Events

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Take a look back at all the 2018 Events!

There's no substitute for face-to-face networking! The events held at FRI combine networking, education and a little relaxation for the perfect conference experience.

FRI First Timers' Meetup 

Welcome to FRI! Learn how to make the most of your time and start expanding your network in this informal meet-up with IAFC leadership, members, staff, and the program planning committee. 

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International Reception 

With an ever growing international presence, connect and share ideas with others traveling from long distances.

Sponsored by: Public Safety Group

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FRI General Session 
  • Chief Chats - More info here!
  • Presentation of the 2018 Fire Chief of the Year Awards
  • Presentation of the 2018 IAFC Ben Franklin Award for Valor
  • Installation of 2018-2019 IAFC Officers
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IAFC Business Meeting 

Stay after the general session to connect with fellow IAFC members. Hear about emerging issues and make your voice be heard!

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Division Luncheons 

IAFC members, meet with colleagues to discuss and problem-solve issues unique to your area of the country. Find out about upcoming events in your division and learn new ways to get involved with your peers.

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Big Bang Reception  

New in 2018! We're combining the fun into one great night! Come together as we kick-off both the conference and exhibit hall! Network with fellow fire service leaders and vendors while you enjoy food and entertainment.

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Life Scan Wellness Centers 

We tackle the big issues: Cancer, Cardiovascular Disease and Behavioral Health.  Life Scan provides on-site NFPA 1582 Firefighter Physicals with Early Detection of Cancer and other Catastrophic Diseases to over 30,000 firefighters annually. 
We save lives. Ask us how.
Stop by Booth 3806 for your complimentary early detection cancer ultrasounds.

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Diversity Breakfast 

The diversity breakfast is a great place to engage with other leaders interested in fostering diversity and inclusiveness in their department and throughout the fire and emergency service. Together, attendees bring unique perspectives as they work toward shared goals that will move us forward with a united mission. This is not included in the All-Access package and does require an additional ticket.

Sponsored by: Motorola Solutions Foundation 

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TGI-FRI Fest 

Thank Goodness It's FRI Fest! Let's close out a great week relaxing with friends old and new, sharing the great experiences and takeaways from FRI,  while enjoying good food and entertainment.

Sponsored by: FirstNet Built with AT&T

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Presidential Celebration Luncheon 

The Presidential Celebration is a special time to honor the outstanding work of the outgoing IAFC President, Chief Thomas Jenkins. Please join us as we celebrate IAFC's accomplishments under Chief Jenkins' leadership and thank him for his service to our great organization. Dress code for this celebration is business casual. Tickets are included with All-Access package or can be purchased separately.

Sponsored by: FirstNet Built with AT&T

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