L-580 Leading in Crisis: Strategic Leadership in Catastrophic Events

  • December 1 - 3, 2018
  • Hilton Head, SC
IAFC Academy


The IAFC invites senior incident managers, agency administrators, senior leaders of emergency response agencies, public utilities and other critical infrastructure; elected officials and appointees to participate in the L-580 Leading in Crisis: Strategic Leadership in Catastrophic Events being held December 1-3, 2018 in Hilton Head, SC.  

Participants completing the program will be awarded an IAFC-NWCG Certificate for L-580: Leadership is Action. Return to your organizations better prepared for complex incidents of the future.  


  • The ability to apply critical thinking to planning at the strategic level beyond what ICS processes offer now
  • The ability to respond, anticipate, plan and execute within the strategic political, social and economic dimensions of the incident while setting conditions for operational and tactical success  
  • The ability to establish highly effective incident response structures using decentralized command and control models and intent based operations

Cost:  $1485 (Includes L-580 training only. This program is co-located with this year's All Hazards Incident Management Team (AHIMTA) Symposium). 

Registration:  This course is limited to 40 participants. Please send initial RSVP by registering through the IAFC Academy iafcacademy.org.  Inquiries can be sent to academy@iafc.org for assistance.