 – 9:30 aM                                            1:30 – 3:00 PM                                          unfolds!

   Case Studies in Respiratory                                Hot Topics in EMS                                       Exploring Ethics in EMS
                                                                                                                  Category: EMS – BLS
Care                                                      Category: EMS – ALS
                                                          Scott Snyder, BS, NREMT-P                               Chris Le Baudour, MS ED, EMT, Faulty, Santa
Category: EMS – ALS                                                                                               Rosa Junior College, CA
Scott R. Snyder, BS, NREMT-P                              Want to know what you are going to be seeing
                                                          and doing in the field tomorrow, next month or six      Exploring the topic of ethics does not need to be
EMS providers frequently respond to calls                 months down the line? Check out this breaking-          frightening. Taking an interactive and introspective
for respiratory distress. Using a case-based              news presentation, which will review what’s hot in      approach, Chris will define the language of ethics
approach, Scott presents case studies that                EMS in regard to patient care, EMS education and        and use examples from pop culture that every
reinforce the pathophysiology, assessment,                technology.                                             EMS provider can identify with. Participants will
diagnosis and management of some select                                                                           discover how their own core values affect the way
respiratory emergencies. Come and see if you                                                                      that they function both on and off the job. Upon
can diagnose the problem and formulate a                      Vital Signs—Back to Basics                          completion of this lesson, participants will be able
management plan as the case unfolds.                      Category: EMS – BLS                                     to define the term “ethics” and “values,” describe
                                                          Chris Le Baudour, MS ED, EMT, Faulty, Santa             the relationship between the two, discover
   Trials, Tribulations & Tweakers:                       Rosa Junior College, CA                                 their own personal core values and confidently
                                                                                                                  conduct a meaningful ethics activity in their own
Emergency Response to                                     Just because you can call yourself an EMT               workplace.
Methamphetamine Production                                doesn’t mean you are an expert at taking vital
& abuse
                                                          signs. Chris presents one of his favorite topics in a
                                                          dynamic and engaging presentation that explores
                                                                                                                     Building the Future of EMS
Category: EMS – BLS                                       sure-fire techniques for taking vital signs, as well    Through Telemedicine
Michael McDonough, NREMT-P                                as some common pitfalls. Everyone is sure to            Category: EMS – Operations
                                                          come away with at least one new technique that          Rick Rod, RN, CEN, NREMT-P
Many law enforcement agencies in this country             they can put to use on their very next call.
consider methamphetamine abuse the largest                                                                        If you are not electronic, you are already behind.
drug problem faced by their communities. It is
believed to be the most often abused drug with
                                                              ambulance Strike Teams                              This class will discuss how agencies can build
                                                                                                                  a telemedicine system and network from the
the highest addictive properties of any intoxicating      Category: EMS – Operations
                                                                                                                  ground up and review how clinical conditions
substance. For emergency responders, the                  Michael McDonough, NREMT-P                              are enhanced by our ability to electronically
challenges faced when assessing and treating                                                                      communicate within a telemedicine network.
patients abusing methamphetamine are only                 Recent large-scale catastrophes and terrorism
outweighed by the extreme hazards resulting from          incidents have demonstrated the need to
the clandestine laboratories that manufacture the         apply the “Strike Team” concept (an organized
                                                          group of personnel and equipment applied to
                                                                                                                  WEDNESDaY, FEBRUaRY 22
drug. Participants will leave with an increased
awareness of the unique hazards and medical               an emergency response), to the Emergency                9:45 – 11:15 aM
treatments associated with methamphetamine.               Medical Services (EMS) response discipline.
                                                          This presentation will introduce attendees to the
                                                          concept of Ambulance Strike Teams and the                  “Raising the Dead” - a
   Prehospital Management                                 role they can play in disaster response in your         Breakdown of the 2010 aHa
of Bariatric Patients                                     community.
                                                                                                                  Guidelines for Cardiac arrest,
Category: EMS – Operations
Jeff Kaplan, Lieutenant, Englewood, NJ FD;                WEDNESDaY, FEBRUaRY 22                                  STEMI and Stroke and their
Sean Conboy, Paramedic, Englewood Medical
                                                          8:00 – 9:30 aM                                          application in the Fire Service
Center, NJ                                                                                                        Category: EMS – ALS
                                                                                                                  Joshua Stapleton, Fire Captain, Rancho
As the population grows heavier, it is becoming
more difficult to lift and move larger patients.
                                                              Case Studies in Trauma Care                         Cucamonga Fire District, CA
                                                          Category: EMS – ALS
Simply getting these patients out of their homes          Scott Snyder, BS, NREMT-P                               The 2010 AHA Guidelines have been released
has become a challenge. New and innovative                                                                        and the potential impact of these changes stand
tools and techniques are being developed to               Trauma, the call all EMS providers are waiting          to dramatically increase survival from cardiac
safely transport bariatric patients with dignity and      for! Using a case-based approach, Scott presents        and neurological events in your community. This
respect.                                                  case studies that reinforce the pathophysiology,        course will break down the major changes in the
                                                          assessment, diagnosis, and management of                guidelines, how they impact fire-based EMS, and
                                                          traumatic injuries. Trauma to the head, chest,          will examine case studies of agencies that have
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WEDNESDaY, FEBRUaRY 22                                     Shots Fired! are You Ready?                         operational considerations for getting a successful
                                                                                                               EMS command or medical branch operation up
9:45 - 11:15 aM (cont.)                                Category: EMS – Operations
                                                       Zachary Goldfarb, EMT-P, CHEP, CHSP, CEM
                                                                                                               and running at any incident or event, from a multi-
                                                                                                               vehicle accident to a high-rise fire. Topics covered
                                                                                                               will include best practices for making ICS work for
   I’ll Drink to That! Responding to                   An active shooter is defined as “...an armed            EMS, command post operations, communications,
                                                       person who has used deadly physical force               scene safety, resource management, crew
Binge-Drinking Kids                                    on other persons and continues to do so while           accountability, clinical oversight, transport
Category: EMS – BLS                                    having unrestricted access to additional victims.”      decisions, and integration with the overall public
Arthur Hsieh, NREMT-P, Faculty, Santa Rosa             What happens when your agency gets the next             safety response.
Junior College                                         call? Through case studies, this presentation
                                                       will explore best practice recommendations for
Alcohol is one of the few recreational drugs that      fire and EMS agency response to active shooter          THURSDaY, FEBRUaRY 23
society condones as acceptable; in fact, we
often glorify drinking through media and peer
                                                       incidents, intended to ensure that the responders
                                                       go home safely that night.                              9:45 – 11:15 aM
pressure. For this reason, teens and young adults
are particularly susceptible to excessive alcohol
                                                       THURSDaY, FEBRUaRY 23                                      Combat Casualty Care:
use. We will look into how ethanol affects the
                                                                                                               lessons for PHTlS
body, and the behavior and treatment of young
inebriated patients. Patterns of drinking and how      8:00 – 9:30 aM                                          Category: EMS - ALS
they relate to school populations will also be                                                                 Jay Doucet, MD, FACS, Associate Professor,
reviewed.                                                 “Have a Cold One!” -                                 Director, SICU, University of CA San Diego
                                                       Therapeutic Hypothermia and                             Trauma Division
    From Katrina to Irene: lessons                     Emerging Science in Fire-Based                          This session will review lessons learned from
in Healthcare Facility Evacuation                      EMS                                                     combat casualty care in Iraq and Afghanistan and
Category: EMS – Operations                                                                                     how they are being applied to PHTLS.
Zachary Goldfarb, EMT-P, CHEP, CHSP, CEM               Category: EMS – ALS
                                                       Joshua Stapleton, Fire Captain, Rancho
Philosopher George Santayana said, “Those who          Cucamonga Fire District, CA                                No Kidding! Pediatric
cannot learn from history are doomed to repeat
                                                       The 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines
                                                                                                               assessment Pearls
it.” This dynamic multi-media presentation will                                                                Category: EMS – BLS
review several recent experiences involving            pose significant challenges to fire-based EMS,          Mike Grill, MS, NREMT-P
evacuation of healthcare facilities, and discuss       the biggest of these being Induced Therapeutic
challenges encountered, lessons learned and            Hypothermia (ITH). This course will break down          Assessing the pediatric patient can intimidate
opportunities for improvement.                         the science behind why ITH is the new “gold-            even the most seasoned EMS providers. With
                                                       standard,” how it is being executed in EMS today        pediatric calls making up only 10% of prehospital
                                                       and will offer any EMS provider the tools to move
WEDNESDaY, FEBRUaRY 22                                 forward with program implementation.
                                                                                                               responses—and 80% of those are for minor
                                                                                                               emergencies requiring no ALS measures—our
1:30 – 3:00 PM                                             Up In Smoke (and Other
                                                                                                               lack of experience results in lower confidence
                                                                                                               levels. And for many EMS providers, the bulk
                                                                                                               of their training has focused primarily on adult
   Developing Competency                               Interesting Case Studies In                             care, giving little attention to the special needs
Standards and Measurement for                          Prehospital Care)                                       of critically ill and injured children. This session
                                                                                                               provides EMS providers with the most current and
                                                       Category: EMS – BLS
Paramedic Field Training                               Mike Grill, MS, NREMT-P                                 up-to-date pediatric assessment concepts.
Rick Rod, RN, CEN, NREMT-P

This session will discuss how agencies can define
                                                       Medical marijuana initiatives are becoming                Social Media Best Practices for
                                                       commonplace nationwide; 14 states have
levels of competency through demonstration-            currently adopted some type of medical marijuana        EMS and Fire agencies
based testing. Rick will discuss the relationship of   policy. In this session, Mike describes a case          Category: EMS – Operations
objective evaluation of competency and subjective      study in Colorado where one EMS agency                  Nick Schuler, Field Battalion Chief, CAL-FIRE;
evaluation of actual experience for ALS providers.     assessed and treated a 61-year-old female having        Mike Mohler, Captain and PIO, CAL FIRE/San
He will also review management of QA/QI through        a reaction to her marijuana prescription. Chest         Diego County Fire Authority and CAL FIRE
peer review, chart audit and focused training.         pain, pulmonary emboli and abdominal aortic             Incident Command Team 9
                                                       aneurysm will also be discussed in a case-study
   Documentation Practices                             format in this interactive class, where students will
                                                       be challenged to use their knowledge, skills and
                                                                                                               CALFIRE has won several statewide awards for its
                                                                                                               innovative use of social media for communicating
to Save your Bacon                                     experience with cases from actual EMS calls.            with the public and recently implemented the use
Category: EMS - BLS                                                                                            of Skype to give live interviews to the media from
Arthur Hsieh, NREMT-P, Faculty, Santa Rosa
Junior College, CA
                                                          Ten Tactical Truths: Real-World                      the field. Learn how your agency can embrace
                                                                                                               new technology and develop a social media
                                                       Incident Management for the                             communications plan that will enable you to keep
EMS personnel are being increasingly held
responsible for their actions by the legal system,     EMS Response                                            your community both informed, safe, and educated
                                                                                                               about the work your agency does on a daily basis.
through witness testimony and, more ominously,         Category: EMS – Operations
by being named as a defendant in litigation.           Zachary Goldfarb, EMT-P, CHEP, CHSP, CEM                Program subject to change.
Learn how to chart your activities in small but
meaningful ways that can help keep you out of          This dynamic, interactive workshop by a veteran
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32             300 exhibitors to help you with your purchasing needs.
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IREHOUSE WORLD 2012
   • Interact one-on-one with 300 exhibitors
n Diego Discover new products, servicesHalls B & C                                                                                                                             MOVE-IN / MOVE-OUT HOURS
       • Convention Center, and                                                                                                                                  Sunday, February 19 -- Apparatus Move-In -- 12pm-4pm
      February 21-23, 2012
         technologies                                                                                                                                              Monday, February 20 -- General Move-In -- 8am-5pm
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exhibitor list
                                                                      ESS Eye Pro
                                                                      Exact Corp.
                                                                      Fastenal Company
                                                                      Fechheimer
                                                                      Federal Signal Corporation
                                                                      Fellowship of Christian Firefighters
                                                                      Ferrara Fire Apparatus, Inc.
                                                                      Fire Engineering Books & Videos
                                                                      Fire Etc.
                                                                      Fire Facilities Inc.
                                                                      Fire Innovations
                                                                      Fire Research Corporation
                                                                      Fire-Dex, Inc.
                                                                      Firefighters Bookstore
4 Alarm Promotions                   Chemguard, Inc.                  Firefighters for Christ Int’l
5Elem Material Scientific Co. Ltd.   CMC Rescue, Inc.                 Firehouse
Action Training Systems, Inc.        CoinForce.com                    Firehouse Design & Construction
Advanced Battery Systems, Inc.       Columbia Southern University     FireRescue Magazine
Akron Brass Company                  CommandScope Mobile Preplans     First In Products, Inc.
Alert All Corp.                      ComTech Communications           FoamPro
All-American Hose                    Con-Space Communications         Forestry Suppliers, Inc.
Alliance Fire and Rescue             Crimson Fire, Inc.               FoxFury Personal Lighting
Allstar Fire Equipment, Inc.         CSFA                                Solutions
American LaFrance                    Crossco / Code 3                 GearGrid Corporation
B&M Siren Manufacturing Co.          CTOS - Center for RAD/NUC        Girard Systems
Bauer Compressors, Inc.                 Training                      Globe Manufacturing Co.
Biomedix, Inc.                       Cummins Onan                     GovX
BLACKHAWK!                           Cutters Edge                     Groves Incorporated
Boise Mobile Equipment, Inc.         Datron                           Haix North America Inc.
Boston Leather                       Design 10                        Hale Products / Class 1
Bostrom Company, H.O.                Digital Combustion, Inc.         Hansen Fire & Safety
Bound Tree Medical, LLC              Dragon Fire                      Harmony Environmental Services
Bullard                              DuPont Protection Technologies   Havis-Shields Equipment Corp.
BullEx Digital Safety                Eagle Compressors, Inc.          Hi-Lift Jack Company
Burton’s Fire Inc.                   EarthClean Corporation           HME, Inc. / Fire Truck Sales
C.E. Niehoff & Co.                   ECMS                                & Service
California Fuel Cell Partnership     Emergency Reporting              Holmatro, Inc.
California Health & Safety, Inc.     Emergency Vehicle Group, Inc.    Honeywell First Responder
Center for Domestic Preparedness     Entenmann - Rovin Company        IFSTA / Fire Protection Publications
CentreLearn Solutions, LLC           Environmental Systems            Innotex, Inc.
Champion Rescue Tools                   Research Institute            Interspiro

34 exhibit floor hours: tuesday 11:30 AM – 5 PM; Wednesday 11AM – 5 PM; thursday 10 AM – 2 PM
                                                                        exhibitor list
ISG / INFRASYS                    Paratech Incorporated              Stryker
ISI                               PBI Performance Products           Sun Badge Company
ISO (Insurance Services           Philips Healthcare                 Superior Traffic Controls, LLC
    Office, Inc.)                 Phos-Chek                          Sutphen Corporation
Junkyard Dog Industries           Pierce Manufacturing               SVI Trucks
Kaplan Fire & EMS                 Pigeon Mountain Industries, Inc.   TargetSafety
Kappler Inc.                      Plymovent                          Task Force Tips Inc.
KME Fire Apparatus                Pok of North America, Inc.         TenCate Protective Fabrics
Knox Company                      Polartec, LLC                      Terry Farrell Firefighters Fund
Kussmaul Electronics              Power Hawk Technologies            The Fire Connection
    Company, Inc.                 Princeton Tec                      The Supply Cache, Inc.
L.N. Curtis & Sons                Progressive Medical                Thorogood
Leader Emergency Vehicles /          International (PMI)             TNT Rescue Systems, Inc.
    E-ONE                         Provident Agency, Inc.             Tomar Electronics, Inc.
Liberty Art Works, Inc.           PyroLance                          Topps / Bristol / Pro-Tuff
Life-Assist, Inc.                 Quartermaster, Inc.                True North Gear
LifeGuard Technologies            Quickstop                          Turnout Maintenance
LineGear Fire and Rescue          R.O.M. Corporation                    Company, LLC
Lion Apparel                      RAM Mounting Systems               Underwater Kinetics
Los Angeles Firemen’s             Rescue 42, Inc.                    Unions-America.com, Inc.
    Credit Union                  Rescue Vac Systems, Inc.           Veridian Limited
MagneGrip                         Res-Q-Jack Inc.                    W.L. Gore and Associates, Inc.
Mallory Fire                      RIT Rescue & Escape Systems        Waldorf College
MarKen PPE Restoration            Robwen Inc.                        Ward Diesel Filter Systems
MaxxForce / Navistar              Rock-N-Rescue                      Warn Industries
Medic-Vault                       Rosenbauer America                 Waterous Company
Municipal Emergency Services      Safety Components Fabric           WEH Technologies Inc.
Mustang Survival, Inc.               Tech, Inc.                      Western State Design, Inc.
MyFirehouseTraining.com           Safety Solutions                   WEST-MARK Fire Apparatus
National College of Technical     SCI (Structural Composites         Whelen Engineering Company, Inc.
Instruction                          Industries)                     WHP Trainingtowers
National Fallen Firefighters      Scott Safety                       Will-Burt Company
    Foundation                    Scotty Firefighter                 Williams Fire & Hazard Control
National Fire Fighter Corp.       Smeal Fire Apparatus Co.           Workrite Uniform Company
NAVISTAR                          Solid Terrain Moulding, Inc.       WS Darley & Co.
Needi Supply                      Southwest Emergency Services       Ziamatic Corporation
NFPA                              Spartan Chassis, Inc.              ZOLL Medical Corp.
Nupla Corporation                 Stang Industies
OK-1 Manufacturing Co.            Stedfast Inc.
On Scene Solutions LLC            Storm King Mountain Technologies
Panasonic Solutions Company       Streamlight, Inc.                  Current as of October 12, 2011.

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HANDS-ON TRAINING                                                               •   3-Day Conference Package: 3-5 people $296/$341
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