WFCEA Conference


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Wednesday February 27, 2019

0800-1200       Pre-Conference Training -  Training Programs 2019 - What the Chief Needs to Know - Chief Forrest Reeder, Fire Chief Tinley Park, IL (Training Opportunity Open to all Fire Service Members Registration: $25.00 per person)

1200-1300       Lunch on your own

1300-1315       Conference Opens and Introductions

1315-1430       Harassment Training – What is Needed?- Jean Cole, CVMIC

1430-1445       Break

1445-1545       L.A.S.T. Team- Chief Steve Schreiber, Black River Falls FD 

1545-1600       Break

1600-1700       Stop the Bleed Campaign– Dan Williams, SCRTAC Coordinator

1800              WFCEA Networking Continues – Pizza Buffet and Cash Bar - TBA


Thursday February 28, 2019

0700 – 0800    Breakfast Buffet – Bamboo

0800-0900       Fire Investigations and Scene Preservation– Ricky Hankins – ATF

0900-0915       Break

0915-1015       First Net Update– Bill Posteluk, FirstNet Solutions Consultant - Wisconsin

1015-1030       Break

1030-1200       Clandestine Drug Labs- Brian Prieve, Special Agent DCI  

1200-1300       Lunch and Business Meeting

1300- 1430      Hiding in Plain Sight, Current Drug Trends in Northern Wisconsin– lt. Dan Bauknecht, Langlade County Sheriff’s Office and Stephanie Thiede, Langlade County Health Department 

1430-1445       Break

1445-1600       Active Shooter Incidents– Darin Jay – FBI

1600-1700       LODD Ceremony- Brent Jones, Milwaukee Fire & PFFW Honor Guard Coordinator

1800                Dinner Buffet and Cash Bar – TBA


Friday March 1, 2019

0700 – 0800   Breakfast Buffet – TBA

0800-1200       Legal Update - Kyle Gulya 


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Hotel Information

Kalahari Resort
1305 Kalahari Drive • Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965
Room Rates:

  • Single Occupancy: $82/night
  • Double/Triple/Quad Occupancy: $129/night

Please make your reservations online, here, or call 877-525-2427 and mention you are with the Wisconsin Fire Chiefs Education Association Spring Meeting. Proof of tax exemption is required (mention Tax Exempt Status when calling and bring the appropriate forms to check in).

Note: Any rooms not reserved will be released on January 28, 2019. Guest rooms and special group rate cannot be guaranteed after that date. Please make your reservations now!

If you are interested in using the Theme Park, you will get a coupon loaded onto your room key.  You then take your room key to the Theme Park Admissions desk and pay $14.95 for unlimited use of everything except arcade games and bowling.

Save the Date:
Fall Conference 
September 25-27, 2019
Fond du Lac