Instructor-Led Courses & Training
August 8 - 11, 2018
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.
L-580 Leading in Crisis: Strategic Leadership in Catastrophic Events
November 5 - 8, 2018
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 November 5-7, 2018 in Alpine, CA.
VCOS Symposium in the Sun
November 8 - 11, 2018
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.
March 23 - 29, 2019
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.
VCOS Symposium in the West
May 2 - 4, 2019
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.
June 3 - 7, 2019
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.
International Hazardous Materials Response Teams Conference
June 13 - 16, 2019
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.
Pipeline Emergency Preparedness Training
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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.