Instructor-Led Courses & Training
Regional Rail Response - Calais, ME
February 21, 2018
Join the IAFC and industry experts in Calais, ME for awareness-level training on responding to a rail incident with either hazardous materials or a passenger train.
L-580 Leading in Crisis: Strategic Leadership in Catastrophic Events
February 25 - 28, 2018
Participants who complete this L-580 Leading in Crisis: Strategic Leadership in Catastrophic program will be awarded an IAFC-NWCG Certificate for L-580: Leadership is Action. Return to your organization better prepared for complex incidents of the future.
February 27 - March 1, 2018
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.
Regional Rail Response - Frenchtown, MT
March 14, 2018
Join the IAFC and industry experts for awareness-level training on responding to a rail incident with either hazardous materials or a passenger train.
Regional Rail Response - Franklin, TN
March 22, 2018
Join the IAFC and industry experts in Franklin, TN for awareness-level training on responding to a rail incident with either hazardous materials or a passenger train.
Labor-Management Alliance Conference
April 5 - 6, 2018
The Labor-Management Alliance has helped fire departments improve interpersonal communications and cooperation between labor and management. These efforts have minimized the number of grievances and other adverse actions that affect labor-management relationships.
International Fire Operations Conference
April 10 - 12, 2018
Plan to attend the first IAFC conference in the Middle East in collaboration with Saudi Aramco. Speakers from the U.S., Europe and Middle East will present in this 2-day event that is preceded by 1-day of in-depth pre-conference courses. This conference offers leading-edge education for fire service officers and personnel, focusing on overall fire operations leadership.
VCOS Symposium in the West
May 3 - 5, 2018
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.
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.
International Hazardous Materials Response Teams Conference
June 7 - 10, 2018
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.
June 11 - 13, 2018
Education for fire-based EMS leaders, including new and aspiring chiefs, on hiring and retaining, public/private integration, technology, billing for services, illness prevention & more.
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.
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.