Mid-Winter Conference

NCAFC Mid-Winter Conference Dates

Presented in Conjunction with the NC Society of Fire-Rescue Instructors & Hosted by the
Concord Fire Deparment and the Cabarrus County Firemen's Association

Pre-Conference Session: February
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NCAFC Mid-Winter Conference 2017: Feburary 1-5, 2017
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Conference Location & Hotel Reservation


The Embassy Suites Hotel & Concord
Convention Center

5400 John Q. Hammons Dr NW
Concord, NC 28027

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Conference Highlights


Pre-Conference Sessions

Wednesday & Thursday, February 1st & 2nd

  • Chief 101 | OSFM Staff | 2/1 (8 AM-5 PM)

  • Inspector Upgrade | Phillip Davis | 2/1 (9 AM-4 PM) - CLASS FULL

  • Incident Investigation | Bill Jenaway | 2/1 (2-4 PM)

  • Rollover Prevention | Rick Hall | 2/1 (2-4 PM)

  • Who Controls the Right Seat? Who Holds the Keys for Safe Driving? | Bill Jenaway | 2/1 (7-9 PM)

  • Firefighter Safety - It's Your Responsibility | Mike Hill | 2/1 (7-9 PM)

  • OSFM Fire Bridge/NFIRS Software | Kim Williams | 2/1 (7-9 PM)

  • ISO Update | Davie Summey | 2/2 (1:30-4:30 PM)

  • Accreditation 101 (Volunteer/Combination/Career) | Paul Brooks | 2/2 (1:30-4:30 PM)

  • OSFM Fire Bridge/NFIRS Software | Kim Williams | 2/2 (1:30-4:30 PM)

Conference Sessions

Friday, February 3rd

  • Risk Management for Fire/Rescue/EMS Instructors | Bill Jenaway | 2/3 (9-11 AM)

  • OSFM Fire Bridge/NFIRS Software | Kim Williams | 2/3 (9 AM- 12 PM)

  • Autism Recognition for First Responders | Brian Murray | 2/3 (2-4 PM)

  • Where Have All the Good Officers Gone? | Sal Scarpa | 2/3 (2-5 PM)

  • Reputation Management in the Fire Service | Candice McDonald | 2/3 (2-5 PM)

  • Emergency Vehicle Driver Training-Instructor 2016 Update | Rick Hall/Mike Hill | 2/3 (2-5 PM)

Saturday, February 4th

  • Aircraft Crash Rescue & Small to Medium Response | Cleveland Community College Aircraft Instructors | 2/4 (8 AM-5 PM)***

  • New Technologies in Vehicle Extrication | Chris Poston | 2/4 (8 AM-5 PM)***

  • You Want Me to Rescue What From Where? Rescue Response for High Angle & Other Non-Typical Incidents | Clint Walker | 2/4 (8 AM-5 PM)***

  • You Are What You Preach | Sal Scarpa | 2/4 (9 AM-12 PM)

  • Privately-Owned Vehicle (POV) Operation: Answering the Call Safely | Rick Hall/Mike Hall | 2/4 (9:30-11:30 AM)

  • Fire Service Line-of-Duty Deaths Roundtable Discussion | Chaplain Dana McKim / Chief Rick Wood | 2/4 (9:30 AM-12 PM)

  • Creation Taught, Naturally Learned, Outdoorsman Workshop | Ed Beam | 2/4 (1:30-3:30 PM)

***Please Note: Personal Protective Equipment Required


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