ISFSI Instructor Development Conference

Schedule At A Glance

Pride in the Profession: A Movement Towards Instructional Excellence


Monday, September 23, 2019
Pre-Conference Program
8:00 - 5:00 Educational Leadership Academy
5:30 - 7:30 Evening Networking Event

Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Pre-Conference Program
8:00 - 5:00 Educational Leadership Academy
8:00 -5:00 Understanding & Fighting Basement Fires Classroom

Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Pre-Conference Program
8:00 - 5:00 Understanding & Fighting Basement Fires Hands-On Training
6:00 - 9:00 Evening Hospitality Suite Open

Thursday, September 26, 2019
8:00 - 8:30 Welcome Remarks
8:30 - 9:45 Keynote Presentation

The Power of the Training Officer ~ Phil Jose

9:45 - 10:00  Break
10:00 - 10:15 Spark Talk Cancer Prevention in the Fire Service: A Best Practice Approach~ Seth Barker
10:15 - 11:30 Educational Session #1 Training Strategies for "Unsexy" Firefighter Safety Topics ~ Jack Sullivan
11:30 - 11:45 Break
11:45  - 1:00 Educational Session #2 Live Fire Training: 1403 Facts, Fallacies, and Fear Mongering~ Kevin Milan
1:00 - 1:15 Spark Talk Failure: The Springboard of Training ~ Phil Jose
1:15 - 2:15 Lunch
2:15 - 3:30 Educational Session #3 Training Chief Academy: Designing, Implementing, and Evaluating Innovative Professional Development Programs ~ Jacob McAfee
3:30 - 3:45 Break
3:45 - 5:00 Educational Session #4 Full Contact Leadership ~ Anthony Avillo
6:00 - 9:00 Attendee Networking Social l

Friday, September 27, 2019
9:00 - 9:15 Opening Remarks
9:15 - 10:15 Keynote Presentation Save A Warrior ~ Ronald "Jake" Clark
10:15 - 10:30 Break
10:30 - 11:45 Educational Session #5 Preparing for Success: Battalion Training Driven from the Middle ~ Demond Simmons
11:45 - 1:00 Educational Session #6 Thermal Imaging in the Fire Service: Achieving Buy-In ~ Andrew Starnes
1:00 - 1:15 Spark Talk The 5 "F's" of Delegation ~ Troy Bonfield
1:15 - 2:15 Lunch
2:15 - 3:30 Educational Session #7 Today's Training Officer: Modern Techniques for Modern Times ~ Jesse Marcotte