All Courses and Training
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    Rural Response to Rail Incidents
    Self paced
    This training is designed to help you better understand the rail industry, response efforts and agency-specific roles should a train derailment or similar incident occur in your area.
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    Recruitment & Retention Coordinator Certification
    February 21 - 22, 2019
    Virginia Beach, VA
    Want to learn how to increase member in your volunteer department and keep them? This course will give you the skills to get them in and keep them in.
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    International Fire Operations Conference
    February 25 - 27, 2019
    Manama, Bahrain
    Experience a unique opportunity to participate in discussions, meet and cultivate relationships with 400+ leading chiefs, officers, firefighters, civil defence, and council members all together for three days, under one roof!
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    conneXions - Orlando
    March 4 - 6, 2019
    Orlando, FL
    conneXions is the only event of its kind for the fire service, by the fire service. All proceeds directly support the IAFC in its mission to lead, educate and serve.
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    Recruitment & Retention Coordinator Certification
    March 16 - 17, 2019
    Austin, TX
    Want to learn how to increase members in your volunteer department and keep them? This course will give you the skills to get them in and keep them in.
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    Wildland-Urban Interface
    March 23 - 28, 2019
    Reno, NV
    Three essential tracks - Fire Adapted Communities, operations & suppression, and policy & tools - ensure you and your team get everything you need to minimize and manage threats in the WUI.
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    Community Risk Reduction Leadership Conference
    March 24 - 26, 2019
    Reno, NV
    The CRR Leadership Conference is all new. Sponsored by the IAFC's Fire and Life Safety Section, the CRR Leadership Conference tackles CRR from the leadership perspective, highlighting best practices from concept to implementation to outcomes. Presentations will highlight the latest and greatest in CRR research.
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    Recruitment & Retention Coordinator Certification
    March 30 - 31, 2019
    Salem, OR
    Want to learn how to increase membership in your volunteer department? This course will give you the skills to get them in and keep them in.
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    New England Division Conference
    April 2 - 3, 2019
    Providence, RI
    Join with fellow New England IAFC members at the annual conference, April 2-3 in Proivdence, R.I.
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    High Performance Coaching and Leadership Academy
    April 30 - May 3, 2019
    Oakland, CA
    Four day, in-person symposium followed by 2 coaching and 2 mentoring sessions over 4 months. Participants learn to coach their peers and reduce internal personnel issues by combining peer support and 1:1 leadership coaching, facilitation and accountability for results.
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    VCOS Symposium in the West
    May 2 - 4, 2019
    Phoenix, AZ
    This conference offers dynamic leadership education and networking specifically designed for volunteer and combination chief officers. Join us in the West for three days of education, networking and collaboration.
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    Eastern Division Conference
    May 9 - 12, 2019
    Hightstown, NJ
    Join with fellow Eastern IAFC members at the Division's Annual Conference, May 9-11 in Hightstown, N.J.
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    conneXions - Dallas
    May 13 - 15, 2019
    Dallas, TX
    A 48-hour focus group event that brings together purchasing decision makers and influencers from fire and EMS departments with businesses through one-on-one appointments.
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    Fire-Rescue Med
    June 3 - 7, 2019
    Henderson, NV
    Education for fire-based EMS leaders, including new and aspiring chiefs, on hiring and retaining, public/private integration, technology, billing for services, community paramedicine, active shooter response & more.
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    International Hazardous Materials Response Teams Conference
    June 13 - 16, 2019
    Baltimore, MD
    The training offered at the Hazmat Conference provides immediate, practical and valuable information designed to ensure you successfully meet the demands of hazmat response in today's challenging environment.
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    Southeastern Division Conference
    July 15 - 18, 2019
    Murfreesboro, TN
    Join with fellow Southeastern IAFC members for the annual leadership conference.
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    Fire-Rescue International
    August 7 - 10, 2019
    Atlanta, GA
    FRI, the IAFC's annual conference and expo, provides senior-level leadership training for chiefs and officer development education for chief and company officers, new ways to connect with vendors and colleagues, and the latest solutions to today's toughest challenges.
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    Canadian Division Conference
    September 13 - 17, 2019
    Calgary, Alberta,
    Join with IAFC Canadian Division members at the CAFC annual education conference, 13-16 September in Calgary.
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    VCOS Symposium in the Sun
    November 14 - 17, 2019
    Clearwater, FL
    Each fall, the VCOS Symposium addresses the unique needs of volunteer and combination departments including transitioning from a volunteer to a combination department, recruitment and retention, leadership and management, staffing and more.
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    National Safety Culture Change Initiative
    Self paced
    Online
    Hour-long online course to help identify and mitigate individual and organizational behaviors that adversely impact firefighter health and safety
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    Fire Dynamics Terminology
    Self paced
    Online
    Hour-long online course overviewing new fire dynamics terms like heat flux, flow path and more, and their science-based definitions.
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    Structural Firefighting Research
    Self paced
    Online
    Hour-long online course examining horizontal, vertical, natural and mechanical ventilation as well as wind-driven fires.
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    Pipeline Emergency Preparedness Training
    Learn about scheduling or potential dates
    In 2017, five town halls hosted across the U.S. focus on pipeline response plan collaboration. Following each town hall, TransCanada and the IAFC work with local fire departments to establish preplans and return to lead a joint tabletop exercise and improve response collaboration.
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    A Practical Approach to Diversity and Inclusion in the Volunteer Fire Service
    Self paced
    Learn how to build a diverse and inclusive department that accurately reflects your community
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    Barriers to Volunteering: How a Traditional Approach is Limiting Your Department
    Self paced
    Learn ways to recruit new members from untapped pockets of your community.
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    Overcoming Cultural Barriers for a More Inclusive Volunteer Workforce
    Self paced
    Strategies for engaging, recruiting and retaining volunteers from diverse backgrounds and communities
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    Chief 101
    Self paced
    Online
    Interactive training for chief-level officers to effectively execute roles and responsibilities of volunteer department leadership positions.
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    VALS: Recruitment and Retention
    Self paced
    Online
    Online training in engaging volunteers, finances, records keeping, and recruitment & retention.
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    International Hazardous Materials Response Teams Conference
    June 4 - 7, 2020
    Baltimore, MD
    The training offered at the Hazmat Conference provides immediate, practical and valuable information designed to ensure you successfully meet the demands of hazmat response in today's challenging environment.
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    Fire-Rescue International
    August 19 - 22, 2020
    Phoenix, AZ
    FRI, the IAFC's annual conference and expo, provides senior-level leadership training for chiefs and officer development education for chief and company officers, new ways to connect with vendors and colleagues, and the latest solutions to today's toughest challenges.
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    VCOS Symposium in the Sun
    November 12 - 15, 2020
    Clearwater, FL
    Each fall, the VCOS Symposium addresses the unique needs of volunteer and combination departments including transitioning from a volunteer to a combination department, recruitment and retention, leadership and management, staffing and more.
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    Hazmat Awareness (ALERT via IAFF)
    Self paced
    Online
    Web-based course designed to train responders to the operations level of hazmat response.
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    Pipeline Emergency Response Training (NASFM)
    Self paced
    Online
    Pipeline Emergencies offers a comprehensive, integrated emergency response training program designed to teach emergency responders and pipeline industry personnel to safely respond and effectively manage pipeline incidents.
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    Fire-Rescue International
    July 28 - 31, 2021
    Charlotte, NC
    FRI, the IAFC's annual conference and expo, provides senior-level leadership training for chiefs and officer development education for chief and company officers, new ways to connect with vendors and colleagues, and the latest solutions to today's toughest challenges.
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    Fire-Rescue International
    August 24 - 27, 2022
    San Antonio , TX
    FRI, the IAFC's annual conference and expo, provides senior-level leadership training for chiefs and officer development education for chief and company officers, new ways to connect with vendors and colleagues, and the latest solutions to today's toughest challenges.
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