2017 Schedule

Friday, February 17

4:00pm – Check-In and Registration

5:00pm – Welcome and Facilities - Nate Melby, Town of Campbell Fire Dept. and Matt Davies, Volk Field CRTC Fire Dept.

5:15-6:00pm – WSFCA Update

6:00-7:00pm – Dinner

7:30-9:00pm – Wisconsin Fire Service Essentails

9:00-10:00pm – Networking Session

Saturday, February 18

7:15-8:15am – Breakfast

8:30-9:30am – Bakken Crude Oil: Managing an Incident – Jeff Schott, La Crosse Fire Dept.

9:30-10:00am – SPS 330 - Firefighter Training and Safety in Wisconsin – Rob Ugaste, Wauwatosa Fire Dept.

10:00-10:15am – Break

10:15-11:45am – Leadership Challenges and Local Politics for Chief Officers – Dr. Tim McGrath & Dr. Victoria McGrath, McGrath Consulting Group, Inc.

12:00pm-1:00pm – Lunch

1:00-1:30pm – Wisconsin Firefighter Service Awards Program (SAP) - What is it, and how do we get involved? – Michelle Strauss, The Horton Group

1:30-2:15pm – Wisconsin Fire Sprinkler Coalition – Gregg Cleveland, La Crosse Fire Dept. and Wisconsin Fire Sprinkler Coalition

2:15-2:30pm – Break

2:30-3:30pm – Wisconsin Fire Service Education and Certification – TBD

3:30-4:00pm – Break

4:00-5:00pm – The Middleton Story: Evolution of a Volunteer Fire Department – Aaron Harris, Middleton Fire Dept.

6:00-7:00pm – Dinner

7:00-10:00pm – Networking Session

Sunday, February 19

7:15-8:15am - Breakfast

8:30-10:00am – Fire Ground Radio Management – Steve Hansen, Racine Fire Dept.

10:00-10:15am – Break

10:15-12:00pm – General Advice for Fire Chiefs: Avoiding Common Pitfalls – Phil Stittleburg, La Farge Fire Dept.

Schedule is subject to change.

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