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The International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) is proud to announce that the Second Annual International Fire Operations Conference (IFOC) held in the Kingdom of Bahrain will be under the patronage of His Excellency, General, Shaikh Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, Minister of Interior, Kingdom of Bahrain.

For 2019, this three-day event will focus on important areas that impact the industry: human behavior and leadership; technology and innovation; and operational response. This year’s program offers leading-edge education for fire service officers and personnel. In collaboration and partnership with the Fire Protection Department, Saudi Aramco and the Bahrain General Directorate of Civil Defence, we expect over 400 attendees for this unique event to include participants from around the globe. You will meet people with varied ranks such as: directors, colonels, chief officers, captains, and firefighters from private companies as well as Civil Defence Departments within the GCC.

About the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC)
The IAFC represents the leadership of firefighters and emergency responders worldwide. IAFC members are the world's leading experts in firefighting, emergency medical services, terrorism response, hazardous materials spills, natural disasters, search and rescue, and public safety legislation. Since 1873, the IAFC has provided a forum for its members to exchange ideas, develop professionally and uncover the latest products and services available to first responders. Learn more