Agenda

Day One – Tuesday, April 25, 2017

  Session Location
 
7:00 AM – 8:00 AM Registration & Continental Breakfast  
     
8:00 AM – 9:30 AM Opening Plenary
“Take your blinders off”
Mike Hess, Blind Institute of Technology
Summit
 
9:30 AM – 9:45 AM Break  
 
9:45 AM – 10:45 AM Making Carbon Monoxide Safety the Law
Donald Johnson
 
What Color Was the Carpet or What Do You Mean There Was A Hanging Cow on That Call?
Robert Putfark
 
Leveraging Resources for Fire & Life Safety Efforts
Dave Brasells
 
   
 
10:45 AM to 11:00 AM Break  
 
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM Child Passenger Safety: Intro to FMVSS 213 Certification Testing – Meet the Crash Test Dummies!
Sarah Tilton
 
Preparedness Campaigns– Leveraging Partners and Technology to Win in Prep
Spencer Pollack
 
What Does Defend in Place Mean to You?  Evacuation Strategies in State Licensed Health Facilities
Robert Sontag
 
   
 
12:00 PM to 1:30 PM Lunch, Exhibits & Silent Auction  
 
1:30 PM to 2:30 PM Child Passenger Safety: Safe Transportation of Children in Ambulances
Jason Kotas
 
Why Do We Teach Fire Reaction Instead of Fire Prevention?
Bethany Brunsell
 
Getting Your Message Across with Video and Digital Media
Ed Comeau
 
Partnering with Communities of Color When You’re Not a Person of Color
Dwayne Smith & Darrell Clark
 
 
2:30 PM to 2:45 PM Break  
 
2:45 PM to 4:15 PM

 

*90 MIN

Fire Science and Our Messages – Are We Keeping Up?
Monica Colby
 
Restorative Justice Principles and Practice
Stacey MacGlashan & Stasia Hall
 
Brilliant Brainstorming 3.0: Pitfalls at Work
Deanna Harrington & Colleen Potton
 
Emerging Explosive Trends and Injuries: A Call for Multi-Agency Collaboration
Karla Klas
 
 

 


Day Two – Wednesday, April 26, 2017

  Session Location
 
7:00 AM – 8:00 AM Registration & Continental Breakfast  
 
8:00 AM – 9:30 AM

 

*90 MIN

The Customized Toolbox – Vision 20/20’s Fire Safety Materials Generator
Meri-K Appy & Deanna Harrington
 
YFIRES – The National Youth Firesetting Data System
Karla Klas
 
Effective Communication Using Technology
Scot Davis
 
Motivational Interviewing
Amy Kuhn
 
 
9:30 AM to 9:45 AM Break  
 
9:45 AM to 10:45 AM Mental Health and Firesetting:  Crying for Help and Crying Wolf
Brad Jackson, PhD & Diane Reichmuth, PsyD
 
Vision 20/20 Resources For You to Use Everyday
Ed Comeau
 
Child Passenger Safety: To Tether or Not to Tether
Sarah Tilton
 
Citizen Academy?  Yes or No.
Sherrie Leeka & Sabrina Iacovetta
 
 
10:45 AM to 11:00 AM Break  
 
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM Vendor Showcase (prize drawing, raffle, etc.)  
 
12:00 AM – 1:30 PM Lunch, Exhibits & Silent Auction  
 
1:30 PM to 2:30 PM Child Passenger Safety: Fact or Fiction
Kim Hermann
 
Fire Safety Stations
Katie Morris & Carla Ahrenholtz
 
Teaching Hands-Only CPR and AED Use is a Good Bet for Fire Personnel
Peggy Harrell
 
UL Resources for Educators
Jon Roberts
 
 
2:30 PM to 2:45 PM Break  
 
2:45 PM to 3:45 PM Our Best Safe Kids Hacks
Susan Goldenstein, Colleen Potton, Sabrina Iacovetta & Tracey Holmberg
 
Bringing your Fire Education Programs Out of The Dark Ages
Kathy Hook
 
Engaging With Your Schools: It’s Elementary
Dave Petruccelli
 
   
 
3:45 PM to 4:00 PM Break  
 
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM Child Passenger Safety: Lock It, Switch It, Hook It?
Sarah Tilton
 
Red Cross Home Fire Campaign
George Sullivan
 
Creating Life Safety Videos 101
Dave Brasells
 
Dealing With Difficult People and Keeping Things Calm
Susan Vance
 

Day Three – Thursday, April 27, 2017

  Session Location
 
7:00 AM – 8:00 AM Registration & Continental Breakfast  
 
8:00 AM – 11:00 AM

 

3-hr Workshops (15 min break included)

   
Scientific Method for Juveniles – A Program to reduce the number of fire set kids
Rick Freier
 
NFPA Updates
Jeff Donahue & Ray Bizal
 
Laugh, Learn, Live
Calvin Cook & Chris Jefferson
 
Just Drive: Take Action Against Distraction
Tracey Holmberg

Sleep Deprivation & Crash Risk
Wave Dreher

 
 
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM Lunch & Closing Plenary (?)