Day Two Agenda 2008

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					Day 2 Agenda November 13, 2008

0800-0900…………………………… Registration
                                                                                            Regency Foyer
0900-0915…………………………….Welcome
Stephen D. Coan, State Fire Marshal

0915-1015………………………..General Session
Chief William Goldfeder, EFO, CFO
                                                                                        Regency Ballroom
1015-1030……………………Coffee/Refreshments
                                                                                            Regency Foyer
1030-1215……………………….Breakout Sessions

Session 201
The Perfect Stretch: What is it and can you and your crew obtain it? The answer is yes. Join Lieutenant
McCormack as he discusses and underscores the importance of proper line selection and placement for
fires in private dwellings, multiple-family dwellings, commercial buildings (including Big Box
structures), and high-rise fires.      (Part I of II)
Lieutenant Ray McCormack, FDNY
                                                                                       Westford North 1 & 3
Session 202
Air Bag Safety: What do fire, rescue and EMS crews do when confronted with a vehicle equipped with
supplemental restraint systems?
Battalion Chief Ron Moore, FireHouse Magazine
                                                                                       Westford North 2 & 4
Session 203
Introduction to Explosives (Part III of IV)
Must have attended Part I & II
Trp. Eric Gahagan MSP Hazardous Devices Unit
                                                                                       Westford South 2 & 4
Session 204
“Meth Lab Awareness” will help instruct First Responders to identify toxic methamphetamine labs so
they can make safe decisions in a potentially dangerous situation. Education is the key when dealing with
clandestine labs. (Part I of II)
Drug Enforcement Agency: Boston District Office
                                                                                       Westford South 1 & 3
Session 205
Serial Arsonist: This session will include a case study presentation of the investigation of the Washington
DC / Maryland serial arsonist between
June 2003 and April 2005. This multi-jurisdictional task force investigated in excess of 50 related fires.
(Part I of II)
ATF Special Agent Scott Fulkerson
ATF Special Agent Thomas Daley
                                                                                                Amphitheater
Session 206
Deception
Sergeant Paul Zipper, Ph.D., MSP
                                                                                                    Whittier
Session 207
WISER: (Wireless Information System for Emergency Responders) is a free PDA or PC based system
designed to assist First Responders in hazardous material incidents. Developed by the National Library of
Medicine, WISER provides a wide range of information on hazardous substances, including substance
identification support, physical characteristics, human health information, and containment and
suppression guidance.
Richard K. Brooks III, Director Cecil County Department of Emergency Services, Elkton, MD
                                                                                                    Emerson
Session 208
Courage to be Safe (Part I of II)
The Firefighter Lifesafety Initiatives is a national campaign providing insight, direction and reasons on
how firefighters and fire service organizations have the opportunity to actively reduce preventable
firefighter line of duty deaths.
Robert Colameta, NFFF
                                                                                                    Thoreau
Session 209
Command Simulator Strategy & Tactics Balloon Frame Construction. DFS’ Training Division’s mobile
Command Simulation Training Program is an innovative, “hands-on” multi-user training and competency
assessment tool. Students will participate in an incident involving engineered lumber new construction.
Chief Charlie Johnson (Ret) & Lt. William Miller
Course enrollment is limited to 18 students
                                                                                          Simulation Trailer

1215-1230…………………………...Visit Vendors                                                     Regency Ballroom

1230-1345……………………….………….Lunch
Luncheon Speaker
Chief Jim Clack, Baltimore City Fire Department: I-35 Bridge Collapse, Minneapolis, MN

1400-1600………………...……Afternoon Sessions

Session 210
The Perfect Stretch (Part II of II)
Lieutenant Ray McCormack, FDNY
                                                                                     Westford North 1 & 3
Session 211
Highway Safety: This presentation offers solutions and safe practices for working around moving traffic
at crash and fire scenes.
Battalion Chief Ron Moore, Firehouse Magazine
                                                                                    Westford North 2 & 4
Session 212
Using Historical Fires: Designed for SAFE Educators interested in teaching high school students the
reasons why we have State Fire Laws. Important fires such as the Cocoanut Grove and Our Lady of the
Angels School will be highlighted to show how hundreds of people died as a result of unsafe conditions.
Lt. Paul Delaney, Wellesley Fire Department
                                                                                    Westford South 2 & 4
Session 213
“Meth Lab Awareness” (Part II of II)
                  Drug Enforcement Agency: Boston District Office                   Westford South 1 & 3
Session 214
Serial Arsonist (Part II of II)
ATF Special Agent Scott Fulkerson
ATF Special Agent Thomas Daley
                                                                                              Amphitheater
Session 215
Maritime Fire Emergencies – maritime fire emergencies present difficult challenges for all levels of fire
department personnel. This course is designed to dispel some of the myths and remove some of the
guesswork associated with maritime incidents by incorporating essential firefighting skills and tactics
with an understanding of the hazards of operating in a maritime environment.
Captain Greg Gifford & Lieutenant Jack Boland
                                                                                                   Whittier
Session 216
Courage to be Safe (Part II of II)
Robert Colameta, NFFF
                                                                                                   Thoreau
Session 217
Chernobyl Response
Richard K. Brooks, III, Director Cecil County Department of Emergency Services, Elkton, MD
                                                                                                  Emerson
Session 218
Command Simulator (Part II of II)
                                                                                       Simulation Trailer
Session 219
Canton Rail Accident and MCI
Chief Thomas J. Ronayne, III
                                                                                            Ipswich/ Salem

Dinner/ Evening Speaker
Chief William Goldfeder, EFO, CFO
                                                                                                Regency I